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Pepperoni Pizza

2014-09-19

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 40m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 60m

Pizza, a firm favourite for many people whether as a snack, on picnics or enjoyed amongst friends at a relaxed dinner party. Even better with homemade dough.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of dried yeast
  • Pinch of salt
  • 140ml warm water
  • 180g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp of dried basil
  • 18 pepperoni slices
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp of tomato purée
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic sliced thinly

Method

Step 1

Pizza Base - Mix salt and yeast together in a jug with the water. Place flour in a bowl, make a well in the centre and add the water mixture along with the oil.

Step 2

Use a wooden spoon to mix everything to create a wet dough. Put on floured surface and knead for 5mins.

Step 3

Place in greased bowl and cover with tea towel. Leave at room temperature to rise for 30minutes (should double in size).

Step 4

Roll out into a circular pizza, and lightly prick the base with a fork several times.

Step 5

Pizza Topping - Spread tomato purée over the base. Add chopped tomatoes on top then add onion and garlic.

Step 6

Sprinkle over cheese and arrange Pepperoni. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle on basil.

Step 7

Place pizza on oiled baking sheet.

Step 8

Cook at 200°C for 20 minutes or until the cheese bubbles and it is golden brown.

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