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Wild Mushroom and Potato Pizza on Whole Grain Naan

Wild Mushroom & Potato Pizza

This vegetarian Wild Mushroom and Potato Pizza recipe on Whole Grain Naan is topped with fontina cheese and drizzled with white truffle oil.

We love pizza, and we love to experiment. So rather than using a traditional crust, we made this pizza using whole grain naan. Making pizzas with naan is nice when you don’t have the time to mess with the dough—the key is to make sure any veggies you add to your pizza are cooked beforehand because you need to heat your naan at a lower temperature than you’d cook a pizza made with raw dough.

Wild Mushroom & Potato Pizza

Wild Mushroom & Potato Pizza Recipe

Wild Mushroom and Potato Pizza on Whole Grain Naan

A rustic wild mushroom and potato pizza made on whole grain naan and drizzled with truffle oil.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 servings


  • 1 small Yukon Gold potato sliced paper-thin (use a mandoline slicer)
  • 3/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray
  • 2 oz wild mushrooms
  • 1 two-piece package of whole grain naan
  • 3 oz shredded fontina or mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp white truffle oil


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Bring about an inch of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add potato slices, reduce heat to simmer, and cook for 4 minutes, or until just softened. Remove from pan immediately and rinse with cold water. Once potatoes are cool, squeeze out any excess liquid and set aside.
  • Add walnuts to food processor and pulse until finely ground. Add olive oil and salt and pepper to taste; pulse until well-combined.
  • Spray a small skillet with cooking spray (I use olive oil in a mister) and heat at medium. Add mushrooms and sauté about 7–8 minutes, or until just beginning to brown. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Spread walnut mixture onto naan (it will be crumbly, but pressing it onto the naan will help it stick). Add half of the grated cheese, a layer of potato slices, the remaining cheese, and the mushrooms. Bake in oven for 8–10 minutes or until naan is crispy on edges and cheese has melted. Drizzle each pizza with 1/2 teaspoon of truffle oil just before serving.


Serving: 1pizza
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  • Reply
    November 21, 2011 at 11:16 am

    Yum! I love pizza no matter how you serve it!

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    November 22, 2011 at 1:07 am

    Wow–that looks so good! I’ve made pizza on naan before–just the typical toppings, but I think I’ll try this recipe next time =)

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      The Type A Housewife
      November 22, 2011 at 7:18 am

      Pizza on naan is so good, isn’t it? I never have good luck when I use dough and I think naan tastes better than some of the pre-made crusts that are out there.

      I hope you like it! 🙂

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    Toni @ A Daily Dose
    November 22, 2011 at 8:54 am

    I love everything mushroom and pizza. I will have to try the naan never tried that before but sounds scrumptious.

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      The Type A Housewife
      November 23, 2011 at 9:30 am

      It’s really good! And if you like Indian food, the garlic naan is great on the side with curry. 🙂

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    November 22, 2011 at 10:03 am

    Looks absolutely wonderful! I love seeing your meatless recipes! They are always very hearty and flavorful.

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      The Type A Housewife
      November 23, 2011 at 9:29 am

      Thank you! I try to make vegetarian meals that highlight vegetables & whole foods–I hate vegetarian meals that are just substitute bacon, substitute burgers, substitute hot dogs, etc. So boring!

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    Shop with Me Mama
    November 22, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    YUM! We absolutely love pizza!

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    November 22, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    This sounds fantastic!

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    Lori Popkewitz Alper
    November 22, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    This pizza sounds delicious! I would make it without the cheese since I’m almost vegan 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

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      The Type A Housewife
      November 23, 2011 at 9:19 am

      I think it would work without cheese–just add extra mushrooms & potatoes instead to help keep the walnut puree in place since it’s a little bit crumbly. 🙂

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    Grumpy Grateful Mom
    November 23, 2011 at 2:19 am

    I’ve never seen any pizza like this, but it look so good to me! I never thought to make pizza on naan either–I like how easy that is!

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      The Type A Housewife
      November 23, 2011 at 9:16 am

      The plain naan is really just like thin pizza crust! It’s not like the kind you get at Indian restaurants where it’s dripping with ghee, so it works well. And I think it has a better texture than pre-made crusts. 🙂

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    All Natural Katie
    November 23, 2011 at 8:46 am

    I am going to try this! I can’t believe that you spread potato and walnut puree on the naan. Very different, but sounds delicious!

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      The Type A Housewife
      November 23, 2011 at 9:13 am

      I never would have thought of walnut puree on pizza either, but after I had it at that restaurant back in Madison, I was sold. It is SO good.

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    November 27, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    That looks so yummy!

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    Cocktails with Mom
    December 3, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    yummy ! pizza is one of our faves.

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