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Mushroom and pepperoni pizza bites

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
15
Difficulty
Easy
These bite-sized pizzas are filled with your favorite flavors and are sure to be well-received at your next gathering. Mini phyllo shells serve as the crisp crust and are filled with a mix of pizza sauce, garlic, cremini mushrooms, and turkey pepperoni. They are then topped with two kinds of cheese, mozzarella and Parmesan, and a sprinkling of fresh basil. Like all pizza, these bites are adaptable, and you can fill them with whatever combinations of ingredients that you like. Just be sure to cook the filling before you bake since time under the broiler is short, mainly to melt the cheese. The filling can be made up to two days in advance but bake and fill the shells right before you’re ready to serve them for the crispiest results.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

2 spray(s)

Cremini mushroom(s)

cup(s), finely chopped

Minced garlic

¼ tsp

Small, thinly sliced turkey pepperoni

1½ oz, about 1/3 cup chopped

Store-bought pizza sauce

5 Tbsp

Mini phyllo shell(s)

15 item(s)

Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

5 Tbsp

Grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp

Basil

2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. To make filling, coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook mushrooms, stirring often, until their water has evaporated, 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and pepperoni; cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Stir in pizza sauce; remove from heat.
  2. Preheat oven or toaster oven to 325°F.
  3. Place phyllo shells on a foil-lined baking pan; bake unfilled shells for 2 minutes to crisp. Evenly divide mushroom mixture among shells; sprinkle evenly with both cheeses. Bake until cheese melts, 3-5 minutes; sprinkle with basil and serve immediately.
  4. Serving size: 1 pizza bite