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Sardine Tomato Couscous Pizza Recipe | Rcipes From A Pantry

An Easy Couscous Pizza Base with Sardines and Tomatoes - Sierra Leone Flavours

Course Main
Cuisine Sierra Leone
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped herbs
  • 6 tbsp Parmesan
  • Salt
  • 12 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 12 olives
  • A handful of rocket (arugula) and shredded sorrel leaves to top.


  • Heat oven to fan assisted 170C / 190C / 375F / gas 5.
  • Measure couscous into a heatproof bowl, pour in the hot water, mix well and let stand for 10 mins.
  • Stir in egg, herbs, Parmesan and salt until well combined.
  • Transfer couscous pizza dough unto a lined baking tray, spread out and shape into a pizza using the back of a spoon.
  • Bake pizza dough for about 15 mins until set and a little crispy on the edges.
  • Remove pizza base from the oven and scatter on the mozzarella, and then the sardines, tomatoes and olives and bake for a further 7 mins.
  • Remove the pizza from the oven and top with rocket and shredded sorrel leaves before eating.