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  • 300g ciabatta bread mix
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp ricotta
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 50g parmesan (or veggie alternative), finely grated
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns, crushed using a pestle and mortar


  • STEP 1

    Make up the bread mix following the pack instructions, then roll out to make a 30cm wide pizza base and put onto an oiled baking sheet.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the ricotta with 1 tbsp of oil, the garlic and some salt.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Spread the ricotta over the base of the pizza. Sprinkle over the parmesan and black pepper, then drizzle with another tbsp of oil. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the pizza is crisp and golden. Serve with dressed rocket, if you like.

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