How to make puff pastry mini pizza

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How to make puff pastry mini pizza easy recipe

Who knows the puff pastry mini pizza? In Italy surely all the people because are found in all the bars, bakers, and pastry shops.

They are an easier version of the typical Italian pizza. It is such a simple recipe that we have all made it sooner or later. They are so simple to make that even children can, guaranteed fun and great satisfaction in tasting them hot fresh from the oven.

Although the preparation is very simple, I think I can give you some of my tricks to prepare them at best, to always have them ready and make them tastier.

Do you want to know what they are?

Secrets for puff pastry mini pizza

Find the brand of puff pastry you like best and buy only that one, you have seen that there are different types on the market and lately I have noticed that they are rolled out more and more thin, I recommend you use those that maintain a higher thickness to have more consistent pizzas.

You can also overlap two rolls by moistening them slightly and then flattening them with a rolling pin (just like I did).

Prepare your base dressing; if you want them tastier, you can blend one or more anchovy fillets in oil and add them to the tomato sauce, then season it with plenty of oregano, salt and oil, your puff pastry mini pizza will become irresistible.

Obtain discs of the size you prefer, but consider that some morsels must remain, do not use too large diameters.

 puff pastry mini pizza
puff pastry mini pizza

I recommend if you want to keep the characteristics of the dough, reuse the leftovers, do not gather them at random, but try to overlap them and then flatten them with a rolling pin so that even the pizzas that you get from these leftovers will be perfect and not chewy, hard and elastic, always proceed in this way. hand also with the other clippings.

Place the discs on baking paper, season with the tasty sauce, arrange a diced mozzarella in the center and you are ready to bake them at 180 degrees for about 15 minutes.

How to make a good supply of pizzas

If you want to prepare a good supply of pizzas to always have them ready, I recommend it because they are practical and once you start preparing them you will soon follow this trick.

Season puff pastry mini pizza on baking paper placed on a tray that can go into the freezer and arrange them to freeze flat.

As soon as they harden you are ready to put them in a bag.

When you want to use them, just place them on the oven tray, bring them to temperature and cook them.

It is not essential to defrost them completely, you can also put them in the oven frozen half.

Good puff pastry mini pizza to al!

Recipe Difficulty Level: easy

Ingredients (for about 40 puff pastry mini pizza):

  • 4 rolls of puff pastry
  • 300-400 g (14 oz) of tomato sauce (passata)
  • Oregano
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • 100- 120 g (4.2 oz) of mozzarella (dry from the water)

Method:

Cut the mozzarella into small cubes, add salt, and put it in a sieve to dry from the water. 

In a bowl, pour the tomato sauce and add salt, oregano, and a little bit of olive oil. Keep apart.

Unwrap 2 puff pastry rolls, brush them with a little bit of water, and pose them one on top of the other.

With the help of a rolling pin, slightly flatten a little bit the pastry. Then do the same with the other two (each small pizza shall be formed by two layers of puff pastry).

With a cutter, create small circles (you can also use glass). Try to do small pizzas.

Add on top of each pizza 1 spoon of tomato sauce and a few cubes of mozzarella. Cook in a pre-heat oven at 180 C (356 F°) for 15/20 minutes.

If you like stringy mozzarella, then put the pizzas in the oven without the mozzarella and add it only 5 minutes before the end. 

Suggestion: If you want to freeze your pizzas, then just prepare them raw, with the tomato sauce and the mozzarella. Then, put it in the freezer on a tray covered with oven foil. Once frozen, then you can put them in a small plastic bag and conserve them in the freezer. When you want to eat them, just heat the oven and cook them (you do not need to de-frozen the pizzas before cooking).

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