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Air Fryer Pita Pizza

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This air fryer pita pizza is so fast and easy, you can have lunch on the table for your daycare kids in minutes. And kids love pizza flavors!

air fryer pepperoni pizza on a pita in slices on a board

Pizza night has never been easier or tastier than with this air fryer pita pizza! So easy and quick to make, you can have your own individual pizza in about 5 minutes! And I LOVE a 5 minute meal for daycare. Sometimes that’s all the time I have.

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You have to skip the takeout on your next pizza night and try these! They are wonderfully crisp, the ultimate personal-sized pizza. You can make any variety you want. Kids love pepperoni, so check out these other pepperoni pizza ideas for yours:

With only 3 easy everyday ingredients, a few mins to assemble, and just 5 more to cook you will have a perfect weeknight supper, kid-friendly lunch, or satisfying after-school snack.

You can make them in any combination, and if you don’t have pitas, you can use naan bread, English muffins, bagels, or even tortillas. Whatever you have on hand.

And the kids can even make them. Kids cooking classes are a great activity and they learn so much. So let them cook some mini pita pizzas today.

They can even be made ahead and frozen. They can meet the whole grain component for the food program if you use whole wheat pitas. And they are creditable on the food program. Check out the components required for a meal here.

After 28 years of running a home daycare, I’ve seen all kinds of eaters, and I know how to feed the pickiest at least something. Here are more ideas for dinner that might work with picky eaters.

The air fryer oven circulates air around the food making it crispy and delicious in far less time. I love using mine!

Folks, the air fryer really does make it incredibly easy to make delicious personal pizzas that are ready to eat in almost no time at all.

We make our own pizza sauce from homemade roasted tomato sauce. You can also buy store bought in a jar or can. If you don’t have any pizza sauce, use tomato sauce and add a clove of crushed garlic and a teaspoon of Italian seasoning. Stir it up and there you have it.

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Air Fryer Pita Pizzas

Crispy personal pizzas with pepperoni, melty cheese, and savory tomato sauce that take minutes to make and have fewer calories than regular pizza.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: air friyer pita pizza, air fryer recipe, pepperoni pizza, pita pizza
Servings: 4
Calories: 387kcal
Author: Christina


  • 4 pita breads
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese about ½ cup per pita pizza
  • Sliced pepperoni


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cover your air fryer baking sheet with foil for easy clean up if you’d like.
  • Place pitas on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Spread pizza sauce over the pitas.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and top with pepperoni, if desired.
  • Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and pitas are warm.


Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1100mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 644IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 341mg | Iron: 2mg

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