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Mozzarella recipes

36 Recipes

This mild Italian cheese melts like a dream – perfect for pizza, pasta or vegetarian bakes. Try our top mozzarella recipes for your next dinner party

Baked meatballs

39 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

All-in-one traybake suppers couldn't be easier – throw this meatball, tomato and focaccia dish together in no time

40 mins
Easy

Pizza with homemade sauce

39 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make pizza for the family with a homemade base and tomato sauce. The veggie recipe is perfect to get kids involved in cooking. Top with mozzarella and fresh basil

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Mozzarella sticks with chilli tomato sauce

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these moreish mozzarella sticks in advance for fuss-free party food. Just pop them in the oven as guests arrive and serve with our chilli tomato sauce

55 mins
More effort
Vegetarian

Baked tomato & mozzarella orzo

94 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Combine red peppers, tomato, orzo and olives in a casserole dish to make this easy vegetarian one pot. The bubbling mozzarella topping is particularly special

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Melting-middle aubergine parcels

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cater for vegetarians in fine fashion with these barbecue-friendly parcels filled with mozzarella and dressed with pesto sauce

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Mozzarella meatball subs

0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Love burgers? Try this tasty sub – a winning alternative that's filled with meatballs and mozzarella which melts as it cooks, all basted in a rich tomato sauce

45 mins
Easy

Caprese salad

0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic Italian tricolore salad for a starter or side. It's incredibly simple but, when made with perfectly ripe tomatoes, is a real delight

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free

Aubergine parmigiana

63 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic bake, also known as melanzane parmigiana, for guests. It's made with tomato, aubergine and vegetarian mozzarella, and garnished with parmesan-style cheese

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
Vegetarian

Puttanesca baked gnocchi

48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve this budget-friendly baked gnocchi with tomatoes, mozzarella, capers and olives for a delicious midweek family meal when you're short on time

35 mins
Easy

Crunchy pesto & mozzarella baked mushrooms

13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Italian green basil sauce makes a good base for this stuffed, vegetarian dish with creamy mascarpone and light rocket salad

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Cheese & chorizo or prosciutto skewers

2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy brochettes two ways with manchego and chorizo or prosciutto, mozzarella and basil - ideal for a picnic. For young kids, simply slide them off the stick 

25 mins
Easy

Roasted squash with pesto & mozzarella

12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake squash with peppers and onions then serve in a salad with basil sauce and creamy cheese - full of goodness and low calorie too

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian

Mediterranean fig & mozzarella salad

21 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you want to make this more substantial, you could serve some prosciutto or Serrano ham with it

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Roasted tomato, mozzarella & rocket

5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Turn a slice of bread into something sophisticated with this colourful toast topping

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Tomato & mozzarella tart with roast pepper pesto

13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A simple and colourful tart - great for enjoying with friends

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Tomato & mozzarella spaghetti bake

62 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This pasta bake is simple yet satisfying, great for a weeknight supper

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Very simple Margherita pizza

35 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You can't beat piping hot cheese and tomato on a thin, crispy pizza base - this version is ready in just 35 minutes

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Mozzarella & salami ciabatta

5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Create a simple Mediterranean-style supper in under five minutes, with no cooking

5 mins
Easy

Pasta with mozzarella, mint & fresh tomato sauce

8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A fresh but filling dish full of light summer flavours

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Salmon & crisp prosciutto salad

9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Prepare ahead and entertain numbers with ease

50 mins
Easy

Courgette, mushroom & mozzarella tart

81 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A quick summer tart that's ideal for a buffet or midweek meal

28 mins
Easy

Mozzarella peppers with chunky Italian dressing

8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Visit your deli counter and make a special plate to share

25 mins
Easy

Pan-fried mozzarella parcels

5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's tasty mozzarella parcels are full of colour and flavour and they're ready in only 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy

Mozzarella, tomato & black olive tarts

4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy the big Mediterranean flavours of James Martin's tasty tarts

25 mins
Easy
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