Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

Continuing on with my “try new recipes for the dinner party” theme, next I tried these Pepperoni Pizza Puffs from the lovely folks over at the Noble Pig. And let me tell you, they were a big hit!! And soooo easy.

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

by Lindsay L

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 25 min

Ingredients (24 pizza puffs)

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup turkey pepperoni, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil (optional)


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 24-cup mini muffin pan.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder; whisk in the milk and egg.

Stir in the mozzarella and pepperoni; let stand for 10 minutes.

Stir the batter and divide among the mini-muffin cups. Bake until puffed and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.

Microwave the pizza sauce until warmed through, then stir in 1 Tablespoon basil. Sprinkle the puffs with the remaining 1 Tablespoon basil. Serve the puffs with the pizza sauce for dipping.

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Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian and new mom from Columbus, Ohio. On her blog, she shares simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, workouts and snapshots of her life. Follow her on Twitter @LeanGrnBeanBlog and Instagram @TheLeanGreenBean and be sure to subscribe via RSS or email so you never miss a post!


  1. Maria @ Oh Healthy Day says:

    I am so incredibly excited about this recipe! I think I want to have a dinner party just so I have an excuse to make them. But who needs excuses right? :)

  2. Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean says:

    I'm thinking you should probably just make these for lunch! they're delicious :)

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