Smoked Mozzarella & Prosciutto Breakfast Pizza is an easy recipe for a homemade breakfast pizza. Made with store bought pizza crusts topped with pesto, prosciutto, smoked mozzarella and tomatoes, and then an egg, our smoked mozzarella pizza bakes in the oven.
Breakfast Pizza Recipe
Our prosciutto pizza recipe will make your mornings not just easy but oh-so delicious too! There’s nothing quite like a smoked mozzarella pizza. Smoked mozzarella is a light golden color on the outside with a mild smoky flavor. Inside, this cheese is white in color and has a delicious milky flavor. The smokiness of the cheese provides and added depth of flavor. Your taste buds will be so happy when you add smoked mozzarella to your pizza!
Our prosciutto pizza toppings all compliment each other. Pesto provides a fresh herb flavor, tomatoes give a burst of juiciness, smoked cheese adds a balance of creamy texture and a hint of smokyness and prosciutto lends a salty note. A fresh baked egg is the crowning glory!
I have fond memories of my four sons, who are all grown up and married now, as little boys running in to give me breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. Their excited smiling faces, filled with the anticipation of my reaction, are etched in my memory.
I will always remember one Mother’s Day in particular when they ran in with their adorable homemade cards. They had pasted beautiful cut-out hearts all over their cards professing their love.
Unfortunately, they got a bit confused with all the hearts that they mistakenly wrote “Happy Valentine’s Day” inside! Too funny….we still laugh about it to this day….well, actually I haven’t let them forget it!
But I know they love me on Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and every day! And now I am blessed to be the grandma of my
five eight (updated 2018!) little loves and my Mother’s Day is bursting with love and happiness!
One of my favorite parts of Mother’s Day is breakfast in bed and a mozzarella prosciutto pizza with an egg on top is an easy way for dad and the kids to make you your special meal. So easy peasy, even dad can get this done with the kids! Enjoy breakfast in bed!
Happy Mother’s Day!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- store bought mini pizza crusts
- tomato pesto
- prosciutto slices
- smoked mozzarella
- yellow and/or red grape tomatoes
- fresh basil
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Smoked Mozzarella & Prosciutto Breakfast Pizzas are made with store bought pizza crusts topped with pesto, prosciutto, smoked mozzarella and tomatoes, then with an egg. and baked in the oven!
- 1 pkg. (10 oz. ) store bought mini pizza crusts, such as Boboli
- 1/4 cup tomato pesto
- 6 prosciutto slices, about 3 ounces
- 4 ounces smoked mozzarella, cut into 6 thin slices and then halved to make 12 half moon slices
- 1/2 cup yellow and/0r red grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
- 2 large eggs
- fresh basil leaves for garnish
Preheat oven to 425F.
Place pizza crusts on baking sheet. Top with pesto, prosciutto, mozzarella and tomatoes.
Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
Crack each egg and carefully place on top of pizzas.
Bake additional 10 minutes or until eggs are cooked to desired doneness.
Sprinkle with fresh basil leaves.
Makes 2 individual pizzas.