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25 mins
Serves
2

The ultimate pizza for mushroom lovers!
This pizza was inspired by our visit to Mellow Mushroom in Savannah and their Holy Shitake pizza. Back in rainy Scotland, we attempted to recreate the pizza at home and it was delicious.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 1
    Step 1

    Make the pizza base by sieving the flour and salt into a large bowl. Stir the yeast in to a jug with the warm water and olive oil until it has dissolved. Make a well in the middle of the flour and pour the water in to the middle, using a fork to combine the mixture in to a thick dough. Knead the dough until smooth before covering and leaving to rise for an hour. Roll the dough out into your base, dust with cornmeal and use a fork to pierce the base in several places. Leave for 15 minutes before baking in an oven at 180c for 5 minutes.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 2
    Step 2

    While the pizza base in proving, chop a red onion and slowly caramelise in a frying pan with a little olive oil until golden.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 3
    Step 3

    Chop your tomato into thin slices and then splash the onions with a little balsamic vinegar before removing from the heat. Place the tomatoes in the pan to soften in the remnant heat.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 4
    Step 4

    Remove the pizza from the oven and spread the base with aioli.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tear the mozzarella on top of the pizza and sprinkle with a generous amount of parmesan cheese.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 6
    Step 6

    Spread the red onion across the pizza with the gourmet mushrooms.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 7
    Step 7

    Drizzle with the green pesto and snip the chives on top.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 8
    Step 8

    Drizzle with truffle oil and sprinkle with some more parmesan cheese.

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 9
    Step 9

    Spread the tomatoes on top and bake in the oven for 8 minutes until cooke.d

  • How to cook a pizza. Gourmet Shroom Pizza - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sprinkle with a little more parmesan before serving.

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