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Muffin pizzas recipe

Muffin pizzas recipe

4 ratings

These lighter, fun-sized pizzas are perfect for your kids lunches over the half-term. Plus, they're ready in under 10 minutes! See method

  • Serves 2
  • 4 mins to prepare and 4 mins to cook
  • 261 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 2 English muffins, halved
  • 4 tbsp passata
  • 90g reduced-fat mozzarella, sliced
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved, plus extra to serve (optional)
  • ½ red pepper, thinly sliced
  • fresh basil leaves, torn, to serve (optional)
  • green salad, to serve (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    6g 8%
  • Saturates

    3g 17%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    0.7g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 34.7g Protein 16.3g Fibre 3.8g


  1. Preheat the grill to mediumhigh. Lightly toast the muffins on each side. Spread the cut sides with the passata, then top with the sliced mozzarella, tomatoes and peppers. Lightly season with pepper.
  2. Transfer to a baking tray, then grill for 3-4 mins until the cheese has melted and the tomatoes have softened. Scatter with torn basil and serve with salad and extra tomatoes, if you like.

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