This Margherita Pizza Toast Recipe is the best combination of flavors. Everything you can ask for in a Margherita Pizza but as a toast and ready in just 10 minutes.

This recipe is the ULTIMATE toast.

Margherita pizza toast topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic glaze stacked on top of each other.

margherita pizza toast-

When a slice of bread is browned by exposure to heat it turns into toast, America’s favorite form of bread for breakfast. This recipe takes toast to a whole new level. You can enjoy this recipe for breakfast, lunch, or a lazy dinner. Yes, it is that amazing.

Thick slices of bread topped with cheese and tomato slices and toasted until the cheese melts and the tomatoes release juices. Add fresh basil and drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.

The recipe kind of reminds you of a Caprese Salad as well and what’s not to love about a Caprese Salad?!

A slice of bread topped with melted cheese, sliced tomatoes, chopped basil, and drizzled with balsamic glaze.

If you follow us on social media, you see me posting this recipe ALL THE TIME in my stories. Yes, I have it like twice a week – it’s that delicious.

Other than the fresh basil, all the ingredients are always on hand and so easy to throw together, yet it feels like you’re at a fancy restaurant.

There aren’t too many recipes that can truly be enjoyed all day long and this is one of them. Once you try the recipe, you’ll understand why I love the recipe so much.

How to make homemade margherita pizza toast with bread, cheese, tomatoes and seasoning.

How to make Margherita Pizza Toast-

This recipe is so simple and so easy! The combination of toasted fresh bread with melted cheese, tomato, fresh basil, and balsamic glaze is something to be tried. And the best part, it’s SO EASY to make.

  • Cut bread slices into thick slices.
  • Top bread slices with fresh mozzarella and provolone cheese. TIP: If you don’t have fresh mozzarella, any mozzarella cheese will work.
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes into slices. TIP: You can use any tomatoes you have on hand.
  • Season with Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake until bread is crispy and cheese melts.
  • Top with fresh basil and drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  • Enjoy, and repeat. And repeat again.
Four Margherita pizza toast laid out on a board drizzled with balsamic glaze and fresh chopped basil.

I don’t say this too often, but, I will about this recipe. This toast is a MUST TRY, it will become a favorite.

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Margherita Pizza Toast Recipe

The BEST Margherita Pizza Toast Recipe that is loaded with flavors! Crispy toasted bread topped with cheese, tomatoes, basil and drizzled in a balsamic glaze.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast, lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 244 kcal


  • 4 thick slices Italian bread
  • 4 oz provolone cheese (4 slices)**
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese**
  • 4 oz sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic glaze


  • Top the sliced bread with the provolone cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  • Cut the tomatoes into slices and add to the toast.
  • Drizzle the bread with oil and top with the Italian seasoning and garlic.
  • Bake the toast at 375°F until the cheese is melted, about 3-5 minutes. Top with fresh chopped basil and drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  • Enjoy!


TIP: You can bake these in a toaster oven with the same results! 
Substitute the provolone and shredded cheese for fresh mozzarella cheese.


Calories: 244kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 14gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 485mgPotassium: 163mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 483IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 330mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)
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