Recipe: Tomato Pie
A food that is popular in Italy, Tomato Pie is a type of Pizza.
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 large can crushed tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried pepper
1 pound (450g) pizza dough
3 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese
Preheat oven to 250C (450°F).
Stretch the pizza dough to cover a greased baking sheet. Dough should be about 3cm (3/4") thick.
Allow the dough to rise while the sauce is prepared.
Heat a saucepan on medium heat, add the olive oil and garlic.
Sauté until garlic is just golden.
Add crushed tomatoes and oregano.
Cook until the sauce is thickened, about 15-20 minutes.
Cool the sauce until it is room temperature.
Top the pizza dough with the sauce, bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes.
After removing the tomato-pie from the oven, sprinkle the cheese on top and then let the pizza cool to room temperature.
Serve at room temperature or reheat under the broiler or in a toaster-oven.