11 pizzas inspired by fall flavors


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When the weather turns a little cooler at this time of year, comfort food is probably not very far from your thoughts. Weather it’s a warm bowl of chili or spicy wings while watching a football game, certain foods just scream autumn.

Thankfully everyone’s favorite food — pizza — can also bring you thoughts of crunchy leaves and warm sweaters. With toppings that come straight from an autumn harvest — butternut squash, beets, onions, cranberries, even apples — these pizzas are sure to hit the spot this season.

And make sure to check out our list of doughs, too. We’ve included gluten-free, whole-wheat and easy-to-make recipes.


1. Carmelized Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese Flatbread

Bosc pears are especially fresh during the fall, which makes this recipe from Shape especially tasty.


2. Crispy Mushroom, Potato and Blue Cheese

A galette is a French term for a round, flat cake, typically made with savory ingredients, like this one from Cannelle Et Vanille that will evoke earthy fall flavors.


3. Roasted Brussels Sprout and Red Cabbage Pizza

Go meatless with red cabbage, Brussels sprouts and mozzarella and chopped toasted walnuts for a little crunch, from Oh My Veggies.


4. Pear Goat Cheese and Italian Sausage Pizza with Roasted Garlic and Fresh Basil

Tangy goat cheese, sweet pears, spicy sausage and fresh basil come together to make your mouth water in this offering from Cooking Classy.


5. Pumpkin, Goat's Curd and Thyme Tart

Gourmet Traveller brings you this autumn pizza recipe with pumpkin as the main star. Leeks, goat’s curd and thyme add important elements.


6. Sweet Potato and Beet Galette with Gorgonzola Cheese and Thyme

Two power foods — sweet potatoes and beets — come together in this recipe from Bakeaholic Mama to give you a punch of vitamin C, potassium and fiber.


7. Sweet Potato Pizza with Kale and Caramelized Onions

Another veggie-fied pizza from Oh My Veggies gives the sweet flavors of caramelized onion and sweet potatoes and all the vitamins packed into kale.


8. Caramelized Apple, Bacon + Blue Cheese Pan Pizza

Bacon makes everything better, and this creation from Girl Versus Dough — with caramelized apples and blue cheese — makes fall flavors sing.


9. Brie Cranberry and Chicken Pizza

This pie hints at Thanksgiving with its cranberry sauce, chicken and soft brie cheese from Kitchme.


10. Two! Butternut Squash Pizzas

Finally, the quintessential fall veggie — butternut squash — plays center stage in these two recipes from Half Baked Harvest and Alexandra Cooks. Try them both!


11. Bonus: Dessert

Who can resist apple crisp this time of year — especially when it comes on buttery pastry arranged like a pizza pie. This recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything is a crowd-pleaser, for sure.


Don’t forget the dough!