Quick pizza


The kids are home from school, here’s a quick filling recipe to keep them satisfied ‘til dinner!


Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 200g / 7oz. of self-raising white flour
  • 85g / 3oz. of low-fat margarine
  • 1 dessertspoon of semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 4 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 x 400g / 14oz. tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 50g / 2oz. of low-fat cheddar cheese, grated
 What you will need
  • Baking tray
  • Frying pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon



  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes to a frying pan. If using tinned tomatoes add the juice as well
  3. Add the mushrooms and onion to the tomatoes and simmer gently for 5 minutes
  4. Sieve the flour into a bowl. Rub in the margarine
  5. Add the milk and mix to a stiff ball. Roll into a large ball around ½ inch in thickness
  6. Place on a greased tin
  7. Spread the tomato mixture on the base and sprinkle cheese, onion and mushrooms on top
  8. Bake in the pre-heated oven for around 30 minutes, or until the base is cooked with a golden colour
 Serving suggestions

Serve with a light and crispy side salad