Easy Cheese and Tomato Pizza
This cheese and tomato pizza is made from scratch. It is a fun recipe to make with kids and adults alike. Made with instant pizza dough and homemade tomato sauce, this very cheesy tomato pizza was ready in 30 minutes.
Ingredients for Instant Pizza dough
- 300 g all-purpose flour
- 7 g fast action yeast
- 125 ml warm water
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Ingredients for tomato sauce
- 200 g Passata
- 1 tsp Oregano
- handful fresh Basil substitute with 1 tsp dried basil
- ½ tsp bouillon powder optional
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tbsp veg oil optional
How to make tomato sauce
Add the tomato sauce ingredients to a pan and simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes. Take it off the heat and leave to cool before adding to pizza dough. Alternatively, use one-part concentrated tomato, one-part water, mix it together and use as desired on pizza dough
How to make instant pizza dough
Add the flour, sugar, salt and yeast into a bowl, mix to combine then add warm water and olive oil. Turn the dough unto a lightly floured worktop and knead until smooth. Continue to knead for another 3-5 minutes. Divide the dough into two and roll each dough to form a ball. Roll dough ball out to a circle.
How to make cheese and tomato pizza
Preheat the oven at 200⁰C fan oven and 220⁰C conventional oven. Do this at least 30 minutes before baking the pizza.
Spread the sauce on the rolled pizza dough without letting it touch the border of the dough
Add any other topping at this stage if using
Sprinkle the cheese as much as you want on the sauce and bake in the oven between 12 and 15 minutes or till the dough cooks through and cheese bubbling.
Remove pizza from the oven, slice and enjoy.