Caramelised onion, lamb and rocket pizza

A healthy pizza the whole family will enjoy with tender lamb, caramelised onion and fresh leaves of rocket.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 4, Makes 1 Item
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 300 gram lamb fillets
  • 2 medium red onions, sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon polenta
  • 1 bought pizza base
  • 1/3 cup (90g) tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup (50g) coarsely grated mozzarella cheese
  • 50 gram baby rocket leaves


  • 1
    Heat oil in frying pan over high heat; cook lamb until browned all over (lamb will be rare). Remove from pan.
  • 2
    Reduce heat to low. Add onion to same pan; cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes or until soft. Add vinegar and sugar; cook 10 minutes, until caramelised.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 240°C. Brush a 30cm pizza tray with a little olive oil; sprinkle with polenta.
  • 4
    Place pizza base on prepared tray. Spread with tomato paste; sprinkle with combined cheeses. Top with onion mixture.
  • 5
    Bake on a lower shelf for 10 minutes (cover loosely with foil if onions are over-browning).
  • 6
    Slice cooled lamb thinly. Remove pizza from oven. Reduce oven to 200°C. Top pizza with lamb; slide pizza directly onto oven racks. Bake 5 minutes, or until the base is crisp. Serve topped with rocket.


Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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