Recipe

Steak pizzas with horseradish cream

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  • 20 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 5
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Ingredients

Pizza Sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 clove cloves garlic, crushed
Horseradish cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoon horseradish
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Steak pizzas with horseradish cream
  • 800 gram rump, sirloin or skirt steak
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 large pizza bases
  • 2 1/2 cup mozzarella, grated
  • 1 1/2 cup parmesan, grated
  • 1.5 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • fresh oregano leaves (optional)
  • 2 1/2 red onions, sliced
  • fresh chives or basil, to serve

Method

Steak pizzas with horseradish cream
  • 1
    To make pizza sauce, combine all the ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • 2
    To make horseradish cream, combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 230°C (220°C fan-forced). Place an oven tray or pizza stone near the bottom of the oven.
  • 4
    Bring the steaks to room temperature, then brush with oil and season with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. When pan is hot, add steaks, two at a time. Cook for a couple of minutes until one side is browned, then turn over and do the same to the other side until cooked medium-rare or to your liking. Leave on a board, loosely covered with foil. Rest steaks for 10 minutes before slicing thinly.
  • 5
    Spread some pizza sauce on a pizza base. Scatter with cheeses, tomatoes, oregano and onions, then season with salt and pepper.
  • 6
    Place pizzas on the rack just below the middle of the oven. Bake for 7-10 minutes until cheese is bubbling and base is crisp.
  • 7
    Top with steak, add a drizzle of horseradish cream and scatter chopped herbs over the top. Season with salt and pepper.

Notes

Cooking time: 10 minutes per pizza