My homemade refrigerated pizza stock is over now, and I am too lazy to make new pizzas (Waiting for the dough to rise is nervecracking!) And yesterday, when I needed something that can satisfy my usual “pizza-cravings”, I made these bruchetta-pizzas, and they require bread instead of pizza dough. This quick dish is also my parents’ favorite for a Sunday brunch at home.
I didn’t use too much cheese for the topping, but for a more pizza-like taste, you can double the amount. Enjoy!
Bruschetta-Pizza with Thyme, Olive and Walnuts
- 4 slices of whole-wheat bread
- 1 large tomato
- 80 gr. (3 oz.) mozzarella (you can double it if you like your pizza cheesy)
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste* (optional)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon water
- handful of walnuts, coarsely chopped
- 1 clove of garlic
- 5 green olives
- fresh thyme
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (390 degrees F).
Mix all the ingredients (except bread, mozarella and the olives) in a food processor. This will be the pizza sauce.
Place bread slices in a pan. Spread the pizza sauce on the slices evenly. Sprinkle the tops with mozzarella and sliced olives. Place a few pieces of fresh thyme for a better look & smell.
Cook for 10 minutes (or until the cheese is melted) in the oven.