Kale and Red Onion Pizza


  • 1 ball pizza dough
  • 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ large red onion, sliced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup kale, torn into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 to 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • ¾ teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary (or about ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  2. On a large baking sheet, place the mushrooms and red onion
  3. Drizzle with ½ tablespoon olive oil then toss gently to coat
  4. Bake for 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender
  5. Stir once at 10 minutes so that the vegetables cook evenly
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool while you prepare the rest of the pizza
  7. Increase the oven temperature to 500 degrees
  8. Place a pizza stone on a lower rack in the oven and allow the stone to heat for at least 30 minutes
  9. Place the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface and allow the dough to relax for about 10 minutes
  10. Roll out and shape the dough
  11. Transfer to a piece of parchment the size of your pizza stone that has been lightly dusted with cornmeal
  12. In a small bowl, combine the kale and balsamic vinegar
  13. Toss to combine
  14. Brush the pizza dough with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  15. Top the pizza with the mozzarella, roasted mushrooms, red onion, the kale mixture and the rosemary
  16. Place the parchment with your dough directly onto the pizza stone
  17. Bake until the crust is golden, about 10 to 12 minutes

Source: Heather, adapted from http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/

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