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Formula for Pizza or Flatbread


Pizza Crust

  • Refrigerated pizza dough from deli or pizzaria, pizza crust in a can, pizza crust mix, homemade, premade or prebaked crust of choice, french bread, flatbread, puff pastry, tortillas, pie crust, naan
  • Prepare crust according to package directions, or bake dough until almost done. If using bread, lightly toast before topping


  • 1/2-1 cup white sauce or Alfredo, red sauce or any type Marinara, pizza, spaghetti sauce, vodka sauce or butternut squash pasta sauce, or 1/4-1/2 cup pesto sauce, BBQ sauce or any type salad dressing, or 3-4 T olive oil, 1/2 cup fig or fruit jam,


  • Cheese: asiago bleu cheese, cheddar, colby-jack, feta, fontina, goat, gouda, smoked gouda, havarti, manchego, mozzarella, provolone, ricotta
  • Fruits: apples, blueberries, black berries, figs, grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, pineapple, plums, strawberries
  • Meats: bacon, canadian bacon, capicola, chicken, chorizo, ham, Italian sausage, ground beef or pork, pancetta, pepperoni, pork, salami, sausage, soppressata, steak
  • Vegetables*: artichoke hearts, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cole slaw, corn, eggplant, kale, mushrooms, onions, peppers, pumpkin, salad, shallots, spinach, squash, tomatoes, zucchini *some vegetables should be cooked before using on pizza

Extras and Garnishes

  • basil, everything seasoning, eggs, roasted garlic, pepitas, pinenuts, walnuts, pecans, rosemary, fried sage, thyme


  • Bake topped pizza at 350-400 for 10-12 minutes or so to heat through and melt cheeses.