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Meatball pizza

Kids will love this fun and delicious pizza

4

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

40 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Making your own pizza dough is just so satisfying, and should you have a breadmaker on hand, it’s even easier. You can flavour it with cheese and herbs. You can stuff the crust, make mini pizzas or pizzas shaped like dinosaurs. The possibilities are endless. This delicious meatball pizza recipe can be made as tiny bites for a party or one huge pizza to feed a tribe.

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High Iron

Ingredients

Meatballs

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250g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

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1 egg

beaten

Pizza dough

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1 packet dried baker's yeast

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1 cup water

warm

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1 tsp white sugar

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3-4 cups white flour

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2 Tbsp olive oil

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1 garlic clove

crushed

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1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano

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1 Tbsp dried basil

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1 tsp salt

Sauce

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6 Tbsp tomato paste

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2 garlic cloves

crushed

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1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano

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A pinch of black pepper

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1 Tbsp sea salt

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2 cups grated Mozzarella cheese

Method

To Make Dough

To Make Topping

To Assemble

1

In a large bowl, mix yeast, warm water and sugar.

2

Leave somewhere warm for the yeast to activate.

3

Once it froths, add 3 cups of flour, oil, garlic, herbs and salt and mix well. Form a dough.

4

Flour your hands, and knead dough on a clean work bench until it becomes elastic and smooth. This should take around 5–7 minutes.

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5

If mixture is too wet, add more flour a tablespoon at a time.

6

If too dry, add a little water or oil.

7

When you are satisfied that dough is looking good, oil a clean bowl, add dough, cover with a tea towel and set aside to rise in a warm place.

8

It should take about 30 minutes to an hour, depending on room temperature.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (416g)

This dish is packed with iron, zinc and vitamin B12 contributing to immunity and energy levels.

Energy

3793kJ (906 kcal)

Protein

60.9g

Total Fat

21.9g

Saturated Fat

8.9g

Carbs

107.7g

Dietary Fibre

g

Sodium

1716mg

Iron

13.2mg

Zinc

8.8mg

Vitamin B12

1.8µg