Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Two Way Pizzas- Spicy Chorizo and Cherry Tomatoes + Smoked Trout with Horseradish and Avocado

 It has been ages since we made some pizzas at home. Pizzas are not as unhealthy as what people usually think of- unless of course, it is filled with heaps of cheese and not enough protein or vegetables. I'm a big fan of making them at home as I can control how much per ingredient I am using. It's also a great back up recipe to use when travelling with mates. I recall how much fun we had making mini pizzas together with a few friends.

Hubby suggested using chorizo- now, that isn't exactly the healthiest. But one can control the amount of fat but cooking it in a pan till all the fat render out. Then use it as a topping. This version uses mango chutney as a base sauce and feta cheese.

The other one was slightly more my kind of pizza. Pieces of smoked trout with avocado, rocket and feta. Yum!

Spicy Chorizo and Cherry Tomatoes Pizza
1 pizza base- home made or store bought
1 chorizo sliced
1/2 punnet of cherry tomatoes chopped half
2 tablespoon of spicy mango chutney
1/4 cup of cheddar cheese
few cubes of feta cheese

Pre heat oven at 200C. Spread chutney on pizza base and add some cheddar cheese. Place cooked and rendered fat chorizo on it. Sprinkle cherry tomatoes and feta cheese. Bake for 20 minutes.

Smoked Trout with Horseradish, Rocket and Avocado Pizza
50 grams of smoked trout
1 tablespoon of horseradish sauce
1/2 avocado
few cubes of feta
1/4 cup of cheddar
rocket leaves
pizza base

Spread horseradish on pizza base. Sprinkle smoked trout, cheddar and feta on it. Bake for 20 mins. Once done, place avocado and rocket leaves on top. Serve.



Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Hmm, your pizza sound really good! Thanks for sharing.

Little Inbox said...

Who doesn't want to savor 2 flavors of pizza at the same time? It's double sensation. :)

Little Corner of Mine said...

I like your smoked trout one. :)

lena said...

first time i'm seeing mango chutney as base, think this is pretty delicious! did you make the mango chutney yourself?

Joanne said...

Homemade pizzas really can be part of a balanced diet! I love the toppings you've chosen!

Kitchen Belleicious said...

those look so amazing. I love the chorizo on the pizza. One of my favorite ingredients!

Gourmantine said...

Lovely pizzas and never thought of using mango chutney before!

tigerfish said...

I would like your pizza too and I am quite sure my hubby will pick your hubby's pizza :)

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