Hero sweet potato sausage pizza

Sweet potato and sausage pizza

A tasty base of nutty sweet potato mash is topped with sausage chunks and two types of cheese

, 26 January 2021

(3 votes)

Sweet potato and sausage pizza
  • 45 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.15 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 342g serving contains
  • Energy

    2061KJ

    492KCAL

    25%
  • Fat

    25.7g

    high

    37%
  • Saturates

    5.5g

    med

    28%
  • Sugars

    15.4g

    low

    17%
  • Salt

    0.82g

    low

    14%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 602kJ/144kcal.
Ingredients
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2cm chunks
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 2tsp smoked paprika
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • 1tsp rapeseed oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 2 Extra Special Classic Pork Sausages, meat squeezed out of casings
  • 2tsp fennel seeds
  • 4tbsp tomato passata with basil
  • ½ x 125g ball light mozzarella, torn and patted dry
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 10g Parmesan shavings
  • Watercress, to serve
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7.

  • Put the sweet potato in a bowl with 1tbsp water, cover with clingfilm and microwave on high for 15 mins until very soft. Leave to cool slightly. Mash with the almonds, paprika and oregano until smooth.

  • Line a large baking tray with nonstick baking paper and lightly grease. Spread the sweet potato mixture into a 5mm deep rectangle. Bake for 10 mins.

  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan on high and add the onion, sausages and fennel. Fry for 6 mins, breaking up the sausage meat with the back of a wooden spoon.

  • Spread the passata over the pizza base, leaving 2cm around the edge. Top with the sausage mixture, mozzarella and tomatoes. Return to the oven for 10-15 mins until crisp and golden.

  • Top with the Parmesan, watercress and a grind of black pepper to serve.