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Let's start by showing how they look like!

If you are looking for appetizers easy to prepare, that's what you should go for!!!

Ingredients: a round pizza dough, mozzarella cheese, black olives, tomato sauce, EVO oil, garlic, oregano and salt.
What really makes the difference (that's my opinion), is to prepare the sauce a good 15-20 minutes before using it.
I put the tomato sauce in a bowl, then added 2 soup spoons of EVO oil, 2 or 3 peeled garlic cloves (that you'll imperatively remove before seasoning the dough), 3 pinches of dried oregano and 1 small pinch of salt. I've mixed the all thing twice while preparing other things.

I cut the mozzarella in small cubes, pit the olives and cut them in pieces. I spread the sauce and added the mozzarella and olives on top. I rolled the pizza dough.

Cut 3 cm large slices...

...and put them in silicon moulds. To do this, I've rotated by 90°C each slice and opened-up the upper part. 
20 minutes in the oven (that I've pre-warmed @ 200°C) and they are ready to be eaten.


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