Let's find the perfect side dish for a sandwich and upgrade that snack into a filling meal with this collection of the 33 Best Sides for Sandwiches!
Sandwiches are delicious yet easy-to-prepare snacks that will definitely fill your hungry stomachs. It's hard to beat the satisfying savoriness that a good sandwich provides. With just simple ingredients at home, you can whip up something unique and make a tasty filling for your bread. Got some avocados, onions, and tomatoes in your pantry or fridge? Simply slice them all and voila! You’ve got an avocado sandwich!
With a few sides for your sandwich, you can turn your simple snack into a spectacular meal. However, not all sides and sandwiches go well together. The key is considering the sandwich’s flavor and finding the perfect side that will enhance and complement its taste.
Finding the best side dish for your sandwich can be tricky at first but once you are able to identify the combinations that satisfy your taste buds, you will be more confident in experimenting with different pairings. This is a great opportunity to apply your creativity in the kitchen.
Sandwich and Side Dish Pairing Ideas
- Grilled cheese sandwich + tomato soup.
- Egg sandwich + tomato salad.
- Peanut butter & jelly + fruit salad.
- Mediterranean-style veggie sandwich + pasta salad.
- Chickpea salad sandwich + pickles.
- Cauliflower steak sandwich + veggies like carrots and green beans.
- Veggie burger + gazpacho.
What to Serve with Sandwiches?
Apart from having fun with condiments like ketchup, mayo and mustard, here are some ideas on the perfect sides that you can serve with your sandwiches. And since sandwiches are relatively easy to make, these recipes are also designed to be prepared through simple steps. Enjoy!
35 Amazing Sides for Sandwiches
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I agree, not every side goes with any sandwich. This list is a handy helper for when I don't know what to make. Thanks for this.
Such a wonderful collection of side dishes! I especially love the Mediterranean Cucumber Salad and Butternut Squash Fries.
These all look so delicious! I've been looking for sides to make with my sandwich for lunch and I have so many ideas now!
Maria San Juan says
This looks so yummy! Would love to make this for my family! Thanks for sharing!
Sandwiches are always better with a perfect side! Grilled cheese with tomato soup is one of my all time favorite combinations. I need to try a few of these delicious looking recipes, the beet and apple slaw really catches my eye!