Try this very interesting Grilled Mushroom Salad Pizza recipe for a bit of a healthier twist to the doughy favourite.

This recipe makes 2 medium-sized pizzas.


  • ± 500g store-bought pizza dough
  • 2 large portabello mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 250ml tomato based pizza/ pasta sauce
  • 300g mozzarella, grated
  • 150g baby portabellini mushrooms, sliced in half
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 head romaine or cos lettuce, torn or roughly chopped
  • ¼ red onion
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp toasted seed mix
  • Red wine vinegar, for dressing
  • Olive oil, for cooking and dressing
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make Grilled Mushroom Salad Pizza Recipe – Method

  1. Preheat BBQ to medium-high heat.
  2. Place a large pizza stone, cast iron pan, or, in a pinch, a baking tray on the BBQ to preheat.
  3. Brush portobellos with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. BBQ until tender and nicely charred all over. Set aside to rest.
  5. Divide the pizza dough in two and roll out into rounds.
  6. Place dough onto a flour dusted wooden board.
  7. Drizzle with a little olive oil and spread the olive oil, along with the, garlic over the dough.
  8. Spread with tomato sauce and scatter with mozzarella.
  9. Dot portabellinis and cherry tomatoes all over. Season lightly.
  10. Slide the pizza off the wooden board and onto the preheated pizza stone.
  11. Close the lid and cook until the base is crispy and the cheese has melted.
  12. Repeat with the other pizza.
  13. Place lettuce, onion, feta, and seeds in a bowl. Drizzle lightly with olive oil and red wine vinegar. Season well and toss.
  14. Pile a generous amount of salad on top of each pizza.
  15. Finish with large chunks of the BBQd portobello mushrooms.
  16. Slice pizzas and serve!

Grilled Mushroom Salad Pizza Recipe Notes

This Grilled Mushroom Salad Pizza recipe is courtesy of the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA), a group of farmers who grow and love mushrooms.

They share their passion by promoting all varieties of mushrooms, creating unique recipes that showcase the many flavour profiles of mushrooms, and engaging in charity campaigns that make the world a better place.

Why mushrooms?

These powerful little foods are packed with nutrients and fibres, have very few calories, and are an excellent source of plant protein. If spiced right, they even make a great meat replacement!

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We’ve shared dozens of SAMFA recipes, which you can access in our full Recipes Archive. You may just find your next delicious meal there!

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