3 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Your Leftover Pizza

No matter what occasion or gathering you’re planning to host, you can never go wrong with pizzas. Everyone is sure to enjoy this hearty and delicious meal, however, you can never avoid leftovers! While throwing your leftover pizza into an oven is probably the easiest way to enjoy it, there are other ways of reheating and some recipes that you can try to breathe new life to your leftovers, including:

Recipe #1: Reheated Skillet Pizza

Reheating your leftover pizza in a skillet will make your pizza crust crispy and will get the cheese melted once more. Thanks to this genius reheating technique of Roberta’s Pizzeria in Brooklyn, now everyone can enjoy their leftover pizzas like it’s new.

Ingredients:

  • Leftover pizza
  • Drops of water

Directions:

  1. Place pizza slices flat on the pan
  2. Cover the pan with a lid or with foil, and turn the stove on medium heat for about two minutes
  3. Check if the crust has turned crispy, and place a few drops of water on the pan (not on the pizza)
  4. Turn stove to low heat and cover with lid again for one minute, allowing the water to steam
  5. Remove the pizza slices on the pan and enjoy its crispy, moist crust and melted cheese

Recipe #2: Leftover Pizza Lasagna

If you are feeling fancy, then turn your leftover pizza into a delicious lasagna! Combining pizza and lasagna sounds and tastes absolutely mouth-watering. This recipe from Cookin’ with Super Pickle is sure to level up your cravings:

Ingredients:

  • Leftover pizza
  • 3 cups tomato spaghetti sauce
  • ½ cup mozzarella
  • ½ shredded parmesan cheese
  • Optional: pepperoni, bell peppers, spinach for fillings

For ricotta mixture

  • 1 ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • ½ tablespoon parsley
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Spread a considerable amount of spaghetti sauce in a rectangular pan to cover its bottom
  2. Place the squared or stripped-cut leftover pizza on top
  3. Mix the ricotta mixture ingredients into a food processor, and spread ½ of it over the pizza strips
  4. Add half of the spaghetti sauce, half the mozzarella, and half of any fillings
  5. Layer more pizza strips, and repeat the previous process
  6. Add a final layer of pizza strips, then top it with ½ cup of spaghetti sauce and parmesan cheese
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes
  8. Remove the foil and bake again for 15 minutes
  9. Remove the pan from the oven and let it cool for 10 to 15 minutes
  10. Slice and enjoy your pizza lasagna!

Recipe #3: Leftover Pizza Quiche

Level up your overnight hangouts with friends with a hearty pizza quiche. This recipe is not very limiting, and you can customize it since it works with any kind of meat and cheese. Just gather your leftover pizza, some meat, spinach, eggs, and cheese, and you’re good to go!

Ingredients:

  • Leftover pizza, chopped into ½ inch
  • Frozen pie crust
  • 5 eggs
  • ¼ pound ground meat
  • 3 ounces cheese
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 green onions, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Brown meat, garlic, and green onions in a skillet in medium heat
  3. Mix pizza pieces, grated cheese, eggs, and spinach in a large bowl
  4. Add meat mixture to the bowl and mix properly
  5. Transfer it to the pie crust and cover with aluminum foil
  6. Put it in the oven for about 30 minutes
  7. Remove it from the oven and fold-in the foil to reveal the crust, allowing it to brown
  8. Return it to oven and bake for 15 more minutes
  9. Let it cool, and enjoy your pizza quiche!

Conclusion

Say goodbye to cold leftover pizzas, and instead reward yourself a delicious meal. You can reheat your leftover pizza in a skillet to make it crusty and moist again, or if you want to get fancy, you can make a pizza lasagna and pizza quiche. All these are easy and quick recipes that you can do anytime to satisfy your pizza cravings!

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