Friday night is pizza night for several reasons; its a great way to use ingredients you bought but did not use, clean up is easy, and everyone loves pizza! This week I had a bag of gorgeous shiitakes left so this pizza was invented and devoured.
1 lb shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1/2 inch thick
2 TBSP dry sherry
1 TBSP lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 c Gruyere, grated
1/4 c parsley, snipped
1/4 c chives, snipped
Preheat oven with baking steal or stone to 500 degrees
In a large non-stick skilled cook mushroom, sherry, lemon juice and garlic over medium heat for about 10 minutes, until starting to brown. Set aside.
Roll out dough. Spray or brush pizza crust with olive oil. Top with cheese, mushrooms, and herbs. Bake until crisp about 7 minutes. Top with trifle salt and a drizzle of truffle oil.
Serves 2 – 4.