Skillet Pizza With Broccolini and Mushrooms

Skillet Pizza With Broccolini and Mushrooms
  • Yield:Serves 4
  • Active time:20 minutes
  • Total time:20 minutes
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One-Pot Wonders: Vegetarian Pizza With Broccolini and Mushrooms

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Note: Bring the mozzarella to room temperature or at least keep it out while you prep the other ingredients so that it melts faster.

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  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 bunches broccolini, stems trimmed and roughly chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 2 cups shiitake mushrooms, wiped clean and cut into strips
  • 1 pre-cooked pizza shell or flatbread
  • 2 balls fresh mozzarella, shredded
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • Dried red chili flakes, for finishing (optional)


  1. 1.

    Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the shallots and a pinch of salt and cook, stirring, until softened, about 1 minute. Add the broccolini and cook, stirring, until it’s started to soften, about 3 1/2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook until starting to brown, about 3 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside in a bowl. Wipe out skillet with paper towels.

  2. 2.

    Wipe out the same skillet and add the remaining tablespoon of oil. Heat over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the crust, top-side down, and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Flip and top with cheese, followed by broccoli/mushroom mixture. Allow to cook until the cheese has melted, adjust heat as necessary to prevent burning, 3 to 4 minutes more. Remove from the heat, top with the Parmesan and chili flakes, and serve.

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