You will be happy to know you can now enjoy the flavors of pizza without guilt. This Avocado Portobello Mushroom Pizza is much healthier and fewer calories than a regular pizza. It’s full of vitamins and nutrition and great for any time of day.
It’s Meatless Monday here today! It is also the mushroom season, which means you will have no problem finding portobello mushrooms. This avocado portobello pizza seriously tastes like pizza, no joke.
So why should you incorporate mushrooms into your diet?
Mushrooms are one of the only natural sources of vitamin D. Other than vitamin D, portobello mushrooms are also packed with copper and selenium. On a side note, the tomato is fully there for hearth health and also contain no fat. Along with that, the avocado will provide your body with healthy fats and boost your mood. Happy meatless pizza making!
Avocado Portobello Mushroom Pizza
- 2 portobello mushrooms
- 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil + 2 teaspoons
- 1/2 yellow onion
- 1 plum tomato
- 1 garlic clove
- a pinch salt
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 cup Mexican cheese shredded
- 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
- 1 Tablespoon fresh basil chopped
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- Remove stems from mushrooms. Using the edge of a spoon, scrape and remove the gills. Wipe the inside clean using a paper towel.
- Drizzle 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil inside of each mushroom and place mushrooms on a baking sheet.
- In a skillet over medium-low heat up 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.
- Chop 1/2 yellow onion and sauté for 1 minute.
- Chop 1 plum tomato and add to onions.
- Add 1 minced garlic to skillet and a pinch of salt then give it all a good stir.
- Remove from heat and add 1 chopped avocado to the mix.
- Divide onion mix in half and fill in the mushrooms.
- Sprinkle 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese on top of the onion mix.
- Bake for 12 minutes then broil for 3 minutes.
- Sprinkle each mushroom pizza with 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley and basil.