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Mushroom and Spinach Pizza

Quick and easy, there’s just one word for this pizza. Delicious!

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Ingredients

Pizza Dough:

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 Tablespoon salt

2 teaspoons active dry yeast

1 Tablespoon olive oil

11/4 cups water

Toppings:

3 cups mushrooms

2 cups spinach

23 cloves roasted garlic

Salt and pepper, to taste

1/4 cup olive oil + more for crust

1/4 cup grated parmesan + more for topping

68 ounces fresh mozzarella, torn or chopped

White truffle oil

Instructions

Preheat oven with pizza stone to 500 degrees. (It needs about an hour.)

Pizza Dough:

  1. Combine flour, yeast, and salt in bowl of stand mixer fitted with dough hook.
  2. Add olive oil and water.
  3. Mix with dough hook on medium speed until smooth, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Place in lidded plastic container that has been sprayed with cooking spray and snap on lid.
  5. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  6. Turn out onto flour surface and divide dough into portion sizes – makes 2 large pizzas, 3 medium pizzas, or 4 small pizzas.

 

Toppings:

  1. Heat olive oil in medium skillet until shimmering, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add mushrooms, salt, and pepper. Saute.
  3. When mushrooms are cooked through, stir in spinach and roasted garlic.
  4. Remove from heat and continue to stir until spinach wilts.

 

Assembly:

  1. On a floured piece of parchment paper, roll out your pizza dough. (Or throw it, if you’re brave!)
  2. Brush dough all over with olive oil.
  3. Top with 1/4 cup parmesan.
  4. Spread mushroom mixture on top of parmesan mixture.
  5. Top with mozzarella.
  6. Slide pizza peel under parchment and move pizza and parchment onto peel.
  7. Slide both pizza and parchment onto preheated stone.
  8. Bake 5-8 minutes, rotating halfway through, to desired degree of doneness.
  9. Remove from oven. 
  10. Sprinkle with truffle oil and top with shaved parmesan.
  11. Slice and serve.

 

Notes

The topping amounts listed are for 1 medium pizza.

If you don’t have a pizza stone and peel, you can bake your pizza on the back of a sheet pan.

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