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South African pear, parma ham and rocket pizza

If you’re a pineapple on pizza lover, you’ll love this one...

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 27.08.2021

Serves: 4 (1/2 pizza each)

 Ingredients:

  • 2 large pizza bases
  • 4 tbsp green pesto sauce
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 pears, peeled, cored and sliced (we recommend South African)
  • 80g pack parma ham
  • 2 handfuls rocket
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese shavings

 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan oven 180°C, Gas Mark 6.
  2. Put each pizza base onto a baking sheet and spread 2 tbsp of pesto sauce over each one. Share the pine nuts between them and arrange the pears on top. Bake for 10 minutes.
  3. Arrange the parma ham and rocket on top of the pizzas, then season with freshly ground black pepper. Add a few parmesan cheese shavings, then serve.

 

Recipe credit: South African Fruit

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