Spicy lamb pizza

Easy
Illustration appellation
Appellation(s)
Spicy lamb pizza

Ingredients

  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g warm water
  • 6g fresh yeast
  • 8g salt
  • 12g sugar
  • 32cl olive oil
  • 240g ground lamb meat
  • 1 small red chilli pepper
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • A few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 20g watercress
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • A trickle of olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Salt and ground pepper

Preparation

  • Step 1Start by crumbling the yeast, then diluting it in warm water. Let stand for a few minutes. In a standing mixer bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Fold in the water and yeast mixture. Knead it all at low speed for 5 minutes, add the olive oil and continue kneading for a few minutes more.
  • Step 2Place the well-floured dough in a large bowl, cover tightly with cling film and let stand for 1hr30 in a warm place.
  • Step 3When the dough has doubled in volume, loosen it by punching it down gently with your fist. Lightly flour your work surface and divide the dough into 4 balls of equal weight.
  • Step 4Using a rolling pin, flatten the balls to the desired size. Cover with a damp cloth and leave it to expand 30 minutes.
  • Step 5Meanwhile, prepare the topping. In a frying pan, sauté the spices and the meat over high heat for approx. 5 mins. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Step 6Preheat the oven to 220°C. Spread the tomato sauce over the pizza dough. Add the lamb, a few sprigs of thyme and bake for approx. 15 mins.
  • Step 7Remove from oven, add the watercress and slices of red onion. Finish with a trickle of olive oil and lemon juice. Serve immediately.

Food and wine pairings
to taste

Duck breasts with dried fruit and roasted nectarines
Sugar tartlets
Pavlova with poached pears and caramel