Home Made Easy Peezy Pizza
Okay, so pizzas don’t go on my list of healthy meals, but I do like to indulge in the odd pizza, especially as we are having our Italian weekend coming up here in Jersey. Hopefully, I will pick up some great cooking tips when I visit, especially since celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo is going to be doing some cooking demonstrations over the weekend.
Pizza is a great sharing meal and can be very sociable to share with friends and family alike. If you have kids that are interested in cooking or you would like to get them inspired, then this is a good recipe to get them started on.
This recipe uses the easiest pizza crust, and as I have now been using it for years, I can’t remember where the original recipe came from, but I have tried quite a few, from cauliflower to yeast based, and in terms of time and taste this is my favourite. The fact that it does not use yeast makes it a lot quicker, so better to keep your children engaged. The dough kneading part is a bit like them playing with play dough, but also learning a basic skill, and cooking dinner! what could be better?
In terms of toppings, this is where you could sneak some healthier ones in if you like, just chop them up finely, and get your kids involved by putting the toppings on themselves, you might find all their creative skills coming out.
Here are some topping ideas:
- Mozzarella slices,
- Lean meats, tuna
2 Ingredient Easy Peezy Pizza Base Recipe
- 11/4 cups Self Raising Flour (you can replace some of the flour with buckwheat flour for a healthier base if you prefer). Plus extra flour for dusting.
- 1 Cup of Greek Yoghurt
Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees
Combine the flour and the Greek yoghurt.
Place some flour on a clean work surface and start kneading the dough for approx. 10 minutes, until the dough becomes a bit like the consistency of play dough.
Make the dough into balls depending on how big you want your pizza’s and roll out to your desired thickness for a thin or thick pizza.
Grease your baking tray and place your pizza on it and add your toppings.
To make a homemade tomato base I use some passata, and chopped garlic with some oregano, mix them together and spread onto the pizza base. For the adults, you can add a little chilli or jalapeno’s on top if you like it a bit hotter.
Bake in the oven for approx 10 minutes or until golden brown and delicious.
Serve on its own, or with a green salad.
Have you got your own homemade recipe to share? any unusual toppings that work for you? I would love to hear about them :). Scroll down to the end of this page to leave a comment.