Exotic Mushroom Shrimp Pizza


Exotic Mushroom and Shrimp Pizza w/ Red Pepper Sauce

Yield:  One 12-inch pizza


1/4 cup                Finely chopped onion

2-1/2 tablespoons         Olive oil, divided

1 clove            Garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon            Sweet paprika

1/4 teaspoon each        Salt and pepper

To taste            Cayenne pepper

1/2 cup            Roasted red pepper puree

6 ounces    Medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and cut in 1/2-inch pieces

2 ounces    Shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced

2 ounces    Oyster mushrooms, cut into bite-size pieces

1/2 cup    Smoked mozzarella, shredded

1/2 cup    Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Unbaked 12-inch pizza dough shell

1 cup                Shredded spinach leaves


Sauté onion in 1/2 tablespoon oil until soft, about 2 minutes.  Stir in garlic, paprika, salt, pepper,  cayenne and red pepper puree; cook 2 minutes.  Reserve.


Toss shrimp in 1/2 tablespoon oil; reserve.  Toss mushrooms in 1-1/2 tablespoons oil; reserve. Spread reserved sauce over pizza shell.  Sprinkle with cheese, top with shrimp and mushrooms.  


Bake at 500 degrees F until pizza is hot and bubbly, about 10 minutes.  Remove from oven; sprinkle with spinach.



Recipe developed by:  Fred Manion, Lennie’s Brew Pub, Bloomington, IN

Photo Credit: Mushroom Council

Additional Information

Recipe Source: Pizzeria Recipes
Submitted By: Fred Manion, Lennie’s Brew Pub, Bloomington, IN