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Nduja, Kale and Taleggio Pizza
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Nduja, Kale and Taleggio Pizza

Nduja, Kale and Taleggio Pizza
PREP TIME: 30 mins
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400g good quality pizza sauce

180g nduja

100g kale, Shredded


Pizza Dough

500g ‘00’ fi ne fl our

5g fi ne sea salt

7g sachet dried yeast

10g caster sugar

30g extra virgin olive oil

350g warm water


Parsley and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

50g toasted pumpkin seeds

80g parsley

20g basil

140g olive oil

10g crushed garlic

3g salt


Taleggio Sauce

63g Essential Cuisine Béchamel Sauce Mix

8g Essential Cuisine Cheese Stock Mix

100g taleggio cheese

500ml water


1. Dough - Add the flour and salt to a bowl and combine, then make a well in the centre. Mix the sugar, yeast and olive oil into a jug with the warm water. Add into the well in the bowl and mix until a dough is formed. Cover and set aside to prove.

2. Taleggio Sauce – Mix the EC Béchamel Sauce Mix and the EC Cheese Stock Mix with the water. Bring to a simmer stirring constantly and cook out for 3-5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the taleggio until melted. Cool and refrigerate.

3. Parsley and Pumpkin Seed Pesto – Put all of the ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth and set aside.

4. Knock back the pizza dough and split into 4 even pieces. Roll out on a floured surface into a 10-inch round base. Top with a ladle of the pizza sauce and some of the cheese sauce. Top with spoons of the nduja, pesto and shredded kale.

5. Heat your oven to its highest heat setting (if you have a pizza stone this can be heated too). Place the pizza in the oven on a tray or the stone and cook until the dough has risen, and the cheese has melted. This will take 3-5 minutes depending on the oven.

6. To serve slice into 6 pieces and top with more fresh pesto.

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