Classic Pepperoni and Mozzarella Pizza

February 5, 2015
Classic Pepperoni and Mozzarella Pizza

Nothing beats cheesy pizza on a Friday night accompanied with a glass or two of red wine. Rather than ordering take out, make your own classic pepperoni and mozzarella pizza which looks and tastes better!

Season with basil for an extraordinary taste which is better than anything pre-made, or found at the supermarket.

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3 cups pizza dough

3 tbsp tomato paste

10-12 slices hot pepperoni

1/4 red onion

Rocket leaves

200g sliced mozzarella


  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC and line a thin tray with baking paper.
  2. Roll out the dough onto a surface dusted with flour, then use a rolling pin to make it about 0.5cm thick.
  3. Spread the pizza base with tomato paste, then cover with pepperoni, red onion, and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Cook for 15-20 minutes until golden brown, then sprinkle the fresh rocket over the pizza. Season with basil for a fresh taste.

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