Dad's Pepperoni and Mushroom Appetizer

A versatile appetizer that can also be used as a topping for pizza or even pasta.


30 mini pitas or more


4 cloves of garlic 2 very large onions 4 tablespoon olive oil 4 sticks pepperoni 6 cups mushrooms (about 3 pounds) 1 cup marinara sauce 1 cup dry white wine - chardonnay is fine. ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper ½ cup flat leaf parsley 24 mini pita breads or 8 loaves pita

Nutritional information

100 Calories each plus bread


Dice garlic, and slice onions into strips. Slice pepperoni using Cuisinart slicing blade.Chop parsley using metal blade. Slice mushrooms into ⅛ 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.