Nosh On This Gluten-Free Eggplant Pizza Recipe [Video]

Nosh On This Gluten-Free Eggplant Pizza Recipe [Video] | thegoodstuff

Several years ago, I decided to go gluten free. Living without traditional white bread isn’t as hard as I thought it might be. I rarely eat toast, and don’t often crave sandwiches. So going without sliced bread wasn’t too tough at all.

But living without pizza has proven to be a totally different challenge. There’s nothing like a Friday night nosh fest with a few favorite friends and a big box of piping hot pizza. Sinking your teeth into savory, cheesy pizza is one of life’s better pleasures. And I was sad to think I’d have to miss out on all the yum. Until I realized just how many gluten-free ways there are to make a pizza.

From cauliflower crust to clever DIY doughs made with sweet potatoes and spaghetti squash, here are 9 more gluten-free pizza crust recipes you simply must try! With all these pizza recipes, you’ll be ready to throw your own pizza party — don’t forget to grab our free pizza party printables, too!

One of my favorite gluten-free pizza options is so quick and simple: Slices of eggplant topped with mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. This easy eggplant pizza recipe may be the quickest way ever to get gluten-free pizza in your kitchen, stat.

Let me show you just how simple this delicious recipe is to make. Just grab a baking sheet and check out the step-by-step tutorial below.

It’s seriously that simple! Layer eggplant slices with cheese and any of your favorite pizza toppings, bake until golden, and grab a fork!

Just before serving, I love topping my eggplant pizzas with a fresh sprinkling of basil. The added pop of color and flavor is exactly what this recipe needs to be over-the-top delicious!

Gluten-Free Eggplant Pizza Recipe

Nosh On This Gluten-Free Eggplant Pizza Recipe [Video] | thegoodstuff

Yield: 9 slices
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes


  • 1 large eggplant, sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 9 thin slices mozzarella
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh basil, loosely packed
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Nonstick baking spray
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place eggplant slices on a large baking sheet sprayed with nonstick baking spray. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Place mozzarella slices, tomatoes, and basil leaves on top of each eggplant slice. Sprinkle with garlic.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese begins to bubble and turn golden brown. Enjoy!