Ingredients to make a Chicago-style pizza

For the dough
• 630 milliliters of water
• 16 grams of dry yeast
• 4 teaspoons sugar
• 2 tablespoons wheat flour
• 200 grams of corn flour
• 800 grams of wheat flour

For the sauce
• 1 onion
• 1/2 green bell pepper
• Fresh basil leaves
• 800 grams of crushed natural tomato sauce
• Salt and black pepper
• Extra virgin olive oil
• For the stuffing
• 1.2 Kg of mozzarella cheese
• Fresh sausage without casing

Preparation of the dough
• Dissolve the yeast in a glass with the water, the sugar, and the tablespoon of wheat flour, stir well and let stand for 20 to 25 minutes for the yeast to activate.
• Place 400 grams of wheat flour in a bowl or container, add 200 grams of cornflour and the mixture of yeast and water.
• Mix everything with a spoon and add salt and olive oil.
• Continue mixing and kneading on a clean surface for about 10 minutes or until it stops sticking everywhere.
• Make a ball with all the dough and let it ferment for an hour or an hour and a half in a bowl, With a little oil on top and covered with a blanket or plastic film.

Preparation of the sauce
• Heat 4 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan and sauté 1 chopped onion and 1/2 green bell pepper.
• Add salt to taste, ground black pepper, a little sugar, garlic powder, oregano, basil, and mix everything.
• Fry for a couple of minutes and turn off the heat.
• Add the tomato sauce and mix well.
• Cook the mixture, covered, for about 25 minutes.

Preparation of the dough
• Once the dough is fermented, pinch it with your hand to remove the gas.
• Place the dough on a table and knead it a little.
• Put some flour on the table and stretch it so that it is round.
• Add oil to the mold, place the dough on it, adjust it to the shape of the mold, remember that it must be a mold with high walls, and use a pie mold.
• Pizza topping
• Add the cheese, then the crumbled sausage and finally a good amount of tomato sauce.
• Baking
• Preheat the oven to 200º C
• Bake for about 35 minutes

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