This savoury pizza is a real winner.


  • pizza dough
  • 350 g oo or strong bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 7g sachet yeast
  • 250 ml lukewarm water
  • 1 tblsp honey
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • alfredo sauce
  • 100 ml double cream
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 30 g grated parmesan
  • marinade for chicken
  • 2 chicken breasts, butterflied
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • pinch sugar
  • pinch smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh oregano or basil
  • roast tomato dressing
  • 2 plum or vine tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 stalks from basil (use the leaves for garnishing the pizza)
  • pinch sugar
  • 2 tblsp olive oil + 75ml
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tblsp crème fraiche


  • For the dough place the flour, salt and yeast in a bowl and make a well in the centre.
  • Add the water, honey and oil and mix to a loose dough.
  • Knead on a liberally floured surface for 5 minutes or until dough can be stretched. Place in an oiled bowl , cover with a damp teatowel and leave to prove for an hour.
  • Next the Alfredo sauce - Boil the cream and garlic together and then stir in the parmesan and set aside.
  • The make marinade, mix together and marinate for at least an hour.
  • Heat a hot griddle pan. Season the chicken and grill until cooked through.
  • At the same time grill 4 scallions until soft.
  • To complete the pizza - pre-set oven to 210°C and place a baking sheet or pizza pan in the oven.
  • Knock back the dough and roll or press to the shape of the tray or pan.
  • Take the hot tray from the oven and sprinkle with flour or polenta.
  • Place the dough on top and spoon over the Alfredo sauce, leaving a border round the edges.
  • Top with the chicken, scallions and then slice 100g fontina cheese and scatter over the top.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden and bubbling. To serve, scatter with rocket or basil leaves and drizzle over the roast tomato dressing.

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