Topping Encyclopedia: Parmesan on Pizza

In this article, we discuss if Parmesan belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: of course it does! There’s no cheese quite like Parmesan, and I’ll explain why below.

Parmesan on Pizza

As a cheese, Parmesan is a fairly common pizza topping.

Parmesan This cheese just makes a great addition to just about any type of pizza you could imagine.

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

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

Pizza fact 1: Mozzarella accounts for about 80% of cheese in production in the U.S.

Pizza fact 2: 93% of Americans have at least one slice of pizza per month

Pizza fact 3: The most popular size of pizza in the United States is 14 inches in diameter

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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Parmesan 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;

Parmesan and Apple

Basil and Parmesan

Parmesan 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.

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Does Parmesan belong on Pizza?

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

And if you really won’t try Parmesan on pizza, there are many other cheeses to try on your pizzas as well.

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Try Parmesan on your next pizza!

Different toppings work together to make different styles and types of pizza. What you like may not be what the next person likes.

Go on, next pizza you have, try some Parmesan on it. Even perhaps some Olives?