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Chorizo, caper & rocket pizza

Chorizo, caper & rocket pizza

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(4 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Capers, rocket and chorizo give this quick pizza a punchy flavour

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories421
  • fat23g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre5g
  • protein13g
  • salt3.24g
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Ingredients

  • 1 pack pizza base mix
  • 3 tbsp tomato pizza sauce

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 2 small cooking chorizo, diced

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 1 tbsp capers, drained

    Capers

    kay-per

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

  • handful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • handful rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • olive oil, to drizzle

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

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Method

  1. Make up the pizza base following pack instructions and put on a baking sheet. Spread over the tomato pizza sauce. Leave to rise in a warm place for 5 mins.

  2. Heat oven to 240C/220C fan/gas 9. Put the chorizo in a cold frying pan over a low heat, then gradually increase it – the chorizo should give off enough oil so that you don’t need to add any more. Cook for 2-3 mins until it releases its oil and starts to crisp.

  3. Scatter the chorizo, capers and tomatoes over the pizza base. Cook for 12-15 mins or until the base is crisp, scatter with the rocket,

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Comments (2)

elizabethr's picture
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Very quick and tasty and used a homemade tomato sauce.

bethocallaghan's picture
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Really nice. Added some cheddar on top.

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