Homemade proscuitto pizza

1 serving Prep: 40 mins, Cooking: 40 mins
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Divine homemade pizza thats on a par with any pizzeria

By Food24 August 19 2010
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Ingredients (16)

4 cup flour — cake
2 tsp salt
2 tsp dried instant yeast
2 tsp sugar
2 Tbs fresh chillies — 573
350 ml water — luke warm
Tomato sauce:
200 ml passata
mixed herbs
freshly ground black pepper — to taste
8 prosciutto — sliced
parmesan — shavings
fresh chillies — 573
salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste
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Pizza dough:
Combine all the ingredients together to form a dough, then knead until smooth and elastic (+ – 5 minutes).
Place back into a bowl, cover and allow to proof(rise) in a warm area for +- 30 minutes (should double in size).
If you don’t want to use the dough straight away, refrigerate to stop the dough from rising more and use within 2 days.
Preheat the oven to 230 degrees.
dough into 2 balls, then stretch and spread the dough out onto two
greased baking trays (you can make your pizza round or rectangular).
Prick holes into the dough with forks and brush with olive oil.
Bake for 5 minutes(this prevents the base from getting soggy).

Make tomato sauce for base:
Combine passata/tomato puree with mixed herbs, sugar, salt and pepper to taste.

Proscuitto pizza:
Spread the other base with tomato sauce and a handful of grated mozzarella cheese.
Bake for +- 10 minutes
Top baked base with Proscuitto slices (+- 8 slices), Parmesan shavings and fresh rocket.
Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.
Season with freshly ground salt and pepper.

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