Mushroom Kale Pizza

Mushroom Kale Pizza recipe

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Do you like pizza? We have a variation for you. Try mushroom kale pizza. It is one of the best pizzas that combines earthy mushrooms and vibrant kale with innovative toppings. The perfectly baked crust provides balanced flavors and textures. The best thing about pizza is that you can use a variety of toppings according to your preferences. Feel free to add your favorite veggies, fruits, and more. So what are you going to try? 

Ingredients For Mushroom Kale Pizza

For The Dough

  • Warm water
  • Instant yeast
  • Olive oil
  • Honey
  • Sea salt
  • All-purpose flour 

For The Pizza

  • Olive oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Mushrooms
  • Kale leafs
  • Sausage
  • Salt & pepper
  • Gouda cheese
  • Olive oil
Mushroom Kale Pizza

Ingredient Notes and Variations

  1. Olive oil: Extra virgin olive oil is one of the best to robust the flavors and adds health benefits. You can also use other light oils instead. 
  2. Honey: It is a natural sweetener that helps the yeast to activate. But you can also use regular sugar to activate the yeast. 
  3. Onion: It is optional. You can use other vegetables like bell paper to add colors, cherry tomatoes for innovative flavors, and more. 
  4. Garlic: Fresh garlic cloves add intense flavors to the pizza. As an alternative, you can use garlic powder or minced garlic. 
  5. Mushrooms: They are a star of the recipe. 
  6. Gouda cheese adds a creamy texture and subtle nutty flavor to the pizza. As an alternative, you can use mozzarella cheese for a classic taste.
  7. Sausages: They enhance the flavors of pizza. As a substitute, you can use bacon, meat, or sliced pepperoni. 

How To Make Mushroom Kale Pizza?

preparing dough for Mushroom Kale Pizza

1: Prepare the dough 

  • Add olive oil, honey, salt, water, and yeast in a stand mixer bowl with a dough hook attachment. 
  • Turn the mixer on and mix the yeast mixture for 5 minutes. Let it set until yeast activates. 
  • Lower the mixer speed, add all-purpose flour, and knead the dough. 
  • Knead the dough for 10 minutes.

2: Make pizza base

  • When the dough becomes smooth, roll it for a few minutes on a floured surface. 
  • Make a ball, put the dough in a greased bowl, and cover with a damp cloth. 
  • Let it rise. It may take 1 to 2 hours. 
  • Roll the dough on a dusted surface and make a disk-like shape when it doubles. 
sauteeing Mushrooms and Kale - Mushroom Kale Pizza

3: Prepare pizza toppings

  • Preheat the oven before assembling the pizza. To 450 degrees. 
  • Saute the onions in olive oil so that they will become translucent. 
  • Add kale and sausages, and season them with paper and salt. 
  • Cook until kale wilt down. 

4: Assemble pizza

  • Brush the pizza disk with olive oil and sprinkle salt and paper. 
  • Pour the kale mixture on the pizza dough surface. Spread the cheese. 
  • Let it bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the cheese turns slightly brown. 
Mushroom Kale Pizza recipe
Mushroom Kale Pizza ready for serving

Mushroom Kale Pizza

Adalynn Ward
Do you like pizza? We have a variation for you. Try mushroom kale pizza. It is one of the best pizzas that combines earthy mushrooms and vibrant kale with innovative toppings. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Servings 5 servings

Ingredients

For The Dough

  • 1 ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon honey optional
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour plus more for dusting

For The Pizza

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3 kale leaves roughly chopped & stems removed
  • ½ cup smoked sausage diced (or ham, pancetta, etc)
  • 1 tsp salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 ½ cups grated Swiss or Gouda cheese

How to Make?

  • Mix the water, olive oil, salt, honey, and yeast in a stand mixer bowl with a dough hook attachment.
  • Mix them well and let the yeast activate.
  • Add flour and turn on the mixer to knead the dough.
  • Once the mixture comes together like a dough, knead it for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the dough to a dusted surface and knead. Place a ball in the greased bowl, cover it with a damp cloth,h and let the dough rise.
  • Once the dough doubles, roll it and make a disk like a pizza base.
  • In a pan, saute the onion until translucent.
  • Add kale, mushrooms, salt, and paper, and cook until kale wilt down.
  • Brush the pizza base with olive oil and sprinkle salt and paper.
  • Pour the kale mushroom topping and spread the cheese evenly.
  • Place it in the oven and let it bake at 350℉ for 20 minutes or until the cheese turns slightly brown.
  • Cut it into slices, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1SliceCalories: 674kcalCarbohydrates: 46.8gProtein: 31.4gFat: 40.2gSaturated Fat: 19.3gCholesterol: 114mgSodium: 1440mgPotassium: 294mgFiber: 2.5gSugar: 3.8gCalcium: 692mgIron: 3mg
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Hello!! My name is Adalynn I love to eat, travel, and eat some more! I am married to the man of my dreams and have a beautiful little girl whose smiles can brighten anyone’s day!