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Pizza Onion Rings


for 4 servings

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 pack sliced pepperoni
  • 1 ball mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 jar pizza sauce, this can be a basic pasta sauce or passata etc
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese (100 g)
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • oil, for deep frying
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs (100 g)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons paprika

Nutrition Info

    Calories 832
    Fat 41g
    Carbs 66g
    Fiber 5g
    Sugar 11g
    Protein 51g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Cut onion into 2 cm (1 inch) slices. Carefully separate the layers into individual rings.
  2. On a tray lined with baking paper, lay out onion rings and place a slice of pepperoni in the centre, pushing the pepperoni slice down to take the shape of the onion and make a bowl.
  3. Layer in a tablespoon of pizza sauce, mozzarella, some parmesan, and a sprinkle of oregano.
  4. Place tray in freezer until solid (about two hours).
  5. Add flour, beaten eggs, and panko breadcrumbs to three separate bowls. Stir paprika and oregano into the flour
  6. Remove frozen pizza rings from freezer.
  7. Roll each first in seasoned flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs.
  8. In a large saucepan, heat oil to 180˚C (350°F).
  9. Fry pizza onion rings in batches until nicely browned on all sides, about 3 minutes.
  10. Place on paper towel-lined plate to drain off any excess oil. Sprinkle with more dried oregano.
  11. Enjoy!

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