Mini Ciabatta Pizzas

Mini Ciabatta Pizzas

These mini ciabatta pizzas are made with ciabatta halves topped with tomatoes, cheese, bacon and onion, cooked in olive oil and garlic. Perfect for a light snack.

Mini Ciabatta Pizzas

4 servings
  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes

  • Ingredients
  • 4 bacon rashers, cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 ciabattas, halved horizontally
  • 1 × 400g (½ × 28 fl oz) can chopped tomatoes
  • 115 g (4 oz) cheese, grated (1 cup)


  • Method
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.

  • Fry the bacon in 1 tablespoon olive oil over a medium heat for 3–5 minutes until crispy. Set aside.

  • Lower the heat and fry the onion in the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute. Set aside.

  • Meanwhile, in a small pan, warm through the tomatoes. Then spoon equal amounts over the cut side of the ciabatta halves.

  • Sprinkle over the cheese and then top with the bacon and onion mixture.

  • Cook the ciabatta pizza in the oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
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Updated: January 4, 2020