The moment you say pizza, there is excitement in the air. You can have it all day long. Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner! You may be vegan, vegetarian, non vegetarian or gluten-free. Old or young. Vegetarian or non-vegetarian. Everyone loves it. It is easy option when you have guests coming over who are picky eaters.It becomes more easier when you have a premade pizza crust
Cooking personal pizzas in air fryer is our way of bringing Italian diner place home. There is nothing better than sight of a beautiful crispy crust. Cheese melted and oozing out with your favorite pizza toppings, when you pick up a slice. All your stress disappears in a minute. Pure bliss!It is strange. A rectangular box comes with a round pizza. Triangle slices fill your heart with happiness. Much like life, it surprises you. No wonder a pizza night is special.
Air frying pizza is a great way to get a yummy homemade pizza faster than an oven for an easy dinner. If you buy pre-made pizza dough or make your own, the best part about air fryer pizza is that you can top it with whatever you want. From Margherita pizza to veggie-loaded pizza, the options are infinite.
You can also use the air fryer to cook a frozen pizza or reheat a left over pizza.
How to make good pizzas?
Air fryer pizza is ideal for family pizza night or a fast dinner. Air fryer pizza usually takes 6-8 minutes in a preheated airfryer, depending on how thick the crust is and what toppings you get. Put the pizza on parchment paper or a baking sheet and keep it all in one layer for the best outcome. The cheese will get all melty, and the crust will be fluffy and crispy.
Any good meal means nailing those mini steps inside it perfectly. It essentially has 3 parts.
You can make it in many ways. Make it from scratch ,bake a frozen pizza or bake it by using a base bought from the market. Ninja foodi does a great job for both.
One of the things to note while making air fryer pizzas using a premade pizza crust is the size of the base and the air fryer basket . If the premade base is bigger than your basket then cut it 2 or more pieces so that it can fit in the basket.Also keep some space for the hot air to go around in the air fryer.
To air fry pizza, the simplest option is to use a pre-baked pizza base.
The other ingredients include
- passata sauce (homemade or store bought pizza sauce)
- Mixed veggies sliced(capsicum, olives, baby corn, mushrooms)
- Cheddar+ mozzarella cheese/ or pizza blend cheese
- Dried oregano flakes
- Air fryer ( we use the ninja foodi op300 ) along with the crisping tray
- pan & can opener if making your own sauce.
- pizza cutter
Instructions - How to air fry pizza?
Place the base on an even surface.
Spread a generous amount of pizza sauce on the base.
Spread a generous amount of pizza cheese on the sauce. You may choose a premix pizza cheese or cheddar and mozzarella.
Add the toppings of your choice.
Preheat air fryer for 5 mins at 180C| 350F.Place the pizza on a grill tray in air fryer.
Bake at 180 deg C | 350 F for 6-8 mins.
Store the leftover in the refrigerator for 1-2 days or in the freezers for more number of days. Air fry leftover pizza for 2-3 minutes in a preheated air fryer
Make individual pizzas with the air fryer by cutting the premade pizza dough into pieces and flattening out each part into a circle or square. Spread the dough with olive oil and top with tomato puree or marinara sauce in a single layer. Put your favorite sauce on top and add bell pepper, basil, or parmesan if you want. Sprinkle some Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper for extra flavor.
If you're using homemade pizza dough, let it sit at room temperature before using. Put plastic wrap or an airtight container over the dough to keep it from drying out.For the base, you can easily make an air fryer pizza dough using our recipe
You can also make homemade mini pizza in a an easy way for your next pizza night with mini bases available in the grocery stores.
You can also use store-bought naan bread for air fryer naan pizza. Top it off with whatever you like and air fry for 6-8 minutes in a preheated airfryer
An air fryer pizza lets you get creative with different brands and types of store-bought pizza crust, like ready-made pizza dough or pre-made pizza crust. You can make mini pizza crusts at home or just use raw dough. No matter what crust, don't forget to poke small holes in the dough so it won't puff up while it's cooking.
You can easily make this pizza as a vegan pizza by using vegan cheese. You can also make a gluten-free vrat pizza made with paneer instead of cheese. Another great gluten free option is cauliflower pizza. You can also make a whole meal flour base instead of a plain flour base.
Homemade pizza in air fryer
- Pizza Cutter
air fryer pizza ingredients
- 2 Pizza base
- ½ cup Pizza sauce 3-4 tablespoon per pizza
- 3-4 sweet peppers chopped
- ⅓ cup mixed olives slices
- 1 cup cheese pizza blend
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano flakes optional
- Salt to season
How to make air fryer pizzas?
- preheat air fryer for 5 mins at 180C|350 F.
- Spread the tomato paste on the base.
- Place the pizza on a grill tray in air fryer mode.Bake at 180 deg C | 350 F for 6 mins.
- It is ready when the cheese has tuned golden brown in patches.
Around 7 minutes.
Yes, it works just like an conventional oven.
For reheating pizza in an air fryer, pre-heat the oven for 5 minutes at 180C/360F and cook the leftover pizza for 2 minutes
All in all, air fryer pizza is a tasty and straightforward way to enjoy your favorite pizza while at home. With a few ingredients and some easy recipes you can make pizzas with all your favorite toppings. If pizza is what you're after, give the air fryer a shot - you'll have a yummy pizza ready in no time. Buy your ingredients and kitchen tools with our affiliate links and you can help your favorite bloggers and recipe makers while you treat yourself to some yummy homemade pizza.
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