Red onion, courgette and pepper pizza

Video: Red onion, courgette and pepper pizza

Category: Main meal | Serves: 4-6

Prep time: 25 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes


2 teaspoons olive oil

1 red onion, sliced

2 peppers (red and yellow), seeded and sliced

2 small courgettes, sliced

1 clove garlic, crushed

225g (8oz) plain wholemeal flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

55g (2oz) sunflower spread

About 100ml (3 1/2fl oz) skimmed milk

4 tablespoons passata

1 tablespoon tomato puree

1 1/2 teaspoons dried herbes de Provence

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

100g (3 1/2oz) half-fat, mature Cheddar-style cheese, finely grated



  1. Preheat oven to 220°C/fan 200°C/gas mark 7. Line a baking sheet with baking paper; set aside. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion, peppers, courgettes and garlic; cook over a medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Combine flour and baking powder in a bowl; lightly rub in sunflower spread. Stir in enough milk to form a soft dough; knead lightly.
  3. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to roughly 25cm (10in) in diameter. Place on greaseproof paper on a baking tray.
  4. Mix passata, tomato puree, dried herbs and black pepper; spread evenly over pizza dough. Top with vegetables; sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Bake for about 25 minutes or until base is cooked and cheese is golden brown.

Nutritional information

Red Onion Courgette Pizza