WCT Mushroom Pizza Bites Recipe

Benefits of Mushrooms:

Mushrooms are one of those foods that are often overlooked as a great source of energy an nutrition.

Mushrooms provide a great source of protein, fiber, vitamin B, vitamin C, calcium, and the antioxidants selenium and ergothioneine (ERGO). 

Ergothioneine is a powerful antioxidant unique to mushrooms. It has been studied extensively and has been shown to protect the mitochondria from oxidative stress and reduce the damage UV rays cause.

Instead of using mushrooms as a pizza topping, try using them as the pizza base!

Reap the benefits of mushrooms by giving this delicious recipe a try.

Let us know what you think!  



1 package of Mushrooms

1 cup of Tomato sauce

2 oz Cheese

2 tbsp of Garlic

1/2 of a small Onion



Total Calories:

23 (based on 1 mushroom)



Carbohydrates: 2g

Fat: 1g

Protein: 2g 


Total Cook Time:

20 minutes



Step 1: Preheat oven to 375F

Step 2: Rinse each mushroom under a light stream of cool water

Step 3: Remove the stem from each mushroom and put to the side

Step 4: Using the end of a spoon, scoop out any remnants of the stem still inside the mushroom


These next steps are for "stuffed" mushroom pizza bites.  

If you do not want "stuffed" mushroom pizza bites skip to step 10

Step 5: From the stems, you just removed, dice them up on a cutting board


Step 6: Add 1 tsp of extra virgin olive oil and 2 tablespoons of garlic to a frying pan.

Step 7: Dice up the onion and add to the frying pan.

Step 8: Now add the mushroom stems and mix


Step 9: Add the tomato sauce to the frying pan mixture

Step 10: Put the mushrooms on a baking sheet with a piece of aluminum foil

Step 11: Add some cheese to the bottom of each mushroom

Step 12: Add the frying pan mixture on top of the cheese 


Step 13: Bake in the oven for approximately 20 minutes or until the mushrooms become golden


Step 13. Enjoy



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