21 Easy Pizza Side Dishes. Learn what to serve with Pizza for an easy dinner everyone will enjoy.
What to serve with Pizza?
Pizza is a really popular dinner at our house. The entire family loves it and it is always a hit.
We normally serve it with a salad or some cut veggies on the side. I love to make a simple wedge salad with blue cheese.
The kids love when I make mozzarella sticks and onion rings for pizza night.
Another yummy idea is breadsticks. They go perfectly with pizza and even better with dipping sauces. Keep reading for lots of easy and tasty side ideas.
If you are stuck in a rut serving the same side dishes over and over, try some of these tasty ideas.
Easy Pizza Side Dishes
Everyone will enjoy these simple but delicious side dishes for pizza night. They are guaranteed crowd favorites and kid approved.
Each recipe takes very little time to prepare and does not cost a ton to make.
1. Homemade Garlic Bread
Garlic bread is perfect for dipping and easy to make. Learn how to freeze this bread to make pizza night even easier.
2. Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
With a few simple ingredients, your family can easily enjoy these homemade cheese sticks. They are so tasty with pizza.
3. Easy Caesar Salad Recipe
The tanginess of the Caesar salad combines perfectly with a slice of pizza. It is so light and a great side dish option. This is one of my favorite recipes to enjoy with pizza.
4. Garlic Bread Cheese Sticks Recipe
Breadsticks stuffed with cheese and loaded with garlic make an amazing side. Just make sure to have extra marinara sauce for dipping. It makes the breadsticks even more amazing.
5. Strawberry Spinach Salad
Spinach Salad only calls for 6 ingredients making it the perfect weeknight side dish. It is fresh and delicious for a nice balance to the pizza. The sweetness of the strawberries and savory flavor from the onion and nuts make this so tasty.
6. Air Fryer Cheese Sticks
Once you make cheese sticks in the air fryer, you will be hooked. They are ready in minutes and so yummy wiht pizza.
7. Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
This creamy recipe is packed with flavor but very simple to make. It is so filling while being light. Try this for a great side dish with pizza.
Leftovers also make a great lunch the next day.
8. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
Spice things up and make jalapeno poppers. This recipe is super easy and only 3 ingredients needed.
9. Fried Onion Rings
These classic homestyle onion rings make a great side with pizza. They are so crispy on the outside and just amazing.
10. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Wings
This easy recipe requires very little work thanks to the crock pot. Give it a try for an effortless side idea. The slow cooker makes this easier than having to deep fry the wings.
11. Crescent Roll Veggie Pizza Appetizer
Sneak in extra veggies with this tasty crescent recipe. It is a super tasty way to get more veggies into your families diet. This recipe is easy to adapt based on preference. We love red onion, roasted broccoli and carrots on it.
12. Classic Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
Whip up this easy pasta salad that pairs perfectly with pizza. You can make this in advance to make weeknight meals even easier.
This salad uses Italian dressing but it is also tasty with lemon juice and olive oil. Feel free to adapt this recipe based on what you have on hand.
13. Air Fryer Meatballs
If you are looking for something hearty to serve with pizza, try these air fryer meatballs. They are super easy and delicious. This is the perfect recipe to try for hearty appetites.
14. Old Fashioned Potato Salad
Homemade potato salad is so much better than store bought and frugal too. This southern style potato salad will be yummy on pizza night. Once you make this homemade recipe, everyone will be hooked.
15. Coleslaw Recipe
With only a few ingredients, this coleslaw recipe comes together fast. It makes a light and easy side dish option.
Try something new and make slaw to enjoy with your favorite pizza slices. It is a surprising combination but so good.
16. Roasted Zucchini and Squash
This blend of vegetables is so tasty and easy to make. The texture is crispy on the edges and tender inside.
Pair it with pizza for a healthy side. You can also add some brussels sprouts to this mixture. Top everything with Parmesan Cheese.
17. Air Fryer Chicken Wings
Everyone loves wings and pizza. This combination is always a popular one. The air fryer makes these wings so crispy without a ton of time or work.
This is a great side idea and perfect for a hungry family.
18. Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
My family loves when I serve pizza with spaghetti sauce. Everyone enjoys dipping their pizza in it for even more flavor.
You can make this ahead of time. Save some for pizza night and the rest for spaghetti a different night. It is such a delicious time saver.
19. Cinnamon Chips Recipe
Just 4 ingredients and this recipe for Cinnamon Chips comes together fast. It is a sweet and tasty treat to serve on pizza night.
It is so easy to make and the cinnamon and sugar blend together for the perfect recipe.
20. Easy Tropical Fruit Salad Recipe
The honey lime glaze makes this fruit salad the best. It is so light and refreshing while being great with pizza.
Tropical fruit salad is healthy but the glaze kicks it up a level. It has the perfect amount of sweetness.
21. Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza Recipe
Fruit Pizza looks so pretty and tastes even better. Everyone will agree this sweet recipe is amazing with pizza night. You can also make individual sugar cookie pizzas for another fun idea.
The best pizza sides.
These are the most delicious and easy side dishes to try. I think you will agree how amazing all of these sound with pizza.
Just keep things simple and enjoy pizza night with your family. Any of these ideas would pair amazing with pizza.
Get started today and try one of these simple recipes. Dinner does not have to be complicated. Don’t stress over meal time and try one of these quick recipes.
Everyone will be thrilled because the recipes are so yummy. Let us know which side dish you decide to try.