From the March 2018 issue

Ramen Noodle Pizza Recipe

Make this ramen noodle pizza from 'Pimp My Noodles' by Kathy Kordalis in honor of National Noodle Month in March.

Excerpted with permission from Pimp My Noodles by Kathy Kordalis, published by Hardie Grant Books.

Pasta meets pizza – need we say more? Celebrate National Noodle Month with this kid-delighting mashup featuring chorizo, pesto and mozzarella.



  • 2 packs instant ramen noodles, cooked according to the packet instructions
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • Salt and fresh-ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil


  • 2 oz. grated or shredded mozzarella
  • 1 oz. chorizo, chopped and cooked
  • 1 Tbsp. green pesto


  1. Mix noodles and egg in a bowl.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat olive oil in an 8-inch pan over medium heat until shimmering.
  4. Add noodle mixture and press with the bottom of a spatula into an even layer that completely covers the bottom of the pan.
  5. Reduce heat to low.
  6. Cook for 20 minutes or until soft; then remove from the pan and place onto a baking sheet.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  8. Add toppings to base and bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from sheet, slide onto a plate, slice and eat.