Easy Overnight Pizza Dough Recipe

Best pizza recipes

Homemade pizza is much more impressive than a takeaway, so try our ideas from classic margherita or pepperoni pizzas to fun alternatives such as pide and calzone

Pizza night tonight? Try our homemade pizza recipes for Friday night in. Ditch the takeaway and make one of our simple pizza recipes instead. Want to start by making your own pizza base from scratch? Go all out and give our pizza dough recipe a go.


Our pizza toppings range from classic cheese and charcuterie, to more exotic ideas such as smoked salmon and spring onions, and sausage, broccoli and fennel. We also have ideas for twists on pizza recipes, including trendy cauliflower pizza, Nice’s socca and even Turkish pide. 

Best pizza recipes

Margherita pizza

Learn to make your own pizza dough from scratch with this easy step-by-step recipe. We’ve gone for a classic topping of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil but you can customise with your favourite ingredients.

Pepperoni pizza

Follow our simple steps and expert tips for the perfect pepperoni pizzas that put any takeaway to shame. With a light, crispy crust and rich homemade tomato sauce, they are sure to become a family favourite.

Vegan pizza

Throw a DIY pizza party for all your vegan friends with this delicious plant-based pizza recipe. Creamed sweetcorn makes a great saucy base for fried paprika mushrooms.

Eggs Benedict pizza with buffalo hollandaise

Check out this egg-pizza hybrid featuring soft eggs, crispy prosciutto and creamy buffalo hollandaise for an indulgent breakfast dish for two.

Pizza pie

A crisp baking-tray-baked pizza, made famous by Italian-Americans, this ‘grandma pie’ pizza is loaded with spicy Peppadews and pepperoni.

Healthy pizza

This healthy twist on pizza is loaded with aubergine, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and more – making a nutritious, satisfying meal which the whole family will enjoy.

Cauliflower crust pizza

Follow this pizza crust recipe for a low-calorie meal. Cauliflower works as an alternative to flour in this on-trend, super light pizza base. The parmesan gives the cauliflower crust a deep flavour which you can then personalise with your own toppings.

Deep-dish pizza

Looking for a filling pizza recipe? Our deep-dish pepperoni pizza turns the laws of pizza on its head by layering the ingredients in the opposite way to Italian pizzas. This recipe uses cheese first, followed by toppings then sauce. Break the mould, and have this pizza ready in only an hour.

Sicilian pizza with aubergine

This easy pizza recipe is a great twist on a family favourite. They use crème fraîche instead of a tomato base, charred aubergines, sultanas and pesto, with rocket and pine nuts for a bit of extra crunch.

Pizza rolls

Who said pizza had to be boring? These tear-and-share pizza rolls are easy and fun to make for the family. To follow our homemade pizza recipe, make the ciabatta dough, then cover with tomato sauce, cheese and basil before moulding the dough into a swiss roll shape. This modern take on a pizza is sure to be a crowdpleaser.

Tortilla pizzas

This healthier version of a pizza is really simple but tastes delicious. Customise with fresh toppings such as peppadew, black beans and avocado, and sprinkle some extra cheddar or mozzarella for a really cheesy snack

Turkish pide

This recipe for Turkish pide with cheese and peppers is vegetarian and feeds four in under an hour. Plus, it’s under 500 calories, perfect for a midweek meal

White pizza

Who said you need tomatoes to make pizza? Our tomato-less pizzas are the best. Make your own pizza dough, then top this homemade pizza recipe with sausage, mozzarella, fennel and broccoli for a quick meal for four.

Flatbread pizzas

All the comfort of pizza but ready in a flash and healthier, too. These 5-minute flatbread pizzas are a great recipe to have on had midweek

Healthy pizza

On a diet but craving pizza? This skinny version has a thin and crisp base, a rich but light tomato sauce and is topped with creamy mozzarella, rocket and a little parmesan. The best thing about this homemade pizza? It’s only 360 calories for half a pizza!

Vegetarian pizza

Try our healthy, flavour-packed veggie recipe for ricotta pizza with vibrant garlic greens. Using a ciabatta bread mix and just five ingredients makes this recipe extra quick and easy, requiring only 20 minutes prep time! Here are more of our best quick and healthy recipes, all ready in under 30 minutes.

Thin-crust pizza with sausage and kale

Prepare your pizza dough beforehand to make this easy Brooklyn-style smoky sausage and crispy kale pizza. It’s packed full of flavour and, as soon as your dough is risen and ready, it only takes 45 minutes to bake – perfect mid-week cheesy comfort food!

Sausage calzone

It’s easier to make this family favourite than you think with our recipe for spicy sausage calzones, plus they’re freezer-friendly. If your little ones are a fan of spice, then just swap in a milder sausage, or ham would also work well.

Breakfast pizza

Pizza for breakfast? Yes, please. This breakfast pizza recipe is really easy to follow and has all the ingredients you’d expect for breakfast. It’s also the ultimate hangover cure… Check out our brilliant brunch ideas.

Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Low-calorie sweet potato ‘pizza’

Make this easy pizza recipe with olives and Serrano ham for a lighter meal. Our modern twist on pizza means that the base is made from sweet potato slices. It’s the perfect recipe to try something new whilst sticking to your healthy diet.

Fiorentina pizzas with kale

Looking for a way to use up the kale in your fridge? In this unique pizza recipe, we’ve swapped spinach for kale to add an extra crunch. Easy to make and under 500 calories, it beats a takaway any day.

Cheeseburger pizza

Check out our epic mash up of a dirty American burger on a classic tomato pizza. Make this cheesy pizza for an easy recipe the whole family will love.

Square pizza with meat and veg

Trying to please both veggies and meat-eaters? This homemade pizza recipe gives you the best of both worlds with pepperoni on one half and olives, capers and peppers on the other.

Pepper and halloumi pide

Take your Turkish pizza up a notch with diced halloumi and red and green peppers for an easy vegetarian midweek meal.

New potato pizzas

Make an easy tomato-less pizza in minutes using a ciabatta bread mix. No need to knead, or leave to rise, so you can enjoy homemade pizza in the week in under an hour. This vegetarian pizza recipe has new potatoes, green olives and taleggio for toppings.

Artichoke and spinach pizza

Take a look at our homemade pizza recipe for a tasty dish that can be on your table in under an hour. The artichokes complement the spinach cream perfectly, and make this pizza come to less than 400 calories. A low-cal pizza packed with flavour – what’s not to love?

Courgette pizzas with chilli and mint

Whip up this really quick and easy pizza with readymade flatbreads. Top with mozzarella and ribbons of courgette for the best quickly assembled midweek meal.

Spiced sausage pizza with broccoli

Our white pizza uses broccoli, spiced sausage, fennel, chilli and taleggio – it’s delicious and feels like a real treat. Our recipe takes just an under an hour, making it the ideal indulgent midweek meal.

Pizza bread

This pull-apart pizza swirl bread is a great dish to serve with your dinner. It’s fluffy, packed full of creamy mozzarella and seriously moreish, this bread is fun for all the family

Bolognese pizza

Make the most of ragu from the night before with this clever pizza, perfect for a Friday night in. You’ll need plenty of grated mozzarella, plus parmesan and fresh basil

Pizza rustica

This pizza pie is served just warm so is a great recipe to make ahead for when you’re feeding a crowd. Perfect for an al fresco buffet or festive canapé.

Salami pizza

Everybody loves pizza and this one with salami, garlic greens and taleggio is bound to be a hit. This pizza recipe can be ready in under an hour, it’s more satisfying than a takeaway. Try our takeaway alternatives here.

Halloumi pizza

Looking for an easy vegetarian pizza recipe? Give these Syrian red pepper muhummara and halloumi pizzas a go. Our recipe is super quick, easy and perfect for a meat-free meal. We’re big fans of this squeaky cheese, try out our top halloumi recipes.

Pizza bianca with smoked salmon

We have taken inspiration for this delicious pizza bianca (without tomato) from The Priory Inn in the Cotswolds. Creamed horseradish, spring onions and smoked salmon, this home pizza is piled high with fresh and delicious produce.

Vegetarian calzone

Try our calzone packed with punchy chilli, kale and creamy ricotta. This simple veggie recipe is easy to make and ready in under an hour.

No-knead pizza dough

This recipe for no-knead pizza with fennel, Italian sausage and burrata is a bit of a leap of faith, but once you get used to the dough, it’s a great method to have up your sleeve. Our pizza recipe takes less than an hour and you get to practice making your very own pizza dough.

Cacio e pepe pizza

Check out this easy homemade pizza recipe topped with a classic creamy Italian sauce Cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper). Make this veggie pizza when you’re short on time but still want to indulge.

Eggs Benedict pizza

If you love pizza as much you love eggs Benedict, this meal is sure to go down a treat. Check out our homemade pizza recipe for a delicious pizza topped with prosciutto and buffalo hollandaise. Although it takes some time to make, this pizza is well worth the wait.

Parma ham and artichoke pizza

Bread mixes make our kind of pizza. Quick enough to make after work, you can ditch the takeaway menu. Follow our pizza dough recipe first before topping the base with Parma ham and artichokes. If you’re especially hungry, serve with a side salad.

Aubergine and chilli pide

Pide is a Turkish flatbread which can be topped like pizza for a quick, easy meal. Make your dough using our pizza dough recipe, then top with aubergine, chilli and spices for a vegetarian lunch or supper. We have plenty more aubergine recipes to inspire you.

Overnight pizza

Our recipe for overnight pizza takes a little bit of time and leap of faith, but once you’ve tried it you won’t look back. There’s no kneading required, so its super-easy. We’ve topped our homemade pizza with prosciutto and rocket, but try this base with your favourite toppings.


Goat’s cheese pizza

Looking for an exciting new pizza topping? Try our tangy goat’s cheese pizza with potatoes, garlic and rosemary. Young, fresh goat’s cheese is the best to use for this, and it begins to arrive at cheesemongers and farmers’ markets in April. This is a hearty pizza, the double carb hit of dough and potato works really well.

Sloppy joe pizzettes

These sloppy joe pizettes are ideal for using leftover bolognese sauce and only take an hour to make. Use a bread mix to make this pizza recipe super easy. If you’re a fan of spice, add some chilli oil for an extra kick.

Socca pizzas

Socca originated in Nice, but it’s very trendy in the US now. The chickpea pancake can be used as a wrap, flatbread for dipping or pizza base. Light toppings make it a healthy snack.