Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 7 mins

Pizza, Any Way You Slice It

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thirty to sixty minutes before ready to bake the pizzas, place a baking stone on a rack in the lowest level of the oven; turn on oven to maximum temperature, 500°.
  2. Wipe mushrooms clean with damp paper towel; discard stems of shiitake mushrooms; cut mushrooms into thin slices.
  3. In a big pan, heat the oil with the garlic over medium heat; add in the mushrooms, thyme, salt, and pepper to taste; cook, stirring often.
  4. When the mushrooms liquid has evaporated and the mushrooms are browned, add the parsley; let cool.
  5. Place pizza dough on a floured surface; Using your fingers, stretch and flatten dough out into a 12-inch circle.
  6. Dust a pizza peel with flour; place dough on the peel, shaking it once or twice to make sure it does not stickā€”if it does, lift the dough and dust the peel with more flour.
  7. Spread the cheese slices over the dough leaving a ½ inch border all around; top with the mushrooms.
  8. Slide pizza onto prepared baking stone; bake pizza 6-7 minutes or until the edges are puffed and the crust is crisp and golden brown.
  9. Remove pizza to a cutting board; cut into wedges and serve immediately.