Portobello Mushroom Pizza

Low-carb dieters can rejoice in this grain-free pizza. It makes a particularly delicious centerpiece to a salad of lightly dressed, tossed spring greens.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 large Portobello mushroom caps
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 3 medium plum tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup small basil leaves

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Rinse mushroom caps and pat dry. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic. Quickly sear mushroom caps top-down in the skillet. Place caps, underside up, on a baking sheet lined with nonstick foil.
  • Brush caps with balsamic vinaigrette. Divide diced tomatoes over mushrooms, then top with mozzarella. Season with oregano and black pepper.
  • Bake mushrooms for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove from oven, sprinkle with basil, and let stand briefly before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 large Portobello mushroom caps
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 3 medium plum tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup small basil leaves

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Rinse mushroom caps and pat dry. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic. Quickly sear mushroom caps top-down in the skillet. Place caps, underside up, on a baking sheet lined with nonstick foil.
  • Brush caps with balsamic vinaigrette. Divide diced tomatoes over mushrooms, then top with mozzarella. Season with oregano and black pepper.
  • Bake mushrooms for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove from oven, sprinkle with basil, and let stand briefly before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium240mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars6g
Protein13g