Portobello Pizza

There is a wallop of appetite satisfaction packed into this simple veggie pizza concept. This will become a ‘go-to’ favorite for your family when you are short on time and need comfort food!

Serving size

1 pizza

Makes

2 servings

Prep time: 5min
Cook time: 6min
Total: 11min

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

½ teaspoon dried oregano

2 (37 grams) portobello mushroom caps, stems removed

6 slices medium (37 grams) bell pepper

8 slices medium (112 grams) red onion

3 tablespoons tomato sauce

6 tablespoons mozzarella cheese, low sodium, grated

2 slices jalapeño pepper, minced

2 (34 grams) cherry tomatoes, sliced

Salt, to taste (optional)

Black pepper, to taste (optional)

Special Equipment:

Baking sheet/tray

Nutrition Info

Makes: 2 servings  Serving size: 1 pizza

Calories

299

Fat

25 g

Saturated Fat

5 g

Trans Fat

<1 g

Cholesterol

14 mg

Carbohydrate

13 g

Sugar

7 g

Fiber

3 g

Protein

8 g

Sodium

153 mg

Calcium

177 mg

Phosphorus

241 mg

Potassium

588 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to broil/grill setting on high.
  2. Combine 2 tablespoons of the oil, garlic, and dried oregano together in a small bowl.
  3. Brush the smooth bottoms of each mushroom cap with the garlic oil mixture and place each mushroom, gill side up on a lightly greased baking sheet or tray.
  4. Heat remaining tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add sliced bell pepper and onions. Reduce heat and cook 5 minutes to soften. Set aside.
  6. Fill each mushroom with 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce.
  7. Layer 3 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese over the tomato sauce.
  8. Top with cooked vegetables, minced jalapeño and sliced tomatoes.
  9. Broil or grill until the cheese has melted and is golden in color (about 4 to 6 minutes).
  10. Serve with a dash of oregano and season with pepper and salt (if desired).
Recipe Contributed by FamilyCook Productions

It’s worth investing in a silicone pastry brush. They clean easier than one with natural or nylon bristles and make spreading oil and butter for grilling, marinating etc. easy. Best part—you can clean them in the dishwasher!