Wondering what to serve with chicken pot pie? We’ve got you covered!
Chicken pot pie is an easy-to-make dish that virtually everyone loves, no matter their age. But every delicious main course needs the perfect side dishes to complete it.
Things like crunchy salads and fluffy potatoes both enhance and complement the flavor of the pot pie.
We’re here to help you find just what your dinner spread needs by giving you some mouthwatering ideas for chicken pot pie sides that’ll make your meal extra irresistible!
What to Serve with Chicken Pot Pie
1. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Creamy, buttery, fluffy mash! Everybody’s favorite something you grew up on… that made-’em-a-million-times, tried and tested family affair.
This time, try it with the slight little flavor twist of goat cheese. Yum level achieved!
2. Roasted Broccoli
This easy oven Roasted Broccoli recipe is going to boost your side dish game big time! It’s tender and perfectly seasoned, and that little bit of caramelization takes it over the top.
Just fresh broccoli, a little olive oil, and some simple seasonings are all you need. And it’s super versatile, and can go with just about anything.
It will be one of your top sides for chicken pot pie!
3. Creamed Spinach
This Creamed Spinach is going to be the new star of your side dish spread. It’s creamy, cheesy, and oh so comforting.
With just a few simple ingredients you can easily whip up this recipe, which is so much better than store bought.
4. Caesar Salad Recipe
No salad can get as simple as Caesar!! You can make homemade croutons and make it tad bit more special. The good dressing is the key for a good Caesar.
One of the all time classic salad recipes!
5. Roasted Asparagus
These easy Roasted Asparagus are an essential veggie side dish you need in your repertoire. They’re the perfect accompaniment to your grilled or roasted meats, and they’re so easy!
While asparagus are great any way, be it steamed, blanched or sautéed, something special happens when you roast them. That caramelization adds a whole extra layer of umami flavor.
6. No Knead Bread
Here’s one of our favorites, which is baked often in our home… this No Knead Bread!!
This artisan quality bread can happen very fast and is super duper simple. You end up with a thick crispy crust and a chewy center with big fat holes like sourdough!
It’s very forgiving and only takes 3 minutes of active effort. Now that sounds unbelievable, right? Not so. Try it yourself today.
7. Green Beans Almondine
Green Beans Almondine!! Doesn’t it sound fancy?
Vibrant French style green beans tossed with brown butter, toasty almonds (that’s where almondine comes from), shallots, garlic and a squeeze of lemon to brighten it in the end.
It’s one of our favorite sides for chicken pot pie.
8. Saffron Rice
Elevate your basic side dish with this simple and easy Saffron Rice recipe. You’ll be amazed how much flavor your humble grain can have.
This beautiful and fragrant rice is a showstopper side dish that will make any meal more special. It’s perfect for company meals and special occasions.
If you’re looking for a new salad recipe, we have just the one… Tabbouleh!
This famous Levantine salad is bursting with herby flavors from plenty of fresh parsley, veggie power from tomatoes and cucumber, and it has a hearty bite from bulgur wheat.
And once you drizzle on that easy homemade dressing… perfection!
10. Steak Fries
These easy baked Steak Fries are a breeze to make, and go with just about anything. They may be the perfect side dish.
You’ll love these tasty potato wedges, which are perfectly seasoned, then baked to crispy perfection.
Skip the oil and the mess, our homemade steak fries are here to make your life easier, and healthier!
11. Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad with Pesto
Spring and summer demand colorful, light, refreshing salads. So here it is our Cucumber Avocado Tomato Salad, but with major flavor bender… delicious basil pesto dressing.
This one is there for you to brighten up any meal of the day. Dig into it with your scrambled eggs and toast first thing in the morning, or along with your favorite sandwich for lunch, or use it as a topping for your taco night.
12. Maque Choux
Give your corn a Louisiana style makeover with this Cajun Maque Choux! Corn is sautéed in bacon grease with Cajun or Creole seasoning, along with other flavor enhancers.
This recipe is perfect for summer, when corn season is at its peak. It will become the new star side dish at your cookouts and potlucks.
13. Sweet Potato Mash
Give your feast a healthier twist with this easy Sweet Potato Mash recipe. It’s a great variation on your conventional mashed potatoes, and goes especially good with chicken pot pie.
And it’s one of the easiest sides you’ll ever make!
14. Grilled Zucchini
It’s summer, that means it’s time to fire up the grill. And have we found the perfect side dish for the season, Grilled Zucchini!
Your favorite summer squash has never been more delicious. A little bit of seasoning is all it takes, then let your grill work its magic.
Once you try it, we bet you’ll be pairing it with just about everything!
15. Butternut Squash Blossom
Now here is one stunning looking dish. This gorgeous Butternut Squash Blossom will be the new star on your spread.
Not only will it be the prettiest dish on the table, the flavors are absolutely amazing.
Succotash is a savory mélange of corn and beans at its core, enhanced by sweet tangy cherry tomatoes with crunchy peppers, along with the freshness of herbs.
It all comes together with loads of butter that amplifies the sweetness of corn, and finally that unmistakable bacon…
17. Wedge Salad
This Wedge Salad recipe is a real classic, and for good reason!
Bright, crispy lettuce, homemade blue cheese dressing, sweet cherry tomatoes, and don’t you dare forget the bacon!
It’s the perfect side dish for a huge variety of mains, and it’s one of the easiest salads you’ll ever make.
18. Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions
Now here’s a real classic that is so much better in homemade form. Sweet peas are slathered in creamy white sauce, sprinkled with pearl onions.
Give it a try, we bet you’ll love it!
19. Kale Salad
Add some color and freshness to your dinner with this delicious kale salad. The wide array of flavors combine for a salad that tastes as beautiful as it looks.
Featuring roasted butternut squash, chickpeas, cranberries and more, every bite is a medly of taste and texture
20. Cherry Tomato Gratin
This Cherry Tomato gratin is the newest star on your spread. It’s the perfect combination of easy, tasty and pretty.
Impress everyone with this gorgeous dish!
21. Greek Salad
This traditional Greek Salad recipe, known to the locals as Horiatiki, is one of our summertime favorites!
Crisp cucumbers, sweet cherry tomatoes, red onions, briny olives and capers, creamy feta, and a simple herb dressing. That’s all it takes. And the results are top notch.
The next time those fresh salad cravings hit, go the Greek way… the Horiatiki way!
So there you go, plenty of side dish options the next time you have chicken pot pie. Which one will you try first?
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- 4 lbs potatoes
- 1.25 cups milk, warmed
- 4 Tbsp butter, melted
- 8 oz goat cheese
- 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Peel the potatoes and cut them into same size pieces and place them in a large pot full of cold water.
- Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
- Drain the potatoes and mash them by hand. Add in warm milk a little at a time, melted butter, goat cheese, salt and pepper and keep on mashing until smooth.
- Taste and season. Stir in parsley and add additional butter on top before serving.
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