Quick and Easy Tortilla Pizza (Personal Pizza in Minutes)

Make a quick and easy tortilla pizza for one or two with customized toppings for a tasty meal in minutes.
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Make a quick and easy tortilla pizza for one or two with customized toppings for a tasty meal in minutes.

Wide image of homemade mini pizza using a flour tortilla with a white plate.

If you’re craving pizza but don’t want to order out, then these easy mini pizzas are perfect for a quick meal.

One of the best things about tortilla pizzas is how quick and easy they are to make. You can have a piping hot pizza in just a few minutes, making it the perfect option for a busy weeknight or a lazy weekend.

Hey there! Before you scroll, there are lots of helpful things in this post…including an FAQ section, which may answer any questions you might have about this recipe. Enjoy!

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The best part about tortilla pizzas is how easy they are to customize. Whether you’re a meat lover, a veggie enthusiast, or just looking for something different, you can easily swap out toppings and use your favorite pizza toppings to create your perfect homemade pizza.

Plus, because you’re using a tortilla instead of traditional pizza dough, you can even get gluten-free tortillas and actually make these pizzas gluten-free.

It’s an easy-to-follow recipe and you can add your favorite toppings for a personalized meal. It’s perfect for busy nights.

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Ingredient Notes:

Now let’s talk about some of the ingredients in these homemade tortilla pizzas. (The printable list of all ingredients are in the recipe card below.)

Flour tortillas: The base of this pizza is easy because you’ll just need a flour tortilla. It actually does crisp up and hold its shape much better than you’d think.

Olive oil and garlic: Brushing olive oil onto the tortilla really helps it crisp up and gives it great flavor along with the garlic.

Pizza sauce: You’ll want to add pizza sauce to your pizza. I used red pizza sauce, but you can use any type you like. I bet the alfredo sauce would taste good.

Pizza toppings: This part is totally customizable, so feel free to add whatever type of cheese and toppings you like on your pizza.

(Make sure to check out the FAQ section below in this post for ingredient and substitution questions.)

Top down image of mini pizza made with tortilla.

How to make this pizza:

Let’s talk about how to make pizza using a tortilla. (The printable instructions are in the recipe card below.)

Step 1:

First, make sure to preheat the oven to 425 degrees F, then cover a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.

Step 2:

Set two tortillas onto the prepared baking sheet and brush them with olive oil, then sprinkle with the garlic powder.

Top down view of flour tortillas with oil on a baking sheet.

Step 3:

Next, place the baking sheet into the oven, on the middle rack, and bake for 3-6 minutes only. The tortillas will bubble up and the edges will start to crisp up.

Half baked flour tortillas on a baking sheet.

Step 4:

Now, pull the pan out of the oven and add the pizza sauce onto the two tortillas. Use as much or as little as you like.

Pizza sauce spread onto tortillas on a baking sheet.

Step 5:

Add about half the cheese onto the tortillas, then add the toppings of your choice. Finally, add the rest of the cheese and bake for another 3-6 minutes until the cheese is melted. Ovens vary so watch closely.

Top down view of baked mini tortilla pizzas.

Step 6:

Remove from the oven and cool for about 5 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve.

Close up of mini pizza on white plate.

(Remember that the instructions will also be in the recipe card below.)

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Quick and Easy Tortilla Pizza (Personal Pizza in Minutes)

Make a quick and easy tortilla pizza for one or two with customized toppings for a tasty meal in minutes.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy tortilla pizza
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2 pizzas
Calories: 291kcal
Author: Kara @ Quick and Easy Baking

Ingredients

  • 2 (8-10 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 pinches garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce (feel free to use more or less or even alfredo sauce)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese – pizza blend is good (feel free to use more or less)
  • Toppings of your choice: pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, Canadian bacon, chicken, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, olives, pineapple etc.
Have questions?Make sure to check out the Tips & FAQ section in the post!

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  • Set the two tortillas onto the baking sheet, brush them with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic powder.
  • Place the baking sheet into the oven, on the middle rack, and bake for 3-6 minutes only. The tortillas will bubble up and the edges will start to crisp up.
  • Pull the pan out of the oven and spread the pizza sauce onto the two tortillas.
  • Add about half the cheese onto the tortillas.
  • Add the toppings of your choice, then add the rest of the cheese.
  • Put the baking sheet back into the oven and bake for another 3-6 minutes until the cheese is melted. Ovens vary so watch closely.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven and cool the pizzas for about 5 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve.
  • Feel free to cut this recipe in half and make only one pizza.
  • See the notes section for best ways to store these, serve them and for more questions.

Notes

How to Store: If you have leftovers, you can add them to a ziplock bag and store in the fridge and heat up for later. The tortillas won’t be as crispy though if not eaten soon after making them.
How to serve: These tortilla pizzas should be eaten shortly after it’s made.
For other questions: Make sure to check out the TIPS & FAQs for this recipe in the blog post, which should answer other questions you may have about ingredients, substitutions, etc.
Nutritional values are an estimate and do not include toppings other than pizza sauce and cheese. 
*This recipe card may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Nutrition

Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 825mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 833IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 435mg | Iron: 1mg
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Tips & FAQs:

What kind of tortillas work best for tortilla pizzas?

Flour tortillas work the best for this recipe.

Can I use corn tortillas?

Corn tortillas will probably not crisp up the same as flour tortillas, so you probably won’t get the same result.

Can I make a gluten-free or low-carb version of tortilla pizzas?

Most likely. I haven’t tried using the gluten-free or low-carb tortillas, so I can’t say if they will crisp up as well, but it’s definitely worth trying.

Are tortilla pizzas a healthier alternative to traditional pizza?

Probably, because you can control the types of toppings you put on it in addition to the fact that the tortilla is probably less cards than a regular slice of pizza. Although make sure to do comparisons for yourself.

What type of sauce works best for tortilla pizzas?

I used pizza sauce from a can, but use any sauce you’d like. You could go with a red sauce, white sauce, BBQ sauce, or refried beans for Mexican pizza.

What are some popular topping ideas for tortilla pizzas?

Some popular pizza topping are: pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, Canadian bacon, chicken, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, olives, pineapple, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, etc.

How can I make a vegan or vegetarian tortilla pizza?

Of course. Feel free to skip any meat and add dairy-free cheese if desired. Check that the tortillas you’re using are vegan.

Can I make tortilla pizzas ahead of time and reheat them later?

Tortilla pizzas are best eaten once they come out of the oven. You can make them ahead of time and store them in freezer bags, then reheat them, however they won’t be as crispy.

Can I make this pizza in an air fryer?

It’s possible although I have not tried it. Make sure to follow your air fryer’s manufactures instructions for heating specific items.

Can I make this pizza in a toaster oven?

It’s possible although I have not tried it. Make sure to watch it closely as the timing may be different than heating in an oven.

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