Pizza Guide: Rustica Pizza

These details on Rustica pizza are just one of over 200 unique styles of Pizza that I have collated into one huge ‘Pizza Guide’. Please check out some of the other pizzas here.

About Rustica Pizza

Pizza Name: Rustica

Originates from: Italy

This is where they came from, or are most popular. Let me know any corrections if you know better.

Pizza Type: Vegetarian

Base Sauce: Red

There are two types of base sauces which distinguish different types of pizza. Red, which normally means tomato or chill sauce, and white, which is often either olive oil, cheese or a cream sauce. White sauce pizzas are referred to as Pizza Bianca, and red sauce pizzas are categorised as Pizza Rossa.

Rustica Pizza Toppings

Here is a list of the typical toppings on a Rustica Pizza. Some variations may occur between different regions or restaurants.

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Mozzarella
  • Gorgonzola Cheese
  • Eggplants

Rustica Recipes

Want to try making Rustica at home? These are some great recipes I know of;

Pizza Quote

“A pizza slice a day keeps sadness away.” – Jet Paacal

Other Pizzas

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