- 4 tbsp tomato pasta sauce
Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…
- 2 pizza bases
- 2 slices ham, roughly torn
- ½ 250g tub ricotta
Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…
- 1 tbsp fresh pesto
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Place a flat baking sheet in the oven to heat up. Spread 2 tbsp tomato sauce on each pizza base. Carefully slide the bases onto the baking sheet and cook following pack instructions.
Five mins before the cooking time is up, scatter over the ham, dot the ricotta on top in spoonfuls and continue cooking. Season and drizzle the pesto over each pizza.
Using up the ricotta: Citrus pancakes
Whizz together ½ a 250g tub ricotta, 140g plain flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 egg, 150ml milk, 1 tbsp sugar and zest 1 orange or lemon. Fry dollops of mixture in melted butter in a non-stick frying pan for 2 mins each side. Makes 15.