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A versatile appetizer that can also be used as a topping for pizza or even pasta.
Dad's Pepperoni and Mushroom Appetizer
INGREDIENTS
4 cloves of garlic
2 very large onions
4 tbsp olive oil
4 sticks pepperoni
6 cups mushrooms (about 3 pounds)
1 cup marinara sauce
1 cup dry white wine - chardonnay is fine.
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1/2 cup flat leaf parsley
24 mini pita breads or 8 loaves pita
Instructions
Dice garlic, and slice onions into strips. Slice pepperoni using Cuisinart slicing blade.Chop parsley using metal blade. Slice mushrooms into 1/8 inch pieces.
Fry diced garlic and sliced onions in olive oil on medium high heat. Be careful not to burn garlic. Cook for about 7-8 minutes. Add sliced pepperoni and cook until onions are translucent. Add sliced mushrooms and cook about 7 minutes until medium soft. Add marinara sauce, crushed red pepper and white wine. Cook on medium high heat about 8-10 minutes until slightly reduced and flavors are blended. Remove from heat, add diced parsley and serve in pita bread. Can be frozen. Making day ahead enhances flavor.
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RECIPE FACTS

Servings: 30 mini pitas or more

Nutritional information per serving

100 calories each plus bread

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