Zema Estate
11 August 2021 | Zema Estate

Mrs Zema's Pizza Recipe

Nonna’s pizza is my favourite
~ Olivia Zema

Serves: 4 x 12" pizzas
Prep time: 25 minutes + 1/2 hour for the dough to rise
Cook time: 15 minutes

Wine Pairing
Zema Estate Cluny Cabernet Merlot or Sparkling Merlot - visit our Cellar Door in Coonawarra or order online!

50ml of tepid water
10g of salt
5g of yeast
Approximately 500-600g plain flour
Mrs Zema’s olive oil
6 tablespoons of tomato pizza sauce– See Mrs Zema’s tomato sauce recipe here.
Dried oregano to sprinkle
250g of bacon pieces
150g sliced mushrooms
150g sliced black olives
450g of grated tasty cheese

Combine the water, salt and yeast in a large bowl until the salt and yeast have dissolved.
Add the flour gradually, stopping when the dough has reached a sticky, elastic texture.
Cover the bowl with a tea towel and leave the dough to rise for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
Cover the bench with ½ cup of flour and knead the dough for a few minutes.
Separate the dough into three portions.
Brush olive oil onto four 12” circular baking trays.
Spread each portion of dough to cover the base a baking tray.
Spread tomato sauce across each pizza base and sprinkle with oregano, bacon, mushrooms, olives and tasty cheese.
Cook in the oven for 15 minutes.

Enjoy with family + friends!
Download recipe PDF here.

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