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Easy Pizza Toast

 In Lunch, Quick and Easy, Recipes, Sandwiches, Snacks, Videos

Easy pizza toast is the ultimate after school snack for kids (and the adults will love it too). Use any toppings of your choice in this 5-minute treat.

Easy pizza toastI’m so often asked for recipe ideas for kids. Both recipes they’ll love and recipes they can make themselves. And luckily for me I have two very eager 8-year olds ready to play guinea pig whenever I come up with a new idea.

Not that this is technically a new idea. My mom used to make a version of this pizza toast for us when we were kids and she had to conjure up something delicious with minimal fuss. She used to toast the bread (just like we have here) and then top it with the canned tomato and onion mix and handfuls of grated cheddar. I’ve refined a little more and gone a more pizza-inspired route.

Easy pizza toastI still used good old sliced white bread but feel free to use whatever bread you want. Tortillas are also awesome here. I then used some of my pizza/roasted tomato sauce and topped it with grated mozzarella and slices of salami. Finished with oregano, it tasted like actual pizza but took approximately an eight of the time. Score!

Aidan LOVED making this pizza toast recipe and he very quickly polished off two slices before asking for more. What I love about this recipe so much is that he really did everything himself. From toasting the bread to grating the cheese, all I helped him with was dealing with the oven because if he is anything like his mom, he will have more than a few burn scars sooner rather than later.

Easy pizza toastI’d love to see you pizza toast creations so if you make this recipe, please tag me on Instagram (@alidaryder)!

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Easy pizza toast is the ultimate after school snack for kids (and the adults will love it too). Use any toppings of your choice in this 5-minute treat.
Recipe type: Pizza, Toast, Lunch, Snack, Kid friendly, Easy
Serves: 2-4
  • 4 slices bread of your choice, toasted
  • Pizza sauce
  • 1-2 cups grated mozzarella
  • salami/ toppings of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  1. Pre-heat the grill of your oven.
  2. Place the toast on a baking sheet and add a generous spoonful of pizza sauce. Spread with the back of the spoon to the corners.
  3. Top with a handful of grated mozzarella followed by the toppings of your choice.
  4. Sprinkle over a little oregano.
  5. Place in the oven and allow to cook until the cheese has melted.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.

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  • Reply

    Have been searching for something just like this for my kid. Finally got it yesterday and made it for his school meal. He just loved it ! Thanks Alida.

    • Alida Ryder

      I’m so glad to hear that your boy loved this easy pizza toast Jane! 🙂

  • Laura | Tutti Dolci

    So tasty, and truly the perfect bite for both kids and adults! 🙂

    • Alida Ryder

      Thanks Laura! It’s my kids’ current favourite. 🙂

  • Naomi

    I second what Mary Ann said, your photos are so pretty. And the pizza toast looks delicious!

  • Sam

    How cute is Aidan in this video! Love it.

    • Alida Ryder

      Thanks so much Sam. He is the most adorable. 😉

  • Camilla

    This is a great afterschool snack idea. My kids are going to crazy for these pizza toasts.

  • Jenni

    Wow, these look so awesome! And love that you’re getting your kids involved in filming. Your videos are lovely.

  • Reply

    Yay Aidan!! This looks so delicious! Your photos are just gorgeous too Alida! (as usual!) I love that the kids love doing the videos with you. So fun!

    • Alida Ryder

      Thanks so much Mary Ann. The kids are having so much fun doing the videos with us. 🙂

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