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Roasted Berry and Goat’s Cheese Pizza


Healthy Roasted Berry and Goat’s Cheese Pizza Recipe

Credit: Meg Thompson

This pizza celebrates berries fabulously. The roasting of the berries makes them gooey and when paired with the tangy goat’s cheese, you have a beautiful, slightly sweet, slightly savoury treat.

Makes: 2 pizzas

Ingredients

Method

  • Pizza base
  • 6g yeast
  • 120mL lukewarm water
  • 175g spelt flour (plus extra for kneading)
  • 5g sea salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • Toppings
  • ½ cup goat’s cheese
  • ½ cup mixed berries
  • Snow pea sprouts, rocket or mint, to garnish
  • Pinch salt, to serve
  • Olive oil, to serve
  1. Mix yeast into water and leave to sit for 5 mins.
  2. Combine flour and salt and make a well in the centre. Add water, yeast and oil to well and mix to combine.
  3. Bring mix to a ball and transfer to a lightly floured bench. Knead for a good 5 mins, sprinkling on some extra flour if needed to stop mix sticking to bench and hands.
  4. Return to bowl, cover and pop in a warm place for 2 hours and allow to rise.
  5. Remove dough from bowl and knead a couple of times. Break dough in half and roll or just pull into shape.
  6. Arrange the goat’s cheese and berries on top and bake at 180°C for 15 mins, or until the base is golden and cooked.
  7. Top with greens, along with pinch of salt and drizzle of olive oil if desired.



 

Meg Thompson

Meg Thompson is a practising naturopath, cook, mother, writer and passionate wholefood enthusiast based in Melbourne. Meg’s interest in health, food and the role of food as medicine has shaped her career and lifestyle. Following an early career in psychology and education, she completed studies in naturopathy, nutrition and herbal medicine and now runs a successful clinical practice. Meg works from a philosophy that food is much more than something to fill our bellies, but a source of nourishment, deliciousness, education, ritual and celebration, best shared with those we love.