“Make it mini” with Le Creuset: Viral pizza toast

This viral pizza toast is made with fresh tomato sauce, and burrata on sourdough.

The Deets

Pizza is one of my favorite foods and when I saw the viral pizza toast, I knew I had to jump on the trend. It’s so easy to make at home and doesn’t involve the usual techniques to make at-home pizza (i.e. making the dough!!). Just grab a slice of sourdough and you’re off the races. I love a lot of sauce on my pizza so I made sure to smother my toast in it. Top it with some burrata cheese and you’re going to be in pizza heaven!

Make it Mini

I am super excited to announce that I am partnering with Le Creuset on an exciting new series called “Make It Mini”. The series reimagines trending recipes using Le Creusets Mini Cocottes. First up is a twist on the iconic pizza toast. Think crispy, golden bread topped with all the delectable flavors of a traditional pizza, but in a personal toast form. This toast even has a drizzle of truffle oil for a little flavor! Be sure to check out my other recipes coming to the series!

Here’s how to make it:

A twist on the viral Pizza Toast with Le Creuset

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Servings 2 toasts


  • 2 slices of sourdough bread* *You could also make your bread using the Le Creuset new bread oven (that is next on my list)
  • 2 Le Creuset Mini Cocottes 
  • 1.5 cups tomato sauce (homemade or store bought)
  • 1 ball of fresh burrata cheese
  • 2 tbsp truffle oil
  • Pepper
  • Flaky sea salt
  • 1 garlic bulb
  • good olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 heirloom tomato
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • oregano
  • Red pepper flakes 


  • Preheat the oven to 375. Peel and discard the papery outer layers of the whole garlic bulb. Chop the top 1/2 inch off the top of the bulb. Drizzle olive oil inside 1 mini cocotte and make sure it is coated on the bottom. Add garlic to the cocotte and drizzle with more olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Put the top on and bake for about 35-40 min.Remove and let cool.
  • In 2 mini cocottes (I used the same one from the roasted garlic) evenly distribute tomato sauce. Slice Burrata in half and carefully put each half on top. Season with salt and pepper and put top on.Bake for 8 min. Remove and take the top off and let cool. 
  •  Slice bread and add 1 tbsp butter to each slice of bread. Drizzle both with truffle oil and add to a skillet. Cook about 2 min per side then add grated cheese to each slice. Cover and cook for another 2-3 min or until the cheese is melted.Add roasted garlic to the slices of truffle parm toast.
  • Slice tomato and squeeze lemon and season with salt and pepper. Add slices to your toast. Add your tomato sauce to the top of the tomatoes. Carefully top  the toast with the melty burrata. Season with oregano, red pepper flakes, more shredded parm. Slice and enjoy!

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I’m Abigail, a creative director, home cook and content creator living in Brooklyn. I love making the easy stuff with a twist and yes, I eat a lot of toast. This is where I share my latest recipes, so please make yourself at home.