Recipe courtesy of Michael Stark

Portobello Pizza

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1 pint slow cooked tomato sauce (recommended: FreshDirect)

1 grilled flat bread (recommended: FreshDirect)

1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan

1 package sliced portobello mushrooms (or 3 loose portobello mushrooms)

1/2 pint green basil and pignoli pesto (recommended: FreshDirect)

Dried oregano, salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Ladle a hearty portion of tomato sauce (2/3 cup) and spread evenly onto the flatbread.
  3. Add a layer of grated mozzarella cheese and add 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese.
  4. Layer big meaty Portobello mushroom slices in a sun-burst design. Complete by drizzling a generous amount of pesto on top. Sprinkle with dried oregano, salt and pepper, to taste. Place in the oven and bake until cheese is melted and lightly browned and the crust is crispy.
  5. Serve with a smooth red wine such as Frey Vineyards Organic Sangiovese.