How to make super easy thin crust pizza

You can use many things as a pizza crust (well, not counting actual pizza crust here). English muffins work quite well if you like a tougher crust. Bagels also work great – plain bagels as well as more exciting flavors like onion bagels. I don’t recommend cinnamon raisin or chocolate bagels, but then again, who knows? Can’t knock it ’till I’ve tried it and all. French or Italian bread can also make an excellent crust, if you like your crusts nice and thick, crisp on the outside and floofy in the middle. For thin crusts, what apparently works well are flour tortillas.

I’ve made pizza quesadillas before, which are essentially quesadillas made with mozzarella cheese and filled with pizza ingredients, but it’s never before occurred to me to make just straight up pizza with tortillas. You’ll need tortillas, cheese, whatever ingredients you want, and sauce. You can buy sauce, but it’s not much more difficult to just straight up make the sauce. Just get a can of tomato paste, and dump the paste in a bowl. Fill the now-empty can with water, and dump that in too. Add in a dash of vinegar and a bit of sugar (the amount depending on how sweet you like your sauce), plus whatever nefarious seasonings you desire (garlic, pepper, oregano, cilantro, or anything found in your standard “italian seasonings” mix works well). Mix well.

So you preheat your oven to 360, and lay your tortillas out on a pan. If you are like me, you will need to eat off the edges of your tortillas to make both of them fit on your apparently too small pan.

uncooked thin crust tortilla pizza

Spread sauce, then dump on cheese and toppings. I used a combination of mozzarella plus Mexican farmer’s cheese, along with tomato and pineapple chunks. Bake until not burnt, which will be around 10 minutes or so. Unless you like burnt pizza. In that case, feel free to bake as long as you’d like. Also feel free to crank the heat up to 500 or so, just because you can.

cooked thin crust tortilla pizza

So good! Flour tortillas make for a fabulous thin crust. Using a large tortilla shell makes the perfect amount for a person with a stomach sized like mine to eat! Tiny tortillas would be fun to try as well.

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6 Comments

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  5. malik October 19, 2017 4:45 pm

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