Salad Pizza Recipes Are the Latest (and Prettiest) Healthy Food Trend
Chopped Salad Pizza
An Italian salad is a perfect solution for when you don't have time to grocery shop and instead just throw together whatever's left in the refrigerator. A simple cheese pizza gets a generous pile of chopped lettuce, vegetables, salami, olives, and Italian dressing.
Get the recipe: Chopped Salad Pizza
Grilled Caprese Cauliflower Pizza
This salad pizza recipe has all the latest food trends in one tasty meal—cauliflower crust, and salad on top of pizza. The secret to a good Caprese salad is a balsamic vinegar glaze and this one adds a healthy drizzle as the final step.
Get the recipe: Grilled Caprese Cauliflower Pizza
Herb Garden Zucchini Pizza
The line between vegetable pizza and salad pizza is blurred, but who cares when it tastes this good? If nothing else, the rule seems to be that salad pizza is any pie that has raw, fresh produce on top, which puts this zucchini pizza squarely in that category. It's a cheese pizza topped with zucchini ribbons, thyme, and pesto, so pretty much yum.
Get the recipe: Herb Garden Zucchini Pizza
Vegan Fig and Arugula Pizza
You won't miss the cheese on this vegan pie because of the gourmet ingredient combination. Garlic, arugula, thyme, basil, and cayenne pepper give off some bold flavors, and the fresh figs contrast them with a touch of sweetness.
Get the recipe: Vegan Fig & Arugula Pizza
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza
Pizza with a side of Caesar salad is a quintessential combo, and this recipe removes the need for two recipes and, frankly, for silverware. Grill pizza dough for five minutes on each side then top it with lettuce, tomato, chicken, parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing.
Get the recipe: Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza
This salad pizza is Taco Tuesday and pizza takeout rolled into one crowd-pleasing dish. No, it's not the same as a Mexican pizza because it's still made with traditional pizza dough. The pillowy foundation is spread with refried beans instead of sauce, then layered with ground beef, cheese, and whatever taco toppings you desire. It's ready in 30 minutes and clocks in at about 350 calories per slice. (Related: Healthy, Colorful Recipes That Will Make You Love Mexican Food Even More)
Get the recipe: Taco Pizza
Artichoke Pesto and Burrata Pizza with Lemony Arugula
The key to a killer salad pizza is the combo of baked and raw ingredients—warm and cold, soft and crunchy, you get the picture. For this one, homemade pizza dough is topped with pesto, green olives, spinach, and artichokes, then baked. When done top it with burrata, arugula, basil, dill, and pine nuts.
Get the recipe: Artichoke Pesto and Burrata Pizza with Lemony Arugula
Fruit Salad Pizza
OK, so this salad pizza is almost more of a dessert, but it's still genius. It has the best of both worlds: comfort-food pizza and good-for-you fruit. Unfolded crescent rolls are topped with sweetened cream cheese (only 1/4 cup powdered sugar added for the whole recipe) and sprinkled with ground cinnamon. Then the square pie is topped with fresh in-season fruit. (Related: 11 Spring Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Right Now)
Get the recipe: Fruit Salad Pizza
California Pizza Kitchen Tricolore Salad Pizza Copycat
The star of this salad pizza recipe is the crust: Puff pastry is brushed with olive oil, honey, and Parmesan cheese. It's then garnished with spring mix, tomatoes, more Parm, and dijon vinaigrette. Add chicken, shrimp, or salmon for a more protein-packed meal.
Get the recipe: California Pizza Kitchen Tricolore Salad Pizza Copycat
Flatbread Salad Pizza with Pesto, Shaved Asparagus, Mushrooms and Feta
This stunner is going to be in heavy weeknight rotation once you find out it comes together in just 15 minutes. Pesto, mushrooms, asparagus, kalamata olives, and mozzarella are baked on naan or flatbread for an assortment of Mediterranean flavors. Once baked, a salad of feta, spinach, and tomatoes is added right on top. (More tasty ideas: How to Meal Prep Mediterranean Diet Lunches In 3 Easy Steps)