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Mediterranean Pizza

By August 30, 2020March 1st, 2021No Comments

We’re previously extolled the fertility-boosting merits of the Mediterranean Diet, so why not incorporate some of the ingredients to create this delicious pizza? This novel take on a family favourite starts with a layer of delicious hummus, which is topped with assorted fresh veggies, feta cheese and olives!

INGREDIENTS

1 pound whole wheat pizza dough
¼ cup plain hummus
1 ½ cups spiralised courgette/zucchini
¼ cup thinly sliced red onions
10 olives, chopped
3 sundried tomatoes, packed in oil, finely chopped
¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
½ teaspoon Italian seasoning

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and move a rack to the bottom of the oven.
  2. While oven is preheating, prepare the pizza.
  3. Place a large sheet of parchment paper on an un-rimmed baking sheet and dust lightly with cornmeal.
  4. Shape dough into a 12” circle and place on the parchment paper.
  5. Spread the hummus over the pizza dough then top with the spiralised courgette, red onions, sun dried tomatoes, olives and feta cheese.
  6. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the top and dust with Italian seasoning.
  7. Transfer pizza to the oven using the baking sheet.
  8. Carefully slide the pizza and parchment from the baking sheet onto the baking stone.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes or until crust is golden and cheese is bubbly.
  10. Remove from oven using the same baking sheet or a large cutting board.
  11. Slice and serve.

 

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