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Kid-Friendly Finger Foods: Tortilla Pizza Margherita

by Annabel Karmel

Kid-Friendly Finger Foods: Tortilla Pizza Margherita

Flour tortillas make a great, instant pizza base that is easier for kids to eat than regular pizza crust.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes
Makes: 1 portion
Not suitable for freezing or reheating

You will need:

One 7-inch flour tortilla
2 generous tablespoons tomato sauce
1/3 cup grated Cheddar or mozzarella

Topping Menu (best with two toppings or less):

2 or 3 pitted black olives, cut into rings
1 cherry or grape tomato, cut into rings
fresh basil leaves
2 cubes drained canned pineapple, cut into small dice
1 tablespoon diced red bell pepper
1 tablespoon drained canned corn
1 scallion, sliced
2 mushrooms, sliced and sautéed in a little oil
3 or 4 very thin slices zucchini, brushed with a little oil before putting on pizza
1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan
1 oil-packed sun-dried tomato, drained and finely chopped

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Put the tortilla on a baking sheet and spread with the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with the cheese. You can also add any toppings that your child may like (see suggestions.) Bake for 8 to 9 minutes, until the cheese has melted and the base is crisp. Cut into triangles and allow to cool slightly before serving.

From Anabel Karmel's Top 100 Finger Foods