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Bacon and avo pizza

A scrumptious pizza with a touch of tabasco.

Recipe from: 22 July 2011
Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins


  • 120
    pizza base dough
  • olive oil
  • minced garlic
  • fresh or dried oregano and basi
  • whole peeled tomatoes or good quality tomato paste
  • 3
    bacon rashers, cut into small pieces and fried
  • 1/2
    an avocado, slices into thin wedges
  • 1
    grated mozzarella
  • salt if needed
Servings: Change Serving


Place a terracotta tile into the oven preheat oven to 250°C.
Prepare the pizza base.
Brush the base with olive oil, especially around the edges.
Add some garlic and salt if desired.
Smear some tomato paste over the whole surface.
Sprinkle with oregano and basil.
Add the pieces of bacon.
Sprinkle the grated mozzarella over entire pizza – liberally.
Add some more herbs if you like.
Insert the pizza into the oven on a terracotta tile or baking tray.
Bake for approximately 10-15 minutes.
Remove from the oven and add the sliced avocado.
Drizzle with desired amount of tabasco sauce.

Use the easy pizza dough recipe for the pizza base.

Makes one pizza.

Reprinted with permission of The Purple Calabash.
To visit The Purple Calabash’s blog, click here.

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