Healthy Sides to Serve with Pizza
Looking for a healthy side dish to serve with pizza? I’ve got you covered! From air-fried vegetables to simple salads these recipes are a great way to balance your plate! Enjoy one of these tasty recipes on your next pizza night!
We eat a lot of pizza at our house. Ever since we got an outdoor pizza oven, pizza night has stayed on the regular rotation. Even if we’re not making it from scratch, pizza is one of our favorite take-out options. But I can start to feel a little sluggish if I’m eating a lot of pizza without a lot of vegetables, so I wanted to put together a list of healthy sides you can add to your plate! These recipes don’t take a long time to prepare but it’s a great way to balance your favorite slice of pizza with a rainbow of vegetables.
21 Healthy Sides to Serve with Pizza
Easy Salad Recipes
Mediterranean Chopped Salad
This is my go-to chopped salad recipe and it's perfect with a slice of pizza!
Simple Tomato & Cucumber Salad
This tomato and cucumber salad is an easy side dish to pair with any pizza! You can make it ahead of time, and the flavors are simple but delicious!
Easy Chopped Italian Salad
This easy Italian chopped salad is filled with spicy peppers, salty feta, and a delicious homemade dressing! It’s the perfect salad to serve with pizza!
Tuscan Artichoke Salad
This bright & fresh artichoke salad is abundant in vegetables & Italian herbs! Each bite is filled with marinated artichokes, fire roasted red peppers, and paired with a simple herbed vinaigrette.
Lemon Arugula Salad with Pine Nuts
This arugula salad is peppery, sweet, and satisfying. Arugula is tossed with cherry tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese and finished off with a lemony, olive oil dressing.
Pesto Caprese Salad
Delicious, fresh and so simple, this Italian pesto Caprese salad takes minutes to make. It works wonderfully as a side dish and can be served on its own as an appetizer.
Raw Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini Dressing
This easy raw brussels sprouts salad is made with shaved brussels sprouts and carrots, fruit, and an easy tahini dressing. This salad packs and stores well and is perfect for meal prep!
Pickled Beet Salad with Feta and Walnuts
This easy Pickled Beet Salad recipe is healthy and tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing along with feta cheese, walnuts, and greens. Perfect for pizza night!
This simple Lebanese slaw is a crunchy and refreshing side to pizza, the cabbage and fresh herbs, together with the lemon vinaigrette cutting pairing so well with cheese topped pizzas especially.
Broccoli and Brussel Sprouts Salad
Shaved brussel sprouts and chopped broccoli come together with sweet apples, sesame seeds and a honey mustard dressing. Chill for an hour and serve as a crunchy, flavorful side salad!
Kale, Quinoa and Cranberry Salad
This shredded Kale, Quinoa, and Cranberry Salad is great for pizza night. Made with dried cranberries and topped with a lemon garlic dressing it's the perfect side!
Vegetable Side Dish Recipes
Italian Green Beans
These marinated Italian Green Beans are fresh and easy! They're tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette, with cherry tomatoes, almonds, and cheese.
Air Fryer Cauliflower
This simple air fryer cauliflower recipe makes an addictively delicious side dish! Spicy red pepper flakes and salty Pecorino Romano will have you coming back for seconds.
Roasted Patty Pan Squash
This roasted patty pan squash recipe is a deliciously simple way to enjoy this hearty summer squash. Season it with spices or top it with cilantro pesto for perfect pizza night side dish!
Air Fryer Broccoli
This might be the easiest side dish on the list! This air fry broccoli cooks in just a few minutes and it's a great healthy side for pizza!
Crispy Oven Baked Green Bean Fries
These crispy crunchy green bean fries are baked in the oven so they’re a perfect healthy side dish! Pair them with your favorite pizza for an easy dinner!
Easy Air Fryer Carrot Fries
These carrots fries are a healthier alternative to classic french fries. A low-calorie snack that is healthy and very easy to make.
Roasted Zucchini Salad
This Roasted Zucchini Salad is so flavorful and healthy, you'll want to make it over and over again! Seasoned with lemon-parsley dressing, it requires only 5 ingredients!
Grilled shishito peppers are an irresistible gourmet side dish that pairs well with pizza. This easy and healthy recipe is brimming with sweet and spicy flavors.
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Spinach and Feta
These easy stuffed portobello mushrooms with spinach, feta, and sautéed garlic are marinated in balsamic vinegar and make an absolutely perfect veggie side dish with pizza!
Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts
This classic veggie dish is made with lemon and Parmesan. The flavors are the perfect pairing to pizza night!
Looking for pizza recipes? Here are a few of my favorites:
We often do pizza night at home. Saving this list for handy side dishes. Love the collection of healthy salads and veggies.