I love pizza as a quick and easy meal when we are having friends for a relaxed evening at home or even to take on family picnics and other relaxed outings. This is a twist towards the middle east . . . . . It is DELICIOUS !!!
Ingredients – Makes about 10
300gm baker’s flour
220ml water – lukewarm
2 tspoon salt
2 tspoon sugar
4gm dried yeast
2 tbsp olive oil
100 gm diced bacon
1 diced onion
200gm peeled & diced sweet potato
200gm button mushrooms – quartered
2 table spoon chopped parsely
1 tspoon paprika
1/2 tspoon fennel seeds
1/2 tspoon pepper
Grated zest of 1 lemon
Dissolve yeast in the water with the sugar
Place flour and salt in a mixer bowl with the dough hook attachment and mix
Slowly add the yeast/water to form the dough
Mix for 8-10 minutes.
Cover the dough with Olive Oil
Cover and leave to rise for an hour
Cut dough into 10 pieces and roll into balls then place on to floured trays to prove – this only takes about 30 – 45 minutes.
Heat the oil then add the onion and the garlic and cook until soft over a medium heat.
Add in the pepper, zest, both seeds, paprika and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the mushrooms
Cook until brown, add in the sweet potato
Add the olives
Add the bacon and cook through
Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Heat the oven to 220 C. To assemble roll into a 25 cm oval shape
Divide filling between all the pides and pinch ends together and fold around
Divide feta between the 10 Pides and crumble over the top
Bake in a very hot oven until brown (10-12 mins)
Remove and allow to cool.
Squeeze over a little lemon juice when serving
Eat and Enjoy !!!