Mediterranean Flatbread Pizza Appetizer

When it comes to culinary journeys, the Mediterranean region offers a treasure trove of flavors and inspirations. From the sun-kissed coasts to the vibrant markets bustling with fresh produce, every bite tells a story of tradition, passion, and zest for life. Today, let's create a recipe that embodies the essence of Mediterranean cuisine with our Flatbread Pizza Appetizer.

Mediterranean Flatbread Pizza Appetizer

PREP TIME: 20 minutes
cook Time: 15-20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


1 pre-made pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup fresh mozzarella, torn into small pieces

1/4 cup red onion, diced

1/4 cup sliced pimento-stuffed green olives

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Roll out the pizza dough onto the prepared baking sheet to your desired thickness.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil and minced garlic. Brush this mixture evenly over the rolled-out pizza dough.
  • Evenly distribute the torn mozzarella pieces, diced red onion, and sliced green olives over the garlic-infused dough.
  • Sprinkle the chopped parsley over the toppings and season with a dash of salt, and freshly ground pepper to taste.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbly and melted.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing into bite-sized pieces.
  • Serve warm and enjoy the Mediterranean flavors of this delicious olive oil garlic pizza appetizer!

With its blend of savory olive oil, aromatic garlic, and a medley of Mediterranean ingredients, this Flatbread Pizza Appetizer is a testament to the simple yet profound pleasures of Mediterranean cuisine. Whether enjoyed as a prelude to a meal or as the main attraction, this appetizer is sure to leave a lasting impression and keep guests coming back for more. So gather your ingredients, unleash your culinary creativity, and treat yourself to a taste of the Mediterranean with this irresistible recipe. Bon appétit!

Recipe: Homemade Pizza Dough