Find the very best pizza lunches for school, home, or anywhere in between. These ideas are perfect for kids or adults, can be modified for preferences and allergies, and are just delish!

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Pizza Lunches

Pizza is such an easy lunch option, especially since it’s so versatile. There are easy ways to make pizza rolls, pizza toast, pizza quesadillas, pizza lunchables, and so much more—to pack for school or to serve at home.

These pizza ideas work for toddlers, big kids, and adults, so save this post to come back to for easy lunches for everyone.

If you want to keep packed pizza warm to pack these ideas for school or daycare, it’s best to use a thermos. Though if your kiddo doesn’t care, room temp or cold pizza is always an option, too.

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Pizza Lunch Ideas to Try

Below are some of our very favorite easy pizza lunch ideas. Each can be packed or served at home, and they can all be prepped or made ahead of time.

Add an easy side like raw veggies, a fruit cup, or yogurt to round out the meal and let the kids dig in.

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Pizza Lunchable

Have more fun with lunch with this super quick and easy Pizza Lunchable idea. It’s one of our favorite copycat recipes that makes it less expensive to re-create Lunchables at home—and you can even customize them!

DIY Pizza Lunchables
You can plan for the kids to eat these cold or you can warm the bread ahead and pack it in a thermos so it’s warm at lunchtime. So easy!
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Pizza Bites

Warm and pack with a little side of warmed marinara sauce for dipping and easy sides in the mix. (Holy moly, they’re so yummy.)

Pizza Bites (with Veggies!)
Fluffy pizza bites are a delicious lunch or dinner option—and you can customize the filling to please your kids! We like these with a little side of warmed marinara sauce for dipping.
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Flatbread Pizza

This is the easiest way I know how to make homemade pizza that actually tastes like scratch-made, and it’s lightning fast. Flatbread Pizza is perfect for an easy dinner or lunch, and it’s a great recipe to have in your back pocket since it needs only 3 ingredients!

10-Minute Flatbread Pizza (Just 3 Ingredients!)
For delicious homemade pizza without the work and in a lot less time, Flatbread Pizza to the rescue. Adjust this for allergies as you need.
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Pizza Quesadillas

These are ready in about 6 minutes, have classic pizza flavor with a soft and easy-to-chew texture, and are almost endlessly versatile!

Quick Pizza Quesadillas (An Easy Kids Meal)
This meal is perfect for when you're short on time or when you want to make pizza with less fuss. Add a simple side of cut up fruit, applesauce, or a salad kit and call it good.
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Pesto Pizza Rolls

This recipe works well to make ahead of time and then warm up right before lunch—or before packing in a lunch box.

Homemade Pesto Pizza Rolls
With just 5 simple ingredients, you can bake Pizza Rolls with delicious flavor from pesto. These are versatile, perfect for any age, and a great make-ahead lunch or dinner option.
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Pita Pizza

With a simple no-cook method plus whole grains, plant-based protein, and probiotics, these easy Greek Pita Pizzas are a super quick and easy dinner (or lunch!) for kids.

Easy Greek Pita Pizzas
Serve these assembled as shown, or with the toasted pita bread alongside the hummus and toppings depending on how your child will prefer it.
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Pizza Pockets

These are a super fun way to change up how you usually serve pizza AND easier to make than you might think!

Pizza Pockets with Broccoli and Cheese
If you’re using Homemade Pizza Dough, make it at least an hour before you plan to assemble the pockets. If using store-bought, let it sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes so it’s not super cold when you try to form the pockets.
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Pizza Muffin

Bake a batch of easy Pizza Muffins for the flavor kids love, in an easy-to-eat (and reheat!) format. These healthy muffins have a dose of shredded carrots for extra nutrition and are an easy lunch option to pack or serve at home.

Pizza Muffins (with Veggies!)
These work well to make ahead and warm up for an easy lunch or dinner. These taste best served warm.
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Pizza Rolls with Spinach

You can make these fun pizza rolls in about 30 minutes and stash them in the fridge or freezer for future meals. They reheat so well!

Favorite Pizza Rolls (with Spinach and Cheese)
Be sure to grease your pan well and roll the dough up fairly tightly around the fillings for best results. (But it's okay if they don't look perfect when they go into the pan!) 
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Pesto Pizza

With three simple ingredients, iron and vitamin C in the sauce, and a kid-friendly format, this super easy Pesto Pizza is a perfect kids’ lunch option that parents can enjoy, too!

Quick and Easy Pesto Pizza
You can use any store bought crust for this recipe, or try my easy Whole Wheat Pizza Dough. I like making these as personal pizzas for the kids since they cook so fast, but you can also make one large pizza. See the Notes at the bottom for that info.
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How to Pack Pizza for School Lunch

If your kids don’t mind pizza cold or at room temperature, you can pack these ideas in their regular lunch box. If they prefer it warm, invest in a thermos so you have the option to warm the food and keep it warm throughout the morning.

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Best Tips for Success

  • Do your best with portion and keep an eye on what comes home so you know if you need to pack more or less food.
  • Add an easy side, such as a lunch snack, to round out the meal.
  • Pack warm in a thermos or cold or room temperature in a lunch box.

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Easy Pizza Lunches (to Share with the Kids)

Learn how to make quick pizzas with a range of bases with this easy method. See the post for more ideas. Double or triple this as needed.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Cuisine American
Course lunch
Calories 253kcal
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 1 tortilla, English muffin, pita bread, or flatbread (any type you prefer; flour tortilla works better than corn)
  • ¼ cup pizza sauce
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup precooked broccoli florets, pepperoni, sliced olives, or other desired pizza toppings (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the broiler or plan to use the toaster oven.
  • Spread the pizza sauce onto the tortilla or bread. Add the cheese and desired toppings.
  • Broil on LOW for 4-6 minutes or toast until the cheese is melted and lightly golden brown. Serve warm or fold in half or in quarters to pack in a thermos.

Notes

  • Do your best with portion and keep an eye on what comes home so you know if you need to pack more or less food.
  • Add an easy side, such as a lunch snack, to round out the meal.
  • Pack warm in a thermos or cold or room temperature in a lunch box.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pizza, Calories: 253kcal, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 22mg, Sodium: 766mg, Potassium: 270mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 454IU, Vitamin C: 4mg, Calcium: 198mg, Iron: 1mg
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