12 Pizza Night Recipes We Can't Live Without

Cyd Converse

Making grilled pizza is one of our favorite ways to do dinner as a family, but we also love making homemade pizza any time of the year.

Everyone who lives in our house loves rolling and topping their own pizzas whether we make homemade dough or grab it from the grocery store.

If you also love a good pizza night, these are the pizza night recipes (from pizza to salads to sides) that we love the very best. Enjoy!

1. Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

Why go out for pizza and wings when you can have both in one? Our Buffalo chicken pizza with blue cheese avocado dressing is a true blockbuster mash up worthy of your next pizza night. Boasting fried Buffalo chicken bites with homemade Buffalo sauce and a creamy flavorful blue cheese avocado dressing, this pizza is out of this world.

2. Tex-Mex Pizza Recipe

One of the best things about pizza is how changing up the toppings creates a completely different meal - it keeps things from getting boring! Cheese, bacon, jalapeños, red peppers, fresh corn and a homemade chipotle dressing in lieu of traditional pizza sauce makes this Tex-Mex pizza recipe a total showstopper.

3. Pizza Quesadilla Recipe

For the easiest pizza recipe you've ever tried, try our pizza quesadilla recipe! Pizza quesadillas make a quick and easy dinner or make for a fun hands on family pizza night where everyone can help make their own dinner. Fill your quesadillas with your favorite toppings like pepperoni, sausage, peppers or black olives and serve with marinara sauce for dipping.

4. Barbecue Chicken Grilled Pizza Recipe

This barbecue chicken grilled pizza is a crowd favorite! Loaded with savory shredded chicken, crisp corn and veggies then drizzled with barbecue sauce, you need to give it a try. Making pizza on the grill results in a crisp crust with a slightly smokey flavor that is not unlike pizza made in a brick oven - only you don't need a special oven!

5. Thai Cashew Chicken Salad Recipe

One of my all time favorite meals is a good pizza paired with an even better salad. This Thai cashew chicken salad checks the box nicely! The perfect blend of romaine and bok choy topped with chicken, veggies and a cashew dressing, just add a slice or two of your favorite pizza on the side for a flavor-packed dinner your family absolutely will love.

6. Orange Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Another great appetizer option for pizza night, we can't recommend these orange turkey meatballs enough! They are such a crowd pleaser. This saucy little skillet of sweet and tangy meatballs unexpectedly delicious pairing the sweet, sticky sauce with a hit of crushed red pepper flake for a bit of heat. The sweet and spicy combination is perfect with pizza.

7. Pizza Toast Recipe

First made famous on TikTok the so-called Hailey Bieber pizza toast certainly went viral for a reason and it's easy to understand why - it's so easy to make and incredibly delicious! Layers of crusty bread, ricotta and fresh tomato slices result in the easiest pizza you will ever make at home.

8. Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Channeling my inner ten year old, what better dessert to pair with pizza than delicious homemade peanut butter brownies?! These fudgy brownies are stuffed with peanut butter cups and topped with beautiful swirls of delicious peanut butter making them one of our most popular dessert recipes. Your kids will beg for seconds - and the adults will, too!

9. Garlic Butter Baked Mushrooms Recipe

For the most delicious family pizza night, consider making a fun side dish like these garlic butter baked mushrooms! They make such an easy appetizer and you can throw them together in just minutes. They make a perfect pairing for pizza, especially if you have some people in the family who love mushrooms and others who don't. The ones who do can enjoy them on the side.

10. Avocado Pulled Pork Flatbread with Grilled Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Our avocado pulled pork flatbread with grilled tomatillo salsa is here to put the spice into your pizza-lovin’ life. Tequila lime pulled pork is combined with a quick and easy tomatillo salsa, then topped with red onion, cheese, pico de gallo, and creamy avocado. It’s a surefire win for dinnertime!

11. Cilantro Tomato Avocado Salad Recipe

This cilantro tomato avocado salad recipe is one the best things I've ever tasted. Refreshing and bursting with flavor this salad will is a tasty complement to pizza. We're talking fresh tomato, avocado and cilantro all swimming in a lime dressing topped with crumbled queso fresco for a bit of creaminess.

12. Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Take my word for it - these coffee chocolate chip cookies are bound to be your new favorite dessert. Soft and chewy inside and wonderfully buttery and crisp around the edges with the warm, comforting notes of coffee permeating each bite – resistance is futile. A subtle twist on a classic cookie, they're a sweet addition to pizza night. Pizza and cookies are a match made in heaven.

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