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September
24
2006

PIZZA

[WW BEST EVER RECIPES P96] 

YEAST DOUGH

2 SACHETS YEAST or 30g COMPRESSED YEAST

1 TEASPOON SUGAR

1 CUP LUKEWARM WATER

3 CUPS PLAIN FLOUR

½ TEASPOON SALT

4 TABLESPOONS OIL

COMBINE YEAST & SUGAR & ADD WATER, LET STAND 10 MINUTES OR UNTIL BUBBLES APPEAR ON SURFACE. SIFT FLOUR & SALT IN BOWL, MAKE A WELL IN CENTRE, ADD OIL & YEAST MIXTURE. MIX TO A FIRM DOUGH WITH HANDS. TURN DOUGH OUT ONTO A FLOURED SURFACE, KNEAD FOR 15 MINUTES OR UNTIL DOUGH IS SMOOTH & ELASTIC. PLACE DOUGH IN LIGHTLY OILED BOWL, COVER & LET STAND IN A WARM PLACE FOR 30 MINUTES OR UNTIL DOUGH HAS DOUBLED IN BULK. KNOCK DOUGH DOWN, DIVIDE IN HALF, KNEAD EACH HALF INTO A BALL. FLATTEN DOUGH INTO A CIRCLE. ROLL OUT FROM CENTRE TO EDGE TO FIT 25CM PIZZA PAN. REPEAT WITH REMAINING DOUGH. DIVIDE FILLING IN HALF & SPREAD EVENLY OVER EACH PIZZA WITH BACK OF SPOON.

FILLING

1 TABLESPOON OIL

1 ONION

2 CLOVES GARLIC

2 x 470g CANS WHOLE TOMATOES

3 TABLESPOONS TOMATO PASTE

1 TABLESPOON OREGANO [chopped]

2 TABLESPOONS BASIL [chopped]

2 TEASPOONS SUGAR

SALT

PEPPER

HEAT OIL IN PAN, ADD PEELED & FINELY CHOPPED ONION. SAUTE UNTIL ONION IS TRANSPARENT. ADD CRUSHED GARLIC, COOK FOR 1 MINUTE, STIRRING CONSTANTLY. STIR IN UNDRAINED TOMATOES & REMAINING INGREDIENTS. SEASON WITH SALT & PEPPER. BRING SAUCE TO BOIL, REDUCE HEAT & SIMMER, UNCOVERED, STIRRING OCCASIONALLY, APPROXIMATELY 30 TO 40 MINUTES OR UNTIL SAUCE IS THICK & SMOOTH.

TOPPING

250g MOZARELLA CHEESE

4 TABLESPOONS GRATED PARMESAN CHEESE

4 BACON RASHERS

2 SLICES HAM

1 TIN PINEAPPLE PIECES [drained]

1 RED CAPSICUM

60g SMALL MUSHROOMS

DICE & FRY BACON. DRAIN ON PAPER TOWEL. FINELY SLICE HAM, CAPSICUM & MUSHROOMS. SPRINKLE CHEESE OVER FILLING TOP WITH BACON, HAM, PINEAPPLE, CAPSICUM & MUSHROOMS & TOP WITH MORE CHEESE. BAKE IN HOT OVEN [230C] 10 TO 15 MINUTES UNTIL CRUST IS GOLDEN BROWN.

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