Sweet Potato Pizza Crust Recipe with Ham and Olives

Sweet potato ‘pizza’ with olives and serrano ham

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out this super simple, low calorie pizza using sweet potato. This easy recipe is a great way to make midweek family meals more exciting, yet still being healthy



  • butter
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • vegetable stock 50ml
  • sweet potatoes 3 (about 600g), peeled and cut into thin rounds
  • ricotta 75g
  • serrano ham 3 slices, torn
  • kalamata olives 8, pitted and quartered
  • rocket a good handful
  • balsamic vinegar for drizzling


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put a small knob of butter, the garlic and stock in a pan, and heat gently for 2 minutes, then season.

  • Step 2

    Arrange the sweet potato rounds in a large circle on a non-stick baking tray. Overlap the slices and drizzle the garlic butter over as you go. Put a sheet of baking paper on top then sit another heavy baking tray over it. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Take out the trays and remove the top tray and paper.

  • Step 4

    Season the ricotta well then dot it over the base and put back in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • Step 5

    To finish, drape over the ham and scatter with olives, rocket and a drizzle of balsamic.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 522
  • Fat 11.7g
  • Saturates 5.8g
  • Carbs 81.4g
  • Sugars 42.8g
  • Fibre 14.4g
  • Protein 15.6g
  • Salt 1.8g