Recipe

Polenta crust pizzas for $2.30 per serve

Polenta crust pizzas for $2.30 per serve

  • 30 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 cup polenta
  • 1/3 cup tomato passata
  • 6 slice of ham (cut thinly and torn)
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella, grated
  • basil leaves, to serve

Method

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan, combine water, milk and oil. Bring to boiling point.
  • 2
    Gradually add polenta in a thin steady stream, whisking constantly to combine. Cook 5-6 minutes, stirring, until thick and smooth and adding extra water as required. Season to taste.
  • 3
    Line two 28cm round pizza trays with baking paper. Pour hot polenta evenly onto each, spreading to an even thickness. Chill 30 minutes, until firm.
  • 4
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180C. Bake polenta bases 8-10 minutes.
  • 5
    Spread passata over bases. Top evenly with ham and mozzarella. Season to taste. Bake 10-12 minutes until cheese is bubbling and golden. Scatter with basil leaves to serve.

Notes

This is a great option for those on gluten-free diets.