Lorraine Pascale Pepperoni pizza recipe on Cooking the Nation’s Favourite Food

Lorraine Pascale serves up pepperoni pizza on Cooking the Nation’s Favourite Food.

Lorraine says: “This quick pepperoni pizza doesn’t need to prove, so it can be ready in less than 30 minutes.”

The ingredients for the pizza dough, 300g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting, 1x 7g sachet fast-action yeast, 1½ tsp salt, 175ml warm water and 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for greasing.

For the topping: 100ml passata, 1 roasted red pepper, skin removed, sliced (or 200g jar small, piquant roasted peppers, available from delicatessens and online), 200g pepperoni, sliced into rounds, 200g mozzarella, broken into pieces or sliced, drizzle extra virgin olive oil, few sprigs fresh basil leaves and salt and freshly ground black pepper.