Topping Encyclopedia: Tomato on Pizza

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

Tomato on Pizza

As a vegetable, Tomato is a fairly common pizza topping.

Tomato seem almost required on pizzas of all shapes and types. It just seems to be grown for the job.

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

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

Pizza fact 1: Common pizza toppings in Japan include squid and mayo

Pizza fact 2: 350 slices of pizza are eaten each second in the U.S.

Pizza fact 3: 251.7 million pounds of pepperoni are consumed every year in the U.S. just from pizza

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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Tomato 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;

Tomato and Olives

Pineapple and Tomato

Tomato 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 Tomato belong on Pizza?

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

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

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Try Tomato 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 Tomato on it. Even perhaps some Basil?