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5 easy pizza toppings

5 easy pizza toppings

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep: -
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Knock up a quick dough base then choose one of these exciting toppings for an easy homemade Italian feast

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 pizza base, ready-made or from 300g bread mix

Ham, mushroom & rocket

Spicy pepperoni & pepper

Italian goat's cheese & veggie special

Crispy bacon, artichoke & ricotta

Beef, basil, tomato & mozzarella

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make your own base: Make up 300g bread mix following pack instructions. Don’t rise or knead – just roll into a rough 30cm circle on a baking sheet. Or you can buy a ready-made pizza base from the supermarket. Top using suggestions below.

  • STEP 2

    To bake your pizza: Heat oven to 240C/220C fan/gas 8, add one of the toppings suggested below then bake for 15-20 mins until crisp.

  • STEP 3

    Ham, mushroom & rocket with pesto: Spread your base with the pesto. Top with ham, mushrooms, tomatoes and some seasoning. Bake as above then top with a handful of rocket.

  • STEP 4

    Spicy pepperoni & pepper: Spread your base with passata. Top with pepperoni, chilli, green pepper and mozzarella. Season, bake as above. Sprinkle with parsley.

  • STEP 5

    Italian goat's cheese & veggie special: Put spinach into a colander, pour over a kettle of boiling water to wilt, then squeeze out any excess. Spread base with pesto. Top with the spinach, cheese, olives and tomatoes. Season, then bake as above.

  • STEP 6

    Crispy bacon, artichoke & ricotta: Spread your base with ricotta. Scatter over artichokes, olives and bacon. Season and bake as above.

  • STEP 7

    Beef, basil, tomato & mozzarella: Fry mince with onion and garlic in olive oil over a high heat for 5 mins until browned. Spread passata over your base. Top with mince mixture, tomatoes and mozzarella. Season and bake as per above. Sprinkle with some basil leaves and serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2012

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