70 Best Pizza Toppings

Best Pizza Toppings

This 70 Best Pizza Toppings Guide is simple and easy to follow. It also comes with a printable guide for homemade pizza toppings, and 20 pizza combinations we know you’ll love!

Honestly, I was a bit annoyed when I searched for ideas for pizza toppings… everyone was just sharing recipes for different pizzas (which we have done, just incase that’s what you want). But first, we have shared a big list of yummy pizza topping ideas.

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We have even shared a clickable guide (the blue and purple below) where you can click on the links to jump to the sections you want… and stop the endless scrolling.

We hope you love this simple list for different pizza toppings. And be sure to see our homemade pizza dough and sauces below as well.

We made this 70 Best Pizza Toppings easier than the rest, with a quick list of pizza toppings right at the beginning!

70 Best Pizza Toppings

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make yummy pizzas at home.

From a quick and easy to follow list of things to put on pizza, to pizza combos, a printable guide, and even some homemade pizza dough and sauces.

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And to make this article for pizza topping ideas easy, you can click on these links to get to the sections you want… and stop scrolling!

What You’ll Find in this Article:

In the Pizza Toppings List you’ll find a simple list of 70 toppings (with links to add to your cart right away). Then in the Best Pizza Combos section we group the pizza toppings for yummy combinations we know you’ll love.

Next we teach you how to make homemade pizza (with store-bought or homemade dough). And finally we supply you with printable recipe cards with our pizzas toppings guide and homemade dough and sauces.

You can click on the links above (in blue) to skip to the section you want! So if you’re looking for a good pizza toppings list, click on the list. And if you’re looking for pizza combinations, click on combos section.

Up next, a simple pizza topping list…

Pizza Toppings List

In this section we have grouped the best toppings for pizzas… some may seam unusual, but once you get down to the pizza topping combinations below, you’ll see why we chose these ingredients.

We have also included sauces for pizzas, and supplied you with some yummy recipes for those. Of course you can always use store-bought. But if you’re looking to make a low calorie pizza, our recipes will help you do so.

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7 Different Pizza Sauces:

  1. Tomato Sauce
  2. Pesto Sauce
  3. Olive Oil
  4. Fig Jam
  5. Alfredo Sauce
  6. Barbecue Sauce
  7. Salsa

11 Meat Toppings for Pizza:

  1. Pepperoni
  2. Sausage (cooked)
  3. Bacon (cooked)
  4. Prosciutto
  5. Chicken (cooked)
  6. Ham (cooked)
  7. Salami
  8. Shredded Beef (cooked)
  9. Pulled Pork (cooked)
  10. Pancetta
  11. Ground Beef or Turkey (cooked)

5 Fish Toppings for Pizza:

  1. Shrimp
  2. Sardines
  3. Prawns
  4. Smoked Salmon
  5. Anchovies

10 Different Cheeses for Pizza:

  1. Mozzarella
  2. Cheddar
  3. Feta
  4. Gorgonzola
  5. Parmesan
  6. Goat Cheese
  7. Blue Cheese
  8. Ricotta
  9. Nutritional Yeast (vegan option- tastes like Parmesan)
  10. Cream Cheese

10 Best Veggie Toppings on Pizza:

  1. Bell Peppers
  2. Red Onions
  3. Tomatoes
  4. Mushrooms
  5. Artichokes
  6. Arugula
  7. Kale
  8. Avocado
  9. Zucchini
  10. Jalapenos

6 Herbs for Pizza Topping:

  1. Basil
  2. Garlic
  3. Rosemary
  4. Sage
  5. Thyme
  6. Cilantro

8 Best Fruit Pizza Toppings:

  1. Pineapple
  2. Peaches
  3. Pears
  4. Nectarines
  5. Cantaloupe
  6. Apples
  7. Figs
  8. Dates

13 More Toppings for Pizzas:

  1. Caramelized Onions
  2. Roasted Garlic
  3. Black Olives
  4. Pickled Onions
  5. Green Olives
  6. Sun-dried Tomatoes
  7. Kalamata Olives
  8. Roasted Red Peppers
  9. Black Beans
  10. Pickled Jalapeños
  11. Refried Beans
  12. Crushed Tortilla Chips
  13. Capers

Up next, we will use the 65 best pizza toppings above to make some wonderful pizza recipes and pizza combinations…

The 20 Best Pizza Combos

In this section we will create recipes for pizza toppings… like our famous Pear, Rosemary and Parmesan Pizza with Caramelized Onions (from our best selling cookbook). And other fun and delicious pizza ideas.

We will start with the most common, and get into the unusual pizza combinations. Plus, we will bring all of these together in the printable recipe card in the section below.

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Simple Cheese Pizza:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese

Pepperoni Pizza:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Pepperoni

Supreme Pizza:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Red Onions
  • Bell Peppers
  • Mushrooms
  • Black Olives
  • Pepperoni
  • Sausage

Special Tip: You can make this a veggie pizza by omitting the pepperoni and sausage

BBQ Chicken Pizza:

  • Barbecue Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Chicken
  • Red Onions
  • Cilantro (optional)

Special Tip: You can also make this with Shredded Pork

Hawaiian Pizza:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Ham
  • Pineapple

Margarita Pizza:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Basil

Taco Pizza:

  • Salsa
  • Refried Beans
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Ground Beef or Turkey
  • Tomatoes
  • Pickled Jalapeños
  • Sliced Black Olives
  • Avocado (add after cooking)
  • Crushed Tortilla Chips (add after cooking)

Special Tip: We have a Low Calorie Taco Pizza Recipe!

BLTA Pizza:

  • Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Bacon
  • Shredded Lettuce (add after cooking)
  • Avocado (add after cooking)

Peach and Arugula Pizza:

  • Olive Oil
  • Gorgonzola
  • Sliced Peaches
  • Pancetta (optional- omit for vegetarian pizza)

Pear, Rosemary and Parmesan Pizza with Caramelized Onions:

  • Olive Oil
  • Rosemary
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Caramelized Onions
  • Salt

Greek Pizza:

  • Olive Oil
  • Tomatoes
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • Red Onions
  • Kalamata Olives
  • Garlic
  • Feta Cheese
  • Shredded Chicken (optional- omit for vegetarian pizza)

Jalapeno Popper Pizza:

  • Olive Oil
  • Mozzarella
  • Bacon
  • Fresh Jalapeños
  • Pickled Jalapeños
  • Dollops of Cream Cheese

Chicken Alfredo Pizza:

  • Alfredo Sauce
  • Garlic
  • Mozzarella
  • Chicken

Pesto Shrimp Pizza:

  • Pesto
  • Mozzarella
  • Shrimp
  • Sun-dried Tomatoes

Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Arugula:

  • Olive Oil
  • Goat Cheese
  • Prosciutto
  • Sliced Figs
  • Arugula (add after cooking)

Smoked Salmon Pizza with Pickled Onions:

  • Olive Oil
  • Red Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Dollops of Cream Cheese
  • Smoked Salmon (add after cooking)
  • Capers (add after cooking)
  • Lemon Wedge (for squeezing over the top after cooking)

Shredded Beef Cowboy Pizza:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella
  • Cheddar
  • Pepperoni
  • Sausage
  • Mushrooms
  • Black Olives

Sausage Apple Pizza:

  • Olive Oil
  • Goat Cheese
  • Sausage
  • Apples
  • Arugula (add after cooking)

Prosciutto Cantaloupe Pizza with Ricotta:

  • Olive Oil
  • Ricotta
  • Prosciutto
  • Cantaloupe (add after cooking)
  • Arugula (add after cooking)

Caramelized Onion and Sage Pizza:

  • Olive Oil
  • Caramelized Onions
  • Sage
  • Dates
  • Bacon (optional- omit for vegetarian pizza)
  • Arugula (add after cooking)

Up next, how to make Homemade Pizza…

How to Make Homemade Pizza

In this section you will learn how to make pizza with your favorite pizza toppings.

Plus, we have supplied you with a printable guide for making pizza.

Be sure to see the recipe card in the following section for all of the pizza combinations above!

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How to Make Homemade Pizza:

  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. If you’re using a pizza stone, add that in now.
  2. Cover surface and hands or rolling pin with flour. Stretch or roll out each dough ball. Add to a pizza pan, then top with sauce and desired toppings.
  3. Special Tip: If using a pizza paddle, add some cornmeal to the paddle (it will help the pizza slide and also give it that “delivery crunch”). Once the dough is stretched/rolled out, add it to the wheel, then add toppings.
  4. Place in an oven at 500 for 10 min, watch closely and spin it 1/2 way through.
  5. Once cooked through, remove from the oven and let the pizzas sit for 3 min, cut into 8 slices and serve.
How to Make Pizza
Learn how to make pizza at home, with your favorite toppings.
You can use this pizza recipe to make any of the pizza combinations above, just choose your sauce and toppings, and use this guide for cooking.
Special Tip: These Directions and More Recipes can be found in the next section!
Check out this recipe
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Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best pizza toppings ideas…

70 Best Pizza Toppings Printable Guide

This guide to the best pizza toppings comes with all 70 toppings, and 20 pizza combinations we know you’ll love.

Plus we have supplied you with a “How to Make Pizza” guide in the card… And if you keep scrolling, 5 recipes (4 sauces and 1 pizza dough) that are all low calorie and healthy!

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70 Best Pizza Toppings + 20 Pizza Combinations

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This guide for the best pizza toppings comes with a list of the 70 best toppings for pizza, plus 20 yummy pizza combinations, and a guide to making your own pizza.
We have also supplied you with lost of recipes for pizza sauces, a pizza dough recipe, and tips to make the best pizza ever.
Special Tip: You can either mix and match these pizza toppings, or choose from one of our tried and true pizza combos below.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 1 pizza
Calories 344 kcal

Ingredients
  

7 Different Pizza Sauces:

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Pesto Sauce
  • Olive Oil
  • Fig Jam
  • Alfredo Sauce
  • Barbecue Sauce
  • Salsa

11 Meat Toppings for Pizza:

  • Pepperoni
  • Sausage cooked
  • Bacon cooked
  • Prosciutto
  • Chicken cooked
  • Ham cooked
  • Salami
  • Shredded Beef cooked
  • Pulled Pork cooked
  • Pancetta
  • Ground Beef or Turkey cooked

5 Fish Toppings for Pizza:

  • Shrimp
  • Sardines
  • Prawns
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Anchovies

10 Different Cheeses for Pizza:

  • Mozzarella
  • Cheddar
  • Feta
  • Gorgonzola
  • Parmesan
  • Goat Cheese
  • Blue Cheese
  • Ricotta
  • Nutritional Yeast vegan option- tastes like Parmesan
  • Cream Cheese

10 Best Veggie Toppings on Pizza:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Red Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Artichokes
  • Arugula
  • Kale
  • Avocado
  • Zucchini
  • Jalapenos

6 Herbs for Pizza Topping:

  • Basil
  • Garlic
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Cilantro

8 Best Fruit Pizza Toppings:

  • Pineapple
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Nectarines
  • Cantaloupe
  • Apples
  • Figs
  • Dates

13 More Toppings for Pizzas:

  • Caramelized Onions
  • Roasted Garlic
  • Black Olives
  • Pickled Onions
  • Green Olives
  • Sun-dried Tomatoes
  • Kalamata Olives
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • Black Beans
  • Pickled Jalapeños
  • Refried Beans
  • Crushed Tortilla Chips
  • Capers

20 Pizza Combinations:

    Simple Cheese Pizza:

    • Tomato Sauce
    • Mozzarella Cheese

    Pepperoni Pizza:

    • Tomato Sauce
    • Mozzarella Cheese
    • Pepperoni

    Supreme Pizza:

    • Tomato Sauce
    • Mozzarella Cheese
    • Red Onions
    • Bell Peppers
    • Mushrooms
    • Black Olives
    • Pepperoni
    • Sausage
    • Special Tip: You can make this a veggie pizza by omitting the pepperoni and sausage

    BBQ Chicken Pizza:

    • Barbecue Sauce
    • Mozzarella Cheese
    • Chicken
    • Red Onions
    • Cilantro optional
    • Special Tip: You can also make this with Shredded Pork

    Hawaiian Pizza:

    • Tomato Sauce
    • Mozzarella Cheese
    • Ham
    • Pineapple

    Margarita Pizza:

    • Tomato Sauce
    • Mozzarella Cheese
    • Basil

    Taco Pizza:

    • Salsa
    • Refried Beans
    • Cheddar Cheese
    • Ground Beef or Turkey
    • Tomatoes
    • Pickled Jalapeños
    • Sliced Black Olives
    • Avocado add after cooking
    • Crushed Tortilla Chips add after cooking

    BLTA Pizza:

    • Olive Oil
    • Parmesan Cheese
    • Bacon
    • Shredded Lettuce add after cooking
    • Avocado add after cooking

    Peach and Arugula Pizza:

    • Olive Oil
    • Gorgonzola
    • Sliced Peaches
    • Pancetta optional- omit for vegetarian pizza

    Pear, Rosemary and Parmesan Pizza with Caramelized Onions:

    • Olive Oil
    • Rosemary
    • Parmesan Cheese
    • Caramelized Onions
    • Salt

    Greek Pizza:

    • Olive Oil
    • Tomatoes
    • Roasted Red Peppers
    • Red Onions
    • Kalamata Olives
    • Garlic
    • Feta Cheese
    • Shredded Chicken optional- omit for vegetarian pizza

    Jalapeno Popper Pizza:

    • Olive Oil
    • Mozzarella
    • Bacon
    • Fresh Jalapeños
    • Pickled Jalapeños
    • Dollops of Cream Cheese

    Chicken Alfredo Pizza:

    • Alfredo Sauce
    • Garlic
    • Mozzarella
    • Chicken

    Pesto Shrimp Pizza:

    • Pesto
    • Mozzarella
    • Shrimp
    • Sun-dried Tomatoes

    Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Arugula:

    • Olive Oil
    • Goat Cheese
    • Prosciutto
    • Sliced Figs
    • Arugula add after cooking

    Smoked Salmon Pizza with Pickled Onions:

    • Olive Oil
    • Red Onions
    • Tomatoes
    • Dollops of Cream Cheese
    • Smoked Salmon add after cooking
    • Capers add after cooking
    • Lemon Wedge for squeezing over the top after cooking

    Shredded Beef Cowboy Pizza:

    • Tomato Sauce
    • Mozzarella
    • Cheddar
    • Pepperoni
    • Sausage
    • Mushrooms
    • Black Olives

    Sausage Apple Pizza:

    • Olive Oil
    • Goat Cheese
    • Sausage
    • Apples
    • Arugula add after cooking

    Prosciutto Cantaloupe Pizza with Ricotta:

    • Olive Oil
    • Ricotta
    • Prosciutto
    • Cantaloupe add after cooking
    • Arugula add after cooking

    Caramelized Onion and Sage Pizza:

    • Olive Oil
    • Caramelized Onions
    • Sage
    • Dates
    • Bacon optional- omit for vegetarian pizza
    • Arugula add after cooking

    Instructions
     

    • Preheat oven to 500 degrees. If you’re using a pizza stone, add that in now.
    • Cover surface and hands or rolling pin with flour. Stretch or roll out each dough ball. Add to a pizza pan, then top with sauce and desired toppings.
    • Special Tip: If using a pizza paddle, add some cornmeal to the paddle (it will help the pizza slide and also give it that “delivery crunch”). Once the dough is stretched/rolled out, add it to the wheel, then add toppings.
    • Place in an oven at 500 for 10 min, watch closely and spin it 1/2 way through.
    • Once cooked through, remove from the oven and let the pizzas sit for 3 min, cut into 8 slices and serve.

    Notes

    Special Note: The nutrition is based off 3 slices of homemade pizza using the homemade dough and homemade sauce we have supplied you with below. We made the Margarita pizza, so any toppings will change the nutrition a bit. 

    Nutrition

    Serving: 3slicesCalories: 344kcalCarbohydrates: 46.8gProtein: 14.1gFat: 11.6gSaturated Fat: 3.9gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 476mgPotassium: 487mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 5.3gCalcium: 244mgIron: 4mg
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    Here we have supplied you with 4 pizza sauces, and 1 low calorie pizza dough recipe.

    You can use these, or store-bought. But if you’re looking to save some calories and sugar, we recommend these recipes.

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    You can choose to marinate the pizza sauce, or use it right away.
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    This low calorie, easy pesto pasta sauce recipe tastes just like the full fat version!
    I cut 100's of calories with a few modifications, and without any weird ingredients… just basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan, and olive oil.
    Check out this recipe
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    This healthy Alfredo pasta sauce recipe is low in calories, and only 5 ingredients!
    Homemade Alfredo pasta sauce has never been easier or more delicious than this healthy Alfredo sauce recipe.
    Check out this recipe
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    This low calorie homemade barbecue sauce recipe is packed full of flavor, but just 20 calories per tablespoon.
    This amazing honey bourbon barbecue sauce recipe tastes just like your favorite BBQ restaurant, but without all the added sugar, oil, and other high calorie ingredients.
    Try our healthy honey bourbon barbecue sauce on all your favorite barbecue recipes, it's great on chicken, ribs, steak, corn, and kebabs.
    Check out this recipe
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    Learn how to make pizza healthy! You can enjoy 3 slices for only 344 calories… and they're not wimpy pizza slices either!
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