Naan Breakfast Pizza
This crowd-pleasing breakfast pizza is a delicious new way to start the day! Make it happen in just a quick 10 minutes by using naan bread as your dough. It’s simple yet full of flavor, and perfect for weekend brunching!
Pizza for breakfast is always a good idea. If you’ve never had such a thing as a breakfast pizza, you’re in for a treat! It’s basically a cheesy crust with a runny egg baked on top, and lots of flavorful toppings. I love serving this up on the weekend for brunch.
Using naan bread in this recipe is the definition of SIMPLE. You won’t need to create or use any pizza dough. Just purchase either white or whole wheat naan bread at your local grocery store, pack on the ingredients, and bake!
You’ll need just 8 minutes for baking and several minutes to prepare it all. It’s that simple and is even more flavorful with all the toppings included!
You’ll need just a handful of ingredients to make these pizzas happen. Here’s everything you’ll need: eggs, naan bread, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, everything seasoning, avocado, cilantro, and hot sauce (optional).
How to Make Naan Breakfast Pizzas
First, preheat oven to 450F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and arrange naan breads on top.
Line the mozzarella cheese around the bread, leaving an opening in the center for the egg. Create a “wall” with the cheese to prevent the egg whites from spilling out. Crack the egg and carefully place in the center.
Sprinkle over top with parmesan cheese and everything bagel seasoning. Then bake uncovered for 8 minutes, broil on HIGH for 30 additional seconds to brown the cheese. Egg should be slightly runny.
Dress with toppings: avocado slices, chopped cilantro, and hot sauce.
Helpful Recipe Tips
Avoid a runny egg mess: in a couple of recipe tests, I noticed it was easy for the egg whites to escape the pizza and get all over the pan. To avoid this, create a “nest” with the cheese around the naan bread. So when you crack the egg, it is kept in place and can’t run off the bread.
Different naan breads to use: you can use white naan or make it healthier and use whole wheat naan. I’ve also found garlic flavored naan at my local whole foods which is just as tasty!
Extra toppings: you can also top this pizza with chopped cooked bacon, fresh salsa, fresh chopped basil, dried oregano, red pepper flakes, and basil pesto.
One egg per naan: I try not to overload the naan breads because if they are too packed, the egg whites usually run off and it can get pretty messy. Try to keep it one egg per naan bread (depending on the size of course).
Do I have to use everything seasoning? If it’s available at your local grocery, I recommend it because it’s an all-in-one seasoning. A lot of grocery stores have it in the seasoning section. If you don’t have it available, then sprinkle onion flakes & garlic powder with some sesame seeds or poppy seeds if desired.
If you’re a fan of pizza and avocado toast, I think you will absolutely love this combo of both. It’s cheesy, garlic-y, and I mean c’mon – who doesn’t love a runny egg on cheesy bread? The best.
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Naan Breakfast Pizza
This crowd-pleasing breakfast pizza is a delicious new way to start the day! Make it happen in just a quick 10 minutes by using naan bread as your dough. It's simple yet full of flavor, and perfect for weekend brunching!
- 4 naan breads
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
- 1 Tablespoon everything bagel seasoning
- 1 avocado, sliced
- cilantro leaves, chopped
- hot sauce *optional
Prep naan bread: First, preheat oven to 450F. Place naan breads on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Then arrange the mozzarella cheese around the naan, leaving the center area open for the egg. Tip: create a "nest" with the cheese to prevent the egg whites from escaping onto the pan.
Add the egg and parmesan: Then crack the egg and gently place in the center of the pizza. Sprinkle with fresh parmesan over top and a generous pinch of everything seasoning.
Bake: Place pizzas in oven and bake for 8 minutes, then broil on HIGH for an additional 20-30 seconds to brown the cheese.
Add toppings and serve: Remove pizzas from oven and sprinkle with diced avocado, chopped cilantro, and a splash of hot sauce or sprinkle of red pepper flakes if desired. Enjoy!
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