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Homegrown Arugula and Wild Mushrooms Pizza Recipe

Arugula is one of my favorite greens to grow year-round. Not only because it is super easy to grow but because the flavor is out of this world!  In this post, I share my homegrown Arugula and wild mushroom pizza recipe.

Hummus Pizza With Arugula and Wild Mushrooms

Homegrown Arugula and Wild Mushrooms Pizza Recipe

One of the first seeds I grew in the geodesic biodome was the arugula I was gifted from friends at VeggieTrials. This recipe was inspired by the Arugula I grow in my home garden.   I have not yet mastered growing wild mushrooms in my contained space but I do have some that grow naturally in my landscape.  What a treat when Spring arrives and I found a patch of Morel mushrooms under the giant oak tree.   In this recipe, I pull together the amazing and oh so unique flavors in arugula and wild mushroom with a hummus sauce for the pie.  I hope you try this and also bookmark on your Pinterest or print option below.

More fun veggie-loving pizza recipes on my site!

From The Garden

As I mentioned in this post Arugula is one of my favorite things to grow.  Here is a picture of how beautiful the easy to grow the crop is.

Arugula growing in dome greenhouse

Hummus Pizza with Arugula and Wild Mushrooms

Ingredients

  • Pizza Dough¾ cup almond milk, homemade (page 34) or store brought
  • 1 ½ teaspoons grapeseed oil, plus more for bowl
  • 1 ½ teaspoon organic cane sugar
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour, plus more for kneading
  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package rapid rise dry yeast
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup whole-wheat flour
  • Toppings2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 4 cups sliced mixed wild mushrooms
  • 1 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup hummus, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 cups of loosely packed arugula
  • ¾ cup sliced cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  1. For the dough, heat the almond milk and oil in small saucepan set over medium heat and set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the sugar until it is finely ground. Add the white whole-wheat flour, yeast, and salt and pulse two or three times to combine. With the machine running, slowly put the hot almond milk through the feed tube. Add the whole- wheat flour ¼ cup at a time, pulsing until  the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  3. Transfer the dough to a floured work surface. Knead for 4 to 5 minutes, and then shape into a ball. Put the dough in a large oiled bowl and cover loosely with plastic wrap. Let it rise in a warm place until doubled in size, 1 to 1 ½ hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 425 F. Dust 2 baking sheets lightly with flour and set aside.

Let’s Connect

So what do you think… will you try adding humus to your next pizza?  What are some fun ingredients you add to your pizza?  Please share by commenting below.

Happy Pizza Making,

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Bren Haas is the creator of GardenChat which is the first online gardening social community using social media. Her website features gardening tips and tricks, recipes, travel ideas, product reviews, and social media how-to help from her personal and unique experiences.

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