Best Gourmet Pizza Recipes from Scratch

Pizza Cubano

Each slice is piled with toppings from your favorite sandwich.

Sweet Potato and Chorizo Pizza

Trust us: You’ll enjoy each and every slice of this spicy potato pizza. 

Sunny Side Up Pizza

Give pizza breakfast makeover! Sprinkling the pan with cornmeal keeps the dough from sticking and gives the crust that crunchy pizza-parlor texture. Don’t have any on hand? Place your pie on parchment paper instead.

Grilled Caprese Salad Pizza

This fresh homemade pizza is quick work with store-bought dough, and makes a gorgeously vibrant main dish.

Pizza Primavera

Preheat a cookie sheet in a hot oven: This turns it into a baking stone for perfect pizza crust.

cheeseburger flatbread pizza

Cheeseburger Flatbread Pizza

This easy weeknight meal combines two all-time family favorites — cheeseburgers and pizza!

Steve Giralt; Food Styling by Anne Disrude; Prop Styling by Marina Malchin

Asparagus & Potato Pizza

If you haven’t put potatoes on pizza before, be prepared: The combo will ignite your taste buds. The trick is to slice them very, very thin. To add even more dazzle, try drizzling a bit of pesto on the finished pie.

grilled green and white pizza

Grilled Green and White Pizza

Topped with fresh basil, summer squash, ricotta cheese, and pine nuts, this palate-pleasing pizza is 10x than takeout.

grilled pepperonata pizza

Grilled Pepperonata Pizza

Want your pizza pronto? Instead of making pesto and marinara sauces, use your go-to store-bought brands; dinner will be ready in 30 minutes.

Spinach and Pepperoni Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza

Also called stuffed pizza, this uniquely American dish originated in a Chicago pizzeria in 1943. The thick filling and crust requires a longer baking time than regular pizza, so the mozzarella is buried under the tomato layer to avoid burning.

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