Sicilian Tuna and Basil Pizza Recipe


1/2 clove garlic – minced (crushed)
4 tablespoons chopped canned tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 store-bought pre-baked pizza crust (12-inches in diameter)
5 large fresh basil leaves – roughly torn
1/2 green pepper (capsicum) – finely sliced
6 ounces canned tuna in olive oil – drained and broken into small chunks
2 1/2 ounces mozzarella cheese – cut into small cubes


Preheat the oven to 230 C/450 F. Mix together the garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste, olive oil, salt and pepper. Spread a thin layer evenly over the pizza crust.

Arrange the basil, green pepper and tuna evenly over the pizza crust. Place the cubed cheese evenly on top. Place the pizza directly on e oven rack and cook for 12 minutes.

Cut into 6 slices to serve.

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