Fugazzeta - Argentinian onion pizza Recipe
Fugazzeta is a variation of the popular Argentinian pizza called Fugazza. It is a delicious focaccia-like pizza very popular in South America. Fugazzeta is a double-crusted version of fugazza, stuffed with cheese, and topped with the same sweet onions. Fugazzeta de verdura has all of this plus a layer of sautéed spinach and vegetables.
1/2 cube of yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
400 g of flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 tbsp oil
250 g water, lukewarm
5 onions, cut into thin rings
300 g mozzarella, thinly sliced or grated
125 g parmesan, grated
3 tbsp olive oil
Optional: 3-4 styles of marjoram, leaves plucked
For the dough, dissolve the yeast and sugar in the lukewarm water, add the flour, oil and salt and knead well. Let the dough rise in the covered bowl at room temperature for at least 2 hours.
* Preheat the oven to 480 °F (250 ° C) top / bottom heat, bottom rail
* Grease the place where you want to put the pizza.
* Cut the dough in 2 pieces and roll out one half on the greased place and top with the mozzarella. You can also just press the dough into the pan.
* Roll out the other half of the dough on a baking mat with the same dimensions and place the 2nd rolled out dough on the mozzarella.
* Spread the onions over the whole dough, drizzle with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. You can sautée the onions in olive oil beforehand to soften and sweeten them.
* Sprinkle the parmesan over the onions. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
* Shortly before the end of the baking time, sprinkle the marjoram leaves over the onion cake.
* After baking, take the onion pizza out of the oven, cut it open with the pizza wheel and serve.
Tip: If you want a more flavoured cheese you can replace mozzarella with mountain cheese, which will make it spicier.