Flatbread pizza is an easy and delicious meal that can be made in your air fryer in less than 5 minutes. Enjoy a crispy, smoky, cheesy crust without having to preheat your oven – just place the flatbread on the air fryer basket and watch the magic happen! Plus, it’s perfect for experimenting with different toppings and flavors – from classics like pepperoni to veggie-filled favorites like spinach and mushroom. Whether you’re making dinner for two or a crowd, this air fryer flatbread pizza will make everyone soo happy.
½ lb. store-bought or homemade flatbread dough
¼ cup pizza sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
4 ounces pepperoni slices
2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped
Preheat your air fryer to 375°F. Lightly brush each side of the flatbread dough with olive oil and garlic. Place on the air fryer basket and cook for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from the basket and top with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni slices and parsley leaves (or any other desired toppings).
Place back in the basket and cook for an additional 3 minutes until cheese has melted and all ingredients are cooked through thoroughly.
Remove from the basket and allow to cool before slicing into pieces and serving immediately warm (or cold).
Try cheese alternatives such as feta or provolone.
Add some veggies with spinach or artichoke hearts.
Replace traditional pepperoni with vegan sausage or smoked salmon
Add fresh herbs such as basil or oregano for a pop of color!
To ensure that each slice of your flatbread pizza is perfectly cooked through, it’s important to choose an even heat setting on your air fryer – too hot could burn it quickly while not hot enough may result in doughy centers. If you’re unsure about how hot your air fryer should be set at, refer to your instruction manual for recommendations or start by setting it at 375°F.
Additionally, if you find that your flatbread is cooking too quickly one side but not fast enough on the other side consider rotating it during cooking time for more even results!
Q: Can I use readymade store bought pizza dough instead?
A: Yes! Store bought pizza dough can easily be used in place of homemade dough in this recipe.
Q: Is there a healthier version of this recipe? A: Yes – if you want to keep things healthy try using whole wheat pita instead of regular white flour dough; using olive oil instead of traditional butter when brushing onto each side of the dough; reduced fat cheeses such as mozzarella; sausage crumbles instead of pepperoni slices; adding lots of veggies such as peppers & mushrooms. Plus don’t forget fresh herbs like basil & oregano which add flavor without extra calories!
Q: Can I use other types of cheese in this recipe?
A: Absolutely! You can experiment with different varieties of cheese such as feta, cheddar, mozzarella and provolone. These all work great in air fryer flatbread pizza so get creative and have fun!
Q: Can I add meat toppings to my flatbread pizza?
A: Yes – you can add cooked bacon, chicken or sausage crumbles to your flatbread pizza for added protein. Just make sure that any cooked meats are heated through properly before adding them on top.
Q: How long does it take to cook air fryer flatbread pizza?
A: Typically it takes about 5 minutes from start to finish. Keep an eye on the progress during cooking time and adjust the heat setting accordingly for best results.
Q: What type of oven should be used to bake a classic thin crust pizzas?
A: For thin crust pizzas, a conventional oven set at 400°F works best – though you can also use a convection oven set at 375°F.
Q: What should I do if my air fryer flatbread pizza doesn’t turn out perfectly crisp?
A: If your air fryer pizza isn’t as crispy as you would like it to be, try increasing the temperature slightly next time (up to 400°F) and leave it in the basket for an additional few minutes until desired crispiness is achieved.
Q: How do I store leftovers from my air fryer flatbread pizza?
A: Leftover pizza slices should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, place slices into preheated oven set at 350°F and bake until warmed through (about 8-10 minutes). Alternatively, you can warm leftovers in your air fryer by setting it at 375°F for 3-4 minutes until heated thoroughly.
So there you have it! Air frying is an easy and healthy way to enjoy fried food without all the extra calories! With these tips in mind, you’ll be making delicious air fryer recipes in no time.
Air fryer flatbread pizza
- 1 Flatbread
- ¼ cup Pizza sauce
- 2 tbsp Olive oil
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 8 oz Mozzarella cheese
- 4 oz Pepperoni slices
- 2 tbsp Fresh parsley leaves chopped
- Preheat your air fryer to 375°F. Lightly brush each side of the flatbread dough with olive oil and garlic. Place on the air fryer basket and cook for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
- Remove from the basket and top with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni slices and parsley leaves (or any other desired toppings).
- Place back in the basket and cook for an additional 3 minutes until cheese has melted and all ingredients are cooked through thoroughly.
- Remove from the basket and allow to cool before slicing into pieces and serving immediately warm (or cold).
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