Pizza toast

Three versions of this recipe are available to download including a standard recipe, a presentation and a step by step with photographs.


½ yellow pepper

1 spring onion

1 mushroom

30g hard cheese, e.g. Cheddar, Edam, Gruyere

2 slices bread (or a bagel or a piece of French stick sliced in half)

2 x 15ml spoons tomato pizza sauce

½ x 5ml spoon mixed herbs


Chopping board, knife, grater, fish slice, measuring spoons, spoon.


  1. Preheat the grill.
  2. Slice the pepper, spring onion and mushroom.
  3. Grate the cheese.
  4. Place the bread under the grill and toast one side.
  5. Remove the bread from the grill and place on the chopping board uncooked side-up.
  6. Spread the tomato sauce over the bread using the back of the spoon.
  7. Arrange the pepper, mushroom and onion over the slices.
  8. Place under the grill until the cheese bubbles.

Top tips:

  • Why not add cooked chicken or canned tuna?
  • Add a spoon of pickle or chutney for extra bite.
  • Try different types of cheese or different toppings, e.g. tuna and sweetcorn, sliced tomatoes, olives, pesto.


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Food skills:

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Cut, Chop, Slice, Dice & Trim
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