Quick Margherita Pizza

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7 min


22 min


4 servings

Quick Margherita Pizza

Naan bread takes the place of pizza dough, speeding up the baking time. It's perfect for busy weeknights.


  • 2 tbspolive oil ,divided
  • 2 tspchoppedgarlic
  • 2 cupscannedwhole Italian tomatoes ,with juices
  • 4naan
  • 2 cupsshreddedmozzarella
  • 1/4 tspbasil leaf


    • Preheat oven to 400F.
    • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pot over me­­di­­um. Add garlic and sauté for 30 sec or until fragrant. With a clean pair of kitchen scissors, cut whole tomatoes inside the can, then add to pot with juices. Add a pinch of sugar and gently simmer on medium-low for 15 min or until thick. Season with salt.
    • Brush remaining 1 tbsp oil onto baking sheet. Place naan on sheet. Top each with a dollop of sauce and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with basil.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 631,
  • Protein
  • 15 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 70 g,
  • Fat
  • 28 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1600 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2016 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.