40 Unconventional Pizza Toppings

Tuesday Oct 8, 2019

The world is filled with creative pizza lovers who can come up with unlimited unconventional pizza topping combinations. From the creators of the simple pineapple pizza, the cheeseburger pizza, and the BBQ chicken pizza, these unconventional pizza toppings will leave you rethinking everything you thought you knew about pizza toppings.

For Bacon Lovers

While bacon on pizza is not an unconventional pizza topping, some eaters have taken their bacon-pizza combinations to the next level. From breakfast-style pizza to some out-of-the-box combinations, if you’re brave enough, then go ahead and try these:

  • Bacon, eggs, and cheese pizza
  • Bacon and pickles pizza
  • Bacon, jalapeno, and sausage pizza
  • Loaded baked potato pizza

For Beef Lovers

To some pizza lovers, the cheeseburger pizza is already unconventional, but these meat-loving pizzas push the envelope. If you’re open to trying anything, then why not give these a try:

  • Tex-Mex taco pizza
  • Sloppy Joe pizza
  • Philly cheesesteak pizza
  • Fig and prosciutto pizza

For Seafood Lovers

In our opinion, seafood and pizza should not be combined. But, it seems like some pizza lovers are brave enough to throw some shrimps and even a whole lobster on their pizza, making them some of the most unconventional pizza toppings on our list. We aren’t sure about many of these, but here’s your list of unique seafood pizza toppings:

  • Clams, mussels, shrimp, tuna, crab, anchovies, and sardines pizza
  • Clam, chili, and parsley pizza
  • Tequila shrimp with cilantro pesto pizza
  • Shrimp scampi pizza
  • Crab-meat pizza
  • Tuna fish salad pizza
  • Whole lobster pizza
  • Fried calamari pizza

For Veggie Lovers

We are firm believers that the best way to eat your veggies is if they’re on top of your pizza. For veggie lovers, pizza toppings can be much more than tomatoes and olives. These unconventional veggie toppings go above and beyond:

  • Brussels sprouts and balsamic pizza
  • Apple, cheddar, caramelized onions, and walnuts pizza
  • Beet pesto and goat cheese pizza
  • Asparagus and ricotta pizza
  • Cobb salad pizza
  • Greek salad pizza
  • Falafel-topped pizza
  • Hummus covered pizza
  • Raspberry mascarpone pizza
  • Peach, basil, and mozzarella pizza
  • Heart of palm topped pizza
  • Sweet plantain pizza

For Chicken Lovers

If you’re a BBQ chicken pizza lover, then you’re probably looking for other toppings to expand your options. Chicken and pizza go great together, but we’re still unsure about some of these alternative topping options involving chicken:

  • Chicken tikka masala pizza
  • Honey Sriracha chicken pizza
  • Cordon bleu chicken pizza
  • Chicken fajita pizza
  • Chicken enchilada pizza

For Adventurous Pizza Lovers

For those willing to try the most unconventional pizza toppings out there, we’ve gathered a list that only the bravest of brave will attempt to try. We can’t guarantee that these unconventional pizza toppings are making any sense or are delicious, but for those on the adventurous side of things, they might be worth a try:

  • Pad Thai pizza
  • Gold flakes covered pizza
  • Kimchi topped pizza
  • Thanksgiving dinner pizza
  • Mac and cheese pizza
  • Peanut butter with cheese pizza

For Real Pizza Lovers

If you consider yourself a true pizza lover, we can understand why you wouldn’t be interested in any of these unconventional toppings. Instead, you’re probably looking to try new pizza toppings that go beyond the classic pepperoni and cheese. For those of you who are true to yourself and loyal to your love for pizza, we’d say you should stay with these common yet slightly unconventional pizza toppings:

  • Pineapple
  • Steak
  • Sriracha drizzle
  • Ranch dressing drizzle
  • Sesame seeds

We Want to Know

After digesting these unconventional toppings, we want to see how brave you are. If you had the opportunity, would you try one of these weird toppings or would you stay loyal to your favorite pizza toppings instead? The Hungry Howie's Family wants to know!