The Best 5 Star Pizza Recipes

Pizza Friday just became a proper soiree with these 5 Star-Rated Pizza Recipes! Better yet, enjoy a delicious homemade pizza any day of the week. With these ideas at your fingertips, you won’t be craving anything else!

What makes these recipes worthy of 5-stars? Not only does it come down to a perfect crust, or an impeccable cheese-to-sauce ratio. These pizzas are:

  • Easy to make, with the best results! Whether baked or grilled, these pizza recipes come out perfectly at home, every time.
  • Loaded with fresh ingredients. From classic pizza toppings to something a little different, these easy pizza recipes have delicious and fresh flavor combinations.
  • Perfect for every occasion. From pizza nights, to potlucks, to game day and beyond, you’ll love making homemade pizzas for all kinds of meals and appetizers!

Try your favorites from the list below!

Birria Pizza sliced on a wooden cutting board with a pizza wheel

Birria Pizza


Talk about the ultimate Mexican meets Italian combo! This meaty pizza is made with homemade pizza dough smothered in consommé, then topped with birria meat plus a melty combo of Oaxaca and Monterey Jack cheese.

Burrata and Prosciutto Pizza with Pistachios

Prosciutto and Burrata Pizza


With two beautiful Italian ingredients like prosciutto and burrata, who even needs pizza sauce? This white pizza recipe is meaty and creamy, and so delicious – with sliced tomatoes for good measure!

Chewy pizza dough topped with sausage cheese and egg makes this a great breakfast pizza choice

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza


Pizza for breakfast is the ultimate all-in-one meal to start the day. This rustic breakfast pizza recipe topped with sausage, Gruyere and fresh cracked eggs is one of the best possible ways to do it!

side shot of sliced chicken alfredo pizza

Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Another white pizza recipe, this time made with creamy alfredo sauce and loaded with tender chunks of chicken and nutritious spinach. Easy, dreamy, and so delicious!

rectangular capricciosa pizza cut into squares

Grilled Pizza Capricciosa

This easy grilled pizza recipe is the choose-your-own-adventure of homemade pizzas! Make this Italian classic with refrigerated pizza dough for extra convenience, and load it with all your favorite pizza toppings.

Sliced sourdough pizza

Sourdough Pizza Crust

Let’s be honest: the key to the perfect pizza lies in the crust! Learn how to make an incredible NY-style sourdough pizza crust that you’ll use as the base for all your present and future pizza night creations.

Farmers Market Grilled Flatbread Pizza

A trip to the farmer’s market is the best source of inspiration! Nothing beats a delicious homemade pizza made with the freshest garden ingredients, and this recipe doesn’t disappoint.

Jalapeno Popper Pizza


Two classic pub-style recipes – jalapeno poppers and pizza – come together in this tasty recipe! You’ll love making this spicy pepper pizza as an easy dinner or game day appetizer.

Taco Pizza with Chipotle Cream Sauce

Taco Pizza


Pizza mash-ups are just the best, and here’s another one to add to your “must make” list! A savory homemade pizza loaded up with taco toppings. It’s a Tex-Mex flavor explosion, complete with a chipotle cream sauce!

closeup of one cut slice of homemade supreme pizza

Gluten Free Supreme Pizza

A gluten free crust is the foundation for this easy supreme pizza recipe, topped with veggies, sausage, pepperoni and two types of cheese! Enjoy this pizza all-dressed or customize the toppings for your own homemade gluten-free pizza.

Gluten free cheese pizza cut into slices on a wooden board

Gluten Free Pizza

A gluten-free pizza recipe that walks you step-by-step through the process! From the dough to the toppings, you’ll be coming back to this easy recipe again and again.

Keto Pizza Margherita

Keto Pizza Margherita Recipe

Enjoy a margherita pizza with the luxury of a low-carb, keto pizza crust! Fresh mozzarella and basil leaves give this recipe all the creamy, zesty flavors of the Italian classic.

grilled pizza with toppings set on top of a baking sheet

Easy Grilled Pizza Recipe

This easy grilled flatbread is the closest you’ll get to a crispy, woodfired pizza at home! A deliciously smoky recipe made with cream cheese, chicken, onions and mushrooms.

Pepperoni pizza slices on white plates

Cast Iron Pizza


Make this Chicago-style deep dish pizza in a cast iron skillet! A hot and fresh pizza that’s ready in minutes, with perfectly crispy edges, topped with melty cheese and pepperoni. Pizza night definitely gets an upgrade!

Overhead closeup shot of vegan pizza sliced with one slice slightly pulled out. Scattered basil around, and on parchment paper on a baking sheet.

Vegan Pizza Recipe

A vegan pizza recipe that will impress even your non-vegan pizza lovers! Everything about this pizza is so delicious, from it’s vegan pizza crust to all the healthy, plant-based toppings!

Top down shot of kale pesto pizza slices on a board.

Kale Pesto Pizza (Garlicky & Ridiculously Delicious)

Garlicky kale pesto forms the base for this easy vegan pizza loaded with green goodness. Crispy kale chips top off a delicious homemade pizza that looks great, tastes amazing, and caters to plant-based pizza fans!

BBQ Chicken Pizza on parchment paper for serving

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Pizza loaded with sweet and smoky BBQ chicken is the perfect savory weeknight dinner. Dress it up with your favorite summer-inspired toppings, from blue cheese to red onion and cilantro (even the ever-controversial pineapple!).

Roasted Tomato Basil Pizza is a pizza recipe with roasted tomatoes and fresh basil

Roasted Tomato Basil Pizza

Roasted tomatoes bring a delicious hint of sweetness to this easy pizza along with the fresh flavors of basil. Serve this for pizza night, or as an appetizer!

Italy meets Korea in this unique spicy Korean pork pizza recipe! This is a completely fun new way to make and eat pizza if you are a fan of Korean and Asian flavors! The flavors are so bold and perfectly balanced!

Spicy Korean Pork Pizza


Take a trip from Italy to Korea with a unique and spicy Korean pork pizza recipe. This Asian-inspired pizza is full of chili heat, topped with spicy gochujang pork and kimchi.

Spicy sausage and pepperoni pizza is so much better made at home than getting delivery! You'll thank me later.

Spicy Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza


This meat lover’s pizza recipe is topped with tangy and sweet marinara and loaded with spicy sausage and classic pepperoni. Meaty, cheesy, and full of zesty flavor!

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