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Simple Pizza

By British Bakery (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6
A traditional Italian pizza with a perfect shape, a perfect crust and a topping full of Italian flavours! This pizza is going to be eaten immediately.
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Ingredients

  • 200g strong plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 125ml warm water
  • 25g sunflower margarine
  • 1/2 sachet dried yeast
  • 1tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 100g tomato purée
  • 150g cheddar
  • 100g mozzarella
  • 8-10 olives (optional [not dried])
  • 1/2 red pepper (optional)
  • Additional toppings (to your preferences)

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 6.
  • STEP 2
    Grease Pizza tray.
  • STEP 3
    Grate cheese and slice mozzarella.
  • STEP 4
    Place flour and salt into bowl and lightly mix.
  • STEP 5
    Add margarine and rub into flour with fingertips.
  • STEP 6
    Add 1/2 sachet of dried yeast.
  • STEP 7
    Mix into dough and then add warm water, a little at a time.
  • STEP 8
    Place dough on floured workspace and kneed for 5-7 mins (or until dough feels stretchy and springy).
  • STEP 9
    Roll out and place over the Pizza tray, fold over any excess dough and create a slightly risen area around the edge of the dough (for the crust).
  • STEP 10
    Spread on tomato purée and add the cheeses as well as the additional vegetables.
  • STEP 11
    Cover in lightly oiled cling film and leave to rise (in a warm place) for 7-9 mins.
  • STEP 12
    After risen, place in the oven for 15-20 mins until browned on the crust.
  • STEP 13
    Place on pizza dish and serve immediately!
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