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Spicy Pepperoni and Mushroom Pizza Recipe

Indulge in the classic flavors of pepperoni and mushrooms with a spicy twist! This homemade pizza is a perfect blend of savory and hot, ideal for those who love a bit of heat with their meal.


  • Pizza dough: 1 pound (store-bought or homemade)
  • Marinara sauce: ½ cup
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded: 1½ cups
  • Pepperoni slices: 1 cup
  • Fresh mushrooms, sliced: 1 cup
  • Red chili flakes: 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh basil leaves: for garnish
  • Olive oil: for brushing
  • Salt and pepper: to taste


  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). Place a pizza stone inside to heat.
  2. Prepare Dough: Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Assemble Pizza: Brush the dough with olive oil. Spread marinara sauce, leaving a border. Sprinkle half the mozzarella, add pepperoni and mushrooms, then top with the remaining cheese. Season with chili flakes, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bake: Transfer the pizza to the preheated pizza stone. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the crust is golden and cheese is bubbly.
  5. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh basil. Slice and serve hot.

Enjoy your Spicy Pepperoni and Mushroom Pizza, a fiery take on a beloved classic!