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Mushroom Caramelized Onion Goat Cheese Pizza

Mushroom Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword goat-cheese-pizza, mushroom-caramlized-onion-pizza, mushroom-pizza
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 182kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 8 oz container sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 large sweet onion thinly sliced
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes adjust to taste
  • 1 11 or 13 oz tube refrigerated pizza crust or 1 lb homemade pizza dough
  • cup prepared basil pesto
  • 2-4 oz feta cheese crumbles adjust amount to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley


  • In a stove top pan, heat the olive oil and add the mushrooms and onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste and cook over medium-high heat for around 4 minutes then lower the heat to medium. Continue to cook for another 6-8 minutes. Add balsamic and pepper flakes. Cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • To assemble: Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Press the pizza dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper into roughly an 13 x 9 inch rectangle.
  • Spread the crust with pesto leaving about ½ inch of crust around the edge.
  • Continue to cook for another 15 minutes until the onions begin to caramelize and the mushrooms have browned.
  • To assemble, Sprinkle ½ of the mozzarella cheese over the pesto, then layer the mushrooms and onions. Sprinkle with the feta, the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 15-17 minutes.
  • Garnish with parsley, then use a pizza cutter to slice into 8 full size or 32 appetizer size pieces.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 383mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 282IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1mg