Having a pizza oven means that you have another method of outdoor cooking. This means that you will really be able to make to most of the summer sunshine. Here we have a classic pizza recipe to get you started!
- 275g strong flour
- 1tsp salt
- 1 sachet of fast-acting yeast
- 4tbsp vegetable oil
- 4tbsp milk
- 6tbsp water
- 1tsp garlic powder
- 1tbsp dried basil
- 90g tomato puree
- 175g tomato passata
- 150g mozzarella
- Your choice of pizza toppings
Sieve the strong flour and salt into a large mixing bowl.
Mix in the yeast.
Make a well in the centre of the flour-yeast combination and add 2tbsp of the oil, and the milk and water here.
Mix until a sticky dough is formed.
Using an electric mixer and dough hook, knead for 5 minutes or until the dough is elastic and smooth.
Cover the bowl of the mixer with a damp cloth or cling film and leave in a warm area until the dough has doubled in size. This can take 15-30 minutes depending on the yeast you have used.
In the meantime, to make the sauce heat a medium saucepan with the rest of the vegetable oil.
Add the garlic powder, dried basil and stir for 2 minutes.
Gradually stir in the tomato puree and tomato passata.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring regularly.
Set aside and allow to cool.
Back to the dough! Knead the dough again quickly with your mixer.
Roll out and shape into your desired pizza base.
Once the sauce is cool add the sauce, sprinkle the mozzarella and your choice of toppings.
Cook in your pizza oven on a high temperature for 90 to 120 seconds.