Recipe

Kale pizza with smoked salmon and avocado

A delicious low carb kale pizza crust recipe topped with smoked salmon and avocado, rich in protein and beneficial fats for a health-conscious spin.

  • 1 hr 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 400 grams (12½oz) kale, trimmed, leaves only, chopped coarsely (see tips)
  • 3 cups (300g) grated mozzarella
  • 4 eggs
  • 11/3 cups (100g) panko (japanese) breadcrumbs
  • 1 small red onion (100g), sliced thinly
  • 200 grams (6½oz) sliced smoked salmon
  • 1 medium avocado (250g), sliced
  • 2 cups (35g) baby rocket leaves
  • 1 medium lemon (140g), cut into 4 wedges
Dill & horseradish cream cheese
  • 185 grams (6oz) block light cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons horseradish cream
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 240°C/475°F. Line two large oven trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Process kale, in two batches, until finely chopped. Return kale to processor; add 2 cups of the mozzarella, the eggs and breadcrumbs. Process until a sticky dough forms. Divide dough in half. Spread dough over trays to make two 22cm x 32cm (8¾in x 12¾in) rectangles.
  • 3
    Bake bases for 20 minutes. Turn bases over and bake for a further 5 minutes or until edges are browned.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, to make dill and horseradish cream cheese, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • 5
    Spread cream cheese mixture over bases. Top with onion and remaining mozzarella. Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.
  • 6
    Top pizzas with smoked salmon, avocado and rocket. Serve with lemon wedges.

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