Lunchbreak: The Hungry Girl makes pepepperoni pizza bella

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Lisa Lillien

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Pepperoni Pizza-Bella

1 portabella mushroom, stem chopped and reserved
2 Tablespoons canned crushed tomatoes
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
dash onion powder
dash Italian seasoning
2 Tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 slices turkey pepperoni, chopped

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Place mushroom cap on the sheet, rounded side down. Bake until slightly tender, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir seasonings into crushed tomatoes. Add chopped mushroom stem, and mix well. Remove sheet, but leave oven on. Blot away excess moisture from mushroom cap. Evenly top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and chopped pepperoni. Bake until mushroom is tender, tomato mixture is hot, and cheese has melted, 8 to 10 minutes.

The swap ingredients mentioned:

spaghetti squash

powdered peanut butter

protein powder

bran cereal

canned pure pumpkin