Watercress and pancetta ciabatta pizza
This quick and easy recipe uses a halved ciabatta instead of pizza dough, making it an ideal quick lunch or dinner that's bursting with flavour.
Quick and easy pancetta and watercress pizza
- 1 large ciabatta loaf
- 1 tin of tomatoes
- 2 shallots
- 1 garlic clove
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp sugar
- ½ tsp smoked paprika
- 8 slices smoked pancetta
- 250g mozzarella sliced
- 20g watercress
- Salt and pepper
- Make a quick tomato sauce by finely chopping the shallot and garlic then fry them in the olive oil for 3-4 minutes.
- Add the tinned tomatoes, sugar, smoked paprika and seasoning. Place over a medium heat for 15 - 20 minutes until reduced and resembling a thick paste.
- Cut the ciabatta in half lengthways and place on a baking tray. Spread the tomato sauce over the cut side of the ciabatta. Then lay the slices of smoked pancetta and mozzarella on top.
- Place in the oven for 20 minutes until the mozzarella is golden brown.
- Lay the watercress on top of the mozzarella and serve with a simple tomato salad.
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