Category: 30 Pizzas

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Balsamic onions and Brussel sprouts

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Recently we were inspired to try a new pizza and I managed to grab my camera, adjust for the kitchen lighting, and grab a photo before we devoured the lot.

I know this looks a tad overdone but they are caramelised onions so did get a little scorched lucky for us it didn’t affect the amazing flavour. I found the recipe here.

And I know what you’re thinking… this combination cannot work but oh my it so does. We tried both with and without tomato sauce and decided both were equally delicious.

Our version used white onions instead of red because that’s what we grow and it used our very own sprouts too, we just sliced ours. I can’t decide why this pizza is so good it must just be that the flavours work great together in fact we liked it so much we tried it again last Sunday. And that leads me to note that you really do need those onions to be good and caramelised because they weren’t quite there on our version two and the flavour didn’t work so well. So char those onions and save me a slice.

30 Vegetarian Pizza – artichoke, feta and broccoli

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It seems I am becoming addicted to pizza without the tomato sauce. It is a completely different flavour and I must say does taste good. I think you have to have strong flavours and then they work really well with the pizza base.

This is pizza number twenty six.

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It was our usual base kneaded in the bread maker and we added some grated hard mozzarella as well as the feta to the two vegetables. The broccoli was steamed before it went on top. It was very tasty indeed but then I’m a big fan of feta and artichoke on a pizza.

So only four to go to hit my 30 Vegetarian pizzas…..

30 Vegetarian Pizza – Asparagus and Mushroom

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Hello pizza number twenty five.

I can’t say that just because they haven’t appeared here we haven’t been eating them. But we are creatures of habit and we have been eating the same old, same old pizzas!

But here was a new one.

Simplicity itself. Three ingredients for the topping plus seasonings. Mozzarella, Mushrooms and Asparagus. The mushrooms were lightly fried before adding onto the top. The flavours worked so well together and it was delicious and we will be making it again.

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Artichoke, mushroom and green olive

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Number twenty four. All flavour combinations we have tried before but never all together.

Although we’ve tried green olives before on Pizza it’s not something I’ve seen a lot of out there in Pizza restaurant land. Maybe on meaty pizza’s but usually you only get a black olive on a pizza. That’s a shame because green olives add a totally different flavour.

I really liked the combination of the peppers and artichoke with the green olives and as for the mushrooms, well Gav sneaked a few on while my back was turned. He can’t get enough of mushroom on his pizza!

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Fig and goats cheese

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And now for something completely different! Number twenty three here we go.

I made this one when Gav was out, he’s a traditionalist and like his pizza with red sauce and mozzarella. (Actually, he tried some when he got home and said it wasn’t bad.)

I was trying to get a good melt on the cheese and managed to almost burn the crust, something to remember next time.

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Overall I loved it. The fig was very ripe and I think that added to the fruity flavour. I know some folk don’t like to mix fruit in with savouries but I love to. That said I think this pizza would work really well as part of a selection of pizzas or for a buffet party.

Okay onwards to more cheese….

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Aubergine and tomato

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Here we go with pizza number twenty two. This is a direct copy of this pizza except I used orange tomatoes as they were what I had.

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This was so simple and absolutely delicious, I love aubergines. I used dough made in the bread maker like we usually do and then just followed her recipe. Possible needed to cook the tomatoes longer and the aubergine for a shorter time but other than that yummy.  Thanks PW!

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Feta, artichoke and black olive

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Here’s to another pizza, another combination of flavours. I have said ti before and will say it again I love artichoke on pizza. We also added a few cherry tomatoes. All in all a great success.

30 Vegetarian Pizzas – Goats cheese, beetroot and pesto

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Can’t believe we have reached pizza number 20. This combination was inspired by a Pizza Express pizza I had back in March. Not sure it’s still available though. I looked at a photo I’d taken of the pizza to work out all the toppings. As well as the goats cheese, beetroot and pesto there is onion, pine nuts and the rocket was added after cooking. One word….YUM!

We don’t tend to pile lots of flavours onto our pizza but this combination showed me it is such a delight when you do. These ingredients work so perfectly together.

The sauce and base were our usual. Only 10 left to make. Woo!

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – veggie mince, potato and thyme

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Here is number nineteen. I’m not sure where I got this idea from. I think I caught a glimpse of a meaty pizza somewhere on Pinterest and just fancied adding potato into the mix too.

It was the usual dough (white) and tomato sauce (Gav’s) and I used a little cheddar along with the mozzarella cheese. The thyme was the only flavour I added. It worked well but the pizza needed something more. I think making the mince a little spicy could work or just cooking the mince for longer than I did with lots of herbs added at that point might be good too.

Even if it wasn’t a as good a flavour combination overall as I hoped you know what I think of potato on any pizza, pretty perfect.

30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Beetroot, Feta and Spinach

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At last something completely different, well for us anyway. I know you’re thinking that there isn’t much food that I don’t like and you’d be right. I like my food. I particularly like beetroot, Gav isn’t a big fan so I made three little pizza’s and just put the beetroot combination on one of them.

We used to have a wonderful bakery chain here in Leeds that made the most delicious cheese and beetroot sandwich. Mmm, but I digress back to the pizza.

I made the dough this week and it was about 90% white flour. The sauce is Gav’s usual and I used a little of the grated mozzarella as well as the feta cheese. The beetroot was vacuum packed and I wilted a few spinach leaves in a little water.

The beetroot and feta went really well together, one  strong and sharp the other sweet and mild. The spinach didn’t come through very much maybe I should have added more.

Overall though our eighteenth pizza was a great success.