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Portabella Mushroom Pizzas

This quick and easy vegetarian recipe for personal pizzas is a great way to get kids and teens involved in the kitchen. These are low carb, high protein snacks that everyone will love. 

portabella mushroom pizza with green pepper and red onion

  • 4 portabella mushrooms about 4-inches wide, washed, and stems removed
  • 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce or 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese such as mozzarella
  • 1 teaspoon dried herbs such as oregano
  • 1/2 cup sausage cooked and crumbled (optional)
  • bell pepper, thinly sliced (optional)
Before You Cook
  • Take a minute to read through the recipe before you start.
  • Wash all fresh produce.
  • Wash your hands at the beginning and throughout the cooking process.
  • Children should ask for permission before using appliances and sharp knives.
  1. Preheat toaster oven or oven to 450° F
  2. Place mushrooms on top of tray, round side up. Place tray in oven on middle rack.
  3. Cook mushrooms for 15-minutes or until soft and giving off beads of liquid.
  4. Carefully remove tray from oven.
  5. Flip the mushrooms.
  6. Sprinkle each mushroom with remaining ingredients, in this order: optional sausage, sauce, cheese, optional peppers, and herbs.
  7. Cook mushrooms for 10-15 minutes more or until cheese is melted and bubbly.