Portuguese Egg Pizza

Portuguese Egg Pizza

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This pizza gets its name from the fact that eggs are an important ingredient in the Portuguese cuisine. They occupy a prominent place in many popular Portuguese dishes. This pizza is made with a topping of tomato sauce or pizza sauce with mozzarella cheese, onions, hard boiled eggs and green or black olives. The ingredients vary from place to place, however, we have kept it simple by using just the basic pizza ingredients.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 20-25 Minutes 20-25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 individual size “ready to bake” homemade or store-bought pizza crust
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • 4 tbsp pizza sauce
  • 4 tbsp mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 10 green olives, pitted
  • 1 tbsp of oregano

Method

Step 1

Keep the oven for preheating to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

Brush olive oil on the top of the pizza base.

Step 3

Spread the pizza sauce onto the pizza base.

Step 4

Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.

Step 5

Next, sprinkle onions, hard-boiled egg slices of 1 egg and olives.

Step 6

Chop the yolk of the second hard-boiled egg and sprinkle all over the pizza.

Step 7

Reserve one egg to decorate the pizza after it comes out of the oven.

Step 8

Place the pizza directly on the rack into the oven and bake for 9 – 10 mins.

Step 9

Remove from the oven and let it cool for a minute or two before serving.

Nutritional Information

Calories 387 Kcal
Proteins 15.9 g
Fat 17.5 g
Carbohydrates 44.0 g
Cholesterol 253 mg
Sodium 1234 mg
Potassium 213 mg
Tip -Pour oregano into your cupped hand. Start rubbing the oregano using both hands and slowly drop it over the pizza. Rubbing the oregano in your hands will enhance its flavour.