18 homemade pizza recipes

Skip the cardboard box and make your own perfect pie from one of these great recipes

Margherita pizza from Pizzetta 211 in San Francisco

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Pizzetta 211 Margherita Pizza

This sweet little San Francisco pizzeria makes a Margherita that'll bring tears to your eyes. Now you can have it without having to catch a flight.

Recipe:  Pizzetta 211 Margherita Pizza

Broccoli rabe pizza

Thomas J. Story

Delfina's Broccoli Rabe Pizza

Pizzeria Delfina’s dough, adapted for baking in a home oven, is the best we’ve ever tried―smooth and supple. The secret lies in how you stretch it.

Recipe:  Make pizza like a pro

Delfina's Carbonara Pizza

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Delfina's Carbonara Pizza

Pasta Carbonara gets reimagined in luscious pizza-form, complete with oozy egg and decadent guanciale. 

Recipe:  Delfina's Carbonara Pizza

Emilia's Sausage, Mushroom, and Red Pepper Pizza

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Emilia's Sausage, Mushroom, and Red Pepper Pizza

Straight from the tiny Berkeley pizzeria from which it's named, this pizza showcases one of owner Keith Freilich's favorite topping combos.

Recipe:  Emilia's Sausage, Mushroom, and Red Pepper Pizza

Coppa, Ricotta, and Arugula Pizza

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Coppa, Ricotta, and Arugula Pizza

Coppa, sometimes called capicola, is a delicious dry-cured meat made with pork neck or shoulder and eaten very thinly sliced. Feel free to switch out the coppa for your favorite type of cured meat.

Recipe:  Coppa, Ricotta, and Arugula Pizza

Bianca Pizza

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Bianca Pizza

The interplay of salty cheese, rosemary, and pungent onion makes this pizza bold and flavorful.

Recipe:  Bianca Pizza

Broccoli Rabe Skillet Pizza

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Broccoli Rabe Skillet Pizza

Use mozzarella for a melting texture and good cheesy flavor without a lot of fat.

Recipe: Broccoli Rabe Skillet Pizza

Kale, Chorizo, and Manchego Pizza

James Baigrie

Kale, Chorizo, and Manchego Pizza

Kale's hearty texture holds up to the high heat needed to create a crisp pizza crust. Its deep flavor is a great match for spicy chorizo and bold manchego cheese.

Recipe: Kale, Chorizo, and Manchego Pizza

Camp Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Fontina

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Camp Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Fontina

Yes, you can make pizza at your campsite--or make this delectable pie at home to satisfy a pizza craving.

Recipe: Camp Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Fontina

Nettle Pizza

Annabelle Breakey

Nettle Pizza

Nettle leaves—that’s the part you eat—are richly flavored, with a soft texture like spinach, making them a unique pizza topping.

Recipe: Nettle Pizza

Ginger Chicken Pizza

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Ginger Chicken Pizza

Culinary worlds collide to delicious effect in this fusion of Asian and Italian tastes.

Recipe:  Ginger Chicken Pizza

Margherita Pizza

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Margherita Pizza

This Italian classic comes paired with our best pizza dough and sauce recipes, which you can use as a base to make your own pizza creation.

Recipe:  Margherita Pizza

Tony's Hand-Tossed Pizza

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Tony's Hand-Tossed Pizza

Read up on expert pie thrower Tony Gemignani's dough tossing tips, then gather a crowd for a fun activity and tasty meal rolled into one.

Recipe:  Tony's Hand-Tossed Pizza

 

Barbecued Chicken Pizza

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Barbecued Chicken Pizza

Use leftover barbecued chicken and store-bought pizza crust for a quick meal, or make from scratch for a unique homemade treat.

Recipe:  Barbecued Chicken Pizza

Rollino Veneto (Pizza Rolls from Venice) with Tomato-Basil Salad

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Rollino Veneto (Pizza Rolls from Venice) with Tomato-Basil Salad

Give a twist–literally–to traditional pizza with this recipe from Santa Barbara's Italian eatery, Trattoria Grappolo.

Recipe:  Rollino Veneto (Pizza Rolls from Venice) with Tomato-Basil Salad

Fig and Prosciutto Pizza

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Fig and Prosciutto Pizza

Salty prosciutto is balanced with tender bites of sweet figs in this elegant topping combination.

Recipe:  Fig and Prosciutto Pizza

Barbecued Pizza

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Barbecued Pizza

Start with simple bread dough, then choose from a variety of topping combinations for this fun outdoor dish.

Recipe:  Barbecued Pizza

Chutney Pizzas

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Chutney Pizzas

Use regular or whole-wheat pocket bread as the foundation for this appetizer or snack that's ready in less than 15 minutes.

Recipe:  Chutney Pizzas

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