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Pesto Pizza with Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Fig



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Pizza dough

  • 300 grams lukewarm whey or lukewarm water, (whey from cheese making)
  • 2 level teaspoons dried yeast
  • 20 grams oil
  • 50 grams TM Basil Pesto
  • 500 grams bakers flour
  • 1 level teaspoon salt


  • 1 punnet grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 slices prosciutto, cut into pieces
  • 2-3 mozzarella balls, sliced
  • 2-3 Fresh figs, sliced
  • TM Balsamic Glaze
  • 6
    Preparation 30min
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place the warm whey, or water into mixing bowl with yeast, oil and pesto, mix 3 seconds on speed 3.

  2. Add flour and salt, mix 6 seconds on speed 6 to combine.

  3. Knead for 2 minutes on dough function.

  4. Transfer dough onto lightly oiled thermomat, wrap and allow to rise for 20-30 minutes.

  5. Preheat oven to 200C on fan setting.

  6. Divide dough into 2 pieces. Roll each out to desired size for pizza base. Place onto perforated pizza tray if available.

  7. Lightly brush dough with oil, then top with tomatoes, Prosciutto, sliced mozzarella and salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Bake at 200C for 15-20 minutes or until golden.

  9. Arrange fig slices onto baked pizza and drizzle with Balsamic Glaze to serve.


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Pizza Dough can be frozen in a sealed bag after the first rise, and thawed before rolling and baking.

Whey from Thermomix made Fetta, Ricotta or Halloumi cheeses can be used to make the dough for superior flavour, texture and added nutrients.

Select your own topping to suit your own taste.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
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Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • perfect to use up the whey

    Submitted by Kcburgy on 24. September 2016 - 20:39.

    perfect to use up the whey from making cottage cheese. left out the pesto in the dough & still tasted great

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