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Pizza Monkey Bread in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This Ninja Foodi Pizza Monkey Bread is my go-to comfort food. It's a cheesy, pepperoni-filled delight that's perfect for sharing. Just pull apart, dip in marinara, and enjoy the burst of flavors!

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Feeling adventurous in the kitchen? I've got just the treat for you. Imagine a combo of pizza and monkey bread baked to golden perfection in your Ninja Foodi. This exciting recipe turns biscuits, mozzarella, mini pepperonis, and a sprinkle of seasoning into a fun, pull-apart pizza loaf. Serve it up with some warm marinara sauce and watch the smiles roll in!

Ingredients for Pizza Monkey Bread in the Ninja Foodi

  • Refrigerated biscuit dough: Convenient base for the monkey bread, easy to work with and creates fluffy, soft bread bites.
  • Mozzarella cheese: Melts beautifully, adding gooey texture and cheesy flavor to each bite of the monkey bread.
  • Mini pepperoni slices: Bring a savory and slightly spicy kick to the monkey bread, adding bursts of flavor throughout.
  • Butter: Adds richness and helps the bread brown nicely, enhancing the overall flavor and texture of the monkey bread.
  • Garlic powder: Infuses the monkey bread with a delicious garlicky aroma and flavor, elevating its overall taste profile.
  • Dried oregano: Provides a hint of earthy and herbaceous flavor, complementing the other ingredients in the monkey bread.
  • Marinara sauce: Perfect for dipping, adds a tangy and savory element that pairs well with the cheesy and savory monkey bread.

Essential Tools for Making Pizza Monkey Bread

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines air crisping and baking functions for even cooking and crispy texture.
  • Bundt pan: Shapes the monkey bread into a beautiful ring for easy serving and a stunning presentation.
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Pizza Monkey Bread in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

This Pizza Monkey Bread is a fun and delicious twist on traditional pizza, made easily in the Ninja Foodi. Perfect for parties or a family snack!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 380 kcal

Equipment

  • Ninja Foodi
  • Bundt Pan

Ingredients:  

General Ingredients

  • 2 cans refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup mini pepperoni slices
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce for dipping

Instructions: 

  • Preheat the Ninja Foodi to 350°F (180°C).
  • Cut each biscuit into quarters and place in a large bowl.
  • Add the shredded mozzarella, mini pepperoni slices, melted butter, garlic powder, and dried oregano to the bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Place the mixture into a greased bundt pan in an even layer.
  • Cover the bundt pan with foil and place it in the Ninja Foodi.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, then remove the foil and cook for an additional 5 minutes until golden brown.
  • Let it cool for a few minutes before flipping it onto a plate.
  • Serve with marinara sauce for dipping.

Notes:

For a spicier version, add some red pepper flakes to the mixture. You can also experiment with other pizza toppings like olives, mushrooms, or bell peppers.

Nutrition value:

Calories: 380kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 9gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 900mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 200IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 150mgIron: 2mg

Keywords:

Keyword Monkey Bread, Ninja Foodi, Pizza
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Can You Make Pizza Monkey Bread Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the pizza monkey bread as directed but do not bake.
  • Cover the bundt pan with plastic wrap and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  • When ready to bake, remove from the fridge, let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes, then bake as instructed.

Freezing Instructions

  • After assembling the pizza monkey bread, cover the bundt pan tightly with plastic wrap and then foil.
  • Label with the date and freeze for up to 1 month.
  • To bake from frozen, remove the plastic wrap and foil, bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (180°C) for 30-35 minutes or until heated through.

One unique twist you can add to this ninja foodi pizza monkey bread recipe is to sprinkle some finely chopped fresh basil on top before serving. It adds a pop of fresh flavor that complements the cheesy and savory elements of the dish beautifully.

Common Questions About This Ninja Foodi Recipe

FAQ:
Can I use homemade biscuit dough instead of refrigerated dough?
Yes, you can use homemade biscuit dough if you prefer. Just make sure it's rolled out and cut into small pieces like the refrigerated dough.
How can I store any leftovers of this pizza monkey bread?
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can reheat it in the microwave or oven when ready to eat again.
Can I add other toppings to this recipe?
Absolutely! Feel free to customize the pizza monkey bread with your favorite pizza toppings like bell peppers, olives, or cooked sausage.
Can I make this recipe in a regular oven instead of a Ninja Foodi?
Yes, you can bake this pizza monkey bread in a regular oven at the same temperature and time as specified in the recipe.
Is there a vegetarian version of this recipe?
To make a vegetarian version, simply omit the pepperoni and add more veggies like mushrooms, onions, or bell peppers.

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