Easy Potato Crust Pizza w/ Mozzarella

If you are looking for a flour and gluten-free alternative to the classic pizza crust, I have a delicious idea for you: potato crust pizza.

It’s made with mashed potatoes and cheese, is super easy to make, and adds extra flavor and texture to the regular pizza crust. I’ve used a simple tomato sauce and mozzarella topping for this recipe, but feel free to change it and add your favorite toppings. Either way, I promise it will be a brilliant pizza.

For even more flavor, try this amazing homemade pizza sauce recipe.


Easy Potato Crust Pizza with Mozzarella

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An easy and gluten-free potato crust pizza recipe that's simply delicious and a breeze to prepare.

Course Main CourseCuisine Italian

Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 40 minutes Total Time 55 minutes

Servings 2 servings

Author Elena-Greta Apostol


For the pizza crust:

  • 300 g boiled and mashed potatoes or you can use any leftover mash from a previous meal
  • 150 g grated or crumbled cheese you can use any firm cheese (hard or semi-hard cheese like cheddar, Monterey Jack, etc.)
  • 1 large egg

For the topping:

  • 150 ml tomato sauce I used a store-bought one with added basil
  • 200 g diced or grated mozzarella cheese
  • fresh basil
  • a few cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • any other toppings you desire

US Customary – Metric


  • Mix the mashed potatoes with the egg and grated cheese until smooth.
  • Stretch the "dough" in a baking pan lined with parchment paper. The mass should be about 1cm ( ~1/3 inch) thick.Potato Crust Pizza
  • Bake for 25 minutes at 220 ºC/ 430°F or until it becomes firm with a golden-brown crust. It should look like the one in the pictures below.Potato Crust Pizza
  • After baking remove the crust from the oven and spread the tomato sauce on top, add mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. You can now add any other toppings you like.Potato Crust Pizza
  • Bake for another 10-15 minutes at 220 ºC/ 430°F or until the cheese has melted.
  • Allow it to cool slightly for 5-10 minutes before slicing as the mass is still soft and slightly crumbly when hot.
  • Enjoy!


Potato Crust Pizza
Potato Crust Pizza with Mozzarella

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