Pizza Mediterranean. The pizza is the main dish of the Mediterranean diet. Besides being tasty, it's really easy to prepare. The ingredients that compose it possess a high biological value, It replaces fully foods like eggs and meat. Eat a pizza is equivalent to a full meal, carbohydrates, Vitamins, protein, lipids and many minerals. The flour gives us carbohydrates, calcium iron and phosphorus, mozzarella provides us with lipids: Vitamins, minerals and proteins, as well as the tomato is rich in minerals and vitamins.
Since mid- 700 when the pizza daisy was made for the first time today, this dish has come a long way, and today there are many types of pizza worldwide: whimsical, spicy, salami, with cottage cheese, seafood, and of different shapes: calzone, cake, cutting, a metro, Round.
Pizza Mediterranean Ingredients
The ingredients with which this is prepared pizza, They could only be those that best represent the Mediterranean diet in the list of intangible cultural heritage of Humanity, namely: The tomato, mozzarella, olive verdi, a handful of capers and a mix of Mediterranean herbs, ie fresh basil, oregano, marjoram and mint, these simple ingredients must be added a splash of extra virgin olive oil, salt and a pinch of pepper.
In this delicious pizza, simple and tasty, as it occurs in the majority of cases, every pizza maker adds a little’ of their creativity, perhaps depending on the season or region of origin. It is not difficult to see the proposal on the menus of Mediterranean pizza pizzerias along the peninsula, combined with cherry tomatoes, or aubergines, mushrooms, or zucchini, products which are very easy to find during the summer.
Mediterranean pizza dough
To do 4 balls 250 grams for each 4 people
Flour “0” 625 grams
Water 375 grams
Sale 15 grams
Yeast 1,2 grams
Sugar 10 grams
Oil 2-3 spoons
Pour ingredients into a container and mix vigorously. If you want to know more about the dough, I invite you to click this link which it is explained in detail how to properly do the mixing phase.
After completing the mixing phase, dividetelo in 4 balls and cover with a cloth to avoid exposing it to direct contact with the air. Let stand for at least an hour for rising.
Meanwhile we prepare the sauce. Diced in a bowl tomato and mozzarella, season with mixed herbs (oregano, basil, marjoram, mint and add oil, sale e pepe.
Roll out the balls to form discs of dough by the diameter of 30 centimeters and pour the sauce on pizza Mediterranean.
Bring your oven at a temperature of 200/250 degrees and bake your pizzas for 10-15 minutes, until the edge will prove to be perfectly golden. Serve hot.
Pizza light and pizza Mediterranean delicatala, then combined with a white light or maybe a sparkling.
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Did not know the Mediterranean diet? Take a look at wikipedia.