Potato Pizza

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Appears in
The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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On 6 January Befana, the good fairy of Italian children, comes to fill their stockings with toys and sweets. The ubiquitous pizza, beloved of children everywhere, is, I think, enhanced by the addition of potato. This makes a fairly substantial dish that will feed 4–6 people.


  • 6 oz (175 g) potatoes, boiled and puréed
  • 1 lb (450


If you have a food processor, life in the kitchen is simple. Put the flour, yeast, water, salt, potatoes, and olive oil into the bowl and mix until the dough is silky and elastic. Without a food processor, the mixing will have to be done by hand and takes longer, adding the liquid ingredients to the dry ones and working until the dough is pliable.

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