Air Fryer Garlic Toast Pizzas

Air Fryer Garlic Toast Pizzas Recipe


Treat your taste buds to a quick and delightful snack with our Air Fryer Garlic Toast Pizzas! These mini pizzas combine the crunch of garlic toast with the gooey goodness of melted cheese and your favorite pizza toppings. Perfect for a quick lunch, snack, or a fun appetizer at your next gathering. This recipe is not only delicious but also a healthier alternative to traditional pizzas, thanks to the air fryer’s ability to cook with less oil.


  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes


  • 4 slices of thick white bread
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of marinara sauce
  • Toppings of choice (e.g., pepperoni, sliced olives, diced bell peppers, onions)
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the Air Fryer: Set your air fryer to 360°F (182°C) and let it preheat for about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Prepare Garlic Oil Mixture: In a small bowl, mix together olive oil and garlic powder.
  3. Prepare the Bread: Brush each slice of bread on both sides with the garlic oil mixture. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper to taste.
  4. First Toasting: Place the bread in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Air fry for 3 minutes, or until the bread is lightly toasted.
  5. Add Toppings: Remove the bread from the air fryer. Spread a layer of marinara sauce on each slice, followed by a generous sprinkle of mozzarella cheese. Add your desired toppings.
  6. Final Cooking: Return the bread to the air fryer and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh basil leaves if desired. Serve hot and enjoy your crispy, cheesy Air Fryer Garlic Toast Pizzas!

Nutrition Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fat: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 20 mg
  • Sodium: 450 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 3 g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and can vary based on ingredient choices and portion sizes.

Tips and Variations

  • Bread Choice: For a healthier option, use whole grain or multigrain bread.
  • Cheese Varieties: Experiment with different types of cheese like cheddar, provolone, or a blend.
  • Additional Toppings: Feel free to add cooked sausage, bacon, or a sprinkle of red chili flakes for a spicy kick.
  • Vegan Options: Use vegan cheese and toppings to cater to a vegan diet.

Enjoy your easy and delicious Air Fryer Garlic Toast Pizzas, a perfect snack for any occasion!

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