Mini Margherita Pizzas are THE BEST tailgate recipe! Delicious, easy, amazing appetizer perfect for any party or tailgate! YUM!

Mini Margherita Pizzas

Course: Appetizer/Main Course, Italian
Cuisine: American, Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
Easy, fun, and SO yummy! These mini pizza bites are loaded with tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. So yummy.
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  • 2 large wheat tortillas burrito size
  • 6 tablespoons marinara sauce divided
  • 1/2 can diced tomatoes
  • 12 slices whole milk mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil chopped


  • Preheat oven to 450F
  • Using the bottom of the tomato can, press down on the tortilla to make a circle cut-out. Do this 12 times, making 12 small circles (or pizza crusts)
  • Spray a cupcake tin with non-stick spray. Place each tortilla in the bottom of each cupcake tin.
  • Place 1/2 tablespoon marinara sauce onto each tortilla, the place one slice mozzarella on each tortilla.
  • Top each with a spoonful of tomatoes and then sprinkle with chopped basil.
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is fully melted and tortilla crust is crispy.
  • Serve immediately if desired, but we also love these cold!
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 289mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 0.6mg