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Complete your pizza night with some amazing sides! You're sure to find some new favorites in this list of 15 healthy sides for pizza. From salads to slaws to fruit and healthier breadsticks - there's something here for everyone.
A pizza party might come a long way with your favorite pizzas, but it's not complete without a few great sides. Now a pizza packs a lot of carbs & fat - so when I think pizza sides, I think light, green and healthy.
Below is a list of my 15 favorite healthy sides for pizza. Lots of salads - from green versions to fruity and extra cheesy versions - and a few extra veggie loaded options, or how about some cheesy cauliflower breadsticks?
Arugula Salad with Sun-dried Tomato and Lemon
This simple arugula salad is so quick and easy to make, and loaded with flavor. The acidity and sweetness make this the perfect pizza side dish.
Easy Dinner Side Salad with Lemon Juice
Pecorino cheese, toasted pine nuts and lemon juice make this side salad anything but ordinary! Just what you need as a healthy side for pizza!
Vegetarian Caesar Salad with Kale
Ceasar salad is a classic with pizza, and this vegetarian version with kale and crispy chickpeas kicks up both the flavor and healthiness a notch. Complete with croutons, of course!
Kale Chopped Salad
All the veggies and a touch of bacon is what you'll get in this chopped kale salad. Packed with flavor and a sure new favorite healthy side for pizza!
Burrata Caprese with Spinach & Cashews
This caprese salad version has burrata instead of mozzarella, and spinach and cashews just because. The sweet and tangy vinaigrette makes this the perfect salad to serve next to a pizza!
This colorful Shopska salad has tomato, cucumber, bell pepper and a heavy amount of Feta cheese. A flavor packed salad that borders on a salsa with a simple vinaigrette with just olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
Salads with Fruit
Spinach & Mandarin Salad
This salad with spinach & mandarin oranges is the perfect blend of sweet & tangy, coated in a delicious Dijon vinaigrette. Citrus is such a great pairing for pizza, and this salad really brings it.
Avocado Mango Salad with Salted Roasted Peanuts
For this salad creamy avocado and sweet & tart mango combine with crunchy salted roasted peanuts to create a perfect blend of flavors and textures.
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Strawberries and spinach combine with goat cheese in this simple salad, for a delicious green salad with a sweet & salty touch.
Tropical Mango Coleslaw
The tropical flavors make this mango coleslaw something special. Wihtout mayo and with delicious sweet & acidic flavors this becomes a great healthy side for pizza.
Balsamic Grilled Peach Salad
Throw some peaches on the grill or roast them in the oven, and you can make this delicious fruit filled salad. Pine nuts add a bit of crunch, and crumbled goat cheese some amazing saltiness, and creates one of my favorite healthy sides for pizza.
Other delicious vegetable sides
Caulislaw takes a good old coleslaw and makes it all the more interesting and tasty with cauliflower, carrots and red onion. With a perfectly balanced mayonnaise dressing it's a great topping or side for your pizza.
Asian Cucumber Salad
Add a twist to pizza night with some Asian flavors from this delicious cucumber salad. Light & refreshing, it's the perfect healthy side for pizza.
Tart pickled cabbage is always great with pizza and other heavier meals. Add it on top of your pizza, or have it on the side - either way it's one of the best healthy sides for pizza!
If you're really craving breadsticks or garlic bread, try this cauliflower breadstick version. Cheesy and delicious, without any added bread! Dip sauces optional, but encouraged.
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