Breakfast pizza

January 24, 2008 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Breakfast pizza recipe

How could you start your day off on a better note? Breakfast pizza is the perfect enticement to get out of bed. 

Breakfast pizza

Serves: Makes 8 small pizzas
Cooking Time: 40 mins


  • 80g fresh rocket
  • 20g walnuts, roasted
  • 20g Parmesan, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 80ml olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 400g puff pastry, cut into 8cm x 5cm discs
  • 50g rocket pesto
  • 100g Rosa tomatoes, quartered
  • 50g mozzarella, grated
  • 8 quail eggs, fried



Preheat the oven to 180°C.


For the pesto, place all the ingredients except the olive oil and seasoning into a blender. Blend on medium speed. While blending, slowly add the olive oil until you have a smooth paste. Add the seasoning.


For the pizza, put the pastry discs on a baking tray and cook for about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool until needed.


Spread the pesto onto each disc, top with tomatoes and mozzarella, and season. Top with a fried quail egg.


Place on an oven tray and bake until done, about 5 minutes.



Send this to a friend