Topping Encyclopedia: Olive Oil and Garlic on Pizza

In this expert guide, I will be discussing if Olive Oil and Garlic belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: of course it does! There’s no sauce quite like Olive Oil and Garlic, and I’ll explain why below.

Olive Oil and Garlic on Pizza

As a sauce, Olive Oil and Garlic is a fairly common pizza topping.

Olive Oil and Garlic can be used as a sauce to make a Pizza Bianca (white pizza), instead of the typical Pizza Rosso (Red Pizza).

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

This doesn’t have anything to do with Olive Oil and Garlic on pizza, however here are three random pizza facts for you to sound like an expert;

Pizza fact 1: 93% of Americans have at least one slice of pizza per month

Pizza fact 2: About 13% of Americans eat pizza on any given day

Pizza fact 3: The first documented pizzeria in the world was open in Port’Alba in Naples, Italy during the late 1800s

Bonus Pizza Fact: We have lots of pizza articles on our website.

…which of these pizza facts did you already know?

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Olive Oil and Garlic 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;

Olive Oil and Garlic and Ham

Honey and Olive Oil and Garlic

Olive Oil and Garlic and Brie

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.

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Does Olive Oil and Garlic belong on Pizza?

Haven’t you being paying attention? Absolutely, it does!

And if you really won’t try Olive Oil and Garlic on pizza, there are many other sauces to try on your pizzas as well.

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Try Olive Oil and Garlic on your next pizza!

What works for me may not work for you. Finding your favourite toppings is a trial and error process, which for me, is still going, decades after making my first ever pizza.

Go on, next pizza you have, try some Olive Oil and Garlic on it. Even perhaps some Brie?