Rustic Italian Mushroom Bake

Add your favorite pizza toppings to these delicious baked mushrooms for a quick and healthy pizza night option!


  • 2025 medium-sized portobello mushrooms, cleaned + stems removed
  • 1.5 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • Variety of your favorite pizza toppings (banana peppers, sliced bell peppers, pepperoni, etc.)
  • Fresh basil leaves – enough for one leaf per mushroom cap
  • Avocado oil for drizzling
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Heat the oven to 400ºF and line a deep baking dish with unbleached parchment paper.
  2. Brush each mushroom cap with a light coating of avocado oil then lay gill side up in rows on the baking sheet.
  3. Lightly salt the mushrooms then place one small spoonful of pizza sauce into each mushroom.
  4. Top each mushroom with a pinch of mozzarella cheese plus additional desired toppings. 
  5. Season with dried oregano.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes then remove from oven and place one basil leaf on top of each mushroom. Enjoy!