Awesome Roasted Garlic, Basil And Ricotta Pizza From Scratch

Awesome Roasted Garlic, Basil And Ricotta Pizza From Scratch

If you are one of those individuals who loves healthy food, then this is the ideal pizza recipe for you. It is not only healthy but also high in taste. It is made using fresh and natural ingredients. The base is also homemade here so you don’t have to worry about buying the same. So go ahead and try out this delicious pizza recipe-

How To Make Pizza Base

For making the pizza base you need to mix together 1 cup of whole wheat flour with 1 cup of white flour, 1/2 cup of semolina and salt to taste. Now in a glass take some luke warm water. Remember it should be warm but not too warm or it will kill the yeast. To this, add about 1/2 cup of olive oil and 2 spoons of dry yeast. Let the water stay. Once it starts forming bubbles, mix this water with the dry ingredients to form a dough that is sticky. Knead dough for about 10-15 minutes and then set aside for 2 hours or till it doubles in size.

pizza base

How To Make Pizza Sauce

For making the pizza sauce, take about 1 pound of tomatoes and slice them in half. Line a baking tray with foil and then put tomatoes on it, bottom facing up. Add some garlic, olive oil and seasoning along with basil. Slow roast in oven for about 3-4 hours. Once done, take them out and puree in blender. Strain and keep aside.

the sauce is still simmering

Preparing Other Ingredients

Now you have to put together the base but before that you need to prepared your other ingredients. Take some ricotta cheese and then crumble it together. You can also throw in vegetables of your choice here like capsicum, mushrooms, meat, etc.

other ingredients

How To Make Roasted Garlic

This recipe calls for roasted garlic too, which is rather easy to make. Just take some whole garlic cloves that are peeled and toss them around in olive oil in a pan or bake in the oven for some time.

roasted garlic

Assembling The Pizza

Roll out the dough and spread the sauce on top. Now add veggies, garlic and basil leaves along with ricotta cheese. Now bake in an oven for about 20 minutes or till the pizza comes out crispy.

assembling pizza