Pizza with Prosciutto Ham

Prosciutto, Tomatoes, Yeast, Oregano, Flour, Mozzarella, BasilSometimes you will want to enjoy a rich and high calorie pizza.

Try this popular Italian recipe for pizza al prosciutto (prosciutto ham).

All the ingredients go well in this pizza, which creates a wonderful taste.

Prosciutto is a dry-cured ham. The process of making prosciutto is the following: raw ham is salted and hung in an airy place where the ham ages for 8-14 month.

Prosciutto is usually sliced very thin and it has a superior, deep and spicy taste. 100 g of Prosciutto supplies from 150 to 500 cal (depending on sort) and contains 21-26 g proteins.

For this recipe, we use the prosciutto with low salt and fat content.

Ingredients for Pizza with Prosciutto Ham: Dough

1-2 cups (about 300 g) high grade flour
15-20 g yeast
Salt to taste
½ cup (120-150 ml) water

Ingredients for Pizza with Prosciutto Ham: Filling

200-250 g tomatoes
100-150 g mozzarella
100-150 g Prosciutto ham
Olive oil to taste
A couple of basil leaves
Oregano, salt to taste

Recipe of Pizza with Prosciutto Ham

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water and add salt to taste.
  • Make dough, stirring in flour steadily.
  • Knead until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky. Shape the dough into a ball, put in a bowl and cover with kitchen towel.
  • Let rise for at least 1-2 hour.
  • Then take the dough, punch down and roll out a thin circle.
  • Crimp the edges of the dough to form a rim to enclose the topping.
  • Preheat oven to 420-480 F (220-250 C).
  • Top the dough with finely diced tomatoes, pour olive oil over and sprinkle with oregano.
  • Transfer the dough to a baking sheet (preferably baking stone).
  • Then bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, put mozzarella slices on top and add salt to taste.
  • Place in the oven again. As mozzarella starts melting, pizza is done.
  • Remove from the oven, put prosciutto slices and basil leaves on top.
  • Serve.
Pizza with Prosciutto Ham

Pizza with Prosciutto Ham