Manhattan Pizza

In my travels for work, I stay at my parents house in Virginia Monday evenings before I head out to work in Central VA the following morning. This is the only chance I have in a kitchen for the entire week! It's so dreadful...ok, that's a bit much, but it's not the best. I have encouraged my brother to pick out what he wants to eat for dinner, and this night - he chose PIZZA! He got the idea for this pizza from a local pizza shop that calls it: Manhattan Pizza.

Manhattan Pizza
Serves 4

Pizza dough, 1 lb SS: Ours was pre-baked
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon Truffle oil
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, leaves only
1 onion, thinly sliced
250 g cremini mushrooms, coarsely chopped
250 g shitake mushrooms, sliced
4 oz fresh mozzarella, shredded
1/4 cup feta cheese
Salt and pepper

  • Preheat the oven to 425 F. In a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat, warm 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil. Add the onions and the olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and saute until golden, about 20 minutes. Transfer the onions to a bowl. Wipe out the frying pan, set over medium-high heat, and warm the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil. Add the mushrooms, season with salt and pepper. Saute until the mushrooms are tender and juices evaporate, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Transfer the Brush the crust with the truffle oil. Spread the onions and then the mushrooms over the crust, leaving a border. Sprinkle with the cheeses. Bake until the crust browns and the cheese melts, 12-15 minutes.
Since we swiped the toppings from a local favorite pizza place, I had to guess on the amounts used for the pizza. We used the directions from another similar pizza. This combo of pizza toppings is AMAZING, the feta adds a nice creamy flavor, while the mushrooms and carmelized onions keep things sweet and salty. We served this with a side salad.

1 comment:

  1. That looks delicious and I need to start using the recipes you have on your blog. I can't wait to see your outfit post!