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Fried pizza margherita
Fried pizza margherita 4.3-5 9
  • Calories: 1300 kj
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g

How to Make:

  1. Use your hands, a fork or a stick blender to roughly puree the tomato in a bowl and add the extra 3 tbs olive oil. Mix in a couple of pinches of salt, to taste, until all are well incorporated. Set aside.
  2. Roll the dough into a long sausage, about 3cm thick, on a lightly floured work surface. Cut the dough into about 12 gnocchi-shaped pieces. Heat the 500ml (2 cups) olive oil in a deep saucepan or deep-fryer until it reaches 175°C on a cook’s thermometer. Once at that temperature, place the dough pieces carefully in the pan, one at a time, and fry until crisp and golden. They may need to be turned or moved. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to a plate lined with paper towel for 15-20 seconds to drain.
  3. Arrange on a serving plate and top each piece with a little tomato, a small piece of mozzarella and a basil sprig. Sprinkle the grated parmesan on top and serve immediately.
Time for preparing:
5 min.
Servings:
4

Ingredients:

  • 1 canned whole peeled tomato
  • 500ml (2 cups) extra virgin olive oil, for frying, plus 3 tbs, extra
  • 250g pizza dough (see notes)
  • 200g fior di latte cheese or buffalo mozzarella, torn
  • 12 fresh basil sprigs
  • 100g (1 cup) finely grated parmesan
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