By Vicky McDonald

If you're craving homemade pizza, but don't have the time or energy to make a pizza crust, just reach into the freezer and take out some naan bread. This Indian bread is a surprisingly good base for a quick, delicious pizza. It's crisp with just the right amount of chewy dough, and it's the perfect size for a personal pizza. You can add any topping that you have in your fridge, and simply grill for a hot, bubbling pizza. It's the ultimate busy weeknight dinner. Check out these easy naan pizza recipes to try.

1. Mediterranean Pesto Pizza

This Greek flavored pizza is ready in 16 minutes and is full of flavor.

Photo by mommyluvs2cook

2. Garlic, Sausage & Kale Naan Pizzas

Sausage and kale makes this hearty pizza perfect for a quick supper after a busy day at work.

Photo by Eating Well

3. Lasagna Flatbread

If you're craving lasagna, but short on time this lasagna flavored naan pizza is a delicious compromise.

Photo by lutzflcat

4. Arugula and Hummus Mini Pizzas

If you fancy something light, this pizza with creamy hummus, dates, balsamic, and arugula is fresh and tasty.

Photo by Kim's Cooking Now!

5. Naan Veggie Pizza

Fresh veggies and Italian herbs make this naan pizza so colorful and just a little healthier.

Photo by thedailygourmet

6. Spinach-and-Yogurt Flatbreads

If you're yearning for something tangy and a little different, this pizza with spices, yogurt and spinach is for you.

Photo by Christopher Testani for Martha Stewart

7. Grilled Flatbread Pizzas with Avocado Pesto

These simple naan pizzas with fresh corn and avocado pesto can be grilled outside for a tasty summer supper.

Photo by Reynolds Kitchen

8. Spiralized Yellow Squash-Ricotta Naan

This spiralized squash "pizza" works with yellow squash or crookneck squash. "The squash is spiralized and baked on a naan flatbread with a lemony-cheesy base for a new taste sensation," says lutzflcat. "Style up a brunch, serve for lunch, or even cut into small pieces and serve as an appetizer."

Photo by lutzflcat

Frozen Naan Pizza!

It turns out we're not the only ones with this brilliant naan pizza idea, and you can now buy naan bread pizza in the frozen food aisle in some grocery stores. It's definitely handy if you're extremely short on time, but we think these recipes above are quick enough and just a little tastier than the store-bought version.

Photo by Vicky McDonald


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