Mushroom and Tempeh Pizzas

Mushroom and Tempeh Pizzas

Serves 8

Serve these tasty pizzas with a Caesar salad on the side.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 (6-ounce) package smoky tempeh strips or 1 (8-ounce) package tempeh, cut into strips
  • 1 cup sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers (jarred)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 (11- to 12-inch) prepared whole wheat pizza crusts
  • 2 cups marinara or pasta sauce
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup pitted and sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
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Method: 

Preheat oven to 425°F. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add tempeh strips and cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into 1-inch pieces.

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the same skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms, peppers and garlic, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Arrange pizza crusts on large baking sheets. Spoon pasta sauce over crusts and spread out evenly. Top each crust with equal amounts of mushroom mixture, tempeh, feta, mozzarella, olives, chives and oregano. Bake until crusts are crisp and cheese is melted and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:400 calories (170 from fat), 19g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 19g protein
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