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How To Reheat Pizza In The Air Fryer

Got cold leftover pizza on hand? Make it warm and crispy by using your air fryer or Ninja Foodi in just 5 minutes or less! Learn How To Reheat Pizza In The Air Fryer using these simple steps!

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What’s the best way to reheat leftover pizza? At one point in time, the oven was the best way to reheat pizza when you had leftovers, but the absolute best way to get a crispy warm slice of leftover pizza is by using your air fryer to air fry the pizza. 

The air fryer is a small convection oven that uses dry circulating hot air to cook food. This means it heats all around the surface area of the food without moisture. This method makes for great air fryer recipes, and makes any leftover pizza slice pizza crispy, warm, and good as new! 

πŸ€”Why Use The Air Fryer To Reheat Pizza?

  • The cooking time takes just 5 minutes or less.
  • You can use any type of pizza with this reheating method.
  • The air fryer reheats pizza without making it soggy and has a great taste. Goodbye microwave!
  • It’s the best way to get a crispy crust and melted cheese on your leftover pizza.

πŸ•What You’ll Need

Leftover Pizza – You can reheat any type of pizza in the air fryer including French bread pizza, regular pizza, and even thin crust pizza.

Air Fryer – Any air fryer will work for this method. I love using my Ninja Foodi because it’s high quality, reliable, convenient, and multi-purpose!

Spatula – The pizza will be crispy and hot once it’s reheated. Be sure to use a spatula or tongs to remove it from the air fryer before serving.

πŸ”₯How To Reheat Leftover Pizza In Air Fryer

Preheat the air fryer: Turn the temperature to 325F and preheat the air fryer oven for 3-5 minutes. While the air fryer is preheating, remove the leftover pizza from the fridge to take the chill off.

Reheat the pizza: When ready, place the pizza at the bottom of the air fryer basket or tray in a single even layer. Set the timer for 5 minutes.

Check halfway: At the halfway point, open the air fryer and check fast its cooking. Determine if you want to keep it in for the whole five minutes as the cheese melts or if you’d like to add time to make it extra crispy.

Remove and serve: Use tongs or a spatula to remove the reheated pizza from the air fryer. Top with parmesan cheese or your favorite pizza fixin’s and serve while hot!

πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³Air Fryer Reheating Tips

  • For thinner pizza: You may need to reheat for 3-4 minutes.
  • For regular homemade pizza or takeout pizza: You’ll likely need to reheat for 4-5 minutes.
  • For French bread pizza, thick crust pizza, or deep dish pizza: You’ll likely need to reheat for 5-7 minutes.
  • Single Layer Only: No overlaps! Be sure to reheat the pizza in a single layer. If you have multiple slices, reheat them in batches.
  • Serve Immediately: The pizza will be hot and crispy once it’s done reheating. Serve immediately for the best results!
  • Preheat the air fryer: It’s important to make sure the air fryer is preheated because this will help the pizza reheat evenly.
  • Don’t use aluminum foil or parchment paper: This will block the crust from getting crispy on the bottom. 
  • Don’t Spray: N o need to be spraying your air fryer with additional oil as there is enough in the cheese. 

⭐The instructions for best time and temperature to reheat pizza in the air fryer depends on the thickness of your pizza and how well your air fryer heats. Start at a temperature of 325F for 5 minutes and adjust the time and temperature as needed.⭐

🧊Storage

Once the pizza has been reheated once, it’s best to eat it right away as reheating leftover pizza more than once could cause the pizza to dry out. If you must store it, place the slices in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Freezing reheated pizza is not recommended.

❔FAQ

How long do you warm up pizza in an air fryer?

In general, it will take about 5 minutes to fully reheat a slice of pizza in the air fryer at 325F. This will vary with the thickness of the pizza and the size of your air fryer.

What is the best way to heat up leftover pizza?

While you can reheat pizza in many different ways, the air fryer is the quickest, and easiest, and creates the most consistent texture.

How do you reheat pizza to make it crispy?

To make reheated pizza crispy, it’s important to use dry circulating heat. This will ensure that the pizza is reheated without any moisture creating the perfect texture.

πŸ₯”More Ways To Reheat Foods In The Air Fryer

Can I reheat in an air fryer? Yes, many foods can easily be reheated in the air fryer in under 15 minutes or less! Try reheating the following foods in your air fryer.

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Reheat Pizza In The Air Fryer

Got cold leftover pizza on hand? Make it warm and crispy by using your air fryer or Ninja Foodi in just 5 minutes or less! Learn How To Reheat Pizza In The Air Fryer using these simple steps!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 slices
Calories: 285kcal

Equipment

  • air fryer or ninja foodi

Ingredients

  • 2 slices Pizza leftover

Instructions

  • Turn the temperature to 325F and preheat the air fryer for 3-5 minutes. While the air fryer is preheating, remove the leftover pizza from the fridge to take the chill off.
  • When ready, place the pizza at the bottom of the air fryer basket in a single even layer. Set the timer for 5 minutes.
  • At the halfway point, open the air fryer and check fast its cooking. Determine if you want to keep it in for the whole five minutes or if you'd like to add time to make it extra crispy.
  • Using a spatula or tongs, remove the reheated pizza from the air fryer. Top with parmesan cheese or your favorite pizza fixin's and serve while hot!

Notes

Air Fryer Reheating Tips

  • For thin-crust pizza: You may need to reheat for 3-4 minutes.
  • For regular pizza: You’ll likely need to reheat for 4-5 minutes.
  • For French bread pizza or thick crust pizza: You’ll likely need to reheat for 5-7 minutes.
  • Single Layer Only: Be sure to reheat the pizza in a single layer. If you have multiple slices, reheat them in batches.
  • Serve Immediately: The pizza will be hot and crispy once it’s done reheating. Serve immediately for the best results!
  • Preheat the air fryer: It’s important to make sure the air fryer is preheated because this will help the pizza reheat evenly.
The best time and temperature to reheat pizza in the air fryer depends on the thickness of your pizza and how well your air fryer heats. Start at a temperature of 325F for 5 minutes and adjust the time and temperature as needed.

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 10g

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