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Pizza Bianco

Here's the perfect pizza for cheese lovers. Served with a green salad, it makes a satisfying meal. You can use store-bought dough if you don't have a bread machine.—Christine Omar, Harwich Port, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    12-16 slices

Ingredients

  • DOUGH:
  • 1 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • FILLING:
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In bread machine pan, place dough ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1-2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Punch down; cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Press dough into a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray; build up edges slightly.
  • In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in oil for 3-5 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in basil.
  • In a small bowl, combine the filling ingredients; spread over crust. Sprinkle with vegetable topping.
  • Bake at 400° for 35-45 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 385 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 512mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 reduced-fat milk, 1 fat.

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  • Bubbie3001
    Apr 21, 2013

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  • GwennB
    Sep 16, 2010

    great recipe, i added some canadian bacon and it was delicous!

  • cherrylady
    May 7, 2009

    Mushroom pizza is my all-time favorite so I knew I had to try this recipe. I LOVED it! I attracted a crowd as I sauted the mushrooms -- the mixture smelled fabulous! This one's a keeper!

  • sekelsky
    Jul 26, 2006

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