White Mushroom Pizza

       Ingredients      

  • 20g Co-op unsalted butter 
  • 2 tbsp Co-op plain white flour 
  • 300ml Co-op whole milk 
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder 
  • 30g Co-op parmesan wedge, grated
  • 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil 
  • 250g sliced mushrooms
  • 2 x ready-made thin pizza bases
  • 6 slices Parma ham, torn
  • 120g bag salad leaves

           Method      

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6
  2. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over a low heat
  3. Add the flour and cook for a minute, stirring, until the mixture becomes a thick paste
  4. Turn up the heat to medium and slowly pour in the milk, whisking as you go
  5. Add the dried herbs and garlic powder
  6. Season, then simmer for 3-4 mins, or until thickened
  7. Add the parmesan and stir to melt
  8. Turn off the heat and leave to cool slightly
  9. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan
  10. Cook the mushrooms for 5 mins, until light golden
  11. Take off the heat and season 
  12. Top the pizza bases with the white sauce, mushrooms and Parma ham, then season with black pepper
  13. Slide the pizzas directly onto the oven shelves and bake for 10 mins, until bubbling and golden
  14. Serve with the salad leaves on the side