16 Recipes That Taste Like Pizza But Aren't!

Quinoa Pizza Bites
These recipes may taste like pizza, but there are no slices here. We turned our love for all things pizza into recipes including dips, soup, pasta salad, and even brunch! Cheesy, saucy, and loaded with toppings, each of these pizza-inspired recipes puts a totally new twist on the classic slice.

Pizza Dip

Turn any party into a pizza party by serving up this easy dip recipe! Load up this saucy, cheesy dip with your favorite pizza toppings (mini pepperoni, mushrooms, and green peppers is our favorite combo), then proceed to dunk with bread wedges.

Upside-Down Pizza Casserole

Ground beef, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and biscuit dough. That's all you need to make this rich, cheesy pizza casserole! Get your fork ready, because this casserole will disappear in a hurry.

Tomato Pizza Rolls

If you're a baker at heart, you can dress up regular bread rolls by turning them into pizza rolls. What makes these rolls better than pizza? A generous dollop of homemade cherry tomato sauce that oozes out of every bite.

Supreme Pizza Soup

This recipe goes way outside the pizza box. All of your favorite pizza toppings—sausage, pepperoni, peppers, and mushrooms—are mixed in with a hearty tomato sauce. To mimic a cheesy crust, sprinkle each bowl with croutons and Parmesan before serving.

Pizza Lettuce Wraps

If you want to put a healthy spin on your slice of pizza, skip the crust and swap in a lettuce leaf. Each wrap is stuffed with cherry tomatoes, pepperoni, cannellini beans, and mozzarella cheese, so you can indulge in a pizza-inspired treat without feeling guilty later.

Pizza Cheese Bombs

Skip the slice—you can pop these pizza bombs into your mouth one-by-one instead. These irresistible pizza bites are filled with ooey-gooey mozzarella cheese and mini pepperoni slices. All you're missing is a bowl of pizza sauce to dunk them in!

Pizza Pasta Salad

Everyone loves pizza and pasta, so why not combine the two? We dressed up an ordinary pasta salad with mozzarella, sweet peppers, grape tomatoes, black olives, and pepperoni. Stir in a creamy Italian dressing, and you've got a pasta salad recipe that will make everyone reach for seconds.

Zoodle Pizza Casserole

Sneak a serving of veggies into dinner tonight by disguising them as pizza! Start with zucchini noodles (or "zoodles," as we like to call them), then camouflage them with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, and mini pepperoni slices.

Pizza Quesadilla

Make an easy appetizer or a dinner your little ones will gobble up by filling tortillas with pizza sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, and olives. For an extra saucy appetizer, have a bowl of pizza sauce ready for dunking each pizzadilla slice.

Pepperoni Pizza Cups

That's right, you can make pizza in a muffin tin! Form the dough into each muffin cup, then fill with sauce, mozzarella, and pepperoni for a yummy party appetizer that's easy to grab on your way past the treat table.

Zucchini Pizza Tacos

Can't decide between pizza and tacos? Now there's no need! Grilled pizza dough forms the shells for these tacos, while zucchini, mozzarella cheese, and homemade ranchero sauce make the filling for this mash-up dinner recipe.

Roasted Cherry Tomato Pizza Poppers

If you've got a pizza-loving crowd, these party appetizers are sure to make everyone happy. And unlike some pizza recipes, these poppers are loaded with juicy cherry tomatoes and a blend of fresh herbs.

Supreme Pizza Fondue

Fondue isn't just cheese or chocolate—it can be pizza-flavor, too. Grab your favorite dippers (we suggest Italian bread or cubed cheese) and start scooping up this sausage, tomato, and mushroom fondue!

Pizza Souffles

If you want to have pizza for breakfast (or brunch), this recipe is much better than grabbing a cold slice out of the fridge. You're just five ingredients away from sinking your fork into one of these sky-high souffles.

Spinach Pizza Pinwheels

Spinach may not be the most traditional pizza ingredient, but when it's combined with pizza dough, Parmesan cheese, and tomato sauce in these pinwheels, you'll start wanting to order this leafy green as a topper on pizza night.

Quinoa Pizza Bites

Stir up a snack that will have adults and kids alike clamoring for more. Just like a regular slice of pizza, these bites are stuffed with pepperoni and cheese. Unlike pizza, the "crust" for these poppers is made of quinoa and eggs!

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