Ninja’s Egg and Mushroom Pizza by the Slice

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  • Ingredients
    6 large EGGS
    1 refrigerated pizza dough (13.8 oz)
    1 Tbsp. olive oil
    1 garlic clove, minced
    2 cups fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese
    1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
    1/4 cup Cotija cheese, crumbled
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1/2 cup arugula
    1 Tbsp. chives, chopped

    Yields: 6 servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/6 of recipe

    Calories: 412

    Total fat: 22 g
    Saturated fat: 9 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 3.9 g

    Cholesterol: 218 mg
    Sodium: 541 mg
    Carbohydrates: 31 g
    Fiber: 2 g
    Sugar: 3 g
    Protein: 19 g
    Vitamin A: 96 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 26 mcg
    Choline: 149 mg
    Calcium: 278 mg
    Iron: 2 mg
    Potassium: 109 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein and choline, and a good source of vitamin A.

Directions

  1. PREHEAT oven to 400° F

  2. SPRAY 15 x 10 baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. STRETCH pizza dough to fill baking sheet. BAKE pizza crust for 6 minutes to set dough. REMOVE from oven and let COOL for about 5 minutes.

  3. BRUSH crust with olive oil and SPRINKLE garlic on crust. ADD mushrooms and Cotija cheese. CRACK eggs on to crust about 1 inch apart. SEASON with black pepper and BAKE for 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown, egg whites are set, and yolks thickened. REMOVE from oven and let COOL for 2 minutes.

  4. TOP with arugula and chives. SERVE immediately.

Insider Info

Press dough slightly with two fingers to make a shallow well for the egg.

Spread 1/2 cup marinara sauce on crust after olive oil and garlic for a variation.

Use shredded Parmesan cheese in place of Cotija cheese.