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Spicy Pepperoni Pizza with Adjika Pizza Sauce


Spicy Pepperoni Pizza with Adjika Pizza Sauce

Elevate your homemade pizza game to new heights with our irresistible Adjika Pizza Sauce recipe! Bursting with bold flavours and fiery spices, this zesty sauce adds a delicious kick to every slice.


Adjika Pizza Sauce


Ingredients


  • 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons Adjika chilli paste

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil


Instructions


  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Pour the diced tomatoes (with their juices) into the saucepan.

  3. Add the Adjika chilli paste, dried oregano, and dried basil to the pan, stirring well to incorporate all the ingredients.

  4. Allow the sauce to simmer gently for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens slightly.

  5. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning if needed, adding more salt or pepper to taste.

  6. Once the sauce reaches your desired consistency, remove it from the heat and let it cool slightly.

  7. Use a blender or food processor to puree the sauce until smooth and creamy.

  8. Allow the Adjika Pizza Sauce to cool completely before using it as a base for your favorite pizza toppings.


Spicy Pepperoni Pizza with Adjika Pizza Sauce


Ingredients


  • Prepared pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)

  • 1/2 cup Adjika Pizza Sauce (recipe above)

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1/4 cup sliced pepperoni

  • 1/4 cup sliced red onions

  • 1/4 cup sliced bell peppers

  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish (optional)


Instructions


  1. Preheat your oven to the highest temperature (usually around 220°c or as high as your oven will go) and place a pizza stone or baking sheet inside to heat up.

  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface to your desired thickness.

  3. Transfer the rolled-out dough to a piece of parchment paper.

  4. Spread the Adjika Pizza Sauce evenly over the pizza dough, leaving a small border around the edges for the crust.

  5. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce, covering the entire surface.

  6. Arrange the sliced pepperoni, red onions, and bell peppers on top of the cheese.

  7. Carefully transfer the pizza (on the parchment paper) onto the preheated pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven.

  8. Bake the pizza for 10-12 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbling and melted.

  9. Once the pizza is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool slightly.

  10. Garnish with fresh basil leaves for a pop of colour and added flavour, if desired.

  11. Slice the spicy pepperoni pizza into wedges and serve hot. Enjoy!


With its bold flavours and spicy kick, Adjika Pizza Sauce adds a delicious twist to homemade pizzas, making each slice a culinary delight. Get ready to fire up your oven, spread on the Adjika Pizza Sauce, and unleash your creativity in the kitchen!

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