Easy Flatbread Pizza Recipes

Flatbread Is the Perfect Canvas for Your Favorite Toppings

creamed spinach breakfast pizza

The Spruce / Leah Maroney

When the craving for pizza hits, there's no need to pick up a takeout menu. Instead, try whipping up one of these quick and delicious flatbreads. The format lends itself to a wide range of toppings and styles, from an equally exciting array of cuisines. The only limit is your imagination, but if yours is somewhat lacking lately, try one of the delicious and versatile recipes below.

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    Grilled Apple and Brie Flatbread

    Grilled Apple and Brie Flatbread
    Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    For an easy appetizer or light meat-free meal, give this smoky, sweet, and savory flatbread a try. It tastes great as a starter for any backyard barbecue fare, but works just as well all by itself. Use Golden Delicious apples or another firm, slightly tart variety.

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    Garlic Herb Flatbread

    Garlic Flatbread

    For a light snack to enjoy at cocktail hour, whip up a batch of garlic herb flatbread that tastes similar to pizza, but without the heavy toppings. It goes perfectly alongside a glass of wine or a cocktail, or even as a fancy bread in a special dinner party.

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    Spinach Breakfast Pizza

    creamed spinach breakfast pizza
    Leah Maroney

    Enjoy breakfast anytime with this creamy, iron-rich spinach and egg pizza that uses pita flatbread as a base. You could also use naan or lavash for the dough if you have those on hand. Mix it up by swapping out the cheese or adding some breakfast meat, like bacon or sausage.

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    Crescent Dough Taco Pizza

    taco pizza appetizer
    Diana Rattray

    If you can't decide between tacos or pizza, split the difference with an easy sheet pan taco pizza. Prepared crescent roll dough makes an easy flatbread-style base, and you can top it with whatever taco fixings your family likes best. It works as a meal in large slices or an appetizer when cut into small squares.

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    Middle Eastern Pizza

    Middle Eastern Pizza

    Anita Schecter 

    Grab some naan or lavash, top it with hummus, dice up a tomato, chop some spinach leaves, and crumble some feta. Sprinkle over a little za'atar to finish it off, and you have the Middle Eastern answer to flatbread pizza. You may never go back to pepperoni and cheese.

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    Cheese and Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Naan Pizza

    Cheese sun dried tomato pesto naan pizza recipe

    The Spruce / Katarina Zunic

    Blitzing sun-dried tomatoes in a food processor with Parmesan and olive oil makes a delicious pesto that just begs to get spread on naan with goat cheese for a simple pizza. Try it as a light lunch, an appetizer, or a snack when you need a cheesy pick-me-up.

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    Asparagus and Goat Cheese Naan Pizza

    Naan Asparagus and Goat Cheese Pizza

    Jennifer Meier

    Store-bought naan, an Indian type of flatbread, makes a great base for this quick and easy flatbread pizza. Asparagus, pancetta, goat cheese, and basil create a lovely contrast of textures and flavors. These toppings also work on a regular prepared pizza crust, if you prefer.

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    Flatbread Pizza with Goat Cheese

    Flatbread Pizza with Sundried Tomatoes, Olives and Goat Cheese

    Lauri Patterson/Getty Images

    Top lavash, a thin type of flatbread, with crumbled creamy goat cheese, sweet sun-dried tomatoes, and meaty kalamata olives for Mediterranean flair. Use this recipe as a base, then add prosciutto, red onion, artichoke hearts, or other toppings that strike your fancy.

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    Gluten-Free Faina with Chorizo and Blue Cheese

    chorizo and blue cheese fauna

    This nutty, peppery answer to flatbread uses chickpea flour instead of wheat, so it works well for gluten-free meals. You can often find it on menus in Argentina and Uruguay as both an appetizer and a main dish. Topped with chorizo and blue cheese, this recipe is hearty enough for a whole meal.

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    Grilled S'Mores Flatbread

    S'mores Flatbread on the Grill
    S'mores Dessert Pizza. Sabrina Baksh

    Turn your flatbread into a sweet meal ending with this gooey, chocolatey s'mores version. Instead of putting together each s'more individually, make one big flatbread to save time. You can also prepare this one indoors, if your campout gets rained out.