Yes, pizza with tomato sauce is delicious. It’s classic. It always works. But, if you are so bold as to take tomato sauce out of the equation, you open up your pizza to a whole world of flavors! There are so many fun and wonderful things you can do with some pizza crust and cheese!
It’s time to let our creative pizza juices flow with these 23 pizza recipes that do not use tomato sauce! And, with the cooler weather, heating up the oven and settling down to a piping hot pizza for dinner is just what we need to get cozy!
1. HONEY GOAT CHEESE AND CARAMELIZED ONION PIZZA
This is hands down my favorite kind of pizza EVER.
2. BLT RANCH PIZZA
There is a pizza place in Massachusetts that makes a BLT pizza that I dream about. I love this recipe so I can make it at home, and the ranch adds extra flavor!
3. ITALIAN CHICKEN PANINI PIZZA
This pizza uses Italian dressing for the sauce, with delicious results!
4. ARUGULA POMEGRANATE PIZZA
I love the combination of tart pomegranate with peppery arugula in this pizza recipe.
Make Arugula Pomegranate Pizza
5. SPINACH AND ARTICHOKE DIP PIZZA
The classic dip makes a pizza appearance in this recipe.
6. PUMPKIN PIZZA
It’s autumn and we’ve all gone a little pumpkin crazy why not run with the theme and throw pumpkin on our pizzas!
7. NECTARINE SAGE AND BLUE CHEESE PIZZA
This pizza features a delicious combination of savory and sweet.
8. MAC & CHEESE PIZZA
Now things are getting really crazy with this mac & cheese pizza!
Make Mac & Cheese Pizza
9. EASY BUFFALO CHICKEN PIZZA
The spicy goodness of buffalo wings shows up in pizza form with this easy recipe.
10. BACON & EGG BREAKFAST PIZZA
Yes, you CAN enjoy pizza for breakfast, too!
11. SPICY MANGO PIZZA WITH BLACK BEANS AND ZUCCHINI
I love the fresh flavors of this spicy pizza.
12. BBQ CHICKEN BACON PIZZA WITH WHOLE GRAIN CRUST
This beautiful pizza counteracts the bacon guilt with wholesome whole grain crust.
13. CARAMELIZED ONION, HAM & GRUYERE CHEESE PIZZA
This pizza has a nice sophisticated flair!
Make Caramelized Onion, Ham & Gruyere Cheese Pizza
14. SMOKED DUCK PIZZA
Go super gourmet with this smoked duck pizza.
15. QUICK MUSHROOM AND SPINACH MINI PIZZAS
This pizza recipe is quick and easy, perfect for a Friday night and a great alternative to delivery.
16. BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE PIZZA
This pizza is simply perfect for fall!
17. STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE DESSERT PIZZA
A list of pizzas without tomato sauce wouldn’t be complete without a dessert pizza! This strawberry cheesecake pizza looks especially drool-worthy.
Make Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert Pizza
18. SHRIMP AND PESTO PIZZA WITH GOAT CHEESE
With just a smattering of pesto, this pizza is filled with flavor.
19. THAI CHICKEN PIZZA
I think Thai chicken pizza was one of the first non-tomato sauce pizzas I ever had, and I still love it to this day!
20. CHERRY COBBLER PIZZA
Another delicious dessert pizza, this cherry cobbler pizza is downright decadent.
21. STRAWBERRY FETA AND SPINACH FLATBREAD PIZZAS
This pizza takes a classic salad and turns it into a pizza that only takes minutes to prepare.
22. CARAMEL APPLE SUGAR COOKIE PIZZA
Let’s finish this scrumptious roundup with something sweet and perfect for fall caramel apple sugar cookie pizza!
23. CHICKEN TERIYAKI PIZZA
If someone wants Chinese takeout and their loved one wants pizza, then this recipe is just what they need to keep everyone happy!