Recipe: Portobella Pizza Caps

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RESIDENT MOM RECIPE REVIEW: "I love Portobella mushrooms! This recipe is super easy and is a great rotation to my lunch meals! I change up the recipe a little. I add black forest ham, mushrooms and tomatoes, and my husband requests pineapple on his. The combinations are endless! Super easy, fast and healthy!”– Susan, Resident Mom, May 2015

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Recipe: Portobella Pizza Caps

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 15-18 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 2 caps

Ingredients

8 portobella mushroom caps

2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

2 cups pizza sauce

4 teaspoons Italian seasoning

2 cups reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese

1 green bell pepper, diced

½ small red onion, diced

2 white button mushrooms, thinly sliced

32 turkey pepperonis

Instructions

    Preheat the oven to 375° F. Line a baking sheet with foil and nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.

    To prepare the mushroom caps: Remove the gills by gently scraping them out with the tip of a spoon, and discard them. They are not harmful to eat, but removing them will result in more space for the pizza filling.

    Place the caps gill-side up (gills removed) on the prepared baking sheet.

    Layer each cap with ¼ cup of sauce, ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning, ¼ cup cheese, evenly distributed green bell pepper, onions, mushroom slices, and 4 pepperonis.

    Bake for 15-18 minutes until the mushroom cap is tender and the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (2 caps)

Calories: 339

Calories from fat: 167

Fat: 17g

Saturated Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 41mg

Sodium: 1162mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Fiber: 5g

Sugar: 12g

Protein: 25g

SmartPoints: 10

The nutrition content of recipes on SkinnyMom.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.

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