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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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What to Serve With Chicken & Dumplings
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.
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