Pizza octopus

One ingredient does not have to always be cooked in the same way and if we dare to change, often take us very pleasant surprises. Such is the case of this recipe pizza octopus that combines classic Galician octopus with homemade pizza recipe.

Whether you do the same mass as you if you use one precooked mass, better than the refrigerated frozen in my opinion, the surprise that you will give to your great and will certainly discover a new way to enjoy the octopus .

Ingredients for 4 people

To make the base : 200 g of bread flour, 50 g of mashed potato flakes, 125 ml of water, 15 ml of extra virgin olive oil, 3 g of dried yeast bakery, salt

To cover the pizza : 3 cooked octopus tentacles and 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce, paprika and a ball of mozzarella cheese

Making pizza octopus

We start preparing the base of the pizza. As trying to emulate the classic recipe octopus, I wanted somehow were present the cachelos of Galician potatoes . So I removed 50 grams of flour and replaced it with the same amount of potato flakes for the mass there was some potato.

Mix all the ingredients and make a ball that let rest for an hour . Meanwhile you can cook the octopus if you bought crude. Roll out the dough into a source of making pizza, a baking stone or baking tray with baking paper and begin to cover it .

We started with the foreign elements in the recipe for octopus, ie, tomato and cheese. We use two tablespoons of homemade tomato sauce well extended and a ball of buffalo mozzarella that desmigaremos pinching covering the entire surface of the pizza.

Instead you can use mozzarella cheese Arzúa Ulloa Galician , but I preferred to use mozzarella aportase taste just letting the octopus was the protagonist. Scissors we cut the tentacles of the octopus cooked and distribute the slices over the cheese.

Finally, we cover a lot of paprika and a trickle of extra virgin olive oil and cook the pizza in preheated oven at 220 º for about 12 minutes or until crust is golden.

Preparation time | 1 hour and a half if you make the homemade dough

Difficulty | Easy

This recipe pizza octopus is excellent for dinners with friends as well this way of eating octopus give a lot of play and sure to be a source of good conversations about traditional cuisine and its variations. And more if you have a good hand Ribeiro wine to accompany.

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