Savory Pizza Crust
1 package (1/4 oz or 2 1/4 tsp) active dry yeast
6 1/2 tsp sugar, divided
1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees F)
3 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp dried minced onion
2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp rubbed sage
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 cup cold water
3 cups all-purpose flour
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and 1/2 tsp sugar in warm water; set aside.
In a small saucepan, combine oil, onion, basil, oregano, sage, and garlic powder; cook over medium heat for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in cold water.
In a mixing bowl, combine flour and remaining sugar. Stir in oil and yeast mixture. Turn onto lightly floured surface; knead for 3 minutes. Place dough on a greased 15"x10"x1" baking pan or large pizza pan. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Pat dough evenly into baking pan.
Top with whatever you like. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until well browned