This classic mushroom pizza is an amazing comfort dish! Adding caramelized onions and thyme add alot of flavour to this pizza. You won’t believe how easily this crowd pleaser comes together! Every one will want seconds. This pizza comes with a side of tomato salad with balsamic dressing.
Zesty Tip: Pizza dough:
- FREEZE your dough If you will not use it by the best before date.
- WARM your dough to room temperature for an hour before rolling it. It will keep its’ shape easier.
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You will need:
Heat oven & cut the onion & mushrooms: Preheat the oven to 425F.
Slice the mushrooms and onion in thin slices.
Caramelize the onion: Heat a drizzle of oil on a skillet on medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring regularly, for 15 minutes until the onion caramelizes.
Roll out the pizza dough: Lightly flour the counter. Place the dough on the floured surface and dust with flour. Roll out the dough about 1/2 cm thick.
Zesty Tip – Individual pizza. For individual pizzas devide the dough in the number of pizzas required. Roll each dough to 1/2 cm thick.
Gluten-Friendly: Skip this step.
Garnish & bake the pizza: Evenly spread the siganture pizza sauce on the pizza dough. Evenly place the pepperoni, mushrooms and mozzarella on the pizza.
Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust is golden under the pizza and the mozzarella is bubbly. Cut and serve.
Gluten-Friendly: Bake 8-10 minutes or until the mozzarella is golden.
Individual pizza note: If you are making individual pizzas, make sure to check them at about 10 minutes to make sure they are not overcooked.
Cut the tomatoes: Dice the tomatoes.
Assemble the salad & serve: In a large bowl, add the lettuce, tomatoes and balsamic dressing. Combine. Slice the pizza and serve.
Recommended Wine Pairing
BERINGER MAIN & VINE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
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E&J GALLO FAMILY VINEYARDS CHARDONNAY
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Dr. Craig Herrington Naturopath
Tomatoes are the greatest source of lycopene, a potent antioxidant that is important for mens prostate health and for heart health.
Cooking with Kids
Lacey Engel, Registered Diatitian
Beyond Baby Nutrition
Get those kids in the kitchen! Little ones as young as two years old can help with meal prep. When kids help prepare food, they may be more likely to try the same food at the table.
MAKING THIS RECIPE WITH KIDS ?
Children are significantly more likely to try new foods when they helped prepare it. Let the child help complete these steps:
- Prepare the salad
Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.