Arugula Pizza

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Dec. 13, 2023
This arugula pizza is great served as an appetizer for get-togethers with family or friends. My girlfriends and I love it because it has that sophisticated gourmet touch, and it's healthy, too! This also serves four as a main course. —Annette Riva, Naperville, Illinois


  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust (14 ounces)
  • 1 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 3 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • Additional fresh arugula, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Spread sauce over pizza crust. Layer with 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, prosciutto and arugula; top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake directly on oven rack until edge is lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Cut into small squares. If desired, top with additional arugula.

Arugula Pizza Tips

How can I store leftovers of arugula pizza?

Like other pizza recipes, you can store arugula pizza in the fridge in an airtight bag or wrap each slice individually in foil. Your slices should last for up to three to four days when stored this way. Learn how to reheat pizza so it's as good as day one.

Should I use a homemade or pre-made crust for this arugula pizza recipe?

You can use either homemade or pre-made crust for this pizza—as long as it's prebaked!

What other toppings can I put on arugula pizza?

Add whatever your pizza-loving heart desires to this pizza! We recommend tomatoes (either heirloom or sundried), mushrooms and/or pesto. Make sure you're following these pizza tricks while you're making your 'za.

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

2 pieces : 204 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 689mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.