Pizza-Tasting Chicken Wings

Pizza-Tasting Chicken Wings

Comments: These wings, served along with pesto, reminds us of the smells of Italy.
Servings: 4

32 chicken wing pieces
1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] salt
1 teaspoon [5 mL] ground pepper
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup [60 mL] extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup [250 mL] tomato sauce
8 ounces [227 g] Mozzarella cheese cubes
1 tablespoon [15 mL] dried oregano
1/2 cup [125 mL] pesto [to serve]



Preheat oven to 425°F [220°C].
Line a baking sheet with greaseproof paper.
Into a large bowl, mix together chicken wing pieces, salt, pepper, chopped garlic and extra-virgin olive oil.
Transfer apart onto prepared baking sheet.
Bake into preheated oven for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Coat each chicken wing piece with a little tomato sauce.
Top with Mozzarella cheese cubes, then sprinkle with dried oregano.
Bake for approximately 6 minutes more, to melt the cheese.
Serve, along with pesto.