Albero di pizzette: the recipe for a quick and delicious appetizer without yeast

ingredients
  • For the dough

  • Flour 0
    300 grams
    • 750 kcal

  • durum wheat flour


    200 grams
  • Cascade
    350 grams
    • 17 kcal

  • Yeast for savory pies
    16 grams

  • Extra virgin olive oil


    20 ml
    • 0 kcal
  • salt
    to taste
    • 21 kcal

  • For the dressing

  • Mozzarella cheese


    70 grams
    • 30 kcal
  • Tomato puree
    100 grams
    • 21 kcal

  • Extra virgin olive oil
    to taste
    • 0 kcal

  • Oregano


    to taste
  • salt
    to taste
    • 21 kcal

  • pepper
    to taste
    • 79 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

L’pizza tree is a delicious and scenographic recipe, perfect to serve on the occasion of a buffet, a aperitif or how appetizers lunch on December 25. They are soft and tasty pizzas, lined up on a baking sheet to form a Christmas tree; once seasoned with tomato, mozzarella and oregano sauce, they are baked and served hot and irresistible: success will be more than guaranteed.

Designed for the holiday menu, the pizza tree is very easy and quick to prepare, thanks to a instant baking dough. An original idea to bring to the table a snack that will appeal to young and old, which can be custom with what you prefer or have available at home: you can add cold cuts, other cheeses, vegetables, potatoes, olives, anchovies in oil, aromatic herbs.

You can also prepare it in advance and cover it with a sheet of cling film, once it is cold. When ready to serve, put it back in the oven for a few minutes and it will become fragrant again as it was just prepared. If you want to wow your guests with other Christmas appetizers, don’t miss these easy and surprising recipes.

How to prepare the pizza tree

Albero di pizzette the recipe for a quick and delicious

For the dough: in a large bowl mix the flour, baking powder and salt, then gradually add the water (1).

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Start mixing (2) and pour in a little water at a time until you get a smooth but workable mixture.

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Also add olive oil (3) and knead again.

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Transfer the dough to a floured work surface (4).

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Work again to obtain a supple and homogeneous dough (5); wrap it in cling film and let it sit in the refrigerator for about half an hour.

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Divide the dough into pieces of about 30 g (6).

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Form balls (7).

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Place the balls on a drip pan, lined with parchment paper, and crush them lightly (8). Place them by adding a ball on each row to form a tree.

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Season each pizza in the center with a teaspoon of tomato sauce, seasoned with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt (9).

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Add a piece of mozzarella (10).

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Scented with dried oregano (11).

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Bake the pizza tree at 180 ° C for about 15 minutes (12).

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Take out of the oven and serve hot (13).

storage

The pizza tree can be stored in the refrigerator, covered with a sheet of cling film, for 1-2 days. Once cooked, it can be frozen for 1 to 2 months.

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