10 Recipes to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Last Updated February 09, 2016

From white bean puree with asparagus served up at Seattle’s Serious Pie and featured in Craig Priebe and Dianne Jacob’s The United States of Pizza to za’atar pita pizzas from Cleveland, here are 10 recipes that'll shake up your routine, just in time for National Pizza Day. 


Cauliflower-Crust Pizza with Tomatoes, Arugula and Squash Blossoms

Cauliflower-Crust Pizza with Tomatoes, Arugula and Squash Blossoms
THE SECRET'S IN THE CRUST IN THE NAKED SOUTH. This cauliflower-based version is an instant favorite. Does it taste like cauliflower? Yes. Does it have the texture of a traditional pizza parlor pizza?...

Baked Mac & Cheese Pizza

mac and cheese pizza
Mac and cheese on a pizza? Yes, please. Jimmy the Greek’s pizza place in Old Orchard Beach, Maine serves this monolith of carbs every day. This pie may change your life—and your pant size, because...

Hot Brown Pizza

hot brown pizza
Louisville is home to the Kentucky Derby, the prestigious annual horse race that, since 1875, has drawn thousands of people every year. Many grand hotels opened to accommodate the visitors, including...

Butternut Squash Pizza

Butternut Squash Pizza
Top pizza with thin slices of butternut squash, white cheddar and arugula.

Pizza Atomica

pizza atomica recipe
With its blast of flavors from the crushed red pepper flakes, the hearty salami, and the briny olives, this pizza lives up to its name. We use Casalingo salami at Pizzeria Paradiso—aged but not dry...

White Clam Pie

white claim pie
Frank Pepe founded Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, Connecticut in 1925. He served only two pies back then: one with Romano, oregano, and tomatoes; and one with anchovies and mozzarella....

Za’atar Pita Pizzas

These easy, flexible appetizers are ready in a flash. They can be served plain or topped with a wide variety of ready-made ingredients. Za’atar spice mixture has been used all around the Middle East...

White Bean Puree Pie with Asparagus

white bean puree asparagus
Serious Pie in Seattle, Washington has an authentic West Coast foodie vibe. It’s a small neighborhood place, and everyone is friendly, happy, and easygoing. This pie layers on the flavors, starting...

Barbecue Chicken Pizza with Squash and Zucchini

We can all thank Ed LaDou and his California Pizza Kitchen for creating the genius that is barbecue chicken pizza. Thirty years since its trend-setting creation, it’s still too good to be considered...