Recipe

Pepperoni pizza

A classic Italian dish, the brilliant combination of thinly spiced spicy pepperoni, capsicum and cheese makes every mouthful of this tasty pizza an absolute joy.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Pepperoni pizza
  • 2 25cm (10-inch) round pizza bases
  • 1 cup bottle arrabbiata pasta sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup pizza cheese
  • 125 gram thinly sliced pepperoni
  • 1 small red capsicum, thinly sliced

Method

Pepperoni pizza
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 240°C. Oil two oven or pizza trays; place in heated oven.
  • 2
    Place pizza bases on trays, spread with sauce; sprinkle with 1/2 cup of pizza cheese. Top with pepperoni and capsicum; sprinkle with remaining cheese; season.
  • 3
    Bake pizzas 15 minutes, or until bases are browned and crisp.

Notes

We used an arrabbiata-style pasta sauce for this recipe; it is a tomato-based pasta sauce that has been infused with chilli, onion, garlic and sometimes pancetta. You can use any bottled tomato pasta sauce you like. This pizza is not suitable to freeze.

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