Mushroom Pesto Pizza

Makes 4 Servings.


3 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded

1/8 tsp salt

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 tbs olive oil

2/3 cup water

3 tbs pesto

1/4 tsp pepper

Three 4 oz pkgs fresh mushroom blend

1/3 cup dried porcini mushrooms

12 oz pizza dough


Place baking sheet in oven. Heat oven to 500 degrees. Place dough in a microwave bowl coated with cooking spray. Microwave at 50% power 45 seconds. Let stand 5 min. Combine water and porcini in a measuring cup. Microwave at high 4 min. or until tender, drain. Coarsely chop porcini. Heat a skillet. Add oil. Add fresh mushrooms and garlic, saute 5 min. Stir in porcini, pepper and salt. ROLL dough into a 12×8″ rectangle on a floured surface, remove baking sheet from oven, arrange dough on baking sheet. Spread pesto over dough, leaving a border. Sprinkle cheese over pesto, top with mushroom mixture. Bake 13 min. or until crust is browned and crisp. Cut into 8 pieces, then SERVE…