Pizza Beans

Course: Appetizers / Snacks
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Beans
Specialty Diet: Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 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


  1. 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.

  2. Add garlic, stir, and cook for an additional minute.

  3. 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.

  4. Remove skillet from heat and top with fresh mozzarella slices and parmesan cheese.

  5. Broil on high until cheese is melted and staring to bubble, about 2-4 minutes.

  6. 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!