3 Pinsa Appetizer Recipes

Pinsa is a special dish. It’s delicious enough to be declared divine, and versatile enough to be enjoyed at any occasion.

In addition to being a quick, easy, and authentic Italian meal option, our pinsa crust also serves as the ultimate base for any appetizer! From a shareable starter, to a dipper for your favorite pre-dinner snack, Pinsa Romana offers the ultimate solution to satisfy your guests’ taste-buds. Invite an authentic Italian aroma into your kitchen with these 3 crave-worthy appetizer recipes!

Pinsa Dippers with Marinara

A twist on an Italian classic! Pinsa crust brings a satisfying crunch to your typical breadstick appetizer. The cloud-like crispiness of pinsa serves as the ultimate dipper that the whole table will love. This simple and quick appetizer is sure to satiate your dinner guests!


  • Pinsa crust
  • Minced garlic
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Shredded parmesan
  • Marinara sauce
  • Thinly sliced basil


  • Drizzle your pinsa crust with olive oil to your liking, then spread minced garlic and top with shredded parmesan.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven until the pinsa is crisped and the parmesan is baked onto the crust.
  • Remove pinsa from the oven and slice into strips.
  • Add marinara sauce to a small dipping bowl and top with sliced basil.

Dip and enjoy!

Mediterranean Flatbread

We’re merging the Roman roots of Pinsa Romana with the fresh, bold flavors of the Mediterranean for this crowd-favorite flatbread. This appetizer is light yet satisfying—the perfect starter to any dinner party. 


  • Pinsa crust
  • Garlic hummus
  • Halved kalamata olives
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes
  • Thinly sliced cucumbers
  • Chopped dill
  • Pine nuts


  • Crisp your pinsa crust to perfection in a 375 degree oven, then remove and cool for a few minutes.
  • Spread garlic hummus on the surface of the crust.
  • Slice cucumbers, tomatoes, and olives.
  • Arrange vegetables and olives around the pinsa crust.
  • Top with dill and pine nuts.

Slice into this Roman-Mediterranean creation and indulge!

Veggie and Cream Cheese

Perfect for brunches or a lunch time appetizer, this pinsa recipe savors the freshness of your favorite veggies. Served cold, this pinsa is perfect for your party table spread. 


  • Pinsa crust
  • Chive and onion cream cheese
  • Small broccoli florets
  • Halved cherry tomatoes 
  • Carrot shreds
  • Thinly sliced radishes
  • Chopped green onion
  • Sharp shredded cheddar cheese 


  • Crisp a pinsa crust to your liking in a 375 degree oven, then remove and cool for ten to fifteen minutes.
  • Spread cream cheese across crust. 
  • Arrange vegetables evenly across the pinsa crust.
  • Top with chopped green onion and shredded cheddar cheese.

Slice into squares and serve!

Pinsa Romana’s Par-Baked Crusts

Pinsa Romana’s par-baked crusts bring versatility and variety to any kitchen and occasion. They’re healthier, tastier, and simply better than traditional pizza crusts. All you have to do? Top with fresh ingredients, pop in the oven for a few minutes, and enjoy! You’ll taste—and feel—the difference. 

Ready to upgrade your appetizer menu? For more information on joining the Pinsa Romana family, contact us today.

Buon Appetito!

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