Irresistible & Easy Pizza Ideas

Forget delivery! These homemade pizza recipes are so much better -- and they're just right for a family dinner or get-together with friends.


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Jambalaya Pizza
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Jambalaya Pizza

    A crispy rice "crust" is topped with smoked sausage, shrimp, celery, onion, and sweet pepper for a delectable Creole-inspired pizza.

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Olive and Arugula Flatbread Pizza Salad

    For a pizza they'll love, layer peppery arugula, tangy tapenade, and fresh Parmesan cheese on crisp flatbread. This Tuscan-style grilled pizza starts with flatbread but any pita or thin Italian bread shell works just as well.

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Sweet Bacon and Pear Pizza

    Top premade pizza crust with cream cheese, sliced pear, chopped pecans, feta cheese, and bacon for a delectable dinner.

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Pizza Margherita

    Topped with zesty tomato sauce, pungent basil, and fresh mozzarella cheese, this crispy-crust pizza recipe originates from Naples, Italy.

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Chorizo-Topped Mexican Pizzas

    Much tastier than the fast-food version, this fresh pizza recipe incorporates spicy chorizo sausage, creamy avocado, and tangy cilantro.

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Buffalo Chicken Pizzas

    Southwest-flavored chicken strips, creamy blue cheese dressing, bottled hot pepper sauce, and crisp celery gives these pizzas all the irresistible flavor of your favorite wings.

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Beef and Blue Pizza

    Creamy blue cheese, peppery roast beef, red onion, and sweet pepper top this dazzling pizza -- and it's all ready in just 18 minutes.

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Chicken and Corn Pizza

    Tired of the same old pizza? Try topping store-bought pizza crust with three cheeses, corn, chicken, red sweet pepper, tarragon, olives, and fresh herbs.

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Shrimp and Roasted Pepper Pizza

    The secret behind this pizza's delicious flavor: a combo of Alfredo and tomato-pesto sauces. Plump shrimp and roasted red pepper puts a fresh spin on traditional toppings.

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Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza

    Peppery arugula combines beautifully with the flavorful prosciutto, crunchy walnuts, and two cheeses in this can't-miss pizza recipe.

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Mixed Mushroom Pizza

    Four different types of mushrooms top this garlic- and rosemary-infused pizza. Fontina Valle d'Aosta cheese, available in specialty shops, adds a sweet and mild earthy flavor.

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Mediterranean Alfredo Pizza

    A layer of creamy Alfredo sauce tops a chewy crust, piled high with fresh spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, and artichoke hearts.

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Caramelized Onion Pizza

    These fuss-free pizzas take on a smoky flavor when cooked on the grill; pita bread makes a simple base, while your favorite veggies customize each pie.

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California-Style Chicken Pizza

    Sun-dried tomatoes, Monterey Jack cheese, parmesan-tomato sauce, and grilled chicken top this crispy-crust pizza. Deli-roasted chicken makes a fine substitute if you're tight on time.

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Apple-Anise Pizza

    With tart apples, crunchy walnuts, Swiss cheese, and honey, this savory-sweet pizza makes an impressive starter course for any kind of get-together.

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Grilled Sicilian-Style Pizza

    This grilled pizza starts with a store-bought pizza crust -- and is topped with tangy Italian cheese, plum tomatoes, Kalamata olives, Pecorino Romano, and crisp greens.

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Tuna and Roasted Sweet Pepper Pizza

    Chunks of white tuna, roasted red pepper, mozzarella cheese, and capers top this easy pizza -- all ready and on the table in less than 40 minutes.

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Italian Vegetable Pizza

    Asparagus, summer squash, mushrooms, and tomatoes tossed with Italian dressing make an enticing topper for this vegetarian recipe.

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Peasant Pizza with Goat Cheese

    Just a little goat cheese goes a long way to add a creamy, almost decadent, richness to this pizza. Garden-fresh sweet pepper, plum tomatoes, and basil top it off.

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Caesar Salmon Pizza

    All of your favorite chicken Caesar salad fixings, including the creamy dressing, are piled high on a chewy pizza crust in this unbeatable recipe.

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Chicken Pizza with a Kick

    Fiery picante sauce adds a kick to this hearty pizza piled high with chicken, sweet pepper, onion, and cheddar cheese.

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Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

    A made-from-scratch meaty sauce fills this Windy City classic. Serve it with extra sauce on the side.

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Pepperoni Pizza

    Spicy pepperoni, ripe olives, zesty tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, and a four-cheese blend is piled high on Italian bread shells -- creating a pizza dinner you'll love.

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Steak and Potato Pizza

    Snipped rosemary puts a fresh spin on this hearty pizza. Other tasty add-ons include fresh garlic, red onion, mozzarella cheese, and cracked black pepper.

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Tostada Pizza

    The goodness of classic tostadas -- ground beef, pinto beans, Monterey Jack cheese, tomato, lettuce, and onion -- makes this recipe a family favorite.

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