Wholegrain pizza marinara

Get a taste of the sea with this seafood delight! These mini marinara pizzas are absolutely delicious, and the wholegrain dough gives them a crisp, crunchy base. This recipe is also suitable for diabetics.

  • 1 hr 25 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • 1 hr marinating
  • Serves 2
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Wholegrain pizza marinara
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon rice bran oil
  • 4 peeled medium king prawns (shrimp) (90g)
  • 2 whole cleaned baby octopus (180g), halved lengthways
  • 100 gram cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 25 gram baby rocket leaves (arugula)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, extra
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon cracked buckwheat
  • boiling water, to cover buckwheat
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) warm water
  • 1/4 teaspoon caster (superfine) sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried yeast
  • 1/3 cup (55g) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1/3 cup (60g) wholemeal plain (all-purpose) flour


Wholegrain pizza marinara
  • 1
    Combine chilli, garlic, rind, parsley and oil in a small bowl, season with black pepper to taste. Divide garlic mixture in half; refrigerate one half of the mixture, covered. Combine remaining garlic mixture with prawns and octopus. Cover, refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.
  • 2
    To make dough, place buckwheat in a small heatproof bowl; cover with boiling water. Stand, covered for 30 minutes. Rinse under cold water; drain. Combine the warm water, sugar and yeast in a small jug, cover; stand in a warm place for 10 minutes or until frothy. Combine buckwheat and sifted flours in a medium bowl. Add yeast mixture; mix to a soft dough. Knead dough on a floured surface for 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place dough in an oiled medium bowl. Cover; stand in a warm place for 45 minutes or until doubled in size. Halve dough. Roll each half into 15cm rounds; place on trays.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, preheat oven to 220°C. Lightly grease two large oven trays.
  • 4
    Bake pizza bases for 8 minutes or until partially cooked. Top with seafood mixture and tomato. Bake pizzas for a further 10 minutes or until bases are crisp and seafood is just cooked, drizzle with reserved garlic mixture.
  • 5
    Combine rocket, parsley and juice in a small bowl; season with pepper to taste.
  • 6
    Top pizzas with rocket mixture; serve immediately.

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