Pizza Can Be Enjoyed In Many Different Forms. How About Popovers?

October 17, 2019

Pizza Can Be Enjoyed In Many Different Forms. How About Popovers?

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Pizza Popovers

A delicious, cheesy, and fluffy pizza creation in popover form.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pizza
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Author S.M. Lees


  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 cup whole milk plus 1 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tspn dried oregano
  • 2 tspn garlic powder
  • 2 tspn kosher salt
  • 2 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese plus 1 1/2 tbsp
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni slices chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil sliced for garnish
  • 1 cup marinara sauce


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F.

  2. In a blender, combine the eggs, egg whites, milk, and tomato paste and blend until smooth. Then add the oregano, garlic powder, salt, 2 tbsp of the melted butter, and flour. Blend on high speed for 2-3 minutes or until completely smooth.Pour the batter into a liquid measuring cup and let rest at room temperature for 20 minutes.

  3. Preheat the popover pan in the oven.

  4. Fold ¼ cup Parmesan and ¼ cup pepperoni into the batter.

  5. Remove the popover pan from the oven and brush ¼ teaspoon melted butter in each cup, then fill ¾ of the way full with batter. Top with the remaining pepperoni and remaining Parmesan cheese.

  6. Bake the popovers for 25-30 minutes, or until they appear puffed and dry.

  7. Garnish the popovers with the basil slices and serve with warm marinara sauce.


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