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Chicken, Mushroom, Pepper and Black Garlic Pizza

Try out this simple pizza recipe with a twist! Black garlic adds a delicious balsamic flavour which you won't be able to resist.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 pizzas


Pizza Dough

  • 250 g Strong White Bread Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ 7 g sachet Fast Action Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Golden Caster Sugar
  • 170 ml warm water

Pizza Sauce

  • 3 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoon Tomato Puree
  • ½ teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano


  • Cooked Chicken (we used 1 leg which was enough for 2 pizza- Torn into pieces
  • 1 Yellow Pepper sliced into strips
  • Handful of Mushrooms sliced
  • 2 Cloves Black Garlic chopped
  • 150 g Mozzarella cut into cubes
  • 2 Large Handfuls of Cheddar Cheese grated


  • Make the dough. Mix the flour, yeast and salt together in a large bowl. Mix together the sugar and warm water then make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients. Pour the sugar and water into the well. Gradually mix the wet and dry ingredients together and then turn out onto a floured work surface. Knead for 10 minutes. Flour the outside of the ball of dough then place in an oiled bowl. At this stage you can either prove for about 15 minutes somewhere warm or put it into the fridge until you're ready to use.
  • Make the sauce. Heat the olive oil over a medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, plenty of salt and 40ml of water. Once the water has evaporated pour in the tin of tomatoes and cook down until it's almost dry. Mix in the tomato puree, chilli powder and oregano and leave to cook a little more until it has a thick consistency. Tip out onto a plate and allow to cool.
  • Divide the dough into two pieces and roll out until about 5mm thick then place on baking trays and leave to rest while you prepare your toppings.
  • Slice up all your topping ingredients then spread your sauce across the pizza bases. Sprinkle over your toppings followed by the cheese and bake for about 15 minutes. Slice and enjoy!