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Pizza with Basil


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  • 1 Pizza dough
  • For the toppings:
  • 1 or 2 cans of whole tomatoes
  • 10 oz mozzarella,
  • olive oil,
  • salt
  • pepper
  • grated Parmesan
  • a few basil leaves.


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

- Spread the dough and drizzle olive oil over.
- Deseed the tomatoes as much as possible. Then crush them. This will be your tomato sauce.

Step 2

- Then cut slices of mozzarella and arrange on the pizza. Add salt and pepper. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan. Pour a another drizzle of olive oil and set aside.
- Preheat your oven for 10 minutes to 425 (or according to your pizza dough instructions).
- Bake 30 minutes. 5 minutes before the end of cooking, place a few basil leaves on top of pizza.

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  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil


  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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