What to Serve With Chicken & Dumplings

If you are trying to figure out what to serve and eat with homemade chicken & dumplings for dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. Chicken stew with drop biscuits or dumplings is a classic family favorite and a comfort food staple that has been around for decades.  It really needs another comfort food side or a light recipe to make a complete meal. Therefore, you will want to pick the best easy side dish ideas that pair well with chicken and dumplings the next time you make your favorite recipe.

Whether you want a salad, vegetables, baked goods, or even a dessert, I have you covered with so many recipes on what to enjoy with southern chicken and dumplings. All of these sides pair well with the creamy broth, chicken, vegetables, and biscuit dough dumplings that make it a popular easy recipe.  Old-fashioned chicken and dumplings originated in America in the south and then became an American staple. If you ever wondered how chicken & dumplings got to be so popular and other fun facts, find out at THE REAL STORY. 

 

 

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What to Serve with Chicken & Dumplings

This is a tasty list of what to offer with chicken and dumplings.  To help you decide what to serve with it, I have broken down the list into some subcategories. So based on your mood, preference, or diet, there is something for everyone.  There are comfort food side dish classics, healthy salads, casseroles,  low-carb, keto, gluten-free, and desserts too.  Whether your dumplings are from scratch or with Bisquick, all these recipes are the best to make with chicken & dumplings includes:

 

  • Comfort Food Classic Side Dishes
  • Salad & Vegetable Side Dishes
  • Keto, Low Carb, or Gluten-Free Side Dishes
  • Desserts too! 

 

 

Comfort Food Classic Side Dishes

Comforting sides like mashed potatoes and creamed vegetables are commonly served with hearty American classics.  Besides mashed potatoes and gravy, this list includes some comfort food classics and new recipes that you will want to make over and over again with chicken and dumplings. All of these soul-pleasing recipes will be a sure-fire hit with the family the next time you need side dish ideas that pair well with chicken and dumplings.  They are delicious, home-cooked, and rich just as all the best comfort food side dish recipes should be.

 

Instant Pot Ranch Salt Potatoes
Tender bite-sized potatoes are tossed with butter and ranch seasoning for a family favorite. These salt-crusted electric pressure cooker potatoes are easy and the best side dish recipe.
Check out this recipe
Instant Pot Ranch Salt Potatoes

 

Green Chile Sweet Corn Casserole
This silky smooth corn pudding casserole satisfies the summer craving for sweet corn on the cob.  This cheesy green chili casserole is an easy savory recipe that is a new version of the southern classic corn pudding that my grandma used to make. 
Check out this recipe
Green Chile Sweet Corn Casserole

 

Easy Homemade Soft Dinner Rolls
The best soft homemade dinner rolls baked using yeast are easy to make. These rolls are delicious and enjoyed best when warm straight out of the oven.
Check out this recipe
Freshly baked easy homemade soft dinner rolls

 

Ciabatta Bread
Homemade rustic Italian bread has a crispy crust and a tender chewy inside.
Check out this recipe
Ciabatta featured

 

French Potato Salad
Tender potatoes in a Champagne dijon vinaigrette with fresh herbs is bright, tangy, and crowd-pleasing.
Check out this recipe
French Potato Salad

 

Salad & Vegetable Side Dishes

Here are some great healthy side dishes to make and eat with your next dinner of chicken and dumplings.  There are healthy salads, comforting vegetables, and casseroles. All of them are yummy and will complete your meal.

 

Low-Carb Keto Creamed Spinach Casserole
Creamed spinach is a tasty low-carb steakhouse restaurant favorite. This easy keto recipe is the best spinach casserole side dish.
Check out this recipe
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Broccoli Apple Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing (no mayo)
This healthy broccoli salad with carrots, raisins, apples, and cheese is amazing. The creamy greek yogurt dressing is low-fat and made without mayo. It is tangy, crisp, fresh, and sweet in every bite. It holds up great for potlucks and barbecues. It is even great as a leftover, unlike other salads.
 
Check out this recipe
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Amazing Roasted Green Beans with Everything But the Bagel Sesame Seasoning
These delicious but easy green beans will be a family favorite. The nutty sesame seasoning that includes garlic and onion adds so much flavor.
Check out this recipe
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Butternut Squash, Apple, and Kale Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette
Butternut squash and kale make the perfect Fall salad. The crunchy pecans, crisp apples, sweet raisins, and roasted butternut squash make the most amazing Autumn harvest salad recipe.
Check out this recipe
Butternut Squash, Apple, and Kale Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

 

Keto, Low Carb, or Gluten-Free Side Dishes

This category of ideas to serve with chicken and dumplings includes keto, low-carb, paleo, or gluten-free recipe ideas. Try a new chaffle or vegetable recipe to complete your next chicken stew with dumplings supper.

 

Keto Cornbread Chaffles
Cornbread chaffles made with almond flour are the best Mini Dash keto waffle recipe. A savory low-carb & gluten-free side for chili, soup, or salad.
Check out this recipe
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Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli
Instant pot steamed broccoli is a healthy and easy recipe that comes out perfect every time. In just a few minutes fresh broccoli is cooked and ready to enjoy.  This method works in any electric pressure cooker with or without a steamer basket and results in fresh steamed broccoli that is not mushy. 
Check out this recipe
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Keto Fat Head Rolls
Homemade soft keto rolls using almond flour are not just low carb (4 net carbs each!) but will please any appetite. They are sturdy enough for use as bread for sandwiches, buns for hamburgers, and great plain.
Check out this recipe
Keto Fat Head Rolls plated

 

Southern Pimento Cheese
Pimento (pimiento) Cheese is a true Southern staple for any get-together. This classic recipe is a crowd-pleaser and my version has only a bit of mayo but all the creaminess. This easy appetizer is wonderful for keto, low-carb, and gluten-free diets.
Check out this recipe
Southern Pimento Cheese

 

Desserts to Serve with Chicken & Dumplings

This list of desserts to serve with chicken & dumplings includes some of the best homemade sweets to finish your dinner with.  If you want something that is comforting, delicious, and satisfies your sweet tooth, all these recipes pair well with chicken and dumplings.   Which will you try first? 

 

Old-Fashioned Peach and Strawberry Cobbler
Homemade peach and strawberry cobbler made in a cast-iron skillet is a classic American recipe. Fresh fruit and a biscuit topping make this the best old-fashioned dessert.
Check out this recipe
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Caramelized Apple Hand Pies
Delicious homemade caramelized apple hand pies are easy to make. These fried apple pies are flaky, sweet, and have the perfect hint of cinnamon and nutmeg.
Check out this recipe

 

Fresh Strawberry Mousse Parfait
Fresh strawberry mousse is an easy parfait dessert. It’s light and healthy with mounds of yummy berry whipped cream and puree layer making for a great no-bake recipe. 
Check out this recipe
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What to Serve With Chicken & Dumplings

Angela
If you are trying to figure out what goes well with good old-fashioned chicken and dumplings for dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. If you want some new and not just mashed potatoes, try any of these new recipes for other comfort foods, casseroles, salads, vegetables, potatoes, or more. I have you covered with so many choices on what to serve and eat with homemade chicken & dumplings.
Prep Time 0 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

TRY ONE OF THE RECIPES SHARED HERE SUCH AS

  • Ranch Salt Potatoes
  • Soft Dinner Rolls
  • Broccoli Apple Salad
  • Kale Butternut Salad
  • Keto Cornbread
  • Apple Hand Pies
  • Peach & Strawberry Cobbler

Instructions
 

  • Make your favorite chicken and dumplings recipe.
  • Choose one or more wonderful sides from the lists above.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword comfort food, dessert, salads, side dishes, sides, soups
 

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