Crispy Tortilla Pizza
Holly Cothern

Crispy Tortilla Pizza

This Valentine’s Day, show your love by preparing a recipe that captures the essence of your affection: Crispy Tortilla Pizza. Nothing says “I love you” more than a pizza. Don’t forget to throw your heart into it!


Serves 4  

  • 4 (6-inch) flour tortillas  
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil  
  • 2 cups mushrooms  
  • 1 green bell pepper  
  • 1 red onion   
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (or Oregano) 
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic  
  • 1/2 cup  tomato sauce (no salt added) 
  • 1/2 cup  mozzarella cheese (shredded) 
  • 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese (grated) 


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water. 
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  
  1. Place tortillas on 2 large baking sheets.  
  1. Bake, flipping once, until crisp and lightly browned, about 6-8 minutes. Set aside.  
  1. While the tortillas are in the oven, wash bell pepper and red onion under running water. Wipe down mushrooms with a damp towel.   
  1. Thinly slice the mushrooms, bell pepper, and red onion.  (Curious about the perfect way to cut a bell pepper? Check out our step-by-step video tutorial here!) 
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, peppers, red onions, garlic, black pepper Italian seasoning. 
  1. Cook until all vegetables are soft and tender, about 10 minutes. Set aside.  
  1. Spread 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce on each tortilla crust. Then, add 1/4 cup of the vegetable mixture, 2 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese, and 1/2 teaspoon of Parmesan cheese to each tortilla crust to create four personal pizzas.  
  1. Move pizzas to baking sheets and cook until cheese is melted, and the edges of the tortillas are golden brown (about 6-8 minutes). Let the pizza cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with dried or fresh basil and red pepper flakes then enjoy!  

Mix It Up! 

Want to open your heart up to other ingredients? Here are a few options you can use as alternatives! 

  • Bok choy 
  • Spinach 
  • Kale 

Mixing it up is a great way to add flavor, color, and nutrients to your meal! Stop by your county Extension Office and ask for a copy of this year’s UGA SNAP-Ed Recipe Calendar for more recipes.  

Published February 7th, 2024

Written by Holly Cothern, MS/DI Student | Edited by Jung Sun Lee, PhD, RDN; Tristen T. Webb; the nutrition education team