Culture & Lifestyle / Check Out These 3 Naan Pizza Recipes Perfect For Your Tastebuds

Check Out These 3 Naan Pizza Recipes Perfect For Your Tastebuds

Culture & Lifestyle Feb 16, 2017

Elevate your appetizer game with these crowd pleasing naan pizza recipes!

Everyone loves pizza but you will be the winner with these easy naan pizza recipes: Rainbow Pizza for the veggie lovers, Tandoori Chicken Pizza will be everyone’s favorite and Pesto Shrimp Pizza for a more sophisticated party.

Rainbow Naan Pizza Recipe

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Yummy Rainbow Pizza naan! Photo Credit: Naemah Abid


1 green pepper
1 orange pepper
1 red onion
1 tomato
1 yellow zucchini
1 beet
2 packaged naans
1 garlic clove
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese


  • Cut the garlic in half and drop it in the olive oil.
  • Cut up all vegetables into bite-sized pieces.
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The yummy and healthy ingredients for this recipe. Photo Credit: Naemah Abid
  • Mix half tablespoon of olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano with the tomato and red onion. Toss to mix.
  • Place aluminum foil on a baking sheet.
  • Brush the bottom and top of the naan with garlic infused olive oil and place on tray. Tip: For extra garlic taste use the cut side of garlic to spread olive oil on naan instead of a brush.
  • Sprinkle ½ cup of cheese on each naan.
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Dress up your naan just right. Photo Credit : Naemah Abid
  • Now for the fun part – assembling the rainbow. Red goes first so place a row of tomatoes on top. Followed by a row of orange pepper, yellow zucchini, green pepper, red onion and lastly beets.
  • Sprinkle the top of each naan with ¼ tsp of dried oregano.
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Look how pretty they look. Photo Credit: Naemah Abid
  • Bake at 400C for 20 minutes, or until the base is crispy, cheese is melted and the veggies are to your desired doneness.
  • Enjoy! The beauty is that you can substitute any veggies of the same colour.

Tandoori Chicken Naan Pizza Recipe

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2 packaged naans
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1 chicken breast
1 tablespoon tandoori spice mix or make your own (chili powder, garam masala, coriander powder, salt and turmeric)
1 tablespoon yogurt
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
1/4 cup sliced red onions
6 tablespoons marinara sauce


  • Mix tandoori spice mix, yogurt and ginger garlic paste and marinate the chicken breast for at least 30 minutes.
  • Bake the chicken breast for 20 minutes. Cool and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Spoon marinara sauce on naan.
  • Spread chicken and sliced red onions on pizza.
  • Sprinkle ½ cup of cheese on each naan.
  • Bake at 400C for 20 minutes or until the base is crispy and the cheese is melted.

Pesto Shrimp Naan Pizza Recipe

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It’s easy being green when it comes to this deliciousness. Photo Credit:


2 packaged naans
1 cup mozzarella cheese
A dozen tiger shrimps
4 tablespoons pesto or make your own (bunch basil, garlic, olive oil and salt)
1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
2 cloves garlic
olive oil


  • Mix pesto and shrimp together and set aside to marinate.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan and add chili flakes and chopped garlic. Drop shrimps and saute until pink on both sides. Remove from heat.
  • Brush 1 tablespoon of pesto and sprinkle ½ cup of cheese on each naan.
  • Bake at 400C for 10-12 minutes.
  • Place 6 shrimps on each pizza and slice up and serve!

Main Image Photo Credit:

Naemah Abid

Naemah Abid


Born in Saudi Arabia and originally from Pakistan, this Canadian immigrant is all too familiar with airport life. After taking her first pleasure trip abroad post-graduation, Naemah was hit with the travel bug. Find this frequent traveller sharing pictures and experiences, offering up advice and tra...


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