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The temperature in the kitchen should be around  68–75  F (20–24 C) for the dough to rise properly.
Like many staple dishes, Pizza can be dressed and flavored with a variety of topping. Try this amazing Pizza with Eggplant for an unusual presentation.

Baking >> Pizza with Eggplant

topping for 1 pizza

1 lb (1/2 kg) “Japanese” eggplant
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, chopped
pinch of crushed hot red chili pepper
1 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped

Using the quantities indicated above prepare one recipe of
Sautéed Eggplant

prepare the basic pizza dough according to the recipe
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Preheat oven to 500 F (260 C). Spread evenly the eggplant on the pizza dough.

Spread 2 tablespoon of olive oil on the pizza.

Top with the shredded mozzarella cheese.

Bake the pizza for approximately 20 - 25 minutes.  Lift one side to check for readiness. Pizza is ready when the bottom surface is light golden brown.