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Pizza with one slice removed topped with ham, mushroom and rocket salad.

Ham and mushroom pizza

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3 stars based on 4 ratings

A simple but delicious ham and mushroom pizza recipe, perfect for girls nights in or making with the kids at the weekend. You can adapt the toppings to your own taste.



Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:4
  • Skill level:easy

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For the dough

For the topping

  • 100g 3½ oz Tomato purée
  • 150g 5⅜ oz Cheddar cheese
  • Mushrooms 6-7, sliced
  • 100g 3½ oz Ham cut into slices

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the flour, yeast and salt in a large bowl (keeping the yeast and salt apart) and mix together. Make a well in the centre of the mix.


    Ingredients for this step

    • Very strong white bread flour
    • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet (7g) (we use Allinson) Easy bake yeast sachet
    • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Stir the sugar into the warm water then add to the well in the centre of the dry mix.


    Ingredients for this step

    • Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 200ml 6⅞ fl oz Warm water
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Work from the outer edge and mix all of the dry ingredients into the water. When the mix has come together, turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes. At this stage the dough should be soft and spring back when lightly touched.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Flour the dough and cover with oiled cling film. Leave to rest for about 15 minutes. If not baking immediately, leave the dough wrapped in lightly oiled cling film and place in the fridge until ready to shape and bake.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Olive oil
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Preheat the oven to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6).

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Roll out the dough until it is about 1 cm thick. Place on a baking sheet, prick roughly with a fork.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Spread over the tomato puree and grate the cheese on top.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Tomato purée
    • 150g 5⅜ oz Cheddar cheese
  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Top with the ham and mushrooms.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Ham cut into slices
    • Mushrooms 6-7, sliced
  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Bake for about 15 minutes until the dough is cooked and golden brown. Sprinkle with a few basil leaves before serving.