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Mini Naan Bread Pizza Recipes

Updated on October 18, 2015
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Gordon has been cooking and experimenting with food since childhood. He loves coming up with new and tasty culinary creations.

Naan Bread Pizzas are Delicious and Easy to Make

The toppings which can be included on naan bread pizzas are all but limitless but they will usually be added to larger, more familiar naan breads. The miniature naans which are featured on this page are perfect for a whole range of purposes, from finger foods at parties and buffets, to portioned lunches for hungry children. A further benefit of making naan bread pizzas of this size is that toppings can be made to suit a wide variety of different tastes and preferences.

Many of these naan bread pizzas are delicious cold, as well as hot. This would apply particularly but not exclusively to the fish/seafood and vegetarian options.

Mini Naan Breads - Two different sizes of mini naan breads were used in producing this page

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4" Mini Naan Breads6" Mini Naan Breads
4" Mini Naan Breads
4" Mini Naan Breads
6" Mini Naan Breads
6" Mini Naan Breads

Mini naan breads come in a number of different sizes. The two used on this page were 4" in length and 6" in length. The smaller ones are perhaps best for making buffet or party naan bread pizzas, while the slightly larger ones are better suited to quick and easy kids' lunches.

PS - Just in case you are wondering where you will find mini naan bread pizzas, it is worth having a check or asking an assistant in your local supermarket. Mini naan bread were found in my local supermarket purely by accident when looking for something different entirely and so came about this entire page...

Mini Naan Bread Standard Preparation Instructions

There are a couple of points which apply to the recipes and cooking instructions for all of the naan bread pizzas described on this page and it is probably worth clarifying them in the first instance:

1) Preheat the oven to 450F/220C in all instances and place the naan bread pizzas on a baking tray or sheet. There is no need to grease the tray or sheet. Particularly with the smaller naan breads, you may find it easier to actually top and assemble them on the sheet, to prevent the topping spilling off during transfer.

2) Always make sure that the tomato sauce is cold prior to spreading it on the naan breads. Otherwise, it will soak in to the bread and make your pizza base mushy.

3) The 6" naan bread pizzas will require about two heaped teaspoons of tomato sauce and two ounces of cheese. They will take ten minutes to cook, or twelve minutes for an extra crispy base.

4) The 4" naan bread pizzas will require about one heaped teaspoon of tomato sauce and one ounce of cheese. They will take about eight minutes to cook, or ten for extra crispy.

5) The mozzrella cheese used on this page must be proper pizza mozzarella and not the soft balls of mozzarella sold in brine. It should be finely chopped rather than grated or shredded. The cheddar cheese which is used in some of the recipes should be grated.

Vegetarian Mini Naan Bread Pizzas

Mini Vegetables are Perfect for Mini Naan Bread Pizzas

They make the pizzas easier to top and ensure better presentation

When you're making mini naan bread pizzas, it is an excellent idea - where possible - to use mini versions of your topping ingredients. These small cherry tomatoes and closed cup mushrooms are perfect for using on mini naan bread pizzas. They should be sliced and used exactly the same way as their bigger brothers would be on larger and more traditional pizzas. You will find that they give a far more authentic look to your finished product than sliced and subsequently chopped larger varieties.

Basic Tomato and Mushroom Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Basic Tomato and Mushroom Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Basic Tomato and Mushroom Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 8 to 10 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 4 " mini naan bread
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce
  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 small closed cup mushrooms
  • 1 oz pizza mozzarella cheese
  • 2 small basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Spread the tomato sauce over the naan. Finely slice the tomatoes and mushrooms and arrange the slices alternately on top of the sauce. Top with the cheese and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Tear the basil leaves and use as a final garnish, immediately prior to service.

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Tomato, Mushroom and Green Bell Pepper Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Tomato, Mushroom and Green Bell Pepper Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Tomato, Mushroom and Green Bell Pepper Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 8 to 10 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 4 " mini naan bread
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce
  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 small closed cup mushrooms
  • 4 thin slices of green bell pepper
  • 1 oz chopped mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Spread the tomato sauce on the naan bread and lay on thin slices of tomato and mushroom alternately. Lay the slices of green pepper over the top, followed by the mozzarella and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

Fish and Seafood Mini Naan Bread Pizzas

Green Bell Pepper and Anchovy Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Green Bell Pepper and Anchovy Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Green Bell Pepper and Anchovy Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 8 to 10 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 4 " mini naan bread
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce
  • 4 thin slices of green bell pepper
  • 3 or 4 anchovy fillets
  • 1 oz grated cheddar or other hard cheese

Instructions

  1. Lay the green pepper and anchovy fillets alternately on top of the sauce. Carefully spread the grated cheddar cheese over the top and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

Prawn (or Shrimp) and Pineapple Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Prawn (or Shrimp) and Pineapple Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Prawn (or Shrimp) and Pineapple Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 to 12 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 1 6 " mini naan bread
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce
  • 8 to 12 prawns or shrimp (dependant upon size)
  • 1/2 ring pineapple
  • 2 oz chopped mozzarella cheese
  • 2 torn basil leaves to garnish

Instructions

  1. Chop the pineapple and lay it with the prawns or shrimp on a single layer on top of the tomato sauce. Cover evenly with the pizza mozzarella cheese. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 450F/220C.
  2. Note that the basil leaves should be torn and scattered over the top when the pizza comes out of the oven and immediately prior to service.

Sardine, Pineapple and Green Bell Pepper Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Sardine, Pineapple and Green Bell Pepper Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Sardine, Pineapple and Green Bell Pepper Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Sardines may not be everyone's idea of a tasty and desirable pizza topping. If you think, however, that canned tuna and anchovies are regularly included on pizzas, why not sardines? Assuming you do of course like sardines, you may find this works better in practice than it does in theory...

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 to 12 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 6 " mini naan bread pizza
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce
  • 1 filleted sardine which has been canned in oil
  • 1/2 ring of pineapple
  • 4 thin strips of green bell pepper
  • 2 oz chopped pizza mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Roughly tear the sardine and chop the pineapple. Arrange in an even, mixed layer on top of the tomato sauce. Lay the green pepper strips on top and finish with the mozzarella. Bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

Meat and Poultry Mini Naan Bread Pizzas

Ham and Pineapple Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Ham and Pineapple Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Ham and Pineapple Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 to 12 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 6 " mini naan bread pizza
  • 2 tsp tomato pizza sauce
  • 1/2 ring of pineapple canned in own juice
  • 1 oz leftover cooked ham
  • 2 oz pizza mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. This is an ideal way of using leftover ham but if you're making a lot of these mini pizzas, a piece of ham could be cooked and cooled specifically for the purpose.
  2. Roughly chop the pineapple and ham. Lay them alternately across the top of the tomato sauce. Scatter the chopped mozzarella over the top and bake in the oven at 450F/220C for 10 to 12 minutes.

Beef Sausage Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Beef Sausage Mini Naan Bread Pizza
Beef Sausage Mini Naan Bread Pizza

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 to 12 minutes

Serves: One

Ingredients

  • 6 " mini naan bread
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce
  • 1 4 " beef link sausage (precooked and allowed to cool)
  • 2 oz chopped mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. There is no need to peel the skin from the sausage but this can be done if desired. Slice the sausage at a 45 degree angle to give bigger, more attractive slices, to a thickness of about 1/4". Lay the sausage slices on top of the tomato sauce, top with the cheese and pop in to the oven.

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Thank you for visitng this page and hopefully it has at the very least got you thinking as to what your own preferred toppings would be on a mini naan bread pizza. Why not give them a try to experiment with toppings to suit your own tastes and the tastes of your family? If you like naan bread and you like pizza, you are sure to love these creations!

If you have any comments, feedback, or original toppings ideas, all can be left in the space immediately below:

Are You Going to Try Making Mini Naan Bread Pizzas?

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      I'll eat any pizza!

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      Gordon N Hamilton 6 years ago from Wishaw, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

      @JackieBlock: Thank you for the visit and comment, agalova. I hope you do try it and promise you that if you like naan bread and pizza, you will certainly love the combination. Enjoy! :)

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      Jackie Block 6 years ago from SE Michigan

      I love Naan, but have never thought to use it as a pizza crust. Will deinitly try this for dinner one night. Thanks for sharing this.

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