Egg in a Basket Pizza

Egg in a Basket Pizza

by Cody Nowak


Crust Type  

Active Time:

~10 min

Total Time:

~21 min

About this Recipe

Cody Nowak’s Egg in a Basket Pizza won the gold medal in our #BravaMyPizza contest in November 2019. We loved this pizza for it’s simple, elegant presentation. And who doesn’t love an egg on pizza? Cody says “Remember less is more when it comes to pizza toppings. The point is to get a little of each ingredient in each bite.” Believe it or not, this pizza is even more delicious than it looks!


  • ½ lb fresh pizza dough (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1½ cups shredded 4 cheese blend (or shredded mozzarella)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 4 slices prosciutto
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

From Your Pantry

extra-virgin olive oil


Brava metal tray

pastry brush

Nutrition Information

Allergens: Wheat (Gluten), Milk


  • Chef's Picks
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Kid Friendly
  • American
  • Bread
  • Californian
  • Eggs
  • Italian
  • Metal Tray
  • Pizza
  • Pork
  • Recipes
  • Weekend
  • Weeknight
  • Year Round

  1. 1

    Prep pizza crust

    • Stretch dough into a 10-inch round on Brava metal tray.
    • Using pastry brush or your hands, evenly spread 1-2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil over entire crust, if desired.

  2. 2

    Assemble pizza

    • Evenly distribute cheese on crust, leaving ½-inch uncovered around edges.

  3. 3

    Bake pizza

    • Slide metal tray into bottom shelf.
    • Select “Egg in a Basket Pizza” on your touchscreen and follow instructions.
    • Press green button to begin cooking.
    • Note: You will have to crack an egg into center of pizza at 8 minutes.
    • Once Brava notifies you, carefully remove metal tray.
    • Crack egg into center of pizza.
    • Slide metal tray into bottom shelf.
    • Press green button to continue cooking.

  4. 4


    • When your food is done, transfer pizza to cutting board.
    • Sprinkle with Parmigiano-Reggiano and red pepper flakes, if desired.
    • Lay prosciutto on top of pizza.
    • Top with arugula.
    • Cut pizza into slices.