What to Serve With Scallops

If you are trying to figure out what to serve with scallops for dinner, this list is of sides is exactly what you are looking for. They are an elegant and fancy seafood favorite. Whether they are bacon-wrapped, pan-seared, or baked,  scallops deserve a great side dish that goes well with them. Therefore, you will want to pick the best side dish to go with your favorite scallop dinner.

Whether you want a salad, soup, vegetables, or something unique, we have you covered with so many choices on what to eat with scallops. Many fellow food bloggers have shared some of their best side dish recipes to eat with any of your favorite fish or shellfish. All of these sides pair well with just about any seafood such as salmon, halibut,  mussels, calamari, lobster, clams, and more.   Which will you try first?

 

What to Serve With Scallops PN1 recipe

 

What to Serve with Scallops

This is a tasty list of what to offer with scallops.  To help you decide what to serve with them, I have broken down the list into some subcategories. So based on your mood, preference, or diet, there is something for everyone.  There are healthy salads, mayo-based salads,  low-carb, keto, vegan, and fancy sides.  This list of what to make with sloppy joes includes:

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

 

Side Dishes by The Short Order Cook

 

Rice and Fava Bean Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
The best spring salad of rice and fresh fava beans. It is tossed with lemon vinaigrette & topped with scallions and lemon zest for a bright pop of flavor.
Check out this recipe
Rice and Fava Beans Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

 

Macaroni and Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Bacon
Creamy macaroni and cheese with caramelized onions are made even more amazing with crispy bacon. The best homemade recipe for elevated mac and cheese that adults and kids will love.
Check out this recipe
Macaroni and Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Bacon in a casserole dish

 

Pasta Primavera Two Ways - with Zucchini Noodles or Spaghetti
Celebrate Spring and the fresh vegetables of the season with this Pasta Primavera dish. It is great on zucchini noodles and with traditional pasta.
Check out this recipe
Pasta Primavera Two Ways - Zucchini & Spaghetti Noodles

 

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

 

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
Amazing roasted green beans with everything but the bagel seasoning featured

 

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
Steamed Broccoli featured in instant pot overhead shot

 

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
Keto Cream of Mushroom Soup featured overhead two bowls

 

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

 

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

 

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 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

 

 

Salad & Vegetable Side Dishes

 

Oyster Mushroom Rockefeller
A vegetarian twist on a classic dish full of buttery garlic goodness. Oyster Mushrooms Rockefeller is a delicious vegetarian version of traditional Oysters Rockefeller.
Check out this recipe
What to Serve With Scallops oyster mushroom rockefeller mytherapistcooks

 

Instant Pot Asparagus with Lemon
A quick and easy way to cook asparagus perfectly. The electric pressure cookers does all of the work and you enjoy the rewards.
Check out this recipe
What to Serve With Scallops Instant Pot Asparagus mondayismeatloaf

 

Quick Orzo Pasta Salad
Quick Orzo Pasta Salad is full of fresh veggies and chickpeas for a hearty vegan pasta salad. The homemade lemon-herb dressing adds so much flavor and brightness.
Check out this recipe
What to Serve With Scallops Quick-Orzo-Pasta-Salad-on-a-spoon-showing-all-healthy-ingredients ProfusionCurry

 

 

Keto / Low Carb or Gluten-Free Side Dishes

 

Sauteed Zucchini & Squash
Sautéed Zucchini and Squash is a simple side dish made with fresh and healthy ingredients This medley of vegetables is so simple and the perfect side that everyone will love.
Check out this recipe
What To Serve With Scallops sauteed-zucchini-2 garnishandglaze

 

How to Make Cauliflower Rice
Light and fluffy cauliflower rice is the low-carb/keto side dish that goes great with all seafood.
Check out this recipe
What To Serve With Scallops Cauliflower-Rice-in-a-Skillet-with-a-Spoon happykitchenrocks

 

Simple Creamy Coleslaw
This creamy coleslaw has a slightly tangy and sweet dressing. It is the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
Check out this recipe
What To Serve With Scallops Creamy Coleslaw WhatAGirlEats

 

 

Fancy Side Dishes

 

Mushroom Risotto
Creamy slow-cooked rice with mushrooms, herbs, and parmesan for the perfect velvety risotto.
Check out this recipe
What to Serve with Scallops MushroomRisotto-42-savorywithsoul

 

Baked Parmesan Truffle Fries
Crispy baked fries made elegant and amazing thanks to the addition of parmesan and truffle butter.
Check out this recipe
What to Serve with Scallops Parmesan-Truffle-Fries-thesurburbansoapbox

 

Toasted Gnocchi with Spinach
A quick recipe of pillowy gnocchi cooked in chicken broth and then toasted. The final touch of spinach and cheese finishes this wonderfully rich side dish.
Check out this recipe
What To Serve with Scallops toasted-gnocchi-spinach-sonshinekitchen

 

 

 

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What to Serve With Scallops PN1 recipe

What To Serve With Scallops

Angela
If you are trying to figure out what to serve with scallops for dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. If you want a salad, vegetable, keto, low-carb gluten-free, fancy, or pasta, we have you covered with so many choices on what to serve and eat with scallops or your favorite seafood.
Prep Time 0 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

Try a Side Dish from the List

  • SIDE DISHES BY THE SHORT ORDER COOK
  • SALAD & VEGETABLE SIDE DISHES
  • KETO/LOW-CARB OR GLUTEN-FREE SIDE DISHES
  • FANCY SIDE DISHES

Instructions
 

  • Make your favorite Scallop Recipe.
  • Choose one or more wonderful sides from the lists above.
  • Enjoy!

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