Cooking with The Cowboy & The Cougar ~ Wood Fired Pizzas Episode

Cooking Episodes with The Cowboy and The Cougar

In this episode of Cooking with The Cowboy and The Cougar, Mark and Debbie walk you through cooking up some wood fired pizzas using the new Ooni Pizza Oven they purchased at Lowes. Below you will find Debbie’s homemade pizza sauce recipe and a quick summary on cooking the toppings for the mushroom/spinach pizza. Click here to jump down to the video. Enjoy!

Wood Fired Pizzas ~ Marinara Sauce

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pizza sauce, pizza toppings, wood fired pizza
Author: Debbie Shapiro


  • 4 cloves fresh garlic sauteed in olive oil
  • 1 can Italian plum tomatoes crushed
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 TBSP fresh parsley or 1/2 TBSP of dried
  • 1 tsp basil


  • Simmer all ingredients together for about 3 minutes to complete sauce.



Topping for mushroom/spinach pizza
Saute' 8 sliced mushrooms in olive oil.  Use button, cremini or baby bella mushrooms.
Once cooked , do not cook until brown.  Add about two cups of baby spinach.  Saute for about two minutes.
Add 1/2 tsp of truffle salt.  Top pizza once cooked with truffle oil.