Recipe: Red Earth Pizza

Cheese-free and packed with flavour
ByJasmine BandaliTuesday , 24 March 2015
Recipe: Red Earth Pizza
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Serves 6

INGREDIENTS
FOR THE DOUGH

1kg all-purpose flour
10g sugar
7g yeast
25g salt
30ml olive oil
400ml water

FOR THE TOPPING
50g basil pesto
100g roasted beetroot, sliced
½ red onion, sliced
50g cherry tomatoes, halved
1 tsp dried thyme
½ tsp salt
A pinch of black pepper
1 avocado, sliced

METHOD
1 Place all the dry ingredients for the dough in in a mixing bowl.
2 Work the water into the dough and knead until you achieve a smooth dough.
3 Wrap the bowl with clingfilm and allow to rise for about 30 minutes.
4 Preheat the oven to 180C.
5 Once it has risen, flatten the dough and divide into 6 evenly sized balls.
6 Roll the dough balls out with a rolling pin to a thickness of about 6mm.
7 Spread the basil pesto evenly on top.
8 Scatter the rest of the ingredients on the base except the avocado.
9 Bake For 8 minutes or until the crust is golden.
10 Arrange the avocado on top and serve.

 

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