Individual pizzas make a delicious snack or appetizer. Noeleen Foster shows us how to make them.
- 10g sachet of yeast
- 1 1/2 cups warm water
- 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp sugar
- 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- Chopped dried herbs, such as basil, oregano or rosemary, optional
- Stir together yeast and warm water in a small bowl, set aside for 5 minutes for it to activate.
- Mix together the flour, salt, sugar and olive oil in a large bowl
- Optionally, add dried herbs like basil, oregano or rosemary
- Stir in the yeast water to the flour mix.
- Knead the dough by hand on a well-floured surface for about 5 minutes.
- Shape into a large ball by hand. And place into oiled bowl and coat with a little olive oil.
- Cover with plastic wrap or a clean, dry towel and place the dough in a warm place to let it rise for 2 hours.
- Once risen, either use immediately (or cover with a plastic bag and freeze or refrigerate for later
To assemble pizzas
- Preheat oven to 200’c
- Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
- Place pizza dough on a well-floured surface, press dough firmly with your fingers to shape, and stretch gently into 18-20 rounds.
- Placing rounds 3 centimeters apart on tray.
- Top each with pizza sauce, cheese, and your desired toppings. (We used Ham, cheese and cherry tomatoes)
- Bake mini pizzas for 8-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.
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