We love our pizza around here, but sometimes we really need to switch things up and try something a little different. So what make a pizza a pizza? In my house, it’s a crust (dough, cauliflower or even chicken), with a sauce or soft cheese, ingredients (meat and/or veggies) topped with more cheese. I have been know to put a lot of different things on pizza dough and serve it up to the family to rave reviews.
I have put together 9 of my post popular pizza recipes. I have also included my super simple pizza dough recipe at the bottom of this post. You can find it in most of the pizza posts as well.
Beef Bacon & Blue Cheese Pizza – A creamy cheesy sauce topped with ground beef, bacon, blue cheese, red onions and mozzarella
BEC Pizza – The Bacon Egg and Cheese classic flavor profile lends itself perfectly to a quick weeknight pizza.
Mac & Cheese Pizza – Looking for a fun way to liven up pizza night? Look no further – Mac & Cheese Pizza is going to be a hit the whole family is going to love. By taking two classic family favorites, you are going to get smiles all around the dinner table.
Greek Hummus Pizza – It combines the delicious traditional Greek flavors of dill, mint, garlic and feta with a homemade hummus and ground lamb. This pizza is not your typical flavors but it is so worth it!
Sweet Bourbon BBQ Chicken Pizza – A homemade bourbon bbq sauce with a ground chicken and lots of cheese!
Cubano Pizza – They are so delicious with ham, pork, swiss cheese, onions, pickles and mustard piled high on a nice crusty bread and usually grilled or pressed to melt it all together. I love them so much that I turned them into a pizza!
Fiesta Chicken Taco Pizza – A warm crusty pizza crust loaded with beans, queso, cheese, chicken and then lettuce, tomato and sour cream – it doesn’t get much better than that!
Cast Iron Deep Dish Pizza – This Cast Iron Deep Dish Pizza is super easy to make and really is so so tasty. I made mine with pepperoni and sausage but you could add whatever your usual toppings choices are.
Layered Pizza Casserole – All the yummy goodness of a slice of supreme pizza without the carbs of the crust
- 4 cups Flour
- 1 tbsp Yeast instant
- ⅓ cup Avocado Oil
- 1½ cup Warm Water
- 2 tbsp Sugar
- 2 tsp Salt
- 2 tbsp Avocado Oil for bowl
- Prepare all of the ingredients
- In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and yeast. Pour in water while stirring. Then add olive oil and continue to mix by hand. Mix until a sticky dough forms.
- Brush the insides of a second bowl with avocado oil and transfer ball of dough. Cover with towel or plastic wrap and let rise at least 1 hour. Dough should approximately double in size.
- Once risen, place dough on a baking sheet, lined with parchment paper. Stretch and press it out until you cover the baking sheet with ¼ inch thick crust. Let sit another 15 minutes.
- Place in 400 deg oven for 15 minutes.
- Continue to pizza recipe directions.
- If making for focaccia – brush with oil and add desired seasoning. Then bake for 15 minutes in 425 deg oven.
Now Let’s Get Cookin’!
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7 thoughts on “9 Different Ways to Make Pizza”
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They all look amazing and I could quite happily eat them all! 🙂 Love homemade pizza as you can choose everything and fully load it up! I’m experimenting with Keto pizza bases at the moment, pizza feels like such a naughty treat! Sim x #ALittleBitOfEverything
I love pizza. I’ve got a ton of french bread in the freezer. I think im going to make some french bread pizza one night for dinner. #ALittleBitOfEverthing
I am all over that keto pizza! Thank you for sharing.
What great options! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner Party – hope your week is awesome!