Margherita Noodle Pizza

September 12, 2017

Author Notes: Eat this 'pizza' straight from the oven. From Kathy Kordalis' Pimp My Noodles, Posted with publisher permission.Food52

Serves: 2 (or 1 very hungry person)


Noodle Pizza Base

  • 2 packs instant noodles, cooked according to the packet instructions
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Margherita Topping

  • 2 tablespoons passata
  • 1 tablespoon sun-dried tomato paste
  • 1 pinch oregano
  • 2 ounces grated mozzarella
  • 1/2 ounce grated Parmesan (optional)
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves
In This Recipe


Noodle Pizza Base

  1. Mix the noodles and egg in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in an 8-inch frying pan (or skillet) over a medium heat until shimmering. Add the noodle mixture and press the bottom of a spatula into an even layer that completely covers the bottom of the pan. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes, or until soft, then remove from the pan and top.

Margherita Topping

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Add the toppings to the pizza base and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan, slide along the plate, and eat.

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