In this expert guide, I will be discussing if Mint belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: of course it does, it’s yummy! There’s no herb quite like Mint, and I’ll explain why below.
Mint on Pizza
As a herb, Mint is a fairly unusual pizza topping.
Mint is so good on so many different pizzas, and pairs well with many other toppings.
Did you know these Pizza facts?
This doesn’t have anything to do with Mint on pizza, however here are three random pizza facts for you to sound like an expert;
Pizza fact 1: A typical daily pizza serving accounts for more than half of the lycopene in your diet
Pizza fact 2: The first pizzeria in America was Lombardi’s in New York City
Pizza fact 3: One 18-inch pizza gives you more pizza than two 12-inch pizzas
Bonus Pizza Fact: We have lots of pizza articles on our website.
…which of these pizza facts did you already know?
Mint goes on Pizza with…
I’m a big believer in trying many combinations of pizza toppings, until you find the ones that suit you the best. However, to help you navigate the multitude of pizza styles and toppings, try these;
Mint and Kale
Basil and Mint
Mint and Olives
Don’t stop at those though, keep trying various combinations and amounts. I prefer 3-6 toppings; any more, and my pizza is too heavy and no topping stands out very well. That’s just my personal taste though.
Does Mint belong on Pizza?
Haven’t you being paying attention? Absolutely, it does!
If the idea of Mint on pizza really doesn’t appeal, there are many other herbs to try on your pizzas as well.
Heard this one? I’ve just burnt my Hawaiian pizza. I should have used aloha temperature. Ouch! Dad joke.
Try Mint on your next pizza!
Never close your mind off to trying new pizza toppings. Your next favourite may be the one you haven’t tried yet!
The next time you order or make a pizza, why not try some Mint on it, it really is yummy. Perhaps even add some Olives?