Superhealthy pizza

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 12 mins Plus rising

Easy

Serves 2
The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal479
  • fat13g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs78g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre10g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.43g
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Ingredients

  • 100g each strong white and strong wholewheat flour
    Flour

    Flour

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    Flour is a powdery ingredient usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As…

  • 1 tsp or 7g sachet easy-blend dried yeast
    Yeast

    Yeast

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    Yeast is a living, single-cell organism. As the yeast grows, it converts its food (in the form…

  • 125ml warm water

For the topping

  • 200g can chopped tomato, juice drained
  • handful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large courgette, thinly sliced using a peeler
    Courgette

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    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 25g mozzarella, torn into pieces
  • 1 tsp capers in brine, drained
    Capers

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    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 8 green olive, roughly chopped
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    Olive

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  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley, to serve
    Parsley

    Parsley

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    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

Method

  1. Mix the flours and yeast with a pinch of salt in a food processor fitted with a dough blade. Pour in the water and mix to a soft dough, then work for 1 min. Remove the dough and roll out on a lightly floured surface to a round about 30cm across. Lift onto an oiled baking sheet.

  2. Spread the canned tomatoes over the dough to within 2cm of the edges. Arrange the cherry tomatoes and courgettes over the top, then scatter with the mozzarella. Mix the capers, olives and garlic, then scatter over the top. Drizzle evenly with the oil. Leave to rise for 20 mins. Heat oven to 240C/ fan 220C/gas 9 or the highest setting.

  3. Bake the pizza for 10-12 mins until crisp and golden around the edges. Scatter with the parsley to serve.

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Comments (48)

Frantic Flapjack's picture
3

The end result was ok but proving the dough didn't seem to achieve anything. It didn't rise one jot - any ideas why??

nealee's picture

Made this pizza last night (minus the capers) - it was great. I don't have a food processor so made my dough in the bread maker which worked out fine. Definitely will be making this pizza again.

sweet_tooth's picture

leaving the dough to rise after putting the topping on? wouldn't that make the whole thing really soggy? would i be better off rising it before rolling it out?

gengenjones's picture
4

I addedd onion, mushrooms and thin cut ham to my topping - as the fridge needed clearing! Perhaps less is more :-)

gengenjones's picture
4

Very easy receipe - think I may of overdone the topping as my pizza base was soggy, but will definitely be transferring this one to my receipe book ;-)

jburton's picture
5

Its alright i can spell i meant Chorizo not chrizo 'lol'
Just to add i think adding onion and garlic to the base as suggested by Sirscoffedthelot, is a great idea and will be trying this too. x

jburton's picture
5

This sounds fab, not ever made my own dough so would be interested to be brave and try my own.
Im not keen on capers neither is my partner so i may add thinly sliced chrizo or pepperoni instead, this in turn would give it some meat too, which we would prefer and the coking time should work out about right.
i'll defenitly be making this and will be back to give my verdict. x

sirscoffedthelot's picture
4

nice recipe! i added finely chopped onions and a little garlic to the pizza base to give it a little flavour. turned out perfect and went down a treat....might have to make 2 next time!!

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