Pizza is popular all over the world. It can be made so many ways, with any variety of toppings, and can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. you'll even find a pizza recipe for a pizza loaf (pizza ingredients cooked into homemade bread).Pizza dough also plays a huge role in the taste and texture of a pizza, and can be prepared in a variety of ways, such as thick or thin, with white or whole wheat (or other) flour, with or without herbs or other ingredients, etc. While it is tempting to purchase a ready-made pizza dough from the grocery store, you might want to reconsider, because making homemade pizza dough is much easier than you would think. If you have flour, you can make your own pizza dough, with or without a bread machine. Aside from the understanding the homemade pizza tastes incredible, let's not forget to mention how much money you save by making your own! As for leftovers, what could be better than grabbing a cold slice of pizza from the fridge for breakfast the following morning? Below you'll find a few pizza recipes (as well as recipes for pizza dough) for starters.
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For those of you who are lovers of everything barbeque, this BBQ Chicken Pizza recipe is for you! All you need for this tasty pizza is a bottle of your favorite smoky barbeque sauce, some cooked chicken, mozzarella and smoky cheddar cheese, red and green onions, fresh cilantro and a few items from your pantry. This recipe also comes with an easy homemade pizza dough recipe if you'd like to make your own.
Breakfast Pizza is a fun and delicious way to serve breakfast! It's also great for brunches or events that take place before lunchtime. Breakfast Pizza features eggs lightly scrambled with mild green chilies, crumbled breakfast sausage, bits of bacon, potatoes sautéed with onion and garlic, combined with two kinds of cheeses. All these ingredients rest on top of a homemade basic pizza dough recipe.
This colorful Chicken & Vegetable Pizza recipe features shredded chicken, marinated artichoke hearts and chopped tomato, together with sauteed sweet yellow bell peppers, sliced red onions and mushrooms resting on a bed of mozzarella cheese over homemade pizza dough made with a mixture of whole wheat and all purpose flour, as well as some crushed toasted corn cereal for added texture and flavor.
This unique and colorful Lemon Cheese Pizza features homemade pizza dough that is brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with lemon zest (optional). Slices of lemon, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper and garlic are briefly sautéed, then arranged on the pizza dough. A blend of 3 or 6 shredded Italian cheeses is then arranged over the top of the sautéed ingredients and some chopped fresh Italian parsley is sprinkled over the top of the cheese.
Mediterranean Pizza is a vegetarian-style pizza recipe featuring a combination of colorful and distinctively flavored ingredients that bring to the table lively and fabulous flavor! This Greek-style pizza entertains bite-size chunks of artichoke hearts, Kalamata (Greek) olives, thinly sliced red onion, chopped tomato and chopped green pepper with a blend of three cheeses - feta cheese, Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese.
This Pepperoni, Green Olives & Feta cheese pizza recipe presents yet another fabulous way to celebrate pepperoni! This pizza begins with a homemade pizza dough (or you can buy pre-made dough), and a traditional base of mozzarella cheese. Toppings of feta cheese (plain or herbed feta cheese may be used), pepperoni slices and sliced green olives are then generously arranged on top.
Pesto Pizza is a tangy, fresh and delightful pizza recipe, combining the flavors of pesto sauce (a combination of fresh basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and olive oil, all pureed to a spreadable consistency), sun-dried (or fresh) tomatoes and marinated artichoke hearts amidst generous helpings of mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. This pizza can be served vegetarian style or with shredded or cubed chicken.
Taking a little extra time to create your own Pizza Dough is well worth the small effort and is actually quite fun! Whether your preference is one large pizza, a few individual-sized pizzas or thick or thin crust, you'll have the control and freedom to choose by making your own pizza dough. Here you'll find a variety of pizza dough recipes from which to choose. Making your own pizza dough opens the door to new pizza creations!
Ready to try the great flavors of pizza in a different form? This Pizza Loaf recipe features diced pepperoni, crumbled Italian sausage, grated mozzarella cheese and a generous helping of pizza sauce, all baked inside a fluffy easy-to-make pizza dough. This recipe makes a 14-inch-long loaf that is not only delicious, it looks impressive! You can also customize this loaf by using any variety of your favorite ingredients.