Ah, pizza…one of the most popular American foods eaten. There are so many different types of ingredients that you can put on a pizza, it can be hard to decide what are the best pizza toppings to use. Some people prefer a simple cheese pizza, while others like to eat combinations of meats and vegetables. One of my all-time favorites is pepperoni and pineapple! There are endless ideas when it comes to creating your perfect pizza pie, and here are the most popular ones for your bucket list.


Ultimate Pizza Toppings List: The Best ingredient Ideas to Try on Your Pie


Meat Toppings

If you’re a fan of meat on your pizza, you’re in luck – there are plenty of delicious toppings to choose from. Pepperoni is a classic choice, and sausage is also a popular option. For something a little different, try chorizo or prosciutto. If you are adventurous, mix them all together for the ultimate meat pie! Whatever meat you choose, it’s sure to be a delicious addition to your next pizza night.

Meat Toppings Pizza Combination Ideas:

1. Bacon


2. Beef


3. Canadian Bacon

Canadian Bacon on a pizza


4. Chicken


5. Chorizo

Chorizo on a pizza


6. Ground Beef

Ground Beef on a pizza


7. Ham


8. Hot Sausage


9. Hotdogs


10. Italian Sausage


11. Kielbasa


12. Meatballs

Meatballs on a pizza


13. Pancetta


14. Pepperoni


15. Pork Belly


16. Prosciutto

Prosciutto on a pizza


17. Pulled Pork


18. Salami


19. Sausage


20. Sopressata


21. Steak


Veggie Toppings

What better way to use farmer’s market vegetables than to toss them onto some delicious cheese covered dough? You can go with a typical mixed mushroom pizza or add some artichokes and caramelized onions to the mix. Either way, it is a great way to sneak some healthy ingredients into your diet.

Veggie Toppings Pizza Combination Ideas:

22. Artichokes

Artichokes on a Pizza


23. Arugula

Arugula on a pizza


24. Asparagus

Asparagus on a pizza


25. Basil


26. Bean Sprouts


27. Broccoli


28. Caramelized Onions


29. Cauliflower


30. Corn

Corn on a pizza


31. Fennel


32. Fried Onions


33. Garlic


34. Green Onions


35. Kale

Kale on a pizza


36. Leeks


37. Mushrooms

Mushrooms on a pizza


38. Potato


39. Red Onions


40. Swiss Chard


41. Spinach


42. Sweet Onions

Sweet Onions on a pizza


43. Sweet Potato


Cheese Toppings

Many people might think that typical mozzarella is the only choice for the cheese on their pizza, but there are many other yummy ideas. You can slightly mix it up by adding a little cheddar to your mozzarella cheese or go a little crazy by using goat or blue cheese. Each will bring a different flavor profile to your pizza.

Cheese Toppings Pizza Combination Ideas:

44. Blue Cheese


45. Brie


46. Buratta

Buratta on a pizza


47. Cheddar


48. Colby Jack Cheese


49. Smoked Gouda


50. Feta

Feta on a pizza


51. Fontina


52. Goat Cheese


53. Gorgonzola


54. Gruyère Cheese


55. Mozzarella


56. Pecorino Romano


57. Pepper Jack Cheese


58. Provolone


59. Ricotta

Ricotta on a pizza


Fruit Toppings

If you’re looking for a more unique pizza topping, fruit is a great option and there are many different ones that can make for a tasty pizza. For example, pineapple is a popular choice for Hawaiian pizza, while apples and pears can add a sweet and tart flavor to a more traditional cheese pizza. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even try using fruits like mango or kiwi. No matter what toppings you choose, remember that the key to a great fruit pizza is to use fresh, ripe fruit so that your pizza is both flavorful and visually appealing.

Fruit Toppings Pizza Combination:

60. Apple


61. Avocado

Avocado on a pizza


62. Banana Peppers


63. Bell Peppers


64. Black Olives


65. Butternut Squash


66. Capers


67. Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes on a pizza


68. Eggplant


69. Fig

Fig on a pizza


70. Green Olives


71. Green Peppers


72. Hazelnuts


73. Jalapeños


74. Peaches


75. Pears

Pears on a pizza


76. Pineapple


77. Red Peppers


78. Sun Dried Tomatoes

Sun Dried Tomatoes on a pizza


79. Tomato


80. Zucchini


81. Pepperoncini


82. Kalamata Olives


Fish and Seafood Toppings

Have you ever thought about adding fish to your pizza? One classic option are salty anchovies that are often used as a pizza topping in Mediterranean-style pies, but there are plenty of other ideas too. You can use tuna, clams (out of their shell of course!) or prawns. Add in a little garlic and capers, and your fish pizza is complete.

Fish And Seafood Pizza Combinations:

83. Anchovies

Anchovies on a Pizza


84. Crab


85. Lobster


86. Prawn

Prawn on a pizza


87. Salmon


88. Scallop


89. Shrimp


90. Squid


91. Tuna

Tuna on a pizza


92. Clams


93. Mussels

Mussels on a pizza


Sauces

A traditional red pizza sauce is what most pizzas will have slathered on their crust, but there are plenty of other options to try. From pesto to barbecue sauce, you want to try them all at least once to pick your favorite.

94. Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce in Pizza


95. Balsamic Reduction


96. Barbecue Sauce


97. Buffalo Sauce


98. Fig Jam


99. Greek Yogurt


100. Hummus


101. Marinara Sauce


102. Olive Oil and Garlic


103. Olive Tapenade


104. Pesto

Pesto on a pizza


105. Ranch Dressing


106. Salsa


107. Sweet Chili Sauce


108. Tandoori Paste


109. Teriyaki Sauce


Nuts, Seeds & Legumes

Nuts, seeds and legumes are a great option to add some flavor and texture to your pie, but they also offer a host of health benefits (bonus!). Walnuts are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to promote heart health. Sunflower seeds are a rich source of vitamin E, an important nutrient for skin and eye health. And almonds are packed with calcium, which is essential for strong bones and teeth. Legumes are loaded with antioxidants for a healthy heart! So next time you’re making pizza, pile on the nuts, seeds and legumes

110. Almonds


111. Black Beans


112. Cashew


113. Peanuts


114. Pecans


115. Pine nuts


116. Pistachios


117. Pumpkin Seeds


118. Sesame Seeds


119. Sunflower Seeds


120. Walnuts

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Half the fun in life is trying new things, you never know what you’re going to get. And when it comes to finding the best pizza toppings, the possibilities are endless. Sure, pepperoni and cheese are classic for a reason, but why not branch out and try something new? No matter what you choose, remember that the best part of trying new things is that there are no wrong answers. So go ahead and experiment with your pizza bucket list, your taste buds will thank you!

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