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Tortilla Pizza Melt

Tortilla Pizza Melt

You will need:

  • Rubber spatula or table knife
  • Oven mitts
  • Toaster oven baking pan
  • Pizza cutter or sharp knife (optional)
  • Pancake turner or egg lifter
  • Cooling rack

Make this easy oven version of a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch or an after school snack

Preparation Time: 2 minutes
Cooking Time: 6- 8 minutes


1 6 –7 “ (15 –17 cm) whole wheat tortilla 1
1 tbsp ketchup or pizza sauce 15 mL
1/8 tsp Italian seasoning, basil or oregano 0.5 mL
3-4 slices (pre-sliced) fresh Mushrooms 3-4
3-4 slices (pre-sliced) turkey pepperoni 3-4
1 mozzarella or cheddar cheese slice or 3 tbsp (45 mL) shredded cheese 1
  cooking spray  

How To Make it:

  1. Preheat toaster oven or regular oven to 375ºF (190º).
  2. Place tortilla on counter. Use rubber spatula or table knife to spread ketchup or sauce over tortilla; sprinkle seasoning over ketchup.
  3. Arrange mushroom slices on ½ of the tortilla and top mushrooms with pepperoni slices.
  4. Break the cheese slice in half to fit over pepperoni.
  5. Fold other half of tortilla over the cheese; press gently.
  6. Spray toaster oven baking pan OR small baking sheet with cooking spray; using pancake turner, place folded sandwich on pan. Spray top of tortilla with cooking spray.
  7. Bake in oven for 6-8 minutes or until slightly crisped and cheese is starting to melt. Turn off oven.
  8. Using oven mitts, remove pan to cooling rack and let stand 2-3 minutes, eat as a half moon sandwich or cut in half with pizza cutter or sharp knife. Serve with more ketchup or pizza sauce for dipping if desired.

Makes 1 sandwich

Tip: Instead of baking in oven, spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray; place on burner over medium heat. Using pancake turner lift sandwich into skillet and cook sandwich for 3-4 minutes, turn over with pancake turner and cook until lightly browned on the bottom.