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Is Friday night pizza night at your house? We love pizza too! Sometimes I wish I knew the trick to tossing dough like a pizza pro (and that brick oven would be nice as well).

Whether you make your own pizza or get takeout, you know that pizza is all about the toppings. I pulled out all the pizza menus I could find and came up with a bunch of meatless ways to top your next pizza.

Try these meatless toppings and combos for your Friday-night pizza! You won't even miss the pepperoni.


  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Sweet bell peppers
  • Hot peppers
  • Spinach
  • Black olives
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Anchovies
  • Garlic
  • Eggplant
  • Zucchini
  • Roasted red peppers
  • Jalapeño peppers


  • Greek Feta pizza
  • White pizza (no tomatoes) with any toppings above
  • Sweet peppers and onions
  • 3 cheese (mozzarella, provolone and parmigiana)
  • Garlic, mushrooms, onions, eggplant and parmigiana
  • "Veggie Works:" spinach, broccoli, tomatoes and zucchini
  • Shrimp scampi pizza: olive oil, shrimp, parmigiana, parsley
  • Pizza cacciatore: mushrooms, fried onions, green peppers
  • Margherita pizza: fresh basil, tomato chunks, extra virgin olive oil, fresh mozzarella
  • Grilled veggie pizza: grilled zucchini, eggplant, roasted peppers, and onions with extra virgin olive oil and mozzarella
  • Bruschetta pizza: garlic, tomatoes, fresh basil and spices topped with mozzarella cheese and extra virgin olive oil
  • Pizza caprese: sliced tomato, basil and fresh mozzarella
  • Veggie pesto pizza: fresh eggplant, garlic, caramelized onions, roasted red pepper, feta cheese and pesto sauce
  • Baby clam pizza: chopped tomato, extra virgin olive oil, baby clams and basil sauce with mozzarella
  • Fried eggplant, fresh mozzarella, Romano cheese and basil
  • Garlic, ricotta cheese, mozzarella, broccoli and tomatoes
  • Pizza rustica: mozzarella, roasted peppers, black olives, scallions and fresh tomatoes
  • Pizza carciofo: mozzarella cheese, artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes
  • Pizza tirreno: clams and shrimp with mozzarella, fresh tomatoes and garlic
  • Pizza amore: sauteed roasted peppers, garlic, mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes
  • Spinach and ricotta with mozzarella and parmigiana
  • Hold the cheese: olive oil, oregano, fresh tomato, red onions and garlic
  • Pizza primavera: plum tomatoes, red onions, mushrooms and broccoli


Check out these CatholicMom.com articles on pizza you can make at home:

You can find all our Meatless Friday featured recipes here.

Copyright 2015 Barb Szyszkiewicz