Pancetta, brie, pawpaw and rocket pizza

April 1, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

The unusual addition of pawpaw lends a deliciously fruity taste and lovely colour to this simple pizza.

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Pancetta, brie, pawpaw and rocket pizza

Serves: 2 pizzas
Cooking Time: 40 mins


  • 2 pizza bases
  • 300ml tomato sauce (recipe opposite)
  • 300g mozzarella, grated
  • 120g pancetta, sliced
  • 100g Brie, sliced
  • 16 thin slices pawpaw
  • 100g rocket



Preheat the oven to 180°C.


Cover the pizza bases with tomato sauce and sprinkle with mozzarella. Top with the pancetta and bake for 20 minutes.


Place the Brie on the pancetta and bake until the cheese has melted, about another 10 minutes.


Slice and just before serving top with the pawpaw and rocket. Serve immediately.


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