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Sick of plain old pepperoni on your pizza? Tired of mushrooms and onions? Here are some creative, funky--but more importantly, delicious--topping ideas to spice up your next homemade pizza. And remember, you don’t always have to use a tomato-sauce base. In our list, we recommend mozzarella cheese unless otherwise specified, but feel free to experiment with cheese choices and other suggestions. Hopefully you’ll be inspired to create your own inventive pie with ingredients you may not have considered before.

Fish & Meat

  • Sausage, caramelized onions, and fennel
  • Pepperoni, tomatoes, mushrooms, and onion
  • Anchovies, tomato, ricotta, and mustard greens
  • Pepperoni, sausage, green pepper, onion, and mushroom
  • BBQ sauce, topped with grilled chicken and Cheddar cheese
  • Thousand island dressing, topped with sauerkraut, corned beef or pastrami, and Swiss cheese
  • Mozzarella and canned smoked oysters
  • Pesto, topped with butterflied prawns, mushrooms, and Parmesan
  • Corn and spicy Italian salami
  • Gorgonzola, bacon, apples, and red onion
  • Roasted red peppers, chorizo, and feta
  • Sardines, red onions, and black olives
  • Sausage and pineapple
  • Buffalo chicken and blue cheese
  • Gorgonzola, artichoke hearts, prosciutto, red onion, and tomato
  • Alfredo sauce, topped with shrimp and tomatoes
  • Canned tuna fish, red onions, black olives
  • Mascarpone or cream cheese, topped with smoked salmon, capers, and red onion
  • Cajun-seasoned shrimp, red bell peppers, red onions, and garlic
  • Figs, prosciutto, and caramelized onions
  • Grilled chicken, avocado, and cherry tomatoes
  • Bacon and avocado
  • Spinach, caramelized onion, and bacon
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts and bacon or pancetta

Vegetarian

  • Pesto, topped with white beans, tomato, arugula, Parmesan
  • Pesto, topped with artichoke hearts, feta, sun-dried tomatoes, and Parmesan
  • Alfredo sauce, topped with spinach, mushrooms, red bell peppers, and Asiago
  • Garlic olive oil, topped with Grúyere, caramelized onions, and baked butternut squash
  • Goat cheese, topped with arugula and red onion
  • Jalapeño peppers and pineapple
  • Fried eggplant slices and black olives
  • Sauceless, with garlic, lime, avocado, and fried green tomatoes
  • Spinach, artichoke hearts, garlic, and red onion
  • Brie and artichokes
  • Olive oil, topped with paper-thin sliced potatoes, sage, and Fontina
  • Figs, artichoke hearts, Gorgonzola, and balsamic vinegar
  • Alfredo sauce, topped with artichoke hearts, garlic, and jalapeños
  • Caramelized fennel, onion, olives, and Fontina
  • Goat cheese topped with red grapes and rosemary
  • Roasted peppers, capers, and ricotta
  • Portobello mushrooms and kale
  • Sauceless, with Fontina, kale, sweet potato, and red onion
  • Caramelized onion, kale, and green apples
  • Brie and caramelized onion
  • Burrata, arugula, and paper-thin sliced lemons
  • Brussels sprouts, red onion, and ricotta
  • Goat cheese, topped with roasted beets and beet greens or arugula

Let us know your favorite pizza topping!

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