Invite friends over, scoop up some superfresh ingredients, and throw an easy pie party.
Our recipe for summer entertaining at its best: Invite friends over, scoop up some superfresh ingredients, and throw an easy
pizza pie party. Making two different pies for your party means more fun, so select a contrasting pair to keep it interesting.
Decide whether you want your pizza saucy, flatbread-like, or creamy; you'll find each type here.
When preparing our first recipe, if you're not in the mood to light up the outdoor grill, cook the vegetables in a grill pan.
View Recipe: Summer Grilled Vegetable Pizza
Watch: How to Use a Pizza Stone
The higher quality the ricotta cheese, the creamier and more delicious the pizza; we prefer Calabro brand.
View Recipe: Three-Cheese White Pizza with Spinach
If olives are a deal breaker, leave them off; the pizza is still yummy.
View Recipe: Fresh Tomato-Feta Pizza
For 30 more calories and 1 more gram of sat fat, you can use pepperoni in place of prosciutto.
View Recipe: Prosciutto-Mozza Pizza
Allowing the dough to come to room temperature will ease the rolling-out process. We love the combo used here, but feel free
to play with other veggies.
View Recipe: Local Farmers' Market Pizza
A sprinkling of bright, sweet mint complements the smoky grilled vegetables in this dish.
View Recipe: Veggie Grilled Pizza
Ditch the tomato sauce and give pizza a makeover by topping with fresh peach slices and two types of cheese. A drizzle of
tangy balsamic reduction provides the perfect balance to the sweet summer fruit.
View Recipe: Peach and Gorgonzola Chicken Pizza
For a kid-friendly pie, substitute fresh mozzarella for the blue cheese. This savory pie will be a hit.
View Recipe: BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza
This pizza isn't just delicious—it's budget-friendly too! At just $2.49 per serving, your wallet (and your family) will thank
you. If you have dough left over, freeze it; thaw overnight in the refrigerator before use.
View Recipe: Summer Veggie Pizza
Grilled flatbreads are a delicious base for a light, summery salad. The dough develops a yeastier, more complex flavor from
a 24-hour resting period in the refrigerator. You can also use store-bought dough and begin with step 3 in the directions.
View Recipe: Grilled Pizza with Prosciutto, Arugula, and Lemon
Add quick-cooking chicken cutlets and refrigerated pizza dough to a mix of fresh vegetables for a light and lovely superfast
View Recipe: Cobb Salad Pizza
Instead of having an arugula salad on the side, put it on top of your pizza for fresh flavor that pairs perfectly with the
tomato and applewood-smoked bacon pizza toppings.
View Recipe: Bacon, Tomato, and Arugula Pizza