20 Easy Homemade Pizza Recipes For Kids

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Pizza is a favorite among people across age groups. Its cheesy flavor and easy-to-chew texture make it a favorite among children. While eating pizza occasionally isn’t a cause for concern, making one at home and in a heatlhy manner can end speculations surrounding its ingredients.

You can involve your child in the preparation of pizza right from scratch. Make pizza dough with healthy flours and experiment with ingredients to make your child’s favorite pizza. You can also learn about various pizza types and create a healthier version right at home.

We bring you 20 tasty, healthy, and easy-to-make pizza recipes that you and your child can try with ease and fun.

20 Delicious And Nutritious Pizza Recipes For Children

Vegan Pizza Recipes

1. Vegan veggie bonanza

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You will need: 

For the no-knead crust:

  • 1¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 1tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • 1tsp active yeast
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ⅓ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp dried oregano

For pizza toppings:

  • ½ cup vegan parmesan
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • ¼ cup bell pepper (sliced)
  • ¼ cup red onion (sliced)
  • ¼ cup tomato (sliced)
  • ¼ cup button mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup broccoli florets (sliced)
  • 1tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • Handful of Kalamata olives (sliced)
  • Handful of fresh basil

How to prepare:

  1. Preheat the oven to 435°F (223°C). Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set it aside.
  1. Mix warm water, yeast, and all-purpose flour in a mixing bowl. Set aside for a few minutes to activate.
  1. After a few minutes, add whole wheat flour, salt, herbs, garlic, and olive oil to the bowl and mix well.
  1. Knead the mix into a ball. Cover the dough with a muslin cloth and let it sit for 15 minutes in a warm place.
  1. After 15 minutes, pour half a teaspoon of olive oil over the dough and spread it with your hands. Kneading the dough into a ball again.
  1. Now, dust some flour on a flat surface and spread the pizza dough into a circle with a diameter of 13 to 14 inches. Keep the thickness thin. Leave the edges thicker than the center. Let the flattened dough or pizza base sit for a few minutes.
  1. Spread pizza sauce on the pizza base and distribute sliced veggies and olives onto it evenly. Keep the base on the baking tray.
  1. Mix garlic, a teaspoon of olive oil, a pinch of salt, and oregano seasoning. Sprinkle the mixture over the vegetables.
  1. Lastly, drizzle vegan cheese on the top and bake the pizza for 17 to 18 minutes until the edges puff and turn golden.
  1. Take out the pizza from the oven and garnish with fresh basil. You can also use some more herbs and peppers if you desire.

2. Spinach artichoke vegan delight

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You will need:

  • 1 whole wheat pizza base
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup canned artichoke hearts (rinsed and quartered)
  • 1 cup canned white beans (drained and rinsed)
  • ½ cup vegan mozzarella
  • ½ cup cashews
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • Salt and ground black pepper powder, to taste

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (176°C). Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set it aside.
  1. Blend white beans, cashews, lemon juice, water, and nutritional yeast into a smooth paste. Ensure no lumps or chunks of beans are present.
  1. Heat oil in a saucepan and sauté onion for about three minutes until they turn translucent.
  1. Add garlic and saute for a minute, add two cups of spinach, and cook for an additional three minutes till it begins to wilt. Stir in the white bean mixture, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  1. Evenly spread the bean mixture on the pizza base. Cut the artichoke hearts in quarters and put them on the pizza base with the remaining spinach.
  1. Sprinkle vegan mozzarella on the top and bake the pizza as per the instructions on the pizza base package.
  1. Once done, serve hot with mint dip, ketchup, or hot salsa sauce. You can also sprinkle some Italian herbs mix on the top to enhance the pizza’s flavor.

3. Vegan Margherita

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You will need:

  • 1 grain-free pizza base
  • 2 fresh Roma tomatoes (sliced)
  • 2 bell peppers (sliced)
  • ⅓ cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce
  • ½ cup vegan mozzarella
  • 1tbsp Italian herbs mix
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to drizzle on top

How to make: 

  1. Preheat the oven as per instructions on the pizza base package.
  1. Spread the sauce on top of the pizza base and top it up with basil leaves, bell peppers, and tomatoes.
  1. Sprinkle vegan cheese and bake the pizza until the edge is crispy and the cheese is gooey.
  1. Remove the pizza from the oven and sprinkle the herbs mix. Serve hot.
  1. You can add more veggies to this recipe to boost the nutritional profile and experiment with the ingredients to suit your liking.

4. Ethiopian chickpea vegan pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 gluten-free pizza base
  • 1½ cup canned chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • ¼ cup tahini dill sauce
  • 1 small tomato (sliced)
  • 1 red onion (sliced)
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp ground mustard
  • 2tsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • Pinch of clove powder, ginger powder, allspice, and ground cinnamon
  • Handful of fresh cilantro (chopped)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set it aside.
  1. Meanwhile, mix ground coriander, paprika, cumin, mustard, black pepper, cardamom powder, clove powder, ginger powder, allspice, and cinnamon powder in a bowl. Set aside.
  1. Put the chickpeas in a bowl and add the spice mix to it. Add garlic, onion, salt, and a teaspoon of olive oil. Gently toss to coat.
  1. Brush the pizza base with the remaining olive oil and place sliced tomatoes. Spread spiced chickpeas and place sliced onions over them.
  1. Drizzle tahini sauce and bake for 18 minutes until the pizza base rises and its edges turn crispy and golden brown.
  1. Once done, garnish the pizza with cilantro, more tahini sauce or other creamy dressing and serve. You can add more veggies to enhance the recipe’s nutritional composition.

5. Vegan BBQ Hawaiian pizza

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You will need:

For cashew sauce:

  • 100g raw cashews
  • 2tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For pizza toppings:

  • 1 whole wheat pizza base
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • ½ cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes (sliced)
  • ¼ cup pineapple (cut into small chunks)
  • 1 red pepper(thinly sliced)
  • 1 small red onion (thinly sliced)
  • Fresh parsley (chopped)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set it aside.
  1. To prepare the cashew sauce, soak cashews in water for at least two hours.
  1. After two hours, put the cashews, yeast, lemon juice, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper in a blender and blend into a smooth, lump-free sauce.
  1. Add water to adjust the consistency. You can also add more lemon juice, salt, and pepper as per your taste. Once done, pour the sauce into a bowl and set it aside.
  1. Spread BBQ sauce over the pizza base and layer it with all the toppings.
  1. Place the pizza on the baking tray and bake it for ten minutes, until its crust and edges turn lightly golden.
  1. Transfer the pizza to a plate and sprinkle with fresh parsley and drizzle cashew sauce on it. Slice the pizza and serve.

6. Thai tofu pizza

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You will need:

For the peanut sauce:

  • 3tbsp peanut butter
  • 1tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1tbsp sambal oelek
  • 1tsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1tsp extra virgin olive oil

For topping:

  • 1 whole wheat pizza crust
  • 1 cup firm tofu (cubed)
  • ⅔ cup pineapple (chopped)
  • ¼ cup bean sprouts
  • 2 green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 medium carrot (shredded)
  • 1 medium tomato (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 1tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1tbsp fresh mint (chopped)
  • 1tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp curry powder

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C). Line the baking tray with parchment paper and set it aside.
  1. In a bowl, whisk peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, and sambal oelek. Slowly add olive oil until it mixes well with the other ingredients.
  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. As the oil begins heating, add tofu and curry powder. Cook for around ten minutes until the tofu turns golden brown.
  1. Place the pizza base on the baking tray and spread the peanut sauce over it. This gives it extra moisture and flavor. Layer the sauce first with the carrot, followed by tomato, pineapple, and tofu. Other vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, bell pepper, and spinach add to its flavor and nutrition quotient.
  1. Bake the pizza for ten minutes until the crust turns light brown. Remove the pizza from the oven and garnish with onions, cilantro, bean sprouts, and mint.
  1. Sprinkle lime juice over pizza and serve immediately.

7. Moroccan spiced potato pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 freshly-kneaded pizza dough
  • 1 cup baby potatoes (peeled and sliced)
  • ½ cup homemade pizza sauce
  • ½ cup vegan mozzarella
  • ½ cup vegan parmesan
  • ½ cup tomatoes (sliced)
  • 5 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 2 shallots (sliced)
  • 1 small bunch of fresh mints
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • 1tsp salt

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Grease a baking tray with olive oil and set it aside.
  1. Boil thinly sliced potatoes in water for five minutes over low heat. Drain and pat dry using a clean muslin cloth.
  1. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add potatoes to the pan and cook for two minutes until they turn golden brown. Turn off the flame and set the potato slices aside on a plate.
  1. Put the pizza dough on a flat surface. Lightly dust with the flour and roll out the pizza dough into a rectangular base.
  1. Transfer the pizza base to a baking tray and press it lightly to ensure it fits.
  1. Spread pizza sauce on the base and layer it with the fried baby potatoes, tomatoes, and shallots.
  1. Sprinkle garlic, parmesan, and mozzarella on top and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the edges are golden and crispy.

Vegetarian Pizzas

8. Veggie supreme

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You will need:

  • 1 multigrain pizza base
  • 1 cup canned tomatoes (drained and diced)
  • 1 cup zucchini (chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • ¼ cup red onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup pitted olives (chopped)
  • ½ cup green or red pepper (chopped)
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1tbsp fresh parsley (minced)
  • 1tbsp pizza sauce
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • 1tsp brown sugar
  • 1tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1tsp dried basil
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp olive oil

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C). Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  1. Boil tomatoes, parsley, sugar, Italian seasoning, dried basil, garlic powder, and pepper in a saucepan over low flame for 15 to 18 minutes until the mixture thickens. Turn off the heat and keep the pan aside to cool.
  1. Place the pizza base on the baking tray and evenly spread the sauce onto it. Layer it with mozzarella cheese, cooked vegetables, and olives. You can add different vegetables as per your liking and taste.
  1. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until the cheese melts, and the edges turn golden brown.
  1. Remove from the oven and serve warm with homemade garlic dip or hummus.

9. Mediterranean veggie sizzles

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You will need:

  • 1 whole wheat pizza base
  • 3 garlic cloves (thinly sliced)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • ⅓ cup pitted Kalamata olives (thinly sliced)
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese (shredded)
  • 2 large tomatoes (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Handful of basil leaves (chopped)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C).
  1. Grease a baking tray with olive oil and place a flattened pizza base on it. Bake for eight to ten minutes until the edges turn light brown.
  1. After ten minutes, take out the pizza from the oven and set it aside to cool.
  1. Once the base cools, brush olive oil on its crust and top it with garlic, mozzarella, tomatoes, olives, and parmesan cheese.
  1. Put the pizza back into the oven and bake for ten to 12 minutes until the crust develops a golden layer and the cheese melts completely.
  1. Transfer the pizza to a serving plate, sprinkle red pepper flakes, and garnish with basil leaves. Serve immediately with a homemade dip and healthy mocktail of your child’s choice.

10. Tomato baguette pizza

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You will need: 

  • 1 French bread baguette (halved lengthwise)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup fresh cremini mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • ¾ cup fresh basil leaves (chopped)
  • 3 tomatoes (sliced)
  • 2 red onions (halved and sliced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2tsp virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp homemade Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C). Grease a baking tray with olive oil and set it aside.
  1. Add marinara sauce, mushrooms, olives, tomatoes, onions, garlic, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning in a bowl. Mix well to ensure everything is well combined.
  1. Heat the remaining olive oil in a skillet and pour the marinara sauce mix. Cook for five minutes on low heat.
  1. Spread the marinara sauce mix on the baguette halves and put them on the baking tray. Sprinkle cheese and chopped basil leaves.
  1. Put the baking tray into the oven and bake for ten to 15 minutes until the cheese melts and the crust turns golden. This makes the baguette crisp outside and soft and chewy inside.
  1. Serve with homemade dip and fresh ginger ale or lemonade to make a delightful supper for children.

11. Grilled flatbread veggie max

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You will need:

  • 2 whole wheat flatbreads
  • 2 cups part-skim mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup baby portobello mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (julienned)
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes (sliced)
  • ¼ cup black olives (sliced)
  • ¼ cup homemade pesto
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2tbsp olive oil

How to prepare: 

  1. Heat butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, olive, and bell pepper until tender.
  1. Add baby spinach, salt, and black pepper, and cook for an additional three minutes until spinach wilts.
  1. Meanwhile, brush both sides of the flatbreads with olive oil. Grill them covered over medium heat for two to three minutes until both sides turn light brown.
  1. Once done, remove the flatbread from the grill and set it aside on a plate to cool. Next, spread pesto on the grilled side of the flatbread and layer the sauce with vegetable mixture and cheese.
  1. Return the flatbread to the grill and cook covered until the cheese melts and the crust becomes light brown.
  1. Transfer the flatbread to a plate, sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve warm with cheesy dip, and fresh fruit shake or fruit juice.

12. Grilled Caprese naan pizza

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You will need:

  • 2 freshly baked naans
  • ½ cup tomatoes (sliced)
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup fresh basil (thinly sliced)
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

How to prepare: 

  1. Heat balsamic vinegar in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for eight to ten minutes until it reduces to a tablespoon.
  1. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Brush olive oil on both sides of the naan and place it in the pan.
  1. Press the naan with a spatula to sear it. Cook naan on both sides until they begin to char. Repeat the process with the second naan.
  1. Once done, transfer the naans to a plate and top each naan with cheese, tomatoes, and scatter fresh basil leaves.
  1. Sprinkle salt and pepper and drizzle the reduced balsamic vinegar. Serve hot with a dip and drink of your child’s choice for a soulful evening snack.

13. Mango and hatch chile pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 whole wheat pizza base
  • 1 ripe mango (diced)
  • 1 hatch chile (sliced)
  • 1 green onion (chopped)
  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • Fresh cilantro (chopped, for garnishing)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C). Grease a baking tray with a teaspoon of olive oil.
  1. Put the pizza base on the baking tray and spread an even layer of olive oil on it.
  1. Place slices of mango, hatch chile, and green onion. Sprinkle ground black pepper and mozzarella cheese.
  1. Bake for 14 minutes until the crust turns brown and the cheese melts completely.
  1. Once done, transfer the pizza to a serving plate and garnish with chopped cilantro. Serve warm with a herbs dip and lemonade.

14. Mexican black bean pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 wheat-based pizza base
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro (coarsely chopped)
  • ½ cup small red onion (thinly sliced)
  • ½ cup cheese blend (grated)
  • ½ cup homemade salsa
  • ¼ cup boiled corn
  • ¼ cup tomatoes (sliced)
  • 2 small limes (juiced and zest separated)
  • 1tbsp pizza seasoning
  • 2tbsp olive oil

How to prepare:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (232°C).
  1. Meanwhile, place the pizza base on a baking tray and lightly brush it with olive oil.
  1. Spread an even layer of salsa on it, followed by half of the cheese and a handful of cilantro. Set it aside and prepare the bean and veggie mix.
  1. In a large bowl, combine black beans with onion, tomatoes, boiled corn, lemon juice, lemon zest, and pizza seasoning. Mash the mixture with a potato masher.
  1. Spread this mixture evenly on the pizza crust and sprinkle the remaining cheese and cilantro.
  1. Bake the pizza for about 15 minutes until the cheese bubbles and the crust turns brown around the edges.
  1. Once done, serve hot with a dip of your choice. You can add more veggies and spices to experiment with this recipe.

Non-vegetarian Pizza

15. Pizza Italiano

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You will need:

  • 1 (12-inch) whole wheat pizza base
  • 2 cups cheese blend (shredded)
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • ½ cup Italian sausage (casing removed)
  • ½ cup green pepper (diced)
  • ¼ cup fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 1tbsp Italian pizza seasoning
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking tray with aluminum foil and set it aside.
  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet and cook sausage, onion, and green pepper for five minutes on medium heat.
  1. Add mushrooms and cook the veggie mix for about five minutes until the veggies turn tender and the sausage no longer looks pink.
  1. Place the pizza crust on the baking tray and spread an even layer of marinara sauce on it. Sprinkle pepper flakes and top it with the sausage mixture.
  1. Sprinkle chopped basil leaves, cheese, and Italian seasoning. Put the pizza into the oven and bake it for 12 minutes until the crust turns golden and the cheese melts.
  1. Once done, transfer the pizza to a plate and serve hot with a glass of fresh orange juice or any other drink of your child’s choice. You can play around with some more different vegetables as toppings to add more health and flavor to this recipe.

16. Meat lover’s pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 (12-inch) gluten-free pizza base
  • 1½ cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup sausage (cooked and crumbled)
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 12 pepperoni slices
  • 4 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 2tbp parmesan cheese (grated)
  • Crushed red pepper flakes (to taste)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F (260°C).
  1. Put the pizza base onto the baking tray and spread the pizza sauce on it. Next, spread a cup of shredded mozzarella, followed by sausage and bacon.
  1. Layer the remaining mozzarella cheese on the top, followed by pepperoni slices and parmesan cheese. Bake the pizza for about 15 minutes until the cheese melts and the crust edges turn light brown.
  1. Once done, transfer the pizza to a plate and sprinkle crushed red pepper flakes. Serve hot with a cup of fresh ginger ale.

17. Chicken delight pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 (12-inch) whole grain pizza base
  • 1 cup skinless, boneless chicken breast (halves and cubed)
  • 1 link sweet Italian sausage (casing removed)
  • 1 red bell pepper (seeded and sliced)
  • ¼ cup fontina cheese (shredded)
  • ¼ cup onion (sliced)
  • ¼ cup cremini mushrooms (sliced)
  • ¾ teaspoon red pepper (crushed)
  • 2tsp fresh thyme (chopped)
  • 2tsp cornmeal
  • 2tbsp parsley (chopped)
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp fresh garlic (chopped)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (232°C).
  1. Heat a one-and-half teaspoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté chicken cut into small pieces and sausage for five minutes. Remove the mixture from the skillet and transfer to a bowl.
  1. Add the remaining oil in the skillet and sauté onion, mushrooms, and garlic for five minutes, stirring constantly.
  1. Sprinkle cornmeal into the baking tray and put the pizza base onto it. Sprinkle cheese on the base and layer it with the chicken and sausage mixture.
  1. Next, put a layer of vegetable mixture and bell pepper. Sprinkle red pepper and some more cheese and oregano and bake for 20 minutes until the crust turns golden.
  1. Once done, transfer the pizza to a plate and garnish it with parsley and thyme. Serve hot with homemade ketchup or dip of your choice.

18. BBQ chicken pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 (12-inch) whole wheat pizza base
  • 2 cups Colby-Jack cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1 cup pepperoncini peppers (sliced)
  • 1 cup red onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup skinless, boneless chicken breast (halves, cooked, and cubed)
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro (chopped)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  1. Place the pizza base on a baking tray and spread a layer of barbeque sauce on it. Top the sauce layer with chicken, cilantro, pepperoncini peppers, onion, and cheese.
  1. Put the pizza into the oven and bake for 15 minutes until the cheese melts and begins to bubble.
  1. Transfer the pizza to a serving plate and serve warm with a dipping sauce of your choice.

19. Ground beef pizza

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You will need:

  • 1 multigrain pizza base
  • 1 cup lean ground beef
  • ¼ cup pizza sauce
  • ¾ cup cheddar cheese (grated)
  • ¾ cup mozzarella cheese (grated)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F (260°C).
  1. Meanwhile, cook onion, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and ground beef in a skillet at medium-high heat for five minutes. Stir constantly until the beef changes color. And is no longer pink. Drain any fat and set the skillet aside.
  1. Put the pizza base on the baking tray and spread sauce on it. Layer the beef mixture and sprinkle it with cheddar and mozzarella.
  1. Bake the pizza for about ten minutes or until the cheese begins bubbling and the crust puffs and is slightly inflated and becomes golden.
  1. Transfer the pizza to a serving plate and serve warm with a cup of fresh lime juice.

20. Pork luncheon pizza

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You will need: 

  • 1 whole wheat pizza base
  • 500g pork luncheon meat (diced)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • ½ cup red onion (sliced)
  • 2tbsp Gouda cheese (shredded)
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp fresh coriander (chopped)

How to prepare: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C). Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  1. Spread tomato sauce on the surface of the pizza and place it on the baking tray.
  1. Sprinkle mozzarella and Gouda cheese over the sauce. Next, spread pork luncheon meat in an even layer with sliced onion.
  1. Put the pizza into the oven and bake until the crust is crisp and golden and the cheese starts bubbling.
  1. Once done, remove the pizza from the oven and sprinkle freshly chopped coriander on the top. Serve warm.

Pizza is a favorite and delectable food that children love to eat. Pizza calories and nutrition is based on the crust, on the toppings and the cooking method. You can make it healthier by experimenting with healthy ingredients, such as a pizza base made with multigrain flour and millets. Include loads of fresh veggies, homemade sauces, herbs, and spices to add nutrients and flavor to the recipes. Encourage your child to join in while you cook healthy pizza variants.

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