One of Alex’s and my favorite low-key things to do in college was have a make-your-own-pizza night. We’d get pizza dough from a local pie shop, then split it in two.
Alex would make his own pizza, I would make mine, and then we’d do a taste test with both. A pizza contest of sorts.
“Ooh, I love the mix of cheeses you did on yours.”
“Yeah but the barbecue chicken on yours is awesome.”
Then we’d crown a pizza winner. Regardless of who won, both pizzas would be eaten entirely, our bellies full and our hearts content.
This time instead of picking up pizza dough at our local pizza shop, I snagged one of the newest lines of pizza dough from the refrigerated dough section of the grocery store, Pillsbury’s Best Pizza Dough.
Just like those classic Pillsbury crescent rolls, all you do with this pizza dough is unroll, top with your favorite toppings, and bake. It’s made with clean ingredients and tastes really fresh. And it comes wrapped in parchment paper, making clean up a breeze.
I decided to make a Caramelized Onion Mushroom and Spinach Pizza, and let me tell you, if I brought this to Alex’s and my pizza night, it would’ve won 🙂
I’m also super into the idea of using this pizza dough to make pizza poppers. Who’s in?!
- 1 package Pillsbury’s Best refrigerated thin crust pizza dough
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup thinly sliced onion
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 8 oz sliced button mushrooms
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves
- 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
Heat oven to 425°F. Unroll dough with oven-safe parchment paper and place onto a large cookie sheet (dough bakes on paper). Brush with olive oil. Bake 7 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and salt; cook 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion softens and begins to brown. Add mushrooms; cook an additional 5-7 minutes or until softened and also beginning to brown. Stir in garlic; remove from heat.
Spread mushroom mixture evenly over dough. Top with spinach, mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.
Bake 7 to 11 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with thyme.
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