Saturday, 21 April 2012

GI DIET - VEGETABLE PIZZA




This pizza is a low GI recipe which will gelp you achieve and maintain a sensible weight as well as a nutritionally balanced diet. u

Ingredients

Pizza base:
8 oz wholegrain flour
1 teaspoon dried yeast
1/2 teaspoon salt
125 ml warm water


Pizza topping:
1 can chopped plum tomatoes
1/2 roasted onion, chopped 

110 g / 4 oz red peppers, sliced
1 tablespoon oregano leaves
110 g / 4 oz ricotta
25 g / 1 oz pine nuts
Rocket leaves
Black oilves
Method
To make the base place the flour, yeast and salt into a bowl and make a well in the centre.  Slowly add in the warm water and mix together. Place the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface and knead the mixture to form a smooth dough.

Stretch the dough using your knuckles to form a pizza base and place onto a 12" pizza tray.  Allow to sit for 15 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Scatter the vegetables and oregano over the pizza base, and dot with ricotta and season with pepper.

Place in the oven for 12 minutes until cooked thoroughly and the base is crispy.


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