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Truffled Goat Cheese and Arugula Pizza with Caramelized Mushrooms

When you combine caramelized Cremini mushrooms with slow roasted garlic, goat cheese, slices of fresh mozzarella, and top it all with peppery arugula that has been tossed with a little lemon and truffle oil....Oh my Gosh!...Simply divine!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Truffled Goat Cheese and Arugula Pizza with Caramelized Mushrooms
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 709kcal


  • 1 standard size piece of naan flatbread
  • 8 oz Cremini mushrooms baby bella mushrooms sliced
  • 1.5 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt divided
  • 1 head roasted garlic See How to Roast Garlic Recipe
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Fresh ground pepper divided
  • 5 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 1.5 cups arugula rocket


  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees convection bake setting
  • Brown the sliced Cremini mushrooms in a skillet preheated over medium high heat with the butter and a sprinkle of salt.
  • Spread the cloves from a head of roasted garlic over the piece of naan.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with kosher salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Add slices of fresh mozzarella and dabs of goat cheese.
  • Top this with 3/4 of the caramelized mushrooms and the fresh basil.
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes.
  • While the pizza is baking, take the remaining caramelized mushrooms and place in a bowl with 1-2 cups of arugula.
  • Toss the mushrooms and arugula with the juice of a quarter of a fresh lemon, a pinch of kosher salt, fresh ground pepper, and 1 tablespoon of truffle oil.
  • Top the cooked pizza with the arugula and the reserved mushrooms.
  • Slice and serve.


Calories: 709kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 4522mg | Potassium: 699mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1365IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 505mg | Iron: 1.8mg