Pasquale’s Famous Funghi Pizza

Pasquale's Famous Funghi Pizza
Recipe type: pizza
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ pound shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ pound Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ pound cultivated mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons oregano, crumbled
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 14-inch pizza shell
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces 50/50 blend mozzarella and provolone
  1. In a large sauté pan set over medium-high heat, warm the olive oil for 1 minute.
  2. Add the garlic and the mushrooms, cook and stir until the mushrooms give off their liquid and the Portobello slices are still fairly firm (about 4 minutes).
  3. Add the oregano.
  4. Salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Turn the mushrooms out onto a baking sheet or pizza pan and reserve.
  6. Brush the pizza shell with the 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  7. Spread the mushroom mixture evenly over the crust.
  8. Sprinkle on the cheese.
  9. Bake.