Friday, October 14, 2011
Pizzettine Appetizer (Pizzettine Aperitivo)
Makes 20 pizzettine
Igredients:1 roll of fresh Puff Pastry (you can easily find it in grocery stores)
Half Cup of tomato puree
1 Medium Mozzarella
2 Tbs Extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbs origan
Salt to taste
First of all cut the mozzarella in small cubes and let drain in a small colander. Add1 Tbs Oil and a good pinch of salt in the tomato puree. Pre-heat the oven 180°C (360°F°)
With a small glass cut 20 rounds out of the puff pastry.
Place them on a baking tray with baking paper. With a teaspoon place a small quantity of tomato sauce in the middle of each. Place them in the preheated oven for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, or as soon as the start to grow, take them out. Very quickly add 1 mozzarella cube on each Pizzetta. Put back in the oven, untill the mozzarella starts to melt.
After few minutes your Pizzettine will be ready! In case you want to make different kind of Pizzettine, here is a suggestion: same procedure but using spinach, gorgonzola cheese and topping with walnuts.
And now... Buon appetito!