Mini Pizzas

Let's make mini pizzas

Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
5 minutes

4 English muffins

1 fresh pepper

6 cherry tomatoes

4 button mushrooms

4 slices of turkey or ham

6-8 tbsp grated cheese

8 tbsp tomato sauce (chopped tinned tomatoes, passata, leftover pasta sauce and tomato puree will all work well)

1 tsp dried herbs (oregano and basil work well)



Chopping board


Oven tray


Mini pizzas

Grate cheese, finely slice ham/turkey or protein of choice. Wash, peel and finely chop the vegetables.

grated cheese and prepared vegetables

If needed, prepare tomato sauce by heating sauce of choice and adding a pinch of dried herbs for added flavour.

Lay out the sliced muffins, place the bottom side under the grill until golden brown. Remove from the grill, on the non-cooked side, spread on tomato sauce, cheese and vegetables of choice.

Mini pizzas 2

Place back under the grill until the cheese is bubbling (around 5 mins).

Remove from the grill and enjoy! Ensure cheese has cooled down before feeding to young children.

Mini pizzas 3
Serving suggestions
  • The quantities used here will make enough to serve 4 adults. 
  • Service mini pizzas alongside salad such as cucumber sticks and chopped pepper.
  • Cut into slices to serve as finger food for older babies.
  • Instead of turkey or ham slices, you could also add leftover chicken, tuna, or meat substitutes.
  • You could use sliced bread, pitta bread, crumpets or mini tortilla wraps too!
Top tips
  • Get the children involved with choosing their toppings and decorating their own pizzas.
  • These can be stored in the fridge and eaten the next day.
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