THIS is how to reheat pizza in air fryer whether it is cold right out of the fridge or room temperature. Perfectly crispy and melted cheese so you can really enjoy your leftovers.
Got leftover pizza and wondering how to reheat pizza in air fryer? We tested this out the other night and wow it was so much better than in a microwave. One of many easy air fryer recipes on our site. (affiliate links present)
Reheat Pizza Air Fryer
I know y’all make frozen “pies” at home when you’re busy and need a quick dinner right? BUT you probably don’t finish the whole thing all the time. Us too.
Whether it’s made for lunch and we need it warmed for dinner, or refrigerated and heated the next day. Either way we have instructions for you!
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- THIS is my Favorite Air Fryer!
- You can find more Air fryer recipes here, we have Ninja Foodi recipes as well; bookmark them both!
- Here’s a printable air fryer cook times chart here for your fridge.
- It has temp. and times for making the best frozen foods for air fryer too.
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Can you use an air fryer to reheat pizza?
Absolutely. This is just one of many air fryer benefits, this thing is great for everything. Instead of just nuking it so it’s a floppy piece of softened dough, you can now make it taste as good as fresh! Just takes 1-4 minutes.
I mean really. I’m sure you’ve needed to do this thousands of times in your life but I guarantee this will be a game changer. It is really hard to get pizza slices to that same texture as when it’s freshly out of the oven.
THIS is it though my friends. I guarantee you’ll never use your microwave for this again.
To say we love this cheesy treat is probably an understatement. My girls are kinda’ obsessed with making air fryer frozen pizza rolls when they want a quick in between meal snack.
Usually with those you only put in the # you think you would eat in that sitting. BUT you could use these instructions if you had some leftover too. I’d just say 1 minute would do it for those little bites.
You’ve gotta’ air fry it people!! I swear it will make it taste just like it was freshly baked in your oven again in just 1-4 minutes.
Air Fryer Reheat Pizza
This is what we had at the end of the day, yeah didn’t look super appetizing. I made this for lunch but there were just 3 of us. I personally like mine browner than you see here so I threw 2 pieces in right away.
Then for dinner everyone did the same at 400 degrees for 2 minutes and it brought them back to life.
You could easily omit the parchment paper if you didn’t have any or really wanted the bottom crispy too. I just care about the top cheese really and wanted an easier cleanup (since the cheese will ooze).
I do suggest you always preheat your Cosori or other brand you have for 5 minutes at the desired temperature. If you don’t you’ll need to increase the cook time probably an additional minute. Not a big deal for this but a tip.
It is most important if you cook certain items though like air fryer frozen chicken wings or corn dogs in air fryer. With those you really want an even temp. throughout the timing, this is not as necessary.
Reheating Pizza in Ninja Foodi
It doesn’t matter what brand you have my friends. As long as it has the air crisp or air fry option these tips will work great. I have a few different ones (because I’m kinda’ nuts) and there really is very little differences.
Even the dual toaster oven styles work great to reheat leftovers with an extra crispy cheesy layer on top.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
Reheat Pizza in Air Fryer
Preheat your air fryer for 5 minutes at 380 degrees for cold out of the fridge leftovers or 400 F degrees for room temperature leftovers.
Use a piece of parchment paper just large enough for 2 pieces to fit on it. Place thin slices or thick ones on top and lower into your air fryer basket.
Close drawer and cook for 1-2 minutes if at room temperature to begin with or 2-3 minutes if it was cold out of the fridge.
Timing will vary slightly depending on how large your pieces are, the thickness, and how brown you like it on the top.
You really could use 400 F either way but if it is harder and colder I think it works best at a bit lower temp so the insides can warm well too. If you’re just crisping the top it’s a quick 1-2 min.
Thick crust slices in the basket like deep dish styles may need 3-4 minutes. Just keep an eye on it and open at the 2 minute mark. We typically don’t make thin crusts but they’d probably be closer to 1 min.
You get the drift right?? Looking for other ideas like this, but a bit different to change things up throughout the week? Sure you are.
So let’s go over what we’ve gone over and some very basics going forward. Beyond this favorite American food you may be asking…..
Can you reheat in an air fryer?
In general, yes you can heat leftovers of just about any kind in this handy hot air machine. These tips here will help but if you want to reheat chicken in air fryer we have instructions for that too!
From chicken thighs, to fried chicken and frozen foods like frozen mozzarella sticks and more. You have GOT to try this and let us know how it changes things for your family. NO more throwing away food the next day anymore.
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How to Reheat Pizza in Air Fryer
- 2 slices pizza or more, 2 slices fit at a time
- Preheat your air fryer for 5 minutes to 380 F degrees for cold out of the fridge leftovers, or 400 F for room temperature leftovers.
- Use a piece of parchment paper just large enough for 2 pieces to fit on. Place pieces on top and lower into basket.
- Close drawer and cook for 1-2 minutes if room temperature and 2-3 minutes if it was cold out of the fridge to start with.
- Timing will vary slightly depending on how large your pieces are, the thickness, and how brown you like it on the top.