Mushroom Ricotta Pizza

1 Trader Joe’s whole wheat pizza dough

2 ounces crimini mushrooms, thinly sliced

1 TBL olive oil

1 garlic clove, minced (or more, to taste)

1/4 tsp dried or 1 tsp fresh oregano

1/2 cup ricotta cheese

1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves


Fresh ground pepper


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Prepare pizza dough–roll out on lightly floured surface and place on lightly oiled pizza pan.

Toss the mushrooms with the 1 TBL of olive oil. Top pizza dough with the mushrooms, garlic and oregano.

Drop dollops of ricotta, drizzle with olive oil, Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper.

Top with fresh basil leaves. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over basil leaves.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is done and cheese is melted.


Based on a recipe posted in Fitness Magazine, June 2011. Modifications by me.


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