The Best Pizza Toppings to Try at Home

By Robert Parsons May 10, 2023

When comes to ordering pizza, we each have our favorite place whether it’s a local restaurant or a chain like Domino’s. We typically know our favorite orders. But, if money is tight, making your own pizza at home can be a budget-friendly alternative that will still impress your family.

There are numerous pizza topping ideas available on popular social media platforms like Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. To make a pizza, you can either make homemade dough or buy a pre-made base from your nearby supermarket. After that, you need to add some sauce, and classic mozzarella cheese, and explore the most popular pizza toppings to satisfy your cravings.


Classic Ideas

Margherita pizzas are a classic recipe that is easy to make and great for sharing They consist of mozzarella, basil, and tomato sauce. For an even simpler recipe, you can use different cheeses, your preferred sauce, and your favorite toppings.

A well-known recipe that may stir up some debate is the Hawaiian pizza, featuring ham and pineapple. Feel free to add as much or as little of these toppings as you prefer and try it out for yourself! Additionally, for those who enjoy meat on their pizza, some of the most favored options are traditional pepperoni, sausage, grilled chicken, and tender Philly-style steak. 

You can use any of the toppings we’ve suggested, or even ones we haven’t mentioned, to make your homemade pizza. With control over the toppings, you can create a pizza that you love and enjoy more than the takeout pizza you usually have.


Here are some classic topping combinations that you can try:

  • Tomato and Cheese
  • Pepperoni
  • Pineapple and Ham
  • Sausage

Different but Delicious

If you’re feeling fancy, adventurous, or willing to take a risk, consider trying some unique pizza toppings. These creative options could become your go-to toppings for future pizzas and will definitely impress with their originality.

If you don’t like regular pizza cheese, consider using goat cheese or sheep cheese for different flavors. Adding caramelized onions and sauteed mushrooms can also enhance the taste and texture of your pizza. This creates a unique and delicious pizza that is not the classic version.

If you’re looking to make a delicious dessert after having planned your dinner, you might be interested to know that Nutella pizza exists! The recipe involves using Nutella spread as the base, and you can add toppings like marshmallows, fruits, or other sweet treats of your choice.


Different Flavors to experiment with:

  • Goat cheese and caramelized onions
  • Vegan or lactose-free cheese
  • Four-cheese pizza with blue cheese, mozzarella, goat cheese, and cheddar
  • Vegetable pizza with spinach, red peppers, tomatoes, and other yummy green veggies 

Get Creative

When you cook pizzas at home, you have the freedom to create your own unique pizza dish, unlike restaurants that usually have a specific pizza on the menu. You can make it just for yourself or share it with friends and family to impress them. Regardless, it will be a delicious treat to savor. 

Adding eggs to pizza can create a tasty breakfast option while adding coconut shrimp can bring a unique and fancy twist. Don’t be afraid to get creative and have fun when making pizza at home.



Take the chance to try new and unique pizza options, whether you prefer traditional or unconventional flavors. Making pizza can be enjoyable and you can share your creations with your loved ones.