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Air Fryer Naan Pizza

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Air Fryer Naan Pizza is ready to eat in under 15 minutes! The best part is you can make it your own by customizing with your favorite sauce and toppings. 

When it comes to pizza, we can be a bit picky. The good news is that pizza is a customizable dinner that can fit into any lifestyle and can even be made into a dessert.

Did you know that pizza first came to be in the 19th century in Naples? And it was flatbread! 

close up of individual naan bread pepperoni pizza made in the air fryer

Naan Pizza in the air fryer is great for a quick family meal, snacks for kids after school, appetizers for game day, and even lunches. Not to mention it’s a budget friendly option, which we all love.

Be sure to read until the end to see how to make these pizzas ahead of time and freezing for future easy meals.

If you love pizza as much as my family does, you should see my Air Fryer French Bread Pizza.

ingredients labeled to make air fryer naan pizza

Ingredients For Air Fryer Naan Pizza

Naan bread – you can use store-bought Naan or try a crack at homemade Naan bread

Pepperoni – for a lighter option you can swap these for turkey pepperoni

Mozzarella cheese – shredding your own mozzarella takes this pizza to a whole new level. You can also grab fresh mozzarella from the deli section for extra gooey cheese.

Pizza sauce – this can be homemade or store bought

Feel free to substitute with your favorite toppings such as bacon, sausage crumbles, olives, mushrooms, etc.

How To Make Naan Pizza in the Air Fryer

First, you’ll need to preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees F. If you are going to line the basket with parchment paper liners for easier cleanup, wait to put the liner in the basket until you’re ready to put the pizza in. If you put it in during the preheating, the paper flies around inside and could start a fire.

We highly recommend crisping the Naan bread first. This keeps your pizza from getting soggy. If you are going to pre cook your Naan bread, just air fry it for about 3 minutes or until it just starts browning.

two image collage showing the naan pizzas being topped with pepperonis and cheese then placed in the air fryer

Crisp the bread in batches if needed, depending on how large your air fryer basket is.

Next, top a crisped piece of Naan with a little pizza sauce, then add your mozzarella cheese and finally the pepperoni (or whatever toppings your are using).

Finish it off by cooking for about 5 minutes so the pepperoni slices are toasted and the cheese has melted.

Can You Freeze Naan Pizza? 

Actually yes. 

Simply follow the instructions, construct your pizzas, and air fry just as you normally would. Then transfer each pizza from the air fryer basket to a baking sheet. Once they have cooled, place the baking sheet in the freezer for about 30 minutes to flash freeze the pizzas. 

Afterwards, package them in a freezer bag, separated by parchment paper if needed. 

When you are ready to eat, use your oven or air fryer to reheat on 350 degrees F for about 15-18 minutes. 

air fryer naan pizza topped with pepperonis

Does Naan Bread Taste Like Regular Pizza Crust? 

Naan bread is more like a pita bread than regular pizza crust. So if you are referring to take-out pizza, no Naan is a little different. You will also find that it’s similar to a flatbread. 

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Air Fryer Naan Pizza

Air Fryer Naan Pizza is ready to eat in under 15 minutes! The best part is you can make it your own by customizing with your favorite sauce and toppings. 
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 28 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Servings: 4 pizzas
Calories: 515kcal
Author: Lori @ I Heart Air Frying

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 Naan bread
  • 20 slices pepperoni
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees F.
  • Before adding toppings, cook each Naan for 2-3 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Top a crisped Naan with one tablespoon of pizza sauce, ¼ cup mozzarella cheese and 5 slices of pepperoni.
  • Cook each bread in the air fryer until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes on 350 degrees F.
  • Repeat for each Naan bread until all are cooked.

NOTES

  • Use store bought Naan or make your own with this easy Naan bread recipe.
  • Pre-crisping the Naan is optional but I recommend this step to keep the bread from becoming soggy.
  • Substitute with your favorite pizza toppings.
  • Nutritional information will vary based on the Naan and toppings you use.
  • Promptly refrigerate leftovers.
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NUTRITION

Serving: 1Naan pizza | Calories: 515kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1359mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 322IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently for accuracy.

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