Superhealthy pizza

Superhealthy pizza

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(51 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 12 mins Plus rising


Serves 2

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal479
  • fat13g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs78g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre10g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.43g
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  • 100g each strong white and strong wholewheat flour



    Flour is usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As the main…

  • 1 tsp or 7g sachet easy-blend dried yeast



    Yeast is a living, single-cell organism. As the yeast grows, it converts its food (in the form…

  • 125ml warm water

For the topping

  • 200g can chopped tomato, juice drained
  • handful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large courgette, thinly sliced using a peeler



    The courgette is a variety of cucurbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 25g mozzarella, torn into pieces
  • 1 tsp capers in brine, drained
    Capers in bowl



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

  • 8 green olives, roughly chopped
    Bowl of olives



    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley, to serve



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…


  1. Mix the flours and yeast with a pinch of salt in a food processor fitted with a dough blade. Pour in the water and mix to a soft dough, then work for 1 min. Remove the dough and roll out on a lightly floured surface to a round about 30cm across. Lift onto an oiled baking sheet.

  2. Spread the canned tomatoes over the dough to within 2cm of the edges. Arrange the cherry tomatoes and courgettes over the top, then scatter with the mozzarella. Mix the capers, olives and garlic, then scatter over the top. Drizzle evenly with the oil. Leave to rise for 20 mins. Heat oven to 240C/ fan 220C/gas 9 or the highest setting.

  3. Bake the pizza for 10-12 mins until crisp and golden around the edges. Scatter with the parsley to serve.

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8th Apr, 2009
Made this on Friday night. Completely gorgeous and Dave loved it (he liked it better than the pizza restaurant, so I must have done something right!). Easier than the other pizza recipes I've made and quicker. I'll definately be adding this to my favorites.
Frantic Flapjack
2nd Apr, 2009
The end result was ok but proving the dough didn't seem to achieve anything. It didn't rise one jot - any ideas why??
27th Mar, 2009
Made this pizza last night (minus the capers) - it was great. I don't have a food processor so made my dough in the bread maker which worked out fine. Definitely will be making this pizza again.
27th Mar, 2009
leaving the dough to rise after putting the topping on? wouldn't that make the whole thing really soggy? would i be better off rising it before rolling it out?
27th Mar, 2009
I addedd onion, mushrooms and thin cut ham to my topping - as the fridge needed clearing! Perhaps less is more :-)
27th Mar, 2009
Very easy receipe - think I may of overdone the topping as my pizza base was soggy, but will definitely be transferring this one to my receipe book ;-)
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27th Mar, 2009
Its alright i can spell i meant Chorizo not chrizo 'lol' Just to add i think adding onion and garlic to the base as suggested by Sirscoffedthelot, is a great idea and will be trying this too. x
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27th Mar, 2009
This sounds fab, not ever made my own dough so would be interested to be brave and try my own. Im not keen on capers neither is my partner so i may add thinly sliced chrizo or pepperoni instead, this in turn would give it some meat too, which we would prefer and the coking time should work out about right. i'll defenitly be making this and will be back to give my verdict. x
27th Mar, 2009
nice recipe! i added finely chopped onions and a little garlic to the pizza base to give it a little flavour. turned out perfect and went down a treat....might have to make 2 next time!!


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