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Portuguese Pizza


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 4m
  • Ready In : 14m


  • 7g instant dry yeast
  • 1⁄4 tsp sugar
  • 180ml hot water
  • 245g flour
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • Ham
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Mozzarella
  • Black olives
  • Rocket
  • Pesto sauce


Step 1

Preheat oven at 260°C. Dissolve the yeast and sugar in water, allow to rest for 8 minutes.

Step 2

In the meantime, combine the flour and salt. Pour the yeast over the flour mixture and mix well with a heavy spoon. Add 1tbsp flour if needed. Turn the dough on to a floured surface and knead for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Dust more flour on the surface if needed. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into two 15cm circle of even thickness (about 1⁄2cm) flipping over to roll each side. Cut off any excess edges to make a neat circle.

Step 4

Palm down, slide your hands under the dough and lifting carefully place on to a baking tray. Bake at 260°C for 4 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from the oven and top with the rocket, ham, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, black olives and drizzle with pesto sauce. Serve.

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