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Fresh topped pizza

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins Plus 15 minutes resting after preparation

Easy

Serves 2
This gluten-free pizza is sure to become a family favourite

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal525
  • fat18g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs93g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein8g
  • salt1.4g
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Ingredients

  • 200g gluten-free flour
  • ½ salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 7g sachet fast-action dried yeast
  • 1 tbsp chopped rosemary

    Rosemary

    rose-mar-ee

    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 125-150ml warm water
  • 210g jar tomato bruschetta topping (we used Napolina)

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

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

Fresh topping suggestions

  • 140g mozzarella, thickly sliced
  • ½ avocado, thickly sliced

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 70g pack rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

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

  • cherry tomato, halved
  • 4 slices Parma ham
  • 4 slices ham
  • olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

    bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put the flour, salt, olive oil, yeast, rosemary and pepper into a food processor. Pulse until well mixed. With the motor running, add enough water to bring the flour to a soft, but not sticky dough. Tip onto a work surface and knead until it comes together.

  2. Halve the dough. If you only have one shelf in your oven and are cooking in batches, wrap one half in cling film. Roll out each half directly onto lightly oiled baking sheets into very thin 25cm/10in rounds. Do not form a rim at the edge. Spread the tomato topping over each piece of dough, almost to the edge. Leave to stand for 15 mins. Bake in the hot oven for 12-15 mins or until the dough is crisp.

  3. Lift each round onto a plate and serve warm. Pass the toppings around and let each diner assemble their own pizza.

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Comments (16)

Pridotcom's picture
5

My first gluten-free creation! Very crispy. We cooked our toppings - mozzarella, parma ham, olives and spinach. One observation - if you want a strictly GF recipe, make sure the yeast is also GF!

olivia_scannell's picture

Great recipe - light tasty pizza base. My first try after going non gluten, and my meat and gluten eating partner thoroughly enjoyed the recipe. I just used tomato puree and pesto as a base and threw on tomates, courgettes, mushrooms, red pepper and some grated cheese. The rosemary really gave the base a lift.

glutenfreeandhungry's picture

This is the best homemade pizza I've had since going gluten free. It's so easy to do too!! I put basil & oregano in my base and had mozzarella and courgettes for the topping.
Finally I've found a base worthy of my favourite Saturday night meal :)

joyhayward's picture

Bex - could you tell me where you find xanthan gum? Thanks!

ambersky's picture

I know this comment is 2.5 years old, but for anyone wondering the same, you can buy Xantham Gum in Sainsburys, they also sell it in Holland & Barrett or online form Amazon.

rebewidd's picture
5

fabby! i added xanthem gum the base mix and was really easy to kneed. i also used a meat topping: chorizo and ham for a meat treat and salad on the side. worked a treat.

wslodge's picture
5

This pizza receipe is SO SO tasty, honestly the best pizza I've ever tasted and I will never buy a pre-packed gluten free pizza again! Took me no time at all. LOVED, thank you!

esagoodfood's picture

This pizza drew me because it looked so fresh and light. The diners don't have issues with gluten, so tried it with a pack of pizza base mix (adding rosemary and pepper to the dry ingredients before making the dough). I brought it to the table ready topped with mozzarella, tomatoes, avocado and rocket. It looked summery and healthy, tasted great too - empty plates all round. A deceptively quick post-work day supper.

dunkah's picture

Hi. Anyone know if the dough can be frozen and defrosted at a later date?

dysphoria's picture

didnt work out too well for me, maybe I did it too thickly, I dunno but I was a bit disappointed with it.

nancourt's picture

I added some grated parmesan cheese and oregano instead of rosemary to the dough. It was fantastic!
I use Schaer gluten free flour.

chefguy's picture

anyone have any information about wheat free products?

lauren_ricci's picture
5

Answer For Christina: I use Doves Farm Wheat & Gluten Free Flour - there are several different ones but I use the one with the picture of the pizza on for this recipe - it has pizza base recipe on the back too.

I don't bother with a food processor i just mix by hand and its fine (less washing up!)

Good Luck!

chricolligan's picture

Can I ask what kind of gluten free flour you have been using? Or what brand? Thanks!

emmasphere's picture

This is a great recipe. I even took out the yeast, and it still tasted good.

lauren_ricci's picture
5

Such an amazing wheat/gluten free recipe and so easy to make. I made this for my boyfriend and his parents (all who do eat wheat/gluten) and they loved it!! We followed the recipe exactly and it was just lovely - the great thing is you can basically throw anything on it that you have lying around!

Will make again and again!

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