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(Vegetarian) Speedy Basil Pesto Pizza

(Vegetarian) Speedy Basil Pesto Pizza

with Garden Rocket, Zucchini Ribbons & Fetta (Vegetarian)

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This pizza just screams Autumn and fresh green ingredients. It’s pizza as Italians know it should be – simple, respectful of the ingredients and absolutely delicious.

Tags:Veggie
Allergens:GlutenMilkTree Nuts
Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

2 unit

wholemeal pizza bases

(ContainsGluten, MilkMay be presentPeanuts)

1 sachet

pizza sauce

1 unit

zucchini

1 tub

traditional pesto

(ContainsMilk, Tree Nuts)

1 block

fetta cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 bag

rocket leaves

Not included in your delivery

tbs

olive oil

3 tsp

balsamic vinegar

1 tsp

honey

Nutritional Valuesper serving
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per serving
Energy (kJ)4070 kJ
Fat47.4 g
of which saturates12.6 g
Carbohydrate99.9 g
of which sugars13.6 g
Protein33.1 g
Sodium2090 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Peeler
Spoon
Medium Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Get prepped
Get prepped
1

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Peel the zucchini into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler.

Make the tomato base
Make the tomato base
2

Place the wholemeal pizza bases on a flat surface, rough side down, and use the back of a spoon to spread evenly with the pizza sauce.

Add the toppings
Add the toppings
3

Top the pizza with the zucchini ribbons and dollops of traditional pesto. Crumble over the fetta. TIP**: Make sure to spread the ingredients evenly over the pizza base to prevent a soggy base!

Bake the pizza
Bake the pizza
4

Place the pizzas in the oven directly onto the wire racks and cook for 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the base is crispy. TIP: Placing the pizzas directly onto the wire racks helps the base to crisp up.

Dress the rocket
Dress the rocket
5

While the pizza is baking, combine the vinegar, honey and olive oil (1 tbs for 2 people / 1 tbs for 4 people) in a medium bowl. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and mix well. Add the rocket leaves and toss to coat. TIP: Add the rocket just before serving to avoid soggy leaves.

Serve up
Serve up
6

Slice the speedy basil pesto pizza into wedges and top with half of the dressed rocket. Serve the remaining rocket on the side.