Pizza For The Hopeless Baker

The last time I attempted to make pizza from scratch it was more like a dry loaf of bread with cremated cheese. Baking is NOT my forte, it’s all too very precise. I prefer throwing things in a pan and tasting as I go until I’m happy.

So if that sounds a bit like you – this recipe is perfect! Well..I’m calling it a recipe; it’s more just stacking as many ingredients as your hungry tummy desire and sticking it in the oven.

Sound good? Let’s go!

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Ingredients (serves 3-4):

2 small, pre-cooked, chicken breasts

1 – 2 balls of fresh mozzarella

6 tablespoons tomato puree

1/4 red, green and yellow bell pepper (capsicum)

Pepperoni – as much as preferred

2 small baguettes

Cheddar (optional) – as much as preferred

All ingredients are customisable to your taste, so let’s get creative!

Step 1: Shred chicken breasts into bite sized pieces and slice peppers into thin strips.

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Step 2: Cut your baguettes in half length ways.

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Step 3: Spread you tomato puree liberally along the soft side of the baguette.Image

(Action shot!)

Step 4: Add all of your loose toppings until your heart is content.

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Step 5: Top with mozzarella (and cheddar if you’re using it).

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Step 6: Pop it in the oven at 180 Celsius or 356 Fahrenheit for 15 – 20 mins or until your cheese is gooey and glorious.

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Step 7: Cut into pieces and serve with a salad of your choice (because we’re healthy, right?)

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Then all that’s left to do is kick your feet up and enjoy. If you’re feeling extra cheeky then follow it up with your favourite desert – I chose Swiss chocolate and caramel cheesecake!

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Hooray for  edible glitter!

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2 thoughts on “Pizza For The Hopeless Baker

  1. They look absolutely delicious!! *nomnomnomnomnomnomnoms*

    We make our own pizza things here at home – sometimes using Pizza Bases, sometimes using taco shells – sometimes using bread… Always prefer it so much more than buying from the store as it is fresher and we have more control over what’s going on top 🙂

    Once again – great pictures, and after this one I might have to go off and grab something to eat!.. lol

    ML
    x

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