Friday, June 24, 2011

Vegetarian Pizza

Friday nights are a great night to have a yummy pizza and a nice glass of red (after all, it is Friday and you have worked hard all week!)… Here's a fabulous vegetarian pizza recipe that is laden with delicious toppings - it's as yummy as it is healthy!

Ingredients (serves 6)

• 1 quantity Basic pizza dough (see related recipe)

• 1 teaspoon olive oil
• 1 small brown onion, finely chopped
• 1 garlic clove, crushed
• 1 small zucchini, coarsely grated
• 1/2 x 400g can diced tomatoes
• 1 tablespoon shredded fresh basil leaves
• 1/2 medium red capsicum, thinly sliced
• 1/2 medium green capsicum, thinly sliced
• 4 (120g) bocconcini cheese, sliced
• 1/2 cup grated reduced-fat mozzarella cheese


1. Make pizza dough. Place base on a greased baking tray. Preheat oven to 240°C/220°C fan-forced.

2. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and zucchini. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion has softened. Add tomatoes. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to mediumlow. Simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Add basil. Stir to combine.
3. Spread pizza base with tomato mixture. Top with capsicum, bocconcini and mozzarella. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese has melted and base is crisp. Serve.


Super Food Ideas - October 2008, Page 67 | Recipe by Emma Braz 

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Have a lovely day!… Anna