It's so simple to knock up a great tasting homemade pizza with little effort. There are so many great pre-made pizza bases out there you don't even need to make up a dough! Although if you fancy it you can make a cheats dough with a ciabatta bread mix – just follow pack instructions then roll out to form a pizza base. Then all that's left is to pick your favourite toppings, scatter them over the pizza, bake until the cheese is oozing and try to resist a bite while it's still to hot to eat!
- 1tbsp olive oil
- 150g closed cup chestnut mushrooms, sliced
- 1 large pizza base (approx 10 inches)
- 500g pasatta
- 100g cooked chicken, torn
- 125g mozzarella, sliced
- 150g vine cherry tomatoes, separated
- 25g parmesan, grated
- Handful rocket, to scatter
Pre-heat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and sauté the mushrooms for 10 mins until soft and golden.
Place the pizza base on a large flat baking sheet. Spread over the pasatta leaving a small border, then scatter with the mushrooms, chicken, cheese and tomatoes. Transfer to the oven for 8-10 mins until the base is crisp and golden and the cheese is bubbling.
Top with the rocket and scatter with parmesan to serve.
Top tip for making Chicken, mushroom and tomato pizza
A few tbsp of pesto make a great addition to a pizza!