What to Serve With Sandwiches

 

If you are trying to figure out what goes well with sandwiches for lunch or dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. The sandwich is a classic family favorite that can be hot or cold and has been around for decades.  To make it a complete meal, many want a quick and easy side dish. This often results in something processed and store-bought like chips, condensed soups, or cookies.  This list of side dishes includes homemade recipes that are great to eat the next time you make your favorite sandwich. 

Whether you want a salad, soup, or something else, I have you covered with so many choices on what to enjoy with any sandwich you make at home. Many fellow food bloggers have shared some of their best side dish recipes to eat with them. All of these sides pair well and are what to serve with any kind of sandwich including; cheese, ham, turkey, club, beef, french dip, Reuben, tuna or egg salad, submarine, paninis,  hoagies, grinders, There are even keto, low-carb, and many gluten-free side dish options for sandwich sides. 

 

 

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What to Serve with Hot or Cold Sandwiches

This is a tasty list of what to offer with a sandwich.  To help you decide what to serve with sandwiches, 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 classics, healthy salads, soups, low-carb, keto, gluten-free, and keto sides.  This recipe roundup of what to make with hot or cold sandwiches includes:

  • Side Dishes by The Short Order Cook
  • Soup Side Dishes
  • Salad & Vegetable Side Dishes
  • Keto, Low Carb, or Gluten-Free Side Dishes

 

Sandwich Recipes

If you also want to try something new, check out these sandwich recipes.  These are not your everyday meat and cheese sandwiches between white bread sort of sandwiches. These are amazing sandwich recipes that are great for lunch but fancy enough for dinner as well.  There are two great keto gluten-free sandwich recipes for you to enjoy here too. Try one or more out the next time you are in the mood for a great sandwich.  Please make one for someone else too since we all know sandwiches always taste better when someone else makes it – why is that?!

 

Keto Monte Cristo Sandwich
This keto Monte Cristo sandwich is an easy and tasty low-carb recipe. Full of ham, turkey, and swiss cheese for a warm griddled lunch or dinner. If you enjoy ordering this at Disneyland's Blue Bayou or Cafe Orleans, this is the recipe for you.
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Keto Muffuletta Sandwich
The delicious New Orleans classic sandwich recipe is now made keto, low-carb, grain-free, and gluten-free. Homemade fat head dough rolls are stuffed with deli meats, cheeses, and the authentic olive salad.
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Keto Muffuletta Sandwich sliced and facing open

 

Classic Homemade Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich
Tender beef and melty cheese are delicious in this iconic sandwich, easy enough to make at home.
Check out this recipe
Classic Homemade Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

 

Grilled Cheese with Figs and Hot Honey
Grilled cheese with sharp cheddar, fresh sweet figs, and spicy hot honey is an easy gourmet recipe. A perfect combo of sweet and spicy between toasted sourdough. 
Check out this recipe
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Side Dishes by The Short Order Cook

All of these recipes can be found on the website and are what to eat with sandwiches the next time you cook them at home. These are some of our family favorites.  They are delicious, home-cooked, and easy just as all the best side dish recipes should be.  These are recipes that are good for hot or cold lunch or dinner sandwich options.  

 

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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Grilled Peach, Avocado, and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad
Sweet grilled peaches, creamy avocado, tangy goat cheese, and spicy arugula are a summer salad sensation.
Check out this recipe
grilled Peach avocado goat cheese arugula salad

 

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

 

Pot Pie Soup
Homemade creamy pot pie soup is an easy recipe that is tasty with any savory protein filling like chicken, turkey, beef, or a vegetarian option.
Check out this recipe
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Keto Cream of Mushroom Soup
This restaurant-quality low-carb keto cream of mushroom soup is easy to make and simply delicious. The creamy texture with sherry creates a rich velvety mushroom soup that is so much better than any Campbell’s condensed version you can buy. 
Check out this recipe
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Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup
Sweet, creamy, and rich butternut squash soup is comfort in a bowl.
Check out this recipe
Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

 

Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Onion rings are a classic fried treat that is so easy to make homemade. This beer-battered recipe for onion rings is the perfect side dish, snack, or appetizer.
Check out this recipe
Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings

 

Homemade Pickles with Leftover Pickle Juice
Homemade pickles are so easy to make when you reuse pickle juice for this recipe. In 24 hours quick refrigerator pickles are crisp and ready.  
Check out this recipe
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Soup Classic Side Dishes

Comforting soups are commonly served with sandwiches as a side dish so these recipes I recommend to enjoy with one.  There are cream, healthy, and vegetarian soup options on this list.  All of these soul-pleasing soups will be a sure-fire hit with the family.  

 

Potato Leek Soup
A creamy mild soup that pairs well with any sandwich. This classic recipe only requires a few ingredients and results in a comforting side dish.
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5-Ingredient Tomato Soup
This vegan tomato soup comes together so quickly. There really is nothing better than a great tomato soup to serve along with your favorite sandwich.
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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup
This hearty and comforting soup could be a meal on it's own but is simply fantastic as a side dish. The creamy cheddar and a bit of spice in this recipe makes it truly delish.
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Salad Side Dishes

Here are some great healthy side dishes to make and eat with your next sandwich.  There is a mayo-based salad, fruits & nuts, plus some homemade fries too. All of them are yummy and complete your meal.

 

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
The flavors of dill and mayo are perfect compliment to your favorite sandwich. When added to pasta for a side salad, you really cannot go wrong.
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Summer Berry Salad
This fruit salad with berries and nuts has a wonderful homemade passion fruit vinaigrette. This sweet, crunchy, and colorful side dish will be one the whole family will want to dig into.
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Sweet Potato Fries
Oven- baked shoestring sweet potatoes makes for a warm and irresistable side dish. Get your favorite dip and sandwich and have a wonderful meal.
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Keto, Low Carb, or Gluten-Free Side Dishes

This category of ideas to serve with sandwiches includes keto, low-carb, paleo, or gluten-free recipes. Whether your sandwich is in a wrap, lettuce, roll, or slices of bread making a good side dish is important. Try a new gluten-free or keto low-carb twist on a classic recipe. No matter what you choose, your healthy diet will be on track and your taste buds will thank you. 

 

Paleo Sweet Poppyseed Coleslaw
Coleslaw is a classic sandwich side dish and this paleo version deserves a chance at becoming your new favorite. It is dairy-free, keto, low-carb, and 100% amazing.
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Vegetable Salad with Homemade Italian Dressing
This crisp and healthy salad is backed with wonderful vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, tomatoes, and zucchini. Wiht the addition of Italian dressing and olives this gluten-free and vegetarian salad is a great lunch or dinner side dish.
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Arugula Avocado Salad
A tangy lime vinaigrette dresses this healthy avocado and tomato salad. The red onion and peppery arugula bring this low-carb and gluten-free salad together perfectly.
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What to Serve With Sandwiches

Angela
If you are trying to figure out what goes well with sandwiches for lunch or dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. If you want something new and not just chips and fruit, try any of these new recipes for comforting soups, salads, vegetables, and more. We have you covered with so many choices on what to serve and eat with a sandwich. 
Prep Time 0 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

TRY A SIDE DISH FROM THE LIST ABOVE, SUCH AS:

  • Potato Leek Soup
  • Broccoli Salad
  • Onion Rings
  • Tomato Soup
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Paleo Coleslaw

Instructions
 

  • Make your favorite hot or cold sandwich.
  • Choose one or more wonderful sides from the lists above.
  • Enjoy!
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