Tomato, Mushroom, and Mozzarella Pizza Recipe

Created by Susan Quick back in May of 2000, this easy and delicious pizza will serve four hungry souls and takes 35 minutes to make including preparation and oven time.

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This is the perfect recipe to make when the cook doesn’t have a lot of time to spare, and its delectable combination of ingredients will make your guests clamor for more invitations to dinner and…more pizza!

So what are you waiting for?

Make this simple pizza today!

Ingredients

2 (10-ounce) portions frozen pizza dough, thawed

flour for work surface

2 cups and chopped plum tomatoes

1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms

2/3 cup black olive halves

2 tablespoons olive oil

kosher salt and black pepper

1-1/2 cups shredded smoked mozzarella or smoked Gouda

Directions

1. Arrange oven racks in the lower and upper thirds of the oven. Heat oven to 475° F.

2. Roll out the dough on a well-floured surface to make two 12-inch squares or rounds. Transfer to two ungreased baking sheets.

3. Top the dough with the tomatoes, mushrooms, and olives. Drizzle with the oil and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

4. Bake the pizzas for 10 minutes. Remove from oven.

5. Top the pizzas with the mozzarella. Return to oven and bake 3 to 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the edges of the pies are lightly browned.

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Posted by M Dee Dubroff, on January 28, 2013 at 9:00 AM