Chorizo, caper & rocket pizza

Chorizo, caper & rocket pizza

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


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

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal421
  • fat23g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre5g
  • protein13g
  • salt3.24g


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



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

  • 2 small cooking chorizo, diced



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

  • 1 tbsp capers, drained
    Capers in bowl



    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub that grows in the Mediterranean. As they…

  • handful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • handful rocket



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

  • olive oil, to drizzle
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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


  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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29th Aug, 2011
Very quick and tasty and used a homemade tomato sauce.
20th Jul, 2011
Really nice. Added some cheddar on top.
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