Easy Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread pizza is quick and easy! You can make homemade flatbread (it’s easy, I’ll show you) or use your favorite store-bought flatbread for even faster prep.

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My family loves this easy flatbread pizza made with tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella. It’s my secret weapon for a quick dinner, which I know everyone will love. With a short list of ingredients and a 15-minute prep time, it’s a lifesaver!

Serve it with a simple salad, and you’ve got a full meal. Below, I’m sharing my family’s favorite flatbread recipe and lots of topping ideas for you to try.

Flatbread pizza with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil

Key Ingredients

You can buy flatbread or make your own. Our family loves this no-yeast flatbread recipe, so we usually have a few already made in the freezer. We also have this yeasted garlic flatbread that works well for pizzas.

I have used our no-yeast flatbread in our photos and video. To make them, you’ll mix flour with baking powder and salt, then olive oil and water. It’s very simple and quick. I cook the flatbreads in a skillet, and they are ready to eat!

Cooking flatbread in a skillet

For the toppings, you have so many options! Here are a few of my favorite flatbread pizza toppings to inspire you:

  • Olive oil or sauce: My son isn’t the biggest fan of sauce on his pizza, so we stick with olive oil. I also love this homemade pizza sauce if you want a layer of sauce on your flatbread. For pesto pizza, try homemade basil pesto.
  • Cheese: I love fresh mozzarella for this recipe, but any cheese will work. Use what you have and love. I’ve called two out below.
  • Meats: Cooked sausage, bacon, or pepperoni
  • Veggies: Try sliced onion, bell peppers, and fresh or roasted mushrooms
  • Ricotta cheese is delicious, especially when adding lemon zest and fresh basil.
  • Creme fraîche or mascarpone cheese is lovely, too. Try it with caramelized onions, cooked mushrooms, and fresh thyme.

How to Make Flatbread Pizza

When making pizza with flatbread, I like starting with cooked flatbread. (This differs slightly from homemade pizza, where I add my toppings to uncooked pizza dough.)

Add your sauce and toppings, and then bake the flatbread in your oven until the bottom is slightly crusty and the cheese has melted on top.

Prepping pizza made with flatbread, sliced tomatoes and sliced mozzarella

For the pizzas in our photos, I brushed on olive oil and layered sliced tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil on top. Before baking, I sprinkled over some oregano, salt, and pepper. It is simple and seriously delicious.

Our flatbread pizzas bake in the oven for about 10 minutes. Since the flatbread goes into the oven precooked, this recipe is FAST.

What to Serve with Flatbread Pizza

I love serving flatbread pizza with a big salad. Some of my favorites include this homemade Caesar salad, our chunky Greek salad, or this chopped salad with salami.

Veggies on the side work, too. Try roasted vegetables, sautéed zucchini, or these easy sautéed vegetables.

Since they are so easy, I’ve also made these pizzas and served them with soup. I especially love our roasted tomato soup.

Flatbread pizza with tomatoes and mozzarella

Easy Flatbread Pizza

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Flatbread pizza is perfect for busy mealtimes. Make this quick and easy pizza with homemade or store-bought flatbread. We have two flatbread recipes on Inspired Taste: no-yeast flatbread made with baking powder and this homemade garlic flatbread made with yeast.

Makes two pizzas

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You Will Need

2 flatbread, 6 to 8 inches in diameter, try homemade flatbread

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving

1 large tomato, thinly sliced

4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced

8 fresh basil leaves, plus more for serving

2 pinches dried oregano

Salt and fresh ground black pepper


    1Heat the oven to 425°F (218°C).

    2Brush or rub the olive oil over the bread. Layer the sliced tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil leaves on top.

    3Scatter a pinch of oregano over each flatbread, then season with salt and fresh ground pepper.

    4Bake the flatbread pizzas until the cheese is bubbling and turning light brown in spots, 10 to 15 minutes.

    5Serve, cut into slices, with an extra drizzle of olive oil and a few more fresh basil leaves, torn into smaller pieces, scattered on top.

Adam and Joanne's Tips

  • Add garlic: Mince 1 clove of garlic and spread onto the flatbread before adding the sliced cheese, basil and tomatoes.
  • The nutrition facts provided below are estimates. Our soft and fluffy flatbread recipe was used for the calculations.
Nutrition Per Serving Serving Size 1 flatbread pizza / Calories 442 / Total Fat 24.9g / Saturated Fat 9.2g / Cholesterol 44.6mg / Sodium 1040.4mg / Carbohydrate 38.2g / Dietary Fiber 2.5g / Total Sugar 3.1g / Protein 17.7g
AUTHOR:  Adam and Joanne Gallagher
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2 comments… Leave a Review
  • Yasmin February 21, 2021, 3:39 pm

    Two questions! Can I freeze this flatbread pizza and then reheat in the oven the next day? Also can the flatbreads be made with oat flour in place of all purpose?

    • Adam February 25, 2021, 1:20 pm

      Yes, you can freeze and reheat in the oven. We haven’t tested the recipe with oat flour.


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