Recipe – How to Make Pepperoni Pizza

Our recipe for this week is how to make Pepperoni Pizza. Pizza is such a delicious snack that is attractive and very filling. It is fun to make and can be topped with a variety of tasty toppings such as black olives, mushrooms, onions, green peppers,etc. This recipe shows how to make pizza topped with pepperoni. Pepperoni is a mixture of beef and pork seasoned with paprika or other chili peppers.

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Pepperoni pizza is a hearty snack that can be prepared with the children under the supervision of an adult. It is best shared and eaten together as a family.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon of Dried Yeast
  • A Pinch of Salt
  • 140ml Warm Water
  • 180g Strong Plain Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Dried Basil
  • Pepperoni Slices
  • 1 Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons of Tomato Puree
  • Grated Cheddar or Mozzarella
  • 1 Chopped Onion
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic sliced thinly

Method

Pepperoni Pizza Base:
  • Mix salt and yeast together in a jug with the water.
  • Place flour in a bowl, make a well in the centre and add the water mixture along with the oil
  • Use a wooden spoon to mix everything to create a wet dough
  • Put on floured surface and knead for 5mins
  • Place in a greased bowl and cover with a tea towel (or a napkin)
  • Leave at room temperature to rise for 30mins (should double in size)
  • Round into pizza base and stab with fork several times
Pepperoni Pizza Topping:
  • Spread tomato puree over the base
  • Add chopped tomatoes on top, then add onion and garlic
  • Sprinkle the cheese over and arrange Pepperoni
  • Season with salt and pepper and then sprinkle on the basil
  • Place the pizza base on oiled baking sheets
  • Add topping
  • Cook at 200° for 20mins

Your pepperoni pizza is cooked and ready to serve. You can cut up the round pizza into triangular portions using a pizza cutter and serve with fresh fruit juice, yoghurt or ice-cream.

Enjoy!

Source: BBC Good Food

See also How to Make Eggplant Sauce

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