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14 Weird Pizza Toppings Around the World

14 Weird Pizza Toppings Around the World


Would you pick up a slice topped with smoked reindeer?

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Here are 14 of the world's weirdest pizza toppings.

Pizza is a magical word. It’s a quick, easy, and usually cheap food that has become ingrained in our culture, and each varying type is a regional phenomenon — think New York-style and Chicago deep dish. Although 93 percent of Americans have at least one slice every month, the United States isn’t the only country with a love of pizza. Over five billion pizzas are sold worldwide each year, and over 350 slices of pizza are eaten every second. No wonder bedspreads devoted to pepperoni and portable pizza pouches for hanging a cheesy slice around your neck (they’re only $8, people) exist.

Although the U.S. is quite passionate about pizza, our toppings are pretty tame compared to the rest of the world. Cheese, pepperoni, and sausage aren’t too out of the ordinary when compared to choices like smoked reindeer and haggis. Read on to discover 14 of the weirdest pizza toppings around the world — then mark them on your bucket list to try.


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

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Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!


17 Underrated Pizza Toppings

Shutterstock

Step aside, standard sausage. Ciao, cheese. Creative cooks are perking up pizza, aka America's favorite comfort food, with next-level toppings that toe the line between "oh wow!" and "are you kidding me?" For some, the idea is that if you can eat it, you can put it on a pizza, so we took it upon ourselves to round up some of the wackiest, weirdest pizza toppings in the world that you'll definitely want to try. And hey, maybe just maybe you'll be brave enough to try one of these for yourself, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. There's no better place to eat something new than right at home, right?

Grab a premade pizza crust, and get going trying these out-of-the-box pizza toppings at home!