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Margherita Flatbread Pizza Recipe with Basil and Balsamic

Margherita Flatbread Pizza

Margherita Flatbread Pizza FTW! This easy peasy recipe makes one personal pizza and is easily doubled, tripled, or quadrupled to feed the whole family! Enjoy!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Margherita Flatbread Pizza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 pizza
Author Jenn Laughlin - Peas and Crayons

Ingredients

  • 1 naan or pita flatbread
  • 3 TBSP pizza sauce or thick spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • pinch of red pepper flakes optional
  • pinch of Italian blend seasoning
  • 1-2 tsp sweet balsamic glaze
  • fresh basil for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven (or toaster oven!) to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spread flatbread with sauce and top with freshly grated mozzarella and cherry tomatoes. 
  3. Add a pinch of red pepper flakes and Italian seasoning on top and bake for 10 minutes or until hot and bubbly!
  4. Top with a drizzle of balsamic glaze and a sprinkling of fresh basil. Yum!

Recipe Notes

Feel free to pick up some balsamic glaze at the grocery store (you can find it near the balsamic vinegar and comes in a few tasty varieties) or make your own.

For homemade balsamic glaze, mix 1 cup of your favorite balsamic vinegar with 1/4 cup brown sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer until reduced by half, approx. 20 minutes. Sauce will thicken a bit more as it cools. Cool and store in the fridge for all your drizzling needs!