Unusual pizza toppings: 7 surprisingly delicious combinations

Cheesy, crunchy and full of flavor – everyone loves pizza! Whether it’s a margherita, with tuna, salami, vegan or 3-ingredient pizza dough – the Italian classic always works! The best thing about pizza, aside from the fact that it always tastes good, is that there are endless ways to enjoy it. Because even the biggest pizza fan eventually has enough of the most popular variants we all know. Sometimes you just have to get a little crazy and try something new and exciting! How about a nachos or kebab pizza, for example? Or maybe a chocolate pizza for dessert? Is your mouth watering yet? Then read on and try our recipes for fancy pizza toppings!

Fancy pizza toppings: Pizza with goat cheese and beet pesto

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It really doesn’t take much to make a great pizza – just a little imagination and a really hot oven. Goat cheese and homemade beet pesto make a surprisingly good combination that we can’t get enough of! And here comes the recipe:


  • Pizza dough (homemade or store bought)
  • 140 grams of kale
  • 200 grams of mozzarella
  • 60 grams of goat cheese

Beet Pesto:

  • 2 pieces of beetroot
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 70 grams of walnuts
  • 75 grams Parmesan, finely grated
  • 30 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • A pinch of salt


  • Cut the beetroot into cubes, drizzle with olive oil and bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Place the roasted beetroot, cloves of garlic, walnuts, parmesan and lemon juice in the blender and puree until smooth. Gradually add the olive oil and puree until smooth.
  • Now spread the pizza dough with a thin layer of beetroot pesto. Sprinkle kale on top and sprinkle with mozzarella and goat cheese.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 200 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden and enjoy!

Nacho’s Pizza Recipe

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Nachos Pizza or Pizza Nachos – it couldn’t be more crispy and delicious! Whatever you call it, this recipe is guaranteed to be one of the best fancy pizza toppings and is sure to blow your guests away!


  • Pizza dough
  • 50 grams of tinned tomatoes cut into cubes
  • 240 grams of grated mozzarella or gouda
  • 100 grams of canned black beans
  • 30 grams of marinara sauce
  • 2 jalapeños
  • 100-120 grams of tortilla chips


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
  • Roll out the pizza dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Brush with marinara sauce and bake for 7 minutes.
  • Chop up the tortilla chips and sprinkle over the pizza.
  • Top with black beans, diced tomatoes and cheese.
  • Bake for another 3-4 minutes or until golden and enjoy!

Doner pizza recipe

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Can’t decide between pizza and kebab? Why not combine the two fast food classics? If you need some ideas for unusual pizza toppings, then you’re in good hands with this doner pizza recipe!


  • 1 pizza dough
  • 200 grams of tomato sauce
  • 60 grams of feta cheese
  • 100 grams of mozzarella
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 red onion, cut into thin rings
  • 80 grams of coleslaw
  • 50 grams of lettuce
  • 200 grams of kebab meat
  • Doner sauce of your choice


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and roll out the pizza dough on a baking sheet.
  • Spread with tomato sauce and top with mozzarella and feta.
  • Put the onion rings on the pizza and bake for about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, fry the doner kebab meat in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Take the pizza out of the oven and top it with doner kebab, coleslaw, lettuce and tomatoes.
  • Top with doner sauce and place in the oven for another 2 minutes.

Fancy vegan pizza topping: Pizza with pumpkin and chickpeas

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Yes, there are actually vegan fancy pizza toppings that taste really good! And with fall just around the corner, this pumpkin and chickpea pizza is perfect for a quick dinner.

Ingredients for the pumpkin sauce:

  • 420 grams of pumpkin, cut into cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 15 ml agave syrup
  • A pinch of salt and pepper

Pumpkin Pizza:

  • Pizza dough
  • 140 grams of broccoli
  • 1 small red onion
  • 120 grams canned chickpeas, drained
  • 40 grams of vegan parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
  • Drizzle the pumpkin and garlic cloves with a little olive oil and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Place all the ingredients for the sauce in the blender and puree until smooth.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the broccoli, onion, chickpeas and spices and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Roll out the pizza dough and spread with half of the pumpkin sauce.
  • Spread the vegetable mixture on top and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.

Balsamic strawberry pizza with chicken

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Strawberries on a pizza? We say yes! And if you like the combination of sweet and salty, then this recipe is for you!


  • Pizza dough
  • 150 grams of strawberry jam
  • 50 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sriracha Chili Sauce
  • 150 grams of chicken breast, finely chopped
  • 800 grams of smoked bacon or ham
  • 1 small red onion
  • 330 grams of mozzarella or gouda, grated
  • 50 grams of fresh strawberries, finely chopped
  • some fresh coriander or basil


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and roll out the pizza dough on the baking sheet.
  • Bring the balsamic vinegar to the boil in a small saucepan, reduce the heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  • Pour the strawberry jam and sriracha into the saucepan, stir well and let cool.
  • Mix the chicken with about 2 tablespoons of the balsamic vinegar mixture.
  • Brush the pizza with the balsamic sauce and spread the chicken on top.
  • Sprinkle about 3/4 of the cheese on top and top with bacon and onions.
  • Place strawberries on top and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle chopped cilantro over and enjoy!

Japanese Pizza Okonomiyaki Recipe

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And our list of fancy pizza toppings continues with a traditional Japanese dish. Ever heard of okonomiyaki? If not, then it’s time to change it. The Japanese pizza is guaranteed to be a real taste explosion and we will explain how to make this delicacy yourself. While the original is made more like pancakes and pasta, this quick and easy version tastes just as good!

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 30 grams of ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


  • Pizza dough
  • 300 grams of cabbage or white cabbage, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, chopped small
  • 50 grams of bean sprouts
  • 80 grams of bacon, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon green seaweed (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons bonito flakes (optional)

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  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
  • Mix the ingredients for the sauce until smooth and spread it over the rolled out pizza dough.
  • Top the pizza with cabbage, green onions, bacon.
  • Sprinkle seaweed and bonito flakes on top and bake for 15-18 minutes.
  • Sprinkle some sauce over and your Japanese pizza is ready!

Fancy Pizza Toppings: Chocolate Pizza Recipe

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A dinner is only complete with a delicious dessert! Have you ever eaten chocolate pizza? If not, then you are missing something big! Quick to make and full of flavor – the perfect recipe for anyone with a sweet tooth! You can experiment with the ingredients and conjure up your own creation.


  • Pizza dough
  • 20 grams of powdered sugar
  • 150 grams of Nutella
  • 50 grams of chopped Oreo cookies or other sweets of your choice
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • Fresh berries, nuts, etc. – anything is allowed


  • Preheat the oven to 220 degrees Celsius.
  • Roll the pizza dough in powdered sugar and place on the baking sheet.
  • Prick several times with a fork and brush with butter.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  • Top the pizza with Nutella, Oreo crackers and other unusual pizza toppings of your choice and serve warm.

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