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baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl. Sift again to make sure the baking powder is mixed through evenly. 2. Add yoghurt and olive oil and mix until the dough comes together. 3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. 4. Knead for 5–8 minutes, until elastic. 5. Add more flour as you knead. It is ready when the top of the dough bounces back when pressed, leaving no indentation. 6. Cut dough into quarters. 7. On a lightly floured surface (ideally a wooden board so the dough doesn’t stick), roll to preferred thickness. 8. Spread with tomato sauce, and then top with
lamb, onion and feta. 9. Drizzle with a little olive oil and transfer to hot pizza stone or tray in oven and bake for 10–15 minutes, or until golden brown. 10. In a small bowl, mix yoghurt, mint sauce and chopped mint. 11. When pizza is cooked, remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. 12. Drizzle with mint yoghurt and top with spinach leaves.
SAUSAGE PASTA SAUCE Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil 1 red onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 cooked sausages, thinly sliced 800 g crushed tomatoes (2 tins) 2 whole roasted red peppers, diced 20 kalamata olives, chopped 600 g pasta 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar salt and pepper ½ teaspoon chilli flakes or fresh chopped chilli (optional) 50 g parmesan cheese, grated 1 handful basil leaves 1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. While waiting for the water to boil, heat oil in a frying pan over medium–high heat. 2. Add onion and cook for a few minutes until softened, then add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. 3. Add sausage slices, cooking until slightly browned and crisp, then add tomato and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and add red pepper and olives. 4. Cook for 10–15 minutes until sauce thickens. 5. Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook for required time. Fresh pasta will only take about 4–5 minutes. For dried pasta, follow the directions on the packet. 6. Just before serving, add balsamic vinegar to the sauce and cook for a further 2 minutes. 7. Add drained pasta and toss to coat. 8. Serve with a sprinkling of parmesan cheese, basil and chilli if desired. www.peninsulakids.com.au