Friday, June 17, 2011

Homemade Frozen pizza recipe

Not in the mood to bake ?but would love to have a pizza, that's the exact same way i feel sometimes.Don't worry here is a recipe to rescue the night.One can prepare this par cooked pizza ahead of time and freeze just until needed,great for fixing a dinner under 30 mins .

Ingredients :
  • medium size pizza dough(for a low fat homemade recipe click-pizza dough)
  • part skimmed mozzarella cheese -handful or as per preference  
  • 1 chicken Brest cubed and cooked or toppings of your choice 
  • marinara sauce or pizza sauce -1/4cup  
  • 2 tsp olive oil 
  • corn meal 1tsp
  • Bake not more than 10 mins
  • salt as per taste 
Directions :

  • Preheat  oven at 365F. Line a tray with foil or parchment paper.
  • Place the dough on  work surface and start shaping the pizza .
  •  brush the crust thoroughly with a little oil and transfer it to the tray sprinkled with some corn meal .
  • par-bake this crust for 10 mins.take out and let cool completely.   
  • Once cool spread sauce evenly on the crust .Don't put too much of sauce as it will make the pizza soggy.
  • once the sauce is evenly coating the crust, top up with cooked chicken or toppings of your choice.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top  and the pizza is ready to hibernate  .
  • Flash freeze this for first 30 mins without any cover in the freezer section .
  • Take it out and very important now is to wrap the pizza with stretch tight plastic wrap so as its covered properly without any gaps.If there are gaps in between the chances of freezer burns are more.Use vacuum sealing if you have one .
  • Mark the date and freeze the pizza until required ,lasts up to a month.
  • When ready to bake turn the oven to broil. Bake the pizza directly out of the freezer for first 5 mins on broil.
  • Reduce the temperature to 375 F and bake for 20 min or till the crust looks golden brown and the sauce is bubbly.
  • Let cool and slice out .
 The taste of the batch shown above was so fresh that there was no clue it was frozen ,if you don't believe me you have to try this recipe out .Healthy , affordable and not to forget delicious compared to the once that you see in the frozen section of your departmental store,so go ahead  try this recipe and let me how it turns out!

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