Skip Delivery and Try Our Easy Homemade Pizzas and Calzones Instead
Craving a slice of pizza with a crispy, buttery crust covered in cheese and flavorful toppings? Step away from the phone and put down the clipped coupons. With these quick and easy homemade pizza recipes and calzones, ordering delivery is completely unnecessary. Within the 45 minutes that it would take for a delivery pizza to arrive, you can whip up one of these delicious pizza recipes. The best part? You can add as many toppings as you’d like – no charge! From the ultimate homemade cheese pizza recipe to a quick BBQ Chicken Pizza cooked directly on your oven rack, homemade pizza recipe options are unlimited. Get fancy with a savory, smoky grilled pizza or volunteer to take dish duty with one of our sheet pan pizza recipes. Opt for a traditional homemade pizza dough or try whipping up your own crust. Incorporate your favorite pizza ingredients into a steaming and savory calzone, or simply add them to a spaghetti casserole. So preheat the oven or light the grill. You’ll be amazed to see how many weeknight dinner favorites you’ll invent when you look beyond delivery and into your own pantry.
Quick BBQ Chicken Pizzas
Recipe: Quick BBQ Chicken Pizzas
Baking the pizzas directly on the oven rack gives you a crisp crust in less time. You can substitute shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese for fresh.
Recipe: Potato-Crusted Pizza
We used Ore-Ida Crispy Crowns frozen seasoned shredded potatoes to create a fun and kid-friendly crust.
Whole Wheat Pesto Pizza
Recipe: Whole Wheat Pesto Pizza
Double the recipe (making two pizzas) to feed four to six people. Make the Arugula Pesto while the dough stands.
Chicken Parmesan Pizza
Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Pizza
A frozen garlic bread loaf and deli fried chicken strips ensure this five-ingredient pizza will be ready for the oven in only 15 minutes. Serve it with a simple romaine lettuce salad tossed with grated Parmesan cheese, croutons, and your favorite bottled Caesar dressing.
Classic Cast-Iron Pizza
Grilled Pizza with Summer Veggies and Smoked Chicken
If you don’t have the exact ingredients for this summery grilled pizza don’t rush to the store: Use whatever leftover chicken or even BBQ pork and fresh veggies and herbs you have on hand; the result will still be delicious.
Recipe: Fig Flatbread
How gorgeous is this flatbread? Lucky for you, it comes together with the help of your trusty sheet pan and only takes 10 minutes of hands-on time.
Mexican Street Corn Pizza
Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Pizza
Elote gets a pizza party upgrade with this flavorful pizza recipe that makes the most of fresh corn.
Sausage and Kale Pesto Pizza
Recipe: Sausage and Kale Pesto Pizza
Lighten up your usual pizza recipe with a pesto-based pizza that starts with whole-wheat dough. Don’t worry: It will still satisfy all your pizza cravings.
Pizza Pepper Poppers
Recipe: Pizza Pepper Poppers
These pizza-stuffed peppers are an easy, adorable way to get your pizza fix without all the crust carbs.
Recipe: Supreme Pizza
Have a little of everything with this supreme pizza that piles on the fresh toppings.
White Calzones with Marinara Sauce
Make pizza night portable with cheesy calzones the kids will love to fill themselves.
Recipe: Taco Pizza
What’s better than taco night? Taco night that’s also pizza night! Even the pickiest eaters will gobble up this mashup recipe.
Recipe: Fruit Pizza
Looking for a pretty way to end weekend brunch? This fruit “pizza” starts with a sugar cookie base and finishes with layers of cream cheese filling and gorgeous fresh fruit.
Recipe: Pizza Casserole
Enjoy all the pizza flavor you love with the one-dish ease of your favorite casserole in this suppertime favorite recipe.
Pea Pesto Flatbread
Recipe: Pea Pesto Flatbread
This flatbread is full of good-for-you ingredients that still taste indulgent with help from a bit of chopped bacon.
Sausage-and-Shrimp Pizzas with Spinach-Basil Pesto
PSA: You should be grilling your pizzas! This method adds so much depth, which plays well with bright homemade pesto and spicy sausage.
Homemade Pizza Dough
Recipe: Homemade Pizza Dough
If you really want to do pizza night all the way, start with a batch of dough from scratch with this foolproof recipe.
Sheet Pan Pizza with Corn, Tomatoes, and Sausage
There’s nothing your sheet pan can’t do at supper, including this summer pizza that starts with an easy, incredible homemade sauce.
Recipe: Sausage Calzones
Dig in to a dinner that no one will complain about, and don’t forget some marinara sauce on the side for optimal dipping.
Pull Apart Pizza Bread
Recipe: Pull Apart Pizza Bread
A can of biscuits makes this hearty appetizer (or main dish!) a snap to make, and it’s even more fun to eat.
Pico de Gallo Pizzas
Recipe: Pico de Gallo Pizzas
Want to cut carbs but have a meal that doesn’t feel like it? Try these Tex-Mex pizzas that are made on flour tortillas.
Emily Neighbors Hall’s Cheeseburger Pizza
In this one-dish pizza recipe, two of the kids’ favorite dinners meet for a filling meal that they can help you make.
Pizza Spaghetti Casserole
Recipe: Pizza Spaghetti Casserole
Your boring pasta dinner just turned into a pizza party celebration with this simple casserole that freezes beautifully for your busiest nights.
Recipe: Heart-Shaped Pizza
Looking for a way to really win over your true love? Say it with pizza!
Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza
Roasted Fennel-and-Prosciutto Flatbread
This elegant flatbread makes a beautiful appetizer or main dish, and it comes together with just a handful of ingredients.
Recipe: Beef Calzones
Ground beef is always a weeknight winner, especially when it’s folded into a pizza pocket!
Pizza “Baked” Potato
Recipe: Pizza “Baked” Potato
The potato is an absolutely genius vehicle for your favorite pizza toppings, and you’ll agree.