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Wood Fired Pizza on a Pizza Peel

Wood Fired Pizza

Italian style thin, crispy base pizza straight from a wood fired oven.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 6
Calories 410kcal
Author Mat Cotton


  • 4 cups flour type 00
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 ½ cup lukewarm water
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 ½ tsp dry active yeast
  • 4 tbsp olive oil extra virgin


  • Mix together flour and salt in large bowl.
  • Mix lukewarm water, sugar, yeast and oil in a jug and leave for 5-10 mins.
  • Make a well into centre of flour and add water mixture, using hands to slowly incorporate it.
  • Knead for 5-7 mins, until soft and silky.
  • Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a clean towel or cloth.
  • Leave in a warm place to rise for an hour or until doubled in size.
  • Knock back the dough by quickly kneading again for a couple of minutes, then cut into 8 equal sized balls and place in the fridge.
  • Roll out the dough using fingers to push outwards towards edges.
  • Add tomato pasata and toppings.
  • Cook in a preheated pizza oven, BBQ or oven until desired color and crispiness.
  • Scatter with torn basil and drizzle with flavoured oil.
  • Slice into the desired number of slices and enjoy!


Sodium: 392mg | Calcium: 14mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 4g | Potassium: 137mg | Calories: 410kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 11g | Carbohydrates: 68g | Iron: 4mg