Vegetable Faces on Pizzas: Creative and Fun


Transform pizza night into a fun and creative adventure with Vegetable Faces on Pizzas! These mini pizzas are not only delicious but also a great way to encourage kids to eat more vegetables. By arranging various veggies, kids can create whimsical faces on their pizzas, making mealtime both entertaining and nutritious.

Vegetable Faces on Pizzas: Creative and Fun

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4 (1 mini pizza per serving)
  • Serving Size: 1 mini pizza


  • Mini pizza bases, 4 (about 15 cm/6 inches in diameter)
  • Tomato sauce, 120 grams (4.2 ounces)
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded, 200 grams (7 ounces)
  • Red bell pepper, sliced, 50 grams (1.75 ounces)
  • Black olives, sliced, 50 grams (1.75 ounces)
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved, 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Baby spinach leaves, 30 grams (1 ounce)
  • Sweet corn kernels, 50 grams (1.75 ounces)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Prepare the Bases: Spread tomato sauce evenly over each mini pizza base. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  3. Create Veggie Faces: Let your kids arrange the vegetable toppings to make faces on their pizzas. Use olives for eyes, bell pepper slices for mouths, cherry tomato halves for noses, spinach leaves for hair, and corn kernels for freckles or teeth.
  4. Bake: Place the pizzas on a baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and the crust is golden.
  5. Serve: Let the pizzas cool slightly before serving to avoid burns.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Veggie Variety: Offer a variety of vegetables in different colors and shapes for creative freedom.
  • Supervision: Always supervise young children, especially when using the oven.
  • Encourage Creativity: Let kids express themselves with their vegetable choices and designs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I use store-bought pizza dough? Yes, store-bought pizza dough or pre-made mini pizza bases work well.
  • How can I make this gluten-free? Use gluten-free pizza bases for a gluten-free option.
  • Can I add meat to these pizzas? Certainly! Feel free to add cooked and sliced meats like ham or chicken for extra protein.