Store cupboard pizza

  This recipe has been published and is viewable by everyone. Edit Recipe
Author

We all love a pizza, this one is no exception! A thin scone base, topped with a very simple tomato sauce and cheese. Use up leftover bits and pieces from the kitchen such as onions, ham, peppers etc to make a scrumptious weekday meal.

Yields4 Servings
 1 can of chopped tomatoes 1 tsp garlic puree 1 tsp mixed dried herbs ½ tsp sugar 150g plain flour (sieved) 20g baking powder 30g butter 75ml milk 200g mozzarella
1

Preheat oven to 190C/375F/gas mark 5. Begin by making the tomato sauce. To do this place the tomatoes, garlic, herbs and sugar in a saucepan, bring to boil then simmer for 3-5 minutes. Reduce the liquid. Taste and then season. The sauce can be blitzed with a hand blender or left as it is. Leave to cool.

2

To make the scone base, sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl, rub in the butter until it appears like fine breadcrumbs. Add enough milk to make a soft dough.

3

On a table scattered with semolina or flour, press the scone into a round pizza as big as you want and as thin as you want.

4

Spread the tomato sauce on the pizza base and add the cheese in thin slices. Season with herbs and a pinch of salt and pepper. Top with ingredients that you may have in the kitchen.

5

Place on a baking sheet and place in the pre-heated oven for 15 minutes for thin bases and 20 for a thicker base. Serve with salad and coleslaw.

CategoryCuisine

Ingredients

 1 can of chopped tomatoes 1 tsp garlic puree 1 tsp mixed dried herbs ½ tsp sugar 150g plain flour (sieved) 20g baking powder 30g butter 75ml milk 200g mozzarella

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 190C/375F/gas mark 5. Begin by making the tomato sauce. To do this place the tomatoes, garlic, herbs and sugar in a saucepan, bring to boil then simmer for 3-5 minutes. Reduce the liquid. Taste and then season. The sauce can be blitzed with a hand blender or left as it is. Leave to cool.

2

To make the scone base, sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl, rub in the butter until it appears like fine breadcrumbs. Add enough milk to make a soft dough.

3

On a table scattered with semolina or flour, press the scone into a round pizza as big as you want and as thin as you want.

4

Spread the tomato sauce on the pizza base and add the cheese in thin slices. Season with herbs and a pinch of salt and pepper. Top with ingredients that you may have in the kitchen.

5

Place on a baking sheet and place in the pre-heated oven for 15 minutes for thin bases and 20 for a thicker base. Serve with salad and coleslaw.

Store cupboard pizza