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Bacon and Tomato English Muffin Pizza

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Bacon and Tomato English Muffin Pizza may not be fancy-schmancy enough for a dinner party, but it is a quick, easy, versatile and delicious dish that you definitely want to add to your menu rotation.It’s a healthy way to add some veggies to the most important meal of the day, and a wonderful way to start your day.

Bacon and Tomato English Muffin Pizza

  • Servings: 2 Muffin Halves
  • Yield: 3 servings
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cooking Time: 15 min


  • 3 whole english muffins, split in half
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 small jar of pesto
  • 1-½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh basil chopped for garnish


  1. Top each english muffin half with about a tablespoon of pesto and spread out evenly.
  2. Place on a baking sheet and place under the broiler for 1-3 minutes or until the edges of the muffin halves begin to brown.
  3. Reduce the heat to 450 degrees F.
  4. Top each muffin half with some of the chopped tomatoes and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Divide the bacon up and sprinkle each muffin with the chopped bacon.
  6. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  7. Place the muffins in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling.
  8. Garnish with fresh basil

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Delicious Bacon and Tomato English Muffin Pizza is also a perfect dish to serve that special Mom on Mother's Day. It's so easy even kids can make it!

I’m sure you have had English Muffin Pizzas before that were just so-so. But, before you dismiss this idea, please try this yummy combination of crunchy English muffins, pesto, fresh tomatoes, crispy bacon and gooey melted mozzarella cheese. Of course, the sky is the limit with pizza toppings and you can certainly substitute your favorite toppings for the bacon and tomato, but at least, try it with the pesto instead pizza sauce. You won’t believe how much it elevates the flavor of the pizza. Speaking of pesto, if you are not already a fan of pesto, you should give it a try. It is a versatile condiment that can be used in almost any dish, particularly pasta dishes, or soups or stews to give them another layer of flavor. I always keep a jar in my pantry, but you can also buy refrigerated pesto or even make your own.


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