Air Fryer Pizza Margherita

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Air Fryer Pizza is the quick, crispy, make at home pizza that you have been waiting for it is so fresh and so flavorful.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 13 minutes
air fryer margherita pizza cut in 4 slices on a wite plate sprinkled with fresh herbs

Air Fryer Pizza Margherita is the quick, crispy, make at home pizza that you have been waiting for. The air fryer is the secret to this fresh and flavorful meal.

air fryer margherita pizza cut in 4 slices on a white plate sprinkled with fresh herbs

Crispy Air Fryer Pizza Margherita represents the flavors and colors of Italy. The pizza is even suppose to represent the colors of Italy, being red, green and white. It gives a crisp in the air fryer that is amazing and this pizza is so fresh tasting. An instant winner.

There is some mystery surrounding this pizza, find out here.

  • 10 Minute Meal: So quick in the air fryer.
  • Easy Ingredients: All easy ingredients and so fresh.
  • Family Friendly: Kids can design their own for fun.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or low fat

What You Need to Make Air Fryer Pizza

Dough, sauce, cheese and herbs on a wooden cutting board

Ingredients

  • Dough
  • Sauce
  • fresh mozzarella
  • basil leaves-fresh
  • crushed red peppers

Equipment

How to Make Air Fryer Pizza Margherita – Step by Step

Dough rolled out in the airfryer and dough on a wooden cutting board
  • Roll Dough: First, roll your pizza dough (about 2 oz) on a lightly floured surface.
  • Parchment: Second, add parchment paper to your air fryer as some air fryer are not evenly flat, and your dough won’t cook flat, nor evenly.
  • Cook: Next, add your rolled-out pizza dough to your air fryer. Cook the dough for 3 minutes at 370 degrees. Keep in the air fryer.
Completed pizza ready to cook and finished pizza in air fryer
  • Toppings: Then add 3 TBSP pizza sauce and spread evenly on your dough and next, distribute your sliced mozzarella evenly on the sauce.
  • Heat: Cook again for 5 minutes at 370 degrees.
  • Finish:  Finally, remove your pizza add your basil, and red peppers.
close up slice of air fryer margherita pizza in someone's hand

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Common Questions About Making Pizza in the Air Fryer

WHERE DO I GET PIZZA DOUGH?

They have it in the supermarket freezer section or the refrigerator section or alternatively, your favorite pizza shop can sell you fresh dough.

SUBSTITUTE TO MAKE GLUTEN FREE?

Absolutely, gluten free, cauliflower crust or chick pea doughs are now available.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE HALVED OR DOUBLED?

Definitely, you can make any amount that you need, have a pizza party.

MAKE YOUR OWN HEALTHY DOUGH?

Certainly, with two ingredients -greek yogurt and self rising flour!

WHAT SAUCE SHOULD I USE?

This is one of my favorite pizza sauces.

Cut up pizza on a plate with fresh herbs surrounding it

Expert Tips for Making Air Fryer Pizza Margherita

  • Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Different Toppings: No need to be a purest, try adding your favorite meats and vegetables.
  • Low Fat: Feel free to use a low fat our fat free cheese or a different variety all together.
  • PreHeat: Always preheat your air fryer for best results.
  • Fresh: For this pizza always use fresh ingredients for the best taste.

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air fryer margherita pizza cut in 4 slices on a wite plate sprinkled with fresh herbs

Air Fryer Pizza Margherita

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Air Fryer Pizza is the quick, crispy, make at home pizza that you have been waiting for it is so fresh and so flavorful.
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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Pizza dough store bought or homemade (make sure that each pizza dough will fit in your sized air fryer)
  • 12 TBSP Pizza sauce store bought or homemade – feel free to add more or less depending on your preference!
  • 12 oz fresh mozzarella sliced
  • 4 tsp fresh basil leaves thinly sliced
  • 4 tsp crushed red peppers optional

Instructions

  • Roll your pizza dough (about 2 oz) on a lightly floured surface until you reach your desired thinness. Make sure that the circumference of your dough will fit in your air fryer.
  • Add parchment paper to your air fryer as some air fryer are not evenly flat, and your dough won’t cook flat, nor evenly.
  • Add your rolled-out pizza dough to your air fryer. Cook the dough for 3 minutes at 370 degrees.
  • Once the time is complete, keep in the air fryer to add your toppings as it is easier than transferring in and out.
  • Add 3 TBSP pizza sauce and spread evenly on your dough.
  • Distribute your sliced mozzarella evenly on the sauce.
  • Cook again for 5 minutes at 370 degrees.
  • Once complete, remove your pizza from the air fryer. Add your basil, and red peppers.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Different Toppings: No need to be a purest, try adding your favorite meats and vegetables.
  • Low Fat: Feel free to use a low fat our fat free cheese or a different variety all together.
  • PreHeat: Always preheat your air fryer for best results.
  • Fresh: For this pizza always use fresh ingredients for the best taste.

    Estimated Nutritional Information

    Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1179mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 436mg | Iron: 2mg

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