Spaghetti pizza

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Spaghetti pizza is a variety of pizza where the topping consists of cooked spaghetti, typically a in a tomato sauce.[1] Additional toppings may include cheddar and mozzarella cheeses and pepperoni,[2] bell peppers and mushrooms.[3] In 2017, spaghetti pizza gained media attention when then Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English posted a recipe to his Facebook account that included tinned spaghetti.[4] The recipe included pineapple as a topping.[5] Responses on social media included support for spaghetti pizza as a simple and cheap family meal.[6]


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  4. ^ "New Zealand PM divides nation by putting canned spaghetti on pizza". CBC Radio. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 23 February 2019.
  5. ^ "New Zealand PM sparks outrage with his tinned spaghetti pizza". SBS World News. Special Broadcasting Service. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  6. ^ Roy, Eleanor Ainge (6 April 2017). "Tinned spaghetti pizza: New Zealand's prime minister shocks with 'monstrous' recipe". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 23 February 2019.