Healthy Homemade Pizza
Healthy homemade pizza. Making your own pizza takes a bit of effort and time but once you have tasted it there is no going back. Friday night is firmly pizza night at my house!
- Prep Time: 60 minutes
- Cook Time: 17 minutes
- Total Time: 1 hour 17 minutes
- Yield: 4 Servings 1x
- Category: Mains
- Method: Bake
- Cuisine: Italian
- 400g Superfine 00 grade pasta flour
- 100g semolina flour
- 1 x 7g sachet of dried yeast
- 1 ½ tsp golden caster sugar
- 325ml lukewarm water
- 1/2 Tsp fine sea salt
- 1 clove garlic, finely sliced
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 500ml passata
- 8 basil leaves
- 200g Grated Mozzarella cheese
- Add the yeast and sugar to the lukewarm water and mix together using a fork, then leave for a few minutes.
- Pile the flours and salt on a clean work surface and make a large well in the middle.
- Carefully pour the water into the well and using a fork gradually combined with the flours. Finally, bring together to form a ball using your hands, then knead the dough for 10 minutes so you get a smooth soft dough. Shape the dough into a ball and place it in a large bowl, sprinkle the top with flour then cover with a damp tea towel and leave to rise for 30-60 minutes.
- While the dough is resting, make the tomato sauce. Add the oil to a small saucepan over a medium heat, add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, add the basil and the passata and simmer gently for 20minutes.
- When ready to cook, place the pizza stone (or stones) in the oven then preheat the oven to 240C.
- To make the pizza, divide the dough into 4 pieces. Dust the worktop with flour, and roll out the each pizza to about 10 inches, place it on a wooden pizza board which has been dusted with a little semonlina flour.
- Spread each pizza with a small amount of tomato sauce (less is best) and sprinkle with grated mozzarella.
- Transfer to the pizza stoane and cook the pizza for 7 minutes.
You may wish to add different toppings.
Healthy toppings include ham, chicken, prawns, anchovies, vegetables such as onions, peppers, courgettes, olives, chilli, etc.
Avoid high-fat toppings such as pepperoni, salami, sausage, extra cheese
Food Portion Guide:
- CHO 5.5
- F&V 1.25
- D 1.5
- F 0.5
- Extras 6 Kcals
To cut the calorie intake, try serving 1/2 pizza with a large salad
- Calories: 667Kcals
- Sugar: 9.4g
- Fat: 13g
- Saturated Fat: 6g
- Carbohydrates: 101g
- Fiber: 5.8g
- Protein: 32g
Keywords: Healthy Pizza
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