Any components that are added over the pizza and its crust in order to enhance the flavor are counted in its topping.

For example: meat, cheese, sauces, mushrooms, etc.

Most Popular Pizza Topping:

The shortlisted 15 most popular pizza topping in USA are:

1.  Pineapple:

Some of you might disagree but Pineapple is a fruit which is considered one of the best topping for pizza. When it is placed on pizza and exposed to high heat, it dries out and adds a very nice flavor.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 74
  • Fats:19g
  • Carbohydrates:58g
  • Protein:84g

·        Pineapple on Pizza:

We can add pineapple on Ham pizza, Bacon pizza, BBQ chicken pizza, Jalapeno pizza etc.

·        Popularity:

Around 47% of people in America love pineapple on pizza.

2.  Sausage:

Sausage is usually made up of finely minced meat wrapped in skin and comes in Wide variety like spicy, fresh or precooked, chunky or thinly sliced.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 242
  • Fats:6g
  • Carbohydrates:6g
  • Protein:6g

·        Sausage on Pizza:

It goes well with supreme pizza, Taco pizza.

·       Popularity:

Sausage is considered one of the most popular toppings because around 70-85% people love sausage on their pizza.

3.  Mushrooms:

Mushrooms are a beloved pizza topping. Button mushrooms, morel mushrooms, and portabella are everyone’s favorite.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 15
  • Fats:24g
  • Carbohydrates:3g
  • Protein:16g

·        Mushrooms on Pizza:

It goes best on Supreme pizza, mushroom pizza, jalapeno pizza etc.

·        Popularity:

About 31% of survey respondents declare mushrooms their most favorite topping.

4.  Mozzarella:

Mozzarella is basically a mild, semi soft white Italian cheese.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 72
  • Fats: 24g
  • Carbohydrates:2g
  • Protein:2g

·        Mozzarella on Pizza:

It goes well with White pizza, Mushroom pizza, pickle pizza etc.

5.  Bacon:

Cured pork belly and sides that are often served in small slices.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories:161
  • Fats: 12g
  • Carbohydrates:6g
  • Protein: 12g

·        Bacon on Pizza:

It goes best on Hawaiian pizza.

6.  Ham:

When discussing ham let’s not forget Prosciutto, that is a type of ham which goes best with fig, goat cheese and spinach.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 100
  • Fats: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Protein: 14g

·        Ham on Pizza:

It goes best on Hawaiian pizza.

7.  Onions:

Onion is a vegetable and a very common pizza topping. Some types of onion are white, yellow and red onions.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 67
  • Fats:13g
  • Carbohydrates:18g
  • Protein:47g

·        Onions on Pizza:

It goes best on Grilled chicken pizza, avocado pizza etc.

8.  Olives:

Olive is nothing but a small, oval fruit with a bitter, firm pit. Main types of olives include green olives and black olives.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 116
  • Fats:9g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Protein:8g

·        Olives on Pizza:

It goes best on supreme pizza, jalapeno pizza, chicken cheese pizza etc.

9.  Pepper:

Often bell peppers are used to add color and flavor to pizzas. Main types of pepper that are used in pizza toppings are green, red and hot peppers.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 31
  • Fats:3g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Protein: 1g

·        Pepper on Pizza:

Pepper is commonly used in every type of pizza.

10.                    Chicken:

Chicken can be topped as grilled chicken, BBQ chicken and with infinite more flavors.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 284
  • Fats:2g
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Protein:4g

·        Chicken on Pizza:

It goes best on grilled pizza, chicken cheese pizza etc.

·        Popularity:

Chicken is considered the favorite part of many meals and non-vegetarians are crazy about it.

11.                    Tomatoes:

It is a vegetable which is also eaten as salad.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 22
  • Fats:25g
  • Carbohydrates:82g
  • Protein:08g

·        Tomatoes on Pizza:

It goes best on margherita pizza, cheese pizza, spinach pizza etc.

12.                    Garlic:

Garlic is from the family of vegetables. It is also used for flavoring in cooking and topping pizza as well.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 4
  • Fats:02g
  • Carbohydrates:99g
  • Protein:19g

·        Garlic on Pizza:

It goes best on pickle pizza, chicken pizza etc.

13.                    Basil:

Basil is a plant with a strong flavor that belongs to the mint family.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 1
  • Fats:03g
  • Carbohydrates:23g
  • Protein:13g

·        Basil on Pizza:

It goes best on margherita pizza, spinach pizza, and Neapolitan pizza.

14.                    Beef:

The flesh of cow, ox etc. used in food.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 217
  • Fats:8g
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Protein:1g

·        Beef on Pizza:

It goes best on beef pizza.

15.                    Pepperoni:

Pepper used to season the beef and pork sausage.

·        Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 26
  • Fats:22g
  • Carbohydrates:22g
  • Protein:12g

·        Pepperoni on Pizza:

It goes best on supreme pizza, avocado pizza etc.

·        Popularity:

It is liked by more than half a population in America.

A Brownie Tip:

In case you want to enjoy most of these toppings on the same pizza then my recommendation for you is Supreme Pizza. Below we have mentioned the recipe for the supreme pizza and some of the best pizza topping combinations as well.

Supreme Pizza Topping:

Main Ingredients:

Supreme pizza topping ingredients are:

  • Pepperoni
  • Sausage
  • Green pepper
  • Red onion
  • Black olives
  • Mushrooms


  • Make the pizza dough.
  • Mixed pepperoni and sausage.
  • Add mushrooms, pepper and onion.
  • Sprinkle cheese all over it.
  • Bake the pizza and now it’s ready to be served.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Fats:  7.6g
  • Proteins:  24.7g
  • Carbohydrates:  19.5g

Best Pizza Topping Combos:

  • BBQ sauce and chicken
  • Bacon, sausage and eggs
  • Pear and bacon
  • Pineapple and honey
  • Fig and goat cheese
  • Different veggies

These pizza topping combos will help to increase the flavor of pizza.


So these were the most popular toppings for pizza, not only in America but also worldwide. More than 80% of the population liked these toppings and how they are combined with others to enhance its flavor. Many new toppings can also be created according to one’s taste and with help of pizza topping combos.

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