Topping Encyclopedia: Pickles on Pizza

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

Did you know? Americans consume roughly 9 pounds of pickles per person, annually. The most popular pickle is the kosher dill, thanks to the large numbers of Eastern European Jews who came to NYC in the late 19th century.

Pickles on Pizza

As a vegetable, Pickles is a fairly unusual pizza topping.

Pickles is delicious on a pizza. If you haven’t tried it yet, I urge you to consider it.

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

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

Pizza fact 1: There are approximately 70,000 pizzerias across the United States

Pizza fact 2: Pizza wasn’t popular in America until after WWII

Pizza fact 3: Eggs are a common pizza topping in Australia

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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Pickles 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;

Pickles and Olives

Pineapple and Pickles

Pickles and Basil

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 Pickles belong on Pizza?

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

If the idea of Pickles on pizza really doesn’t appeal, there are many other vegetables to try on your pizzas as well.

Heard this one? There are two types of people in this world: ones who love pizza and the liars. Ouch! Dad joke.

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Try Pickles on your next pizza!

Try this and a few other toppings and see what one you like most.

The next time you order or make a pizza, why not try some Pickles on it, it really is divine. Perhaps even add some Basil?