Monday, April 24, 2006

Sun-dried tomato Pizza

Looking at the great food blogs on the web I realise I need to start incorperating more photos into my blog. Last night we made fantastic pzza- heres the recipe, easy to make and healthier than take out. Enjoy!

1 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
1 package yeast
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2-2/3 cup hot water
2 teaspoons olive oil from a jar of sundried tomatoes
1/4 cup italian herbs
2 tsp poppy seeds

1/4 jar of pasata
mushrooms- sliced
1 pepper- sliced
1/2 onion- sliced
Brocolli florets
1 stick heart of palm- sliced
2 tablespoons capers
1/2 jar sundried tomatoes
2 heads roasted garlic- peeled
low fat mozzeralla -sliced
low fat cheddar- grated

1. Combine flour, yeast, salt, sugar, herbs and poppy seeds in a food processor and mix.

2.Combine the hot water and sundried tomato oil in a measuring cup. Keep the motor runing and gradually pour in the hot liquid until the mixture forms a sticky ball. Process until the dough forms a ball, then knead for 1 minute.

2. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface. cover and levae to rise for 2 hours.

3. After 2 hours, roll our dough and place on a pizza tray. Prebake in the oven for 15 minutes.

4. Spread on passata and then arrange ingredients on top.

5, Bake in the oven for 20-30 mins until the crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbling.

6, Serve and enjoy!

Before the Oven...............

And After...........


Anonymous said...

Where have you been hiding? I didn't know there was another fabulous, delicious San Diego food blogger out there that needs to be added to my list of locals!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting and letting me know you're around. Your meals look great and you're cooking up a storm! I'll definitely be a regular visitor! :)

Anonymous said...

This pizza looks awesome! (especially the crust - poppy seeds and herbs! i've never tried that) This is my first time here, and i love your blog, it's good to find an s.d. blog neighbor :-)