A couple weeks ago Chris was out of town for the night on a mini “bro-cation”. For the record, he did not call it this, that is 100% me. He headed to Champaign/Urbana to watch the Fighting Illini play.
That meant I had a night by myself at home. I was going to miss him, but I was also going to make the most of it by making it super girly. I was going to make the girliest thing I could think of for dinner, enjoy a mini bottle of champagne, and watch a chick flick that featured Bradley Cooper as a chef. I was pumped.
I formulated my plan for a girly dinner as I perused the grocery store. What is girlier than flatbread with goat cheese? I mean, it is actually just pizza, but we call it flatbread so it sounds classy. If I was making pizza for my husband it would most definitely have some kind of meat on it. If I am making it for me it is going to be overflowing with mushrooms. Chris is not a huge fan, so this was the perfect time to go fungi-wild.
Instead of traditional pizza sauce I used a basil pesto. So much flavor! I always keep pesto in the freezer, it is a great ingredient to have on hand.
The sautéed mushrooms are finished off with a caramelization of balsamic, and then the whole flatbread is dotted with tangy goat cheese.
So good. So girly. Dudes, if you want to make and enjoy this flatbread…. No judgement here!
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