Balsamic Mushroom Pizza

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Forget about delivery and get the whole family to help prepare this thin crust mushroom lover’s pizza!

Tags: Intermediate, 20 Mins, Entrées, Vegetables, Rice & Grains, Cheese, Healthy Insider's Report 2011, Omega 3
Serves: 4
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 16  minutes
Total: 31  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
4 cups (1 L) mixed sliced mushrooms, such as shiitake, cremini and button
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp (10 mL) PC Splendido Balsamic Vinegar of Modena - Three Leaf
½ cup (125 mL) drained canned San Marzano tomatoes
1 PC Blue Menu Multigrain Thin Pizza Crust
¼ cup (50 mL) grated Asiago cheese, about 1 oz/ 30 g
½ tsp (2 mL) chopped fresh tarragon or thyme

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C). In large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium heat; cook mushrooms for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until they start to brown and liquid evaporates. Stir in salt, pepper and vinegar; cook until vinegar evaporates, about 30 seconds. Set aside.
  2. Crush tomatoes with your hands. Using spoon, spread over pizza crust, leaving ½ inch (1 cm) border bare all around. Sprinkle with cheese and spread mushroom mixture over top. Sprinkle with tarragon.
  3. Bake directly on middle oven rack for 6 to 8 minutes or until cheese melts and crust is brown.

Nutritional Information

Makes 4 servings Per serving:
230 calories, fat 9 g (0.4 g omega-3 polyunsaturates), sodium 400 mg, carbohydrate 31 g, fibre 3 g, protein 8 g Omega-3, Source of Fibre