Garlicky Spinach and Egg Breakfast Pizzas

Garlicky Spinach and Egg Breakfast Pizzas

Whoever the first brave pioneers were who decided that food everywhere would be made better if we would all just put an egg on it – I APPLAUD YOU. Eggs a great healthy source of protein and I have a firm belief that runny egg yolks are the cure for all things, especially when it comes to meals that could use a little bit of sprucing up. For example, last night’s sauteed veggies, that veggie burger you’ve had in the back of your freezer since last fall, those slices of leftover pizza….okay, pizza doesn’t exactly need “sprucing up”, but throw an egg on it and all of a sudden it becomes legitimate breakfast material! I am down for that. Sometimes when I’m feeling really crazy, I even make breakfast pizza from scratch. Intentionally!

I don’t know about you guys, but I am lazy in the morning and am not about to start whipping up homemade pizza dough at 6AM. Instead, I usually just make lazy girl’s (or boy’s!) pizza using storebought naan or flatbread. It comes in perfectly portioned sizes so that you only need to make as much pizza as you can eat at one sitting, and it’s just easy.

Garlicky Spinach and Egg Breakfast Pizzas

I’m always up for eating veggies in the morning, so I topped my pizza with my favorite jarred tomato sauce and some baby spinach that had been sauteed with garlic. Any leftover vegetables that you have in the fridge would also do well here, so don’t be afraid to use what you’ve got! A drizzle of grated cheese, a cracked egg, and a short stint in the oven later and you have breakfast pizza. If you like your egg yolks a bit runny, then I would cook the pizza for 10 minutes at the most (just keep an eye on it), but for more well-done eggs it should stay in the oven for a bit longer.

Garlicky Spinach and Egg Breakfast Pizzas

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 breakfast pizzas

Garlicky Spinach and Egg Breakfast Pizzas

Using naan for the crust makes these pizzas totally doable for an early morning breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 ounces baby spinach
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 4 whole wheat naan or flatbreads
  • 1-2 cups tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 4 large eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic to the pan and sauté for 30 seconds, or until fragrant. Add the spinach into the pan a handful at a time, stirring occasionally, until wilted, about 3-4 minutes. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  3. Arrange the naan or flatbreads on a baking pan in a single layer. Spread about 1/4-1/3 cup of the tomato sauce over each naan. Divide the spinach evenly among the naans and then top with the cheese. Crack an egg into the center of each naan pizza.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until naan is starting to crisp up and eggs are cooked to desired degree of doneness.

Notes

In order to save time in the morning, I made these pizzas on naan, but they can also be made on French bread, flatbreads, or even regular pizza dough!

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About Joanne

Joanne Bruno is the blogger, recipe developer, and photographer behind the mostly ridiculous and always delicious vegetarian food blog Eats Well With Others. She likes her vegetables with a side of cupcakes and takes a highly hyperbolic approach to most things in life.   Read more from Joanne →

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Comments

  1. Jen says

    I made this for breakfast this morning. Yum! Thanks for an easy tasty new breakfast recipe. I will definitely be making this again.

  2. Jennie says

    Hi sounds awesome. I might try this for our Thursdays – breakfast for dinner theme with homemade sourdough pizza crust.

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