HAM & BROCCOLINI QUINOA PIZZA
SERVES 4 PREP + COOK 60 MINS + SOAKING COST $$$$$
1 ½ cups white quinoa 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp sea salt flakes ½ cup water 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup bottled tomato passata ½ tsp smoked paprika 75g smoked leg ham, torn coarsely ¾ cup grated mozzarella ¾ cup grated smoked cheddar 70g broccolini, halved lengthways 1 long red chilli, chopped ¼ cup seeded black olives, sliced baby kale or rocket, to serve Place quinoa in a bowl and cover with cold water. Soak for 8 hours or overnight. Drain and rinse well.
2 Preheat oven to very hot, 240°C. Line two large oven trays with baking paper.
3 Place quinoa, baking powder, salt, water and oil in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.
4 Heat a greased 30cm-wide, 25cm-base frying pan over medium heat. Cook half quinoa mixture in pan 5 mins, or until golden and crisp. Turn base-side up onto one tray. Repeat with remaining mixture. Bake bases 15 mins or until crisp, swapping trays halfway through cooking time.
5 Combine passata and paprika in a bowl. Spread over bases. Top with ham, cheeses, broccolini, chilli and olives.
6 Bake pizzas for 10 mins or until cheeses are melted and golden. Top with baby kale or rocket, if you like.