Air Fryer Tortilla Pizza

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Air fryer tortilla pizza is a delicious pizza variation that delivers a thin, crisp crust thanks to tortilla shells! It’s topped with all our favorite pizza toppings for a new twist on classic comfort food.

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If you love thin crust and easy recipes, then this is the pizza for you. The tortilla gets nice and browned thanks to the air fryer, and the topping is ooey, gooey, and golden brown.

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Pizza is one of my favorite foods, especially for a fun family time like game or movie nights. Lately, I’ve been making this variation because everyone loves it so much.

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Ingredients

It only takes a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

  • tortilla shells
  • pizza sauce
  • mozzarella cheese
  • mini pepperoni
  • dried basil
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Instructions

It only takes a few minutes and a few simple steps to make this recipe. You’ll be in and out of the kitchen in no time!

Step 1: Place 1 tortilla in your air fryer basket. 

Overhead shot of tortilla in air fryer basket

Step 2: Air fry at 400ºF for 2-3 minutes or until slightly brown.  Depending on your air fryer, you may need to lay something on top of your tortilla to keep it from getting stuck on top or folding.

Step 3: Spread half of sauce, cheese, pepperoni, and basil over tortilla.

Overhead shot of uncooked tortilla pizza in air fryer basket

Step 4: Air fryer for an additional 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.

Step 5: Repeat with remaining ingredients to make a second pizza.

Overhead shot of cooked tortilla pizza in air fryer

Equipment

It doesn’t take much of anything to make this delicious recipe. You’ll only need a few simple items.

  • Measure cups
  • Measuring spoon
  • Air fryer

Substitutions

Tortilla: You can use your favorite tortilla brand or variety for this recipe.

Pepperoni: If you don’t have mini pepperoni, just cut regular pepperoni into halves or quarters.

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Options

Looking for ways to change up this air fryer tortilla pizza? Here are some suggestions.

Toppings: Use your favorite pizza toppings for this recipe. They’ll all work.

Cheese: Try a cheese blend like a pizza blend for this recipe.

Tips:

  • Always pre-cook your tortilla to get the best “crust” texture.
  • Leave a little space at the edge of your pizza so your toppings don’t dribble off.
  • Be sure to preheat your air fryer for best cooking results. It’s a myth that you don’t have to preheat them.
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FAQ

Can you use wraps as pizza bases?

Absolutely. That’s exactly what I did with this recipe. Just pre-cook the tortilla to ensure crispness and top it with your toppings.

How do you store tortilla pizza?

Store it for up to 3 days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

How do you reheat tortilla pizza?

Place the pizza in the air fryer and cook at 400 degrees for about 3 minutes.

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Air Fryer Tortilla Pizza

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Yield: 2 pizzas

Air Fryer Tortilla Pizza

Air Fryer Tortilla Pizza

Air fryer tortilla pizza is loaded with our favorite pizza toppings and delivers a super thin, crisp, and delicious crust.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large tortilla shells
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup mini pepperoni
  • 1 tsp dried basil

Instructions

  1. Place 1 tortilla in your air fryer basket. 
  2. Air fry at 400ºF for 2-3 minutes or until slightly brown.  Depending on your air fryer, you may need to lay something on top of your tortilla to keep it from getting stuck on top or folding.
  3. Spread half of sauce, cheese, pepperoni, and basil over tortilla.
  4. Air fryer for an additional 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  5. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make a second pizza.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 834Total Fat 59gSaturated Fat 26gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 28gCholesterol 142mgSodium 2391mgCarbohydrates 33gFiber 5gSugar 7gProtein 43g

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