Backpacking Recipes: Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Pizza

Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Pizza

Hostel KitchenBackpacking and in need of a tasty meal, fast? Cooking in the hostel kitchen is a great way to make friends and save money.Try this tomato, mozzarella and pesto pizza with a twist… it’s made on a tortilla – YUM – and it only costs 90p per pizza. Take it from us, it’s delicious – we made it from scratch in the hostel kitchen at Clink78 in London.

Watch how we did it in our video, and grab the ingredients list and method below…

Prep Time: 2 min
Cook Time: 5 min

Recipe from @MSC_63 (

Tomato Mozzarella Pizza

Serves 1

A tasty and filling pizza that’s easy to make in a frying pan – load up the toppings and you’ll have yourself a feast.




• 1 large tortilla or pitta
• 1 tbsp prepared pesto
• handful cherry tomatoes, sliced (or a small regular tomato or drained,
canned tomatoes)
• 2 regular sized bocconcini (or ¼ to ½ cup shredded mozzarella or other
• pepper


1 Heat tortilla in a frying pan over medium heat.
2 Spread pesto on the tortilla.
3 Top with the sliced tomatoes and cheese.
4 Cover the pan with a lid or another frying pan for about 5 mins until cheese is melted, pesto is bubbling, and tortilla is crispy.
5 Season to taste, slice and enjoy

By Baking in the Burg
Published: May 8, 2012

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