Easy tomato topping for pizza

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This cookery cheat comes from an idea used in one of American Julia's recipes.

She used it on a deep pan pizza. I've been using it for pizzas ever since.

No cooking required, just wait 30 minutes for a tin of tomatoes to drain.

Easy tomato topping for pizza
After 30 minutes draining, liquid discarded
Servings:Serves 4 - Enough sauce to top 2 pizzas
Calories per serving:18
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:Chef
First published:28th February 2013

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  1. If you are using a can of whole tomatoes, roughly chop then whilst still in the tin by using a small knife
  2. Pour the can of tomatoes into a sieve placed over a bowl
  3. Leave to drain for 30 minutes
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  5. Stir in the dried oregano
  6. Discard the drained liquid
  7. Spread on you pizzas just before baking

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