Mozzarella, Mushroom and Tomato Pizza (Timer)

Mozzarella, Mushroom and Tomato Pizza

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  • Recipe difficulty: Easy
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  • Serves: Up to 4 people
  • Recipe course: Main dishes

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 20 minutes Plus rising
Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes
Tools: Dough Hook/ Pro Slicer/Grater or Food Processing Attachment

Method

  1. Fit the dough hook. Place the flour, salt and yeast in the Kenwood bowl. with the machine running at minimim gradually add the water and olive oil.Set the timer for 5 minutes and Knead until smooth and elastic.
  2. Tranfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and shape into a smooth ball. Roll out into a 30cm (12 inch) round and place in a lightly oiled pizza pan or on a baking sheet, pressing up the edges.
  3. Cover the dough with lightly oiled clear film and leave in a warm place for 30-40 minutes, or until slightly risen and puffy.
  4. Meanwhile prepare the topping. Fit the thick slicing plate to the pro slicer/ grater or food processing attachment and slice the onion. Remove and set aside. Slice the mushrooms and pepper and set aside. Fit the coarse grating plate and grate the mozzarella.
  5. Heat 30ml (2 tbsp) olive oil in a frying pan, add the onions and cook gently for about 10 minutes, or until softened and light golden, stirring occasionally. Preheat the oven to 220 oC/425 oF/Gas 7.
  6. Spread the sun dried tomato paste over the pizza base. Mix the mozzarella and feta cheese together and sprinkle half over the pizza. Top with the tomatoes, onions, mushrooms and pepper. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and season well.
  7. Drizzle over the remaining olive oil and bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden and well risen. Serve garnished with fresh basil leaves.

Ingredients

225g (8oz) strong plain white flour
5ml (1 tsp) salt
5ml (1 tsp) fast action dried yeast
150ml (1/4 pint) tepid water
15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil

For the Topping
1 onion, halved lengthways
75g (3oz) button mushrooms
1 yellow pepper, halved and seeded
150g (5oz) mozzarella cheese
45ml (3 tbsp) olive oil
45ml (3 tbsp) sun dried tomato paste
50g (2oz) feta cheese
4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
basil leaves, to garnish

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