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Tortilla Pizza Recipe for Your Instant Pot

Written by: Emily Smith

This Instant Pot Tortilla Pizza is my go-to for a quick, tasty meal. Layered tortillas, marinara, cheese, and your favorite toppings, all cooked up in a jiffy. It's a game-changer!

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Who can resist that molten cheese on a crispy tortilla? Not me, that's for sure. Let me help you whip up a quick instant pot tortilla pizza. No need for a pizzeria when you've got an Instant Pot and ingredients right in your kitchen. Perfectly crispy, loaded with your favorite toppings, this recipe is a game changer. Let's fire up that pot and master the art of Instant Pot pizza making together!

Ingredients for Instant Pot Tortilla Pizza

  • Flour tortillas: Flexible base that crisps up nicely, providing a sturdy foundation for the toppings to shine on.
  • Marinara sauce: Tangy tomato base that adds moisture and flavor, tying all the ingredients together in a harmonious blend.
  • Mozzarella cheese: Creamy and gooey when melted, it acts as the glue that holds the toppings and tortillas together.

Tools and Equipment Needed

  • Instant Pot: Cooks the tortilla pizza quickly and evenly.
  • Tongs: Helps to remove the hot tortilla pizza from the Instant Pot safely.

Serves: 2 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Your favorite pizza toppings (e.g. pepperoni, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms)

Instructions:

  1. Place one tortilla in the bottom of your Instant Pot.
  2. Spread half of the marinara sauce over the tortilla.
  3. Sprinkle half of the shredded mozzarella cheese on top of the sauce.
  4. Add your desired pizza toppings.
  5. Place the second tortilla on top and press down gently.
  6. Spread the remaining marinara sauce and cheese on top.
  7. Add more toppings if desired.
  8. Cover the Instant Pot with a lid (do not seal) and set to "Manual" for 5 minutes on high pressure.
  9. Once done, carefully remove the tortilla pizza from the Instant Pot.
  10. Slice and serve hot.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 450 kcal | Carbohydrates: 35 g | Protein: 20 g | Total Fat: 25 g | Saturated Fat: 12 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 60 mg | Sodium: 800 mg | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 5 g | Calcium: 400 mg | Potassium: 300 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 500 µg | Vitamin C: 10 mg

Can You Make Tortilla Pizza Ahead of Time or Freeze It?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Assemble the tortilla pizza as directed but do not cook.
  • Cover the pizza with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  • When ready to eat, cook the pizza in the instant pot as instructed.

Freezing Instructions

  • Assemble the tortilla pizza but do not cook.
  • Wrap the pizza tightly in plastic wrap and aluminum foil.
  • Label with the date and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • To reheat, cook the frozen pizza in the instant pot on high pressure for 10-12 minutes.

One unique twist you can try with this instant pot tortilla pizza recipe is to add a sprinkle of dried oregano or basil between the layers of cheese for an extra burst of flavor!

Common Questions About This Recipe

FAQ:
Can I use corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas for this recipe?
Yes, you can substitute corn tortillas for flour tortillas if you prefer the taste and texture.
How can I prevent the tortilla pizza from getting soggy in the Instant Pot?
To prevent sogginess, make sure to layer the ingredients as instructed and avoid adding too much sauce. Also, be sure not to overcook the pizza.
Can I use a different type of cheese instead of mozzarella?
Absolutely! Feel free to use any cheese of your choice or even a blend of different cheeses for a unique flavor.
Do I need to preheat the Instant Pot before cooking the tortilla pizza?
No, there's no need to preheat the Instant Pot for this recipe. Simply follow the instructions as written.
Can I add fresh herbs like basil or oregano to the tortilla pizza?
Yes, adding fresh herbs can enhance the flavor of your tortilla pizza. Feel free to sprinkle some on top before cooking for a burst of freshness.

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