Stumped over what side dishes to serve on pizza night? Here are some of our favorite appetizers and sides to serve alongside your favorite slice of pizza!
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Wings are the perfect pizza side dish. Not only is this honey mustard version super easy, but you can also change out the sauce if you prefer.
Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar
Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a shallow dish and top with grated parmesan cheese. Serve with chunks of good bakery bread for dipping.
Create a simple charcuterie board with:
- cheddar cheese
- mozzarella cheese
- salami slices
Don’t Have Time To Bake From Scratch?
If you’re looking for a tasty side in a hurry, you can pick up any of these items from your local grocery store and have them ready to serve in a flash. These are all good appetizers to serve at your next pizza party:
- Mozzarella Sticks With Marinara Sauce
- Onion Rings
- Jalapeno Poppers
- Pasta Salad
- Antipasto Salad
- Potato Salad
- Fresh Vegetable Tray
- Hot Wings – You can often find these in the prepared food section or the freezer section
This easy, cold dip recipe, along with fresh vegetables, is the perfect next to your main course pizza.
Serve this cheesy bread with a side of pizza sauce or garlic butter for dipping.
These baked zucchini fries are crisp-tender and delicious alongside your favorite pizza.
Serve this classic wing recipe with a side of ranch dressing, celery, and blue cheese.
Made with pizza dough and lots of yummy seasoning, these knots are perfect with a side of tomato sauce.
Baked Sweet Potatoes
Bake and slice a few sweet potatoes for a healthy alternative to french fries.
Spinach artichoke dip is amazing, either baked or in a crockpot! Plus, it only has 3-ingredients!
Grab a bowl and fill it with your favorite diced fruits and berries for a sweet, healthy side dish.
This spinach salad with warm bacon dressing pares perfectly with a slice of pizza.
These crispy Buffalo Oven Fries will look so pretty next to your pizza spread!
This Italian Pasta and Broccoli Pasta Recipe uses simple ingredients to create a dish that is pure comfort food.
This easy Kung Pao Beef Meatballs recipe is an awesome combination of tender beef meatballs and a slightly spicy sauce.
Easy 3-Ingredient Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are amazing as an appetizer, snack, or spicy side dish. This recipe is the best way to experience the taste of your favorite appetizers without all the calories.
3-Ingredient Everything But the Bagel Pigs in a Blanket Recipe makes a great appetizer. The cocktail sausages are wrapped in a flaky dough and topped with a savory mixture of poppy seeds, sesame seeds, and other spices to make it them the perfect small bites to serve with your pizza.
This easy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is the perfect side dish for all your family gatherings. This easiest salad recipe ever uses simple ingredients and is a great way to get your kids to eat raw veggies.
This delicious appetizer is a fun twist on traditional “pigs in a blanket.”
Made with only 4-ingredients, this cold beer cheese dip is so easy and quick to make. Serve with pretzels for the BEST simple appetizer around!
This Easy Bruschetta is the perfect appetizer for any party, especially during the summer when tomatoes are ripe and fresh from the vine.
These Honey Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers are an easy recipe for a quick yet yummy appetizer or side dish. Perfect baked in the oven or cooked on the grill! Plus, they only have 3 simple ingredients!
Quick & Easy Carolina Coleslaw is mayonnaise-free and pairs perfectly with your Friday Night Pizza!
Make a Classic “Pizza Joint” Side Salad
Enjoy the side salad made by just about every local pizzeria out there! In a large salad bowl, toss together:
- Romaine Lettuce
- Fresh Tomatoes
- Red Onions
- Black Olives
- Parmesan Cheese
- Italian Salad Dressing
I hope this list of my family’s favorite recipes to serve with pizza gave you some great ideas for your own Friday night pizza dinner party or family night!