Kale & Carrot Pizza

An ideal lunch dish or main meal accompaniment it is straightforward and easy to make.

Sufficient for 4 serves you will need:

2 large garlic cloves, pleaded and finely diced
1 Red onion, peeled and small dice
1 Capsicum, de-seeded and diced
2 cups of Kale, washed and roughly chopped (about 80gms)
1 ½ cups of grated carrot (about 160gms)
2 large tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
Butter and oil
Ground Black Pepper and Salt
1 square sheet of bought Puff pastry or your own shortcrust or pizza dough

Optional: cheese topping of choice, everything from Feta to Parmesan will work!


Pre-heat oven to 200ºc or 180ºc for a fan oven

This is made in a large frypan and then placed onto the pastry to bake in the oven.

Heat a little butter and oil in a frypan and then add the onion, garlic and capsicum and gently fry off for about 3 minutes.
Add the kale and carrot, a generous grind of black pepper, pinch of salt and stir through very well as you continue cooking for about 5 minutes to wilt the kale.

Add the diced tomato and stir well through the mixture and turn off the heat.

Place your pastry sheet on a baking tray, curl the edges to form a rim, egg wash them if you want a golden finish and pile the kale mixture evenly over the pastry base.

Place in oven for around 15/20 minutes until pastry is well cooked.

Serve with a fresh light green salad.


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