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Quick flaky pizza

Quick flaky pizza

This pizza with a difference has a thin puff-pastry base instead the traditional dough.

Apart from this small refinement, the basic elements you would expect are all there: tomato sauce, a variety of toppings and fresh basil leaves.


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Last modified on: September 26th 2018

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.25 min.36 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately.
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Step by step recipe

1 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #1Fry 50 g ham in 1 tablespoon olive oil until lightly browned.Set aside. 5 min.
2 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #2Preheat the oven to 460°F (240°C).

Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) on a baking sheet.If your pastry comes with a sheet of paper, leave it on this.

Prick all over with a pique-vite (pastry pricker).
3 min.
3 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #3Spread 120 g Tomato sauce for pizzas evenly over the pastry, leaving a quarter inch (0.5 cm) bare around the edge. Scatter 1 tablespoon herbes de Provence over. 3 min.
4 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #4Arrange the ham on top and any other toppings you would like.

I've added chorizo here...
1 min.
5 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #5...some finely diced mozarella... 2 min.
6 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #6...goat's cheese, mushrooms, etc. 2 min.
7 Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #7Bake right away in a really hot oven, and near the bottom of the oven rather than in the middle.

As soon as the pizza is cooked, take it out of the oven, drizzle a little Herb olive oil over and scatter a few fresh basil leaves on top.

Serve immediately.
20 min.


This is typically something to make after a pizza party: if you have leftover ingredients from your last batch of pizzas, but no more dough and really can't face making any more, a bit of puff pastry and you're good to go.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
172548 gr83 gr134 gr
86 %18 %8 %20 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2878 gr14 gr22 gr
14 %3 %1 %3 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
43111 gr20 gr33 gr
22 %5 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 3.58 €
Per person : 0.90 €

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Source: Home made.
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