Margarita pizzas

By admin
17 March 2014

Keep the family excited about meat-free Monday with a home-made Margarita pizza!

Makes 2 large pizzas Preparation: 10 min Standing: 45 min Cooking: 15 min

750 ml (3 c) flour

10 g yeast

pinch of salt

10 ml (2 t) sugar

125ml (½ c) warm water

60 ml (¼ c) tomato purée

salt and pepper

100 g mozzarella cheese, half grated, the other half chopped

small bunch of rocket, half chopped, the other half left whole

1       Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Grease a pizza baking tin with oil.

2       Mix the flour, yeast, salt and sugar in a bowl, then stir in the water. Bring the mixture together and knead until smooth. Place in an oiled bowl, cover with clingfilm and set aside for 45 minutes or until double in size.

3       Punch out the air from the dough, knead for 2 minutes and divide into two equal balls. Press one piece into the greased baking sheet.

4       Spread half the tomato purée over the dough, leaving a thin border around the edge. Season with salt and pepper, then sprinkle half the cheese over and bake for 15 minutes or until done. Scatter rocket on top. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make the second pizza.

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