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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.
Keeping:
Should be eaten immediately.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Quick flaky pizza : Photo of step #1
Fry 50 g ham in 1 tablespoon olive oil until lightly browned.Set aside.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Preheat 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).

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Spread 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.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Arrange the ham on top and any other toppings you would like.

I've added chorizo here...

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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...some finely diced mozarella...

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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...goat's cheese, mushrooms, etc.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
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Bake 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.

Remarks

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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Millefeuille, Strawberry feuilleté, Vegetable rosette tart, Crusty cockle tart, Saint Honoré cake, ... All
Tomato sauce for pizzasTomato sauce for pizzas: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Quick stuffed courgettes, Baker's pizza, Lumberjack turnovers, Fine multi-tomato tart, ... All
MushroomsMushrooms: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rabbit civet, Breton leek and mushroom tart, Nanou's tuna tart, Bolognaise lasagne, Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoli, ... All
ChorizoChorizo: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mediterranean toast, Paella, ... All

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