Air Fryer Pizza From Pizza Dough

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The air fryer is perfect for cooking up pizza. With a crispy crust and gooey, melted cheese, you’ll love this Air Fryer Pizza from Pizza Dough recipe for family pizza night.

hand holding slice of air fryer pizza

Pizza in the Air Fryer

It’s so easy to bake up pizza in the air fryer, especially if you use pre-made pizza dough. This recipe is perfect for a pizza night when all the family members get to make their own pizzas and choose their toppings. You just need canned pizza dough, pizza (or pasta) sauce, and shredded cheese. Plus any other toppings you love!

Canned pizza dough makes all the difference. It cooks up perfectly and saves you time in the kitchen. Time that you can use to connect with family and friends. Love that.

cooked pizza on plate

Each canister of pre-made pizza dough makes two small pizzas, so it’s a budget-friendly recipe as well. And way more fun than take-out. Everyone will love pizzas hot out of the air fryer.

hand holding air fryer basket with pizza inside

Looking for more dishes you didn’t realize could be cooked in the air fryer? How about Baked Oatmeal, Mini Tacos, or Chocolate Croissants? The air fryer is a such a useful kitchen appliance.

cooked pizza in air fryer

Can Pizza Be Cooked in the Air Fryer?

Absolutely! Just make sure the dough gets pre-cooked before adding toppings. You can also reheat slices of leftover pizza in the air fryer. Pizza comes out perfectly– melted cheese and a crispy crust.

air fryer opened to show cooked pizza

How To Make Air Fryer Pizza From Pizza Dough

Start by prepping the air fryer basket with nonstick spray. Alternatively, you can brush it with oil.

Pop open the canister of pizza dough and unroll the dough on to a clean work surface. In order to fit the dough into the air fryer basket, you’ll need to cut it in half and then shape the dough to fit the basket.

pizza dough in air fryer

Cook at 390 for 7 minutes. Now the dough will be pre-cooked. Remove basket from air fryer.

Next, spread a layer of pizza sauce on top, followed by shredded cheese. Add any additional topping you like, such as diced veggies, sliced meats, or seasonings.

Pop back into air fryer for another 5 minutes at 390 degrees. Remove pizza from basket with spatula. Cheese will be melted and pizza will be fully cooked.

cooked pizza in air fryer

Cooking Tips

  • The recipe is perfect for feeding a group, as each person can make their own pizza and choose their own toppings
  • Be sure to pre-cook the crust before adding the toppings
  • It’s important to prep the air fryer basket with oil so the pizza dough doesn’t stick

hand holding slice of cooked pizza

What To Serve With Air Fryer Pizza

To round out the meal, you could serve a salad with complimentary flavors, like the Arugula Burrata Salad With Figs or Zucchini Radish Salad.

For dessert, we love these easy Brownies Made in the Air Fryer or Chocolate Covered Popcorn for a fun treat.

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Air Fryer Pizza From Pizza Dough

The air fryer is perfect for cooking up pizza. With a crispy crust and gooey, melted cheese, you'll love this Air Fryer Pizza from Pizza Dough recipe for family pizza night.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time17 minutes
Course: Dinner
Keyword: air fryer pizza from pizza dough
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 1 canister pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

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Instructions

  • Start by prepping the air fryer basket with nonstick spray. Alternatively, you can brush it with oil.
  • Pop open the canister of pizza dough and unroll the dough on to a clean work surface. In order to fit the dough into the air fryer basket, you'll need to cut it in half and then shape the dough to fit the basket. (Suggestion: save the remaining dough for another pizza)
  • Cook at 390 for 7 minutes. Now the dough will be pre-cooked. Remove basket from air fryer.
  • Next, spread a layer of pizza sauce on top, followed by shredded cheese. Add any additional topping you like, such as diced veggies, sliced meats, or seasonings.
  • Pop back into air fryer for another 5 minutes at 390 degrees.
  • Remove pizza from basket with spatula. Cheese will be melted and pizza will be fully cooked.

Notes

  • The recipe is perfect for feeding a group, as each person can make their own pizza and choose their own toppings
  • Be sure to pre-cook the crust before adding the toppings
  • It's important to prep the air fryer basket with oil so the pizza dough doesn't stick
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