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    What to Serve with Salmon Patties (25 BEST Sides)

    Wondering what to serve with Salmon Patties? We’ve got you covered!

    Whether you’re looking to make an easy weeknight meal, or something special for Sunday supper, salmon patties have great flavor and can be served in many different ways.

    We’ve compiled a list of sides for salmon patties to help you create an amazing meal that will have your family and friends raving!

    From fresh salads to crunchy slaws, there’s something here to make your salmon patty dinner complete.

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    What to Serve with Salmon Patties

    1. Remoulade


    Jazz up your food with these two different versions of Louisiana Style Remoulade.

    If you need a new dip or spread for your salmon patties, give these easy and incredibly tasty mixes a try!

    It’s like tartar sauce taken to the next level!

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    2. Cheese Grits

    cheese grits

    Cheese Grits… the ultimate Southern side dish! This creamy and comforting delight is a staple in the south, and deserves a spot in every cook’s repertoire.

    They go great with so many things, and can be enjoyed with any meal of the day. You can cook them up in no time with quick cook grits, or simmer stone ground grits low and slow for the ultimate treat.

    Grits are also very forgiving. With a few simple tips, you’ll have them perfected every time…

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    3. Greek Salad

    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!

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    4. Fried Green Tomatoes

    fried green tomatoes

    If you’re from the South, these Fried Green Tomatoes are a must in the summertime!

    Well seasoned and super crispy on the outside, with a tender and succulent inside, they’re perfect as an appetizer or side dish, or even just an anytime snack.

    Fried Green Tomatoes isn’t just the name of a movie from the early 90’s, they’re one addictive treat that you just have to try!

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    5. Dirty Rice

    dirty rice

    Dirty Rice is a famous dish in Creole and Cajun cuisines. White rice gets a “dirty” color from bits of meat and a generous dose of seasonings.

    It’s a super delicious recipe that’s packed with flavor. And although it’s usually served as a side dish, we love it as a main.

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    6. Classic Coleslaw


    There are a lot of Coleslaw recipes out there, but this is the best hands down! Just a quick chop and mix is all it takes to make this iconic side dish.

    This Classic Coleslaw is essential for all your upcoming cookouts and potlucks. It’s creamy and crunchy, and goes with all of your summertime favorites.

    All it takes is a few tips and tricks to make it perfect every time…

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    7. Grilled Zucchini

    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!

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    8. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

    sides for pot roast: 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!

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    9. Saffron Rice

    sides for pot roast: 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.

    It’s one of our favorite salmon patty side dishes.

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    10. Caesar Salad Recipe

    caesar salad

    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!

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    11. Roasted Asparagus

    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.

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    12. Fettuccine Alfredo

    fettuccine alfredo

    This Fettuccine Alfredo is the BEST, hands down! It’s pure creamy Italian bliss that you won’t be able to get enough of.

    Forget the jarred stuff, this homemade alfredo is super quick and easy to make with basic ingredients. And it tastes even better than any restaurant.

    Whip up a batch of this pasta delight, and get ready for rave reviews!

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    13. Tabbouleh


    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!

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    14. Garlic Aioli

    garlic aioli

    This Garlic Aioli is going to be your new favorite condiment. You’re going to slather it on sandwiches, burgers and wraps. And you’re going to dip absolutely everything in it.

    This totally addicting sauce is going to find a permanent place in your fridge. And all it takes is 4 ingredients and about 5 minutes, max.

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    15. Steak Fries

    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!

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    16. Yellow Squash Casserole

    wooden spoon scooping a helping of southern squash casserole out of a blue dish

    This classic southern squash casserole is a typical vegetable dish smothered in butter, cream and cheese just the way they prefer it.

    Mildly flavored sweet squash folded into a creamy, cheesy sauce and topped with buttery cracker topping (and yes, Ritz is the best)… people will be going for seconds and thirds!

    17. Macaroni Salad

    This Macaroni salad is loaded with chopped veggies and hard boiled eggs in a creamy delicious, sweet and tangy dressing.

    It’s so easy and great for all the cookouts and BBQs coming your way.

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    18. Maque Choux

    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.

    It’s sweet, it’s savory, and it’s just a little bit spicy…

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    19. Sweet Potato Fries

    side shot of sweet potato fries in a round dish

    These healthy and tasty alternatives to your basic French fries are sweeping restaurants across the country. Now you can make them in your own home with this easy recipe.

    They’re one of our favorite sides for salmon patties!

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    20. Arroz con Gandules

    arroz con gandules

    This Arroz con Gandules recipe may be my new favorite rice dish! Tender rice with pigeon peas, generously flavored with salted pork, sofrito, tomato sauce and some great Latin seasonings.

    If you’re a big fan of big flavor, this Puerto Rican rice is a must!

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    21. Yum Yum Sauce

    yum yum sauce

    Yum Yum Sauce… the name says it all! This tasty mayo-based sauce is all the rage in Hibachi restaurants, and once you make it at home, you’ll see why!

    Just a quick stir of a few basic ingredients you already have on hand, and you’ll be all ready for unlimited dipping and drizzling.

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    22. Rainbow Pasta Salad

    closeup of rainbow pasta salad

    Make this colorful pasta for your next cookout. You can’t get easier than this Rainbow Pasta Salad.

    The crowd will surely be going back for seconds when they try this great salad. We love the final touch of feta in there…

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    23. Cowboy Caviar

    cowboy caviar

    Is this a salsa? Or a salad? Or a dip?? Cowboy Caviar… This colorful, no-cook, hearty appetizer will take care of all your get togethers.

    Make a giant bowl of Cowboy Caviar, throw in some tortilla chips and the entire party will be scooping this till it disappears.

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    24. Wedge Salad

    sides for pot roast: 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.

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    25. Creamed Corn

    creamed corn

    After you try this easy Creamed Corn recipe, you will never, ever go back to canned. Made with fresh corn (though you can use frozen), it’s so creamy and full of flavor.

    This side dish is addictively good.

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    So there you go, 25 great sides for salmon patties. Which one will you try first?

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    What to Serve with Salmon Patties (25 BEST Sides)

    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    Wondering what to serve with Salmon Patties? This collection of 25 sides for salmon patties has something for everyone!


    • 4 slices bacon
    • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
    • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 1.5 Tbsp Creole seasoning
    • 4 cups corn kernels
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream
    • salt, to taste


    1. Fry the bacon in a skillet over medium heat, then remove to a plate. Remove all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease.
    2. Add the chopped peppers and onion, along with Creole seasoning.
    3. Sauté for a few minutes, till they start to soften, then add the corn. Sauté for an additional 10 minutes.
    4. Stir in heavy cream, and cook till it heats up.
    5. Add in crumbled bacon and serve immediately.

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