I am about to revolutionize your pizza-eating world.
But first, a tiny bit of a back story.
So, where we live now, there is no such thing as pizza delivery. I know. That’s pretty weird — but the seclusion is totally worth it. :o)
What that does is make me even better than I was before moving to the middle of nowhere, at stocking my pantry, AND it’s making me be more creative with quick meals to feed all of the people who are usually at our house.
This one meets all the needs.
You have no idea how excited I was to learn of this method of pizza making, and then even more excited when every single person in the family agreed with its amazingness. So we started to get creative.
These pizzas are beyond delicious because the cheese crisps up at the edges and the magical crust works as the perfect medium to get those amazing toppings to your mouth. I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t tried it.
And the possibilities are endless. Name your favorite toppings and it is possible. All on a crust that requires no mixes, no kneading, no waiting. Just pizza in 2 1/2 minutes. Yes, people. Less than THREE minutes. And wayyyy cheaper than delivery!
Tortillas, friends. This is the magic. A flour tortilla is about to change your life. Okay, and a cast iron skillet. If you don’t have one yet, you need one for a zillion reasons. I use them almost exclusively in my kitchen. But back to the pizzas.
Using large tortillas could count as one serving, but if my guys were shoveling snow, they might eat two, so we set up and assembly line for toppings. Pizza sauce from a jar covers each tortilla. Your choice of toppings go next. I’ll tell you when to add the cheese.
We make caprese pizzas with fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, freshly grated parmesan, and mozzarella.
Our favorite stand-by so far is pepperoni and banana peppers with freshly grated parmesan and mozzarella.
We also make Chicken Bacon Ranch with homemade ranch dressing instead of pizza sauce, bacon, and little bits of chicken sautéed in the bacon grease. Oh, and we added fresh tomatoes, too because YUM!
How about the girls’ favorite by far — Barbecue Chicken? Half bbq sauce, half pizza sauce topped with slices of red onion, monterey jack and mozzarella? Yes, please!
How about ham and pineapple?
Heat a cast iron skillet with 1 T. oil (I use refined coconut oil) in the stove at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes. Remove it and wipe out any excess oil. Set a tortilla with all of the toppings in the hot skillet and hear it sizzle. Carefully sprinkle cheese on the top and be generous.
Set the oven to broil. My oven has the choice of high or low broil. I choose high. Set the pizza in the cast iron skillet in the oven in the middle and set the timer for 3 minutes. Begin checking the pizza around 2 – 2 1/2 minutes and look for the cheese to be bubbly and turning golden brown. Remove the pizza from the oven and use a spatula to remove the pizza to foil or parchment on the counter while you make the rest of the pizzas. As it rests, the tortillas firm up even more.
That’s it. Perfect single serving pizzas made to order and baked in less than three minutes. Be creative and try new toppings! When you make them, stop back and tell us your favorite ideas!
Homemade Pizzas in less than three minutes Grocery List:
Your choice of toppings as seen above
Pizza sauce and/or ranch dressing and/or barbecue sauce.