Original Italian Pizza

Original Italian Pizza

42 ratings

Dennis, Kitchen Stories


„Great recipe for a dinner party with friends.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
280 g
all-purpose flour
7 g
dried yeast
150 ml
lukewarm water
4 tsp
sugar
20 ml
olive oil
1 clove
garlic
½
onion
250 ml
puréed tomatoes (canned)
1 ball
Buffalo mozzarella
1 bunch
arugula leaves
100 g
Parma ham
3
figs
salt
pepper
flour for work surface
Metric
Imperial
  • 280 g all-purpose flour
  • 7 g dried yeast
  • 150 ml lukewarm water
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 20 ml olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½  onion
  • 250 ml puréed tomatoes (canned)
  • 1 ball Buffalo mozzarella
  • 1 bunch arugula leaves
  • 100 g Parma ham
  • 3  figs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • flour for work surface

Utensils

  • kitchen towel
  • soup ladle
  • baking tray
  • oven
  • baking paper
  • mixer with dough hooks (optional)
  • large bowl
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • small sauce pan
  • knife
  • rolling pin

Enjoy with

Primitivo, Chianti, 2009
This Italian red wine is a real classic and creates the perfect counterpart to traditional pizza. The characteristic cherry and blackberry aromas provide the particularly rich bouquet.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
1079
Protein
47g
Fat
35g
Carb
140g

Step 1/9

For the dough, first mix flour, sugar, and salt. Dissolve the yeast in lukewarm water and roughly knead with the flour mixture.
  • 280 all-purpose flour
  • 7 dry yeast
  • 150 ml lukewarm water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • measuring cup
  • mixer with dough hooks (optional)
  • large bowl

For the dough, first mix flour, sugar, and salt. Dissolve the yeast in lukewarm water and roughly knead with the flour mixture.

Step 2/9

Now add olive oil and work mixture into a smooth dough.
  • 20 ml olive oil

Now add olive oil and work mixture into a smooth dough.

Step 3/9

Cover the dough with a kitchen towel and allow to rise in a warm place for approx. 1 - 2 hours, until it has doubled in size.
  • kitchen towel

Cover the dough with a kitchen towel and allow to rise in a warm place for approx. 1 - 2 hours, until it has doubled in size.

Step 4/9

For the sauce, finely dice garlic and onion.
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ onion
  • cutting board
  • knife

For the sauce, finely dice garlic and onion.

Step 5/9

Next, sauté the onion and garlic in vegetable oil until translucent. Pour in the pureed tomatoes and season with sugar and a pinch of salt and pepper. Leave the sauce to reduce for approx. 5 – 7  min. on a low heat.
  • 250 ml puréed tomatoes
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cooking spoon
  • small sauce pan

Next, sauté the onion and garlic in vegetable oil until translucent. Pour in the pureed tomatoes and season with sugar and a pinch of salt and pepper. Leave the sauce to reduce for approx. 5 – 7 min. on a low heat.

Step 6/9

Preheat oven to 180°C/ 355°F. Next, roll out the dough to be approx. 0.5 cm thin and place on a lined baking tray.
  • flour for work surface
  • baking tray
  • oven
  • parchment paper
  • rolling pin

Preheat oven to 180°C/ 355°F. Next, roll out the dough to be approx. 0.5 cm thin and place on a lined baking tray.

Step 7/9

Spread the tomato sauce evenly on the dough.
  • soup ladle

Spread the tomato sauce evenly on the dough.

Step 8/9

Now, cut the mozzarella into slices and lay them evenly across the pizza. Then, bake the pizza in a preheated oven at 180°C/355°F for  approx. 20 - 25 min. until golden brown.
  • 1 ball Buffalo mozzarella
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Now, cut the mozzarella into slices and lay them evenly across the pizza. Then, bake the pizza in a preheated oven at 180°C/355°F for approx. 20 - 25 min. until golden brown.

Step 9/9

As soon as the pizza is finished, cover with arugula leaves and Parma ham. Quarter figs and distribute over the pizza . Enjoy served warm.
  • 1 bunch arugula leaves
  • 100 Parma ham
  • 3 figs
  • cutting board
  • knife

As soon as the pizza is finished, cover with arugula leaves and Parma ham. Quarter figs and distribute over the pizza . Enjoy served warm.