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Baked Beans (UK) from Slideshow: You Won't Believe What People Put on Pizza Around the World

Slideshow: You Won't Believe What People Put on Pizza Around the World

Some things just don’t belong on a pie, but that certainly doesn’t stop some people from putting them there
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Baked Beans (UK)

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Brits love their baked beans and add them to many local favorite dishes, so, naturally, they’re also sometimes used as a pizza topping.

Click here for five bites of London.

Banana Curry (Sweden)

Banana Curry (Sweden)

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With a mixture of sweet, salty, and spicy, the popular Swedish banana curry pizza is made with a smoky ham, smokier cheese, curry powder, and ripe bananas.

Click here for things we learned about Sweden from calling five random Swedes.

Chocolate (UK)

Chocolate (UK)

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We love pizza. And we love chocolate. Why not put them together on one pizza? Chocolate pizzas are all the rage across England, from the gourmet variety sold for special occasions to simpler café versions. These places aren’t just throwing chunks of chocolate onto a traditional Margherita pie (though we’re sure some have tried it), but many do offer a chocolate-cream-cheese option that works as dessert.

Click here for the homemade Nutella pizza recipe.

Cicada (Missouri)

Cicada (Missouri)

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Cicadas may only surface once every 17 years, but when they do they’re fair game for adventurous pizza-lovers. The cicadas give the pizza a nutty flavor and are best fresh.

Would you eat bugs if they were packaged nicely?

Coconut (Costa Rica)

Coconut (Costa Rica)

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A popular pizza topping in Costa Rica is coconut. This odd choice is sometimes paired with shrimp, too.

Click to read about Costa Rica’s eco-lodges.

Full English Breakfast (UK)

Full English Breakfast (UK)

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Complete with sausage, baked beans, fried eggs, bacon, potatoes, mushrooms, and tomatoes, the full English breakfast is hearty and filling — even more so on top of a pizza. Lump it all on a crusty pizza base, top it off with cheese, and you have a surprisingly popular British meal.

Click here for London’s best brunch spots.

 

Mayo Jaga (Japan)

Mayo Jaga (Japan)

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Complete with sausage, baked beans, fried eggs, bacon, potatoes, mushrooms, and tomatoes, the full English breakfast is hearty and filling — even more so on top of a pizza. Lump it all on a crusty pizza base, top it off with cheese, and you have a surprisingly popular British meal.

Click here for London’s best brunch spots.

Python With Alligator and Frog (Florida)

Python With Alligator and Frog (Florida)

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Made famous by its “Everglades Pizza,” Evan’s Neighborhood Pizza in Fort Myers used to serve this uniquely Floridian pizza for a swamp animal trifecta. Evan’s plans to reopen, but in the meantime you can get your gator-pizza fix at other Sunshine State restaurants as well.  

For things that really do taste like chicken, click here.

Prawns and Sweet Potato (With Cookie Dough Crust) (South Korea)

Prawns and Sweet Potato (With Cookie Dough Crust) (South Korea)

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The Grand Prix Cookie Crust Pizza, topped with shrimp and sweet potato, is served by the Mr. Pizza chain in South Korea. If you can’t make it to South Korea, you can try it at Mr. Pizza in Los Angeles.

Click here for the giant pizza dome Koreans are setting on fire and eating.