Quinoa Pizza Bites

These Quinoa Pizza Bites make the ideal snack for those who want the taste of their favorite pepperoni pie in savory, bite-sized portions.

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Quinoa Pizza Bites

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 30 mins
SERVES 18 bites
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 40 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped pepperoni
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • marinara sauce


  • These lovely Quinoa Pizza Bites are made with our 10-minute Success® Tri-Color Quinoa and make great snacks, any day of the week. Make a batch, bring them to the office and you’ll have the ultimate afternoon pick-me-up!

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat 18 cups of a 24-cup mini-muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.

    Step 3

  • Combine cooked quinoa with bread crumbs, cheese, pepperoni, eggs, garlic, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes, if using, in a large bowl. Stir to combine well. Divide mixture evenly among prepared muffin cups.

    Step 4

  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer to a cooling rack. Serve warm with marinara sauce.

Pizza Never Looked So Scrumptious

With up to 18 tasty pizza bites per batch, this recipe makes more than enough to share. Or, keep these stashed in the freezer for easy, on-the-go snacks. Easy to prep and cook, these little delights are sure to make a monthly, if not weekly, appearance.

Each mouthful of these unique morsels is flavor-packed, thanks to savory mozzarella cheese, minced garlic, chopped pepperoni and crushed red pepper flakes. Baked in muffin cups, these little bites come out golden brown, melty and delicious.

Enjoy these Quinoa Pizza Bites right out of the oven or wait until they’ve cooled down. We’ll warn you though, these bites smell so good coming out of the oven, that waiting is a challenge!

Gluten-Free Alternative

Made with our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, these bites offer depth from a combination of red, white and black quinoa. These are also easily made gluten-free, by swapping the bread crumbs for your favorite gluten-free brand. Looking for a new dinner idea? Try or: recipe for Spanish rice.