Shiitake Mushroom Pizza

Dashi
Shiitake Mushroom Pizza

Ingredients

1-2 Servings

Mushroom purée
    • 5oz (From 10oz. Bag) Frozen Shiitake Mushrooms

    • 5 tbs Virgin Olive Oil

    • 1 Packet Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock Powder, removed from packet

    • 2-3 tbs Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock (regular-strength dashi)

Pizza
    • 1 Fresh Pizza Dough

    • 3 Medium-Large Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms, Coarsely Chopped

    • 8-10 Large Sweet Grape Tomatoes, Halved

    • 1/4 cup Fresh Pine Nuts

    • 1-2 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper

    • 1/4 cup Fresh Grated Parmesan Cheese

    • 5-10 Basil Leaves

    • To taste Fresh Ground Black Pepper

    • 1 Packet Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock Powder, removed from packet

    • Bunch Borage, Parsley or Thyme for Garnish

Directions
Prepare Shiitake Mushroom Purée:
    • 01

      Prepare mushroom purée by adding 5oz. of frozen shiitake mushrooms into medium sauce pan sauté with virgin olive oil, sprinkle in one packet of Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock Powder until soft and fragrant.

    • 02

      Transfer softened mushrooms and Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock into a blender and purée, add/adjust thickness of purée with Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock. Transfer to serving bowl.

Assemble Pizza:
    • 03

      Knead and place round pizza dough on cookie sheet. (Or use prepared frozen dough if preferred).

    • 04

      Spread mushroom purée onto pizza dough.

    • 05

      Add the coarsely chopped fresh shiitake mushrooms, and grape tomatoes, spread evenly.

    • 06

      Add pine nuts, ground black pepper, parmesan cheese and basil, spread evenly.

    • 07

      Place in oven on cookie sheet, or pizza stone at 210°C / 410° F, for 10 minutes or until crust browns, turning occasionally.

Finish plate:
  • 08

    Garnish with ground black pepper, more Kayanoya Original Mushroom Stock Powder, and borage flowers, parsley or thyme, serve.

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