Santa Monica Pizza & Pasta Co.

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Any meat filling of your choice (as dry as possible)



1.5 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

3 tbsp oil

1 tsp instant yeast

Pinch of baking powder

Half a cup of warm milk


Mix all the dry ingredients and the oil. Then add the warm milk a little at a time. Get it to a soft dough; the softer the better. Knead it very well for at least 8 minutes or more.

Dab a touch of oil all over the dough, then cover it and place it somewhere warm. Leave it to rise to double its size. This takes from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the weather.

Once risen, punch it down, give it a quick knead and then roll it out into a rectangular shape of about quarter inch thickness. Spread your filling, leaving a border of about 1 inch…

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Author: Santa Monica Pizza & Pasta Co.

We specializes in rustic-style pizzas, calzones and "pastazones," which are calzones stuffed with pasta. We also serve "pizzinis" -- house-made flatbread sandwiches that are "stacked and packed" with fillings like meatballs and barbecued chicken. Our pasta specialties include chicken Alfredo, pasta pomodora, mac & cheese, ravioli and lasagna. Finish it all off with cheesecake, brownies or tiramisu for dessert

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