We love pizzas. It is the favourite dish of many and a great ally in any get-together with friends or family, it never fails. And let's face it, there's nothing tastier than a homemade pizza.
If you want to surprise your guests or simply want to enjoy a dinner at home to relax after a hard week's work, take note of this selection with the best recipes for pizzas with olive oil. Healthy, delicious and easy to make.
Preparing homemade pizza dough with extra virgin olive oil
The key to an authentic Italian pizza is to make good dough. So, before you take a look at these top 3 delicious recipes to surprise your guests, we recommend you take a look at how to make homemade pizza dough with EVOO.
The process is simpler than you think and will work for any of these recipes. It will make all the difference to get the tastiest touch.
Pizza with tomato, basil and mozzarella cheese
Simplicity is the key to deliciousness. You don't need to make a pizza full of ingredients to make it a delicacy, sometimes you only need to use a few of them, such as this tomato, basil & mozzarella pizza. In fact, it is the quintessential Naples pizza.
- When the pizza dough is ready, it is necessary to prepare the topping. First, blanch the tomatoes in a pan of boiling water. Add a little salt to taste.
- Then peel the tomatoes. Add a dash of Verde Divino EVOO to the frying pan and fry them. After this step, mash them and make a puree to cover the pizza dough.
- Place the basil and mozzarella on top of the tomato sauce. Place the pizza in a preheated oven at 180 degrees. After approximately 15 minutes, it is ready to serve.
Pizza with mushrooms and black olives
- 3 natural mushrooms
- 1 small tin of black olives
- Divine Green EVOO
- 1 onion
- 1 small spoonful of sweet paprika
- 1 can of crushed tomato
- 1 small spoonful of crushed oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Salt to taste
If you want to make a different pizza, beyond the typical ones, this pizza with mushrooms and black olives could be a great idea. After making the dough, these are the steps you need to follow to get a delicious topping:
Take a look at dash of AOVE Verde Divino EVOO in the pan to sauté the mushrooms. The mushrooms should be seasoned with pepper, oregano, paprika and salt. When they are soft, remove them from the pan and place them on absorbent paper to drain well.
Next, prepare the pizza sauce. In another frying pan, add a splash of EVOO and fry the chopped onion. When it is poached, add the crushed tomato, paprika, crushed garlic, oregano and pepper. When ready, add it to the pizza dough.
Now it's time to prepare the topping. Add the mushrooms and chopped black olives on top, along with the grated cheese. Bake for 15 minutes at 180 degrees in a preheated oven..
- 2 aubergines
- 50 grams of fried tomato
- 2 tablespoons of EVOO
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 clove of garlic
- Pepper and salt to taste
Aubergine pizza... what? Yes, yes, you read that right, aubergine. You may never have tried it, but this vegetable can bring a very peculiar and tasty flavour to pizza that will surprise all your guests. Here are the steps to make it:
Wash the aubergines and place them on a plate, cut in half. Put them in the microwave for 5 minutes at maximum power. When they are soft, set one whole aubergine aside and cut the other into circular slices.
Remove the pulp from the uncut aubergine and remove the skin. Put the pulp in a blender, together with a tablespoon of EVOO, the lemon juice, a clove of garlic, pepper and salt. Blend the mixture to a paste.
Now it's time to assemble the topping. Add a layer of fried tomato over the dough and pour a layer of the aubergine paste. Then cover with grated cheese and add the sliced aubergines. Finally, bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 15 minutes.
Now you know a top 3 pizzas with olive oil to surprise your guests. The best recipes, from the classic Neapolitan pizza to an original recipe.
In addition, it is important to use quality ingredients to achieve the right taste. In the Verde Divino online shop you can buy extra virgin olive oil from the comfort of your home, quality and good price at just one click. Which pizza would you like to try first?