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Prawn and Feta Cheese Pizza Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 pre-made pizza crust
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/2 cup cooked and peeled prawns
- 1/4 cup sliced black olives
- 1/4 cup chopped red onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- Pizza stone or baking sheet
- Pizza cutter

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
2. Place the pre-made pizza crust on a pizza stone or baking sheet.
3. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the pizza crust, leaving a small border around the edge.
4. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the tomato sauce.
5. Add the cooked and peeled prawns on top of the cheese.
6. Sprinkle the sliced black olives and chopped red onion over the prawns.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
8. Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
9. Remove the pizza from the oven and sprinkle the chopped fresh parsley over the top.
10. Cut the pizza into slices using a pizza cutter and serve hot.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 12-15 minutes
Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
Serving size:
This recipe serves 4 people.

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 340
Fat: 13g
Carbohydrates: 36g
Protein: 19g
Sodium: 780mg
Sugar: 4g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of prawns, you can use cooked shrimp or scallops.
- Instead of feta cheese, you can use goat cheese or blue cheese.
- Instead of black olives, you can use green olives or capers.
- Instead of red onion, you can use shallots or white onion.
- Instead of fresh parsley, you can use fresh basil or oregano.

- Add sliced mushrooms or bell peppers for extra flavor.
- Use a garlic-infused olive oil instead of tomato sauce for a different taste.
- Add a sprinkle of red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure the pizza crust is at room temperature before adding the toppings.
- Use a pizza stone for a crispy crust.
- Don't overload the pizza with toppings, as it will make it difficult to cook evenly.
- If using frozen prawns, thaw them before cooking.

Storage instructions:
Leftover pizza can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
To reheat the pizza, place it in a preheated oven at 350°F (177°C) for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the pizza on a wooden cutting board or pizza tray for a rustic look.

Sprinkle extra chopped fresh parsley over the top for a pop of color.

Serve the pizza with a side salad or garlic bread.

Suggested side dishes:
- Caesar salad
- Garlic bread
- Roasted vegetables

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the crust is not crispy enough, bake the pizza for an additional 2-3 minutes.
- If the cheese is not melted enough, broil the pizza for 1-2 minutes.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the prawns are cooked to an internal temperature of 145°F (63°C).
- Wash your hands and all surfaces that come into contact with raw seafood to prevent cross-contamination.

Food history:
Pizza originated in Italy in the 18th century and has since become a popular dish around the world.

Flavor profiles:
This pizza has a savory and salty flavor from the feta cheese and prawns, with a hint of sweetness from the tomato sauce.

Serving suggestions:
Serve the pizza hot and fresh out of the oven for the best flavor.

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Taste: Savory, Tangy, Cheesy, Spicy, Herby