Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Beans
Specialty Diet Vegetarian

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Pizza Beans

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 30 ounces canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped plus more for serving
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
  • Toasted Italian or sourdough bread, to serve


  • Add olive oil to a large oven-proof skillet over medium heat. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are browned in spots, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add garlic, stir, and cook for an additional minute.
  • Add cannellini beans to tomato mixture and cook until tomatoes begin to break down, 10-12 minutes. Season with sea salt and pepper and stir in fresh basil.
  • Remove skillet from heat and top with fresh mozzarella slices and parmesan cheese.
  • Broil on high until cheese is melted and staring to bubble, about 2-4 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and garnish with additional fresh basil. Scoop mixture onto toasted bread and sprinkle with additional parmesan cheese, if desired. Drizzle with olive oil and enjoy!