11 Naan Pizza Recipes for Busy Weeknights
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.
Mediterranean Pesto Pizza
This Greek flavored pizza is ready in 16 minutes and is full of flavor. "This pizza is great for those who want a change from ordinary pizza," says oopretttynpinkoo. "It is great with naan or Greek pita flatbreads!"
Sausage and kale makes this hearty pizza perfect for a quick supper after a busy day at work. "I used garlic naan bread, mild Italian sausage, and my homemade marinara sauce," says lutzflcat. "I must say that the ricotta in the cheese base really does make this taste a bit like lasagna. "
Arugula and Hummus Mini Pizzas
If you fancy something light, this pizza with creamy hummus, dates, balsamic, and arugula is fresh and tasty. "What a great snack (or light lunch, which is what this was for me today)!" says Kim's Cooking Now. "You get the sweetness from the chopped dates, the garlicky flavor from the hummus and then the peppery arugula!"
Naan Veggie Pizza
Fresh veggies and Italian herbs make this naan pizza so colorful and just a little healthier. "Great fast and tasty weeknight dinner," says the4taals. "I did not prebake the naan our pizzas baked in 10 minutes then I broiled for 1 minute to brown up the cheese. Used green pepper mushrooms cherry tomatoes olives and hot peppers."
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."
Naan Bread Margherita Pizza with Prosciutto
"This is one of my favorite friday night dishes," says Spoons and Stilettos. 'This pizza is quick, simple and delicious. Using naan bread not only saves time but it is great for portion control. The only difference between this recipe and most pizza recipes is that It doesn't include a tomato sauce on the base. I don't like the sogginess that comes from the sauce, but feel free to try it with the sauce as it will still yield good results."
Naan Bread Goat Cheese and Tomato Pizza
Brush naan bread with Caesar dressing, top with tomatoes, cooked bacon, and goat cheese.
Shrimp Alfredo Naan Pizza
Shrimp Alfredo gets a quick pizza makeover with fresh veggies, Italian cheeses, and a crispy naan crust.
Mini Naan Hawaiian Pizza
Here's one for the pineapple pizza people! "I know there are hardcore Italian pizza eaters out there who vow to never eat a Hawaiian pizza," says lutzflcat. "And although sweet, juicy pineapple and ham may not be traditional pizza, just one time, step outside the box and see what you're missing. It's good, really good, and quick and easy!" And for more, check out our best savory main dish recipes starring sweet pineapple.
Buffalo Chicken Naan Pizza
Cajun-spiced grilled chicken, spicy Buffalo sauce, and a creamy cheese sauce top garlic naan bread. "This will make more than enough sauce for 4 pizzas," says Luke Summers, the recipe submitter. "Place the rest in the fridge and save for later. Makes a great dip, too!"
Basil Pesto and 3-Cheese Naan Pizza
Fresh basil pesto, sauteed cremini mushrooms, and three types of cheese (ricotta, feta, and Parmesan) top this naan pizza. "The garlic in the pesto might add a little kick, so use less, if necessary," says Sugar and Spice. "A great appetizer or a main dish."