A creamy and delicious pizza without the traditional mozzarella cheese! The caramelized onions are a nice addition, but the pizza could be made without. Great as a vegetarian option served as small bites at a party, as an appetizer before a meal or lunch served with a side salad.

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Pizza

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Inspired
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Degree of Difficulty : Easy
Servings: 2 people


  • 1 piece Naan bread or flat bread
  • 1 container cremini mushrooms or any fresh mushrooms found in your grocery store
  • 1 tbsp olive oil split between the onion and the mushroom topping
  • 1 whole Spanish onion finely sliced
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 tspn dried thyme or 3 fresh sprigs
  • 1 tspn black pepper
  • 1 tspn kosher salt
  • 1 recipe Béchemel Sauce about 1 cup


  • Gather all ingredients before starting recipe.
  • Heat half of the oil in a medium sized frying pan over medium heat. Add peeled and sliced Spanish onion, thyme, black pepper, a pinch of sugar and fry over medium high heat for about 15 minutes, or until the onions turn a golden color. Stir frequently to prevent the onions from burning,
  • Heat the remainder of the oil in the same frying pan and return to medium high heat, add the mushrooms and cook until the mushrooms start to brown, 4-5 minutes.
  • Spread the cooled béchamel on the naan or flat bread and then spread the caramelized onions on top of the béchamel sauce. Top the onions with the sautéed mushrooms.
  • Pre-heat oven to 375º
  • Place the prepared pizza on a rack over an aluminum foil lined sheet pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for a minute or 2, then slice and serve.

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