Asparagus, prosciutto & ricotta pizzas
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Asparagus, prosciutto & ricotta pizzas

Use ready-made dough for quick, tasty pizzas. 

  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time50 mins

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Ingredients

  • ½ x 25g pack basil
  • 100g ricotta
  • 1 lemon, zest
  • 230g asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Plain flour, for dusting
  • 1 pack The Northen Pizza Co. Original Pizza Dough, defrosted
  • 4 tbsp tomato purée
  • 125g ball mozzarella, roughly torn
  • 6 slices prosciutto, roughly torn

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 240˚C, gas mark 9. Set aside a few basil leaves, then shred the rest and mix with the ricotta and lemon zest; season. Toss the asparagus with the oil; season

  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out one ball of defrosted pizza dough to a 25cm circle and put on a large, lightly floured baking tray. Spread over 2 tbsp tomato purée, scatter with ½ the mozzarella, then spoon over ½ the ricotta mixture. Arrange ½ the asparagus on top and bake for 8-10 minutes until golden. While it’s baking, prepare a second pizza in the same way.

  3. As soon as the pizzas come out of the oven, transfer to a large chopping board and top with the reserved basil leaves and the prosciutto. Serve immediately.

Cook’s tip

Make this pizza meat-free by omitting the ham and baking with chargrilled artichoke hearts instead.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

1,756kJ/ 418kcals

Fat

13g

Saturated Fat

6.6g

Carbohydrates

48g

Sugars

3.8g

Fibre

5.6g

Protein

23g

Salt

2.7g

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