5 Perfect Pizza Recipes

5 Perfect Pizza Recipes

From the classic to the modern.

If there’s one food that can appeal to even the pickiest of eaters, it’s pizza. The harmonious, heavenly combination of bread topped with cheese, herbs, and sauce dates back to the ancient Greeks. Pizza, as we conceive of it today, was invented in Naples, Italy circa the late 18th/early 19th century. The delectable dish can now be found in countless countries across the globe and in manifold varieties. We’ve assembled five of our favorite recipes for your pleasure in this week’s recipe collection. Buon appetito!

Original Italian Pizza

Original Italian Pizza

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Buffalo mozzarella, savory Parma ham, irresistibly sweet figs, and fresh arugula served on top of delicious homemade pizza crust. Perfection—plain and simple.

Easy white pizza

Easy white pizza

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This pizza’s light, tangy crème fraîche sauce, paired with succulent feta, pine nuts, parmesan, and arugula is hard to beat. And the fact that this recipe calls for a pre-made pizza dough makes it a fantastic, quick weeknight dinner.

Grilled pizza with Bresaola

Grilled pizza with Bresaola

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If you’ve never tried grilled pizza, then seize the opportunity to do so now! Even better, this pizza is topped with one of Italy’s greatest gifts to the culinary world—bresaola.

Otto’s short rib pizza

Otto’s short rib pizza

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What’s better than braised short ribs, fontina cheese, and oven-dried cherry tomatoes? All of those ingredients baked to perfection on a pizza crust. This mouthwatering recipe is from renowned chef Mario Batali. Add it to your repertoire today!

Cauliflower crust pizza with smoked salmon

Cauliflower crust pizza with smoked salmon

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Smoked salmon and shrimp on a light and crunchy cauliflower crust. A wonderful meal for the final days of summer—or any time of year, for that matter!