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