Having a chicken parmesan dinner and wondering what to make for side dishes? This classic Italian dish can be paired with salad, soup, rice, potatoes, bread and more!
Check out our list of delicious sides to pair with your chicken parmesan and have a complete meal. Need a recipe? Check out this easy recipe for chicken parmesan that your family is sure to love!
Chicken Parmesan Side Dishes
Basil Parmesan Risotto
Basil Parmesan Risotto is creamy, easy to make and a perfect side dish or meal. Grated parmesan cheese and fresh basil make give this recipe lots of delicious flavor.
Easy Air Fryer Green Beans
These Easy Air Fryer Green Beans are simple to make and seasoned with salt and dill! Serve these green beans as a side dish with any of your favorite meals.
Easy Air Fryer Crispy Parmesan Eggplant Fries
These Easy Air Fryer Crispy Parmesan Eggplant Fries are a delicious snack, appetizer or meal! Pair with your favorite pasta sauce for dipping.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Parmesan
These Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Parmesan are an impressive but easy and delicious side dish to make! They are salty, crunchy and cheesy. If you love Brussels sprouts you are sure to love this recipe.
Cucumber Tomato and Onion Salad
This Cucumber Tomato and Onion Salad is super fast salad to put together. It is very refreshing and only requires a few ingredients!
Easy Oven Baked Zucchini Chips
These Baked Zucchini Chips are lighter than fried zucchini but still as delicious! They are breaded and baked until your desired crispiness and color. Serve them as an appetizer, snack or as a side to your main dish.
Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad
This Warm Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad is the side dish you didn't know you needed! It is a delicious combination of warm brussels sprouts, garlicky caesar dressing, salty parmesan cheese and fresh ground pepper.
Easy Sauteed Mushrooms with Garlic Butter
These sautéed mushrooms are flavored with garlic butter and cooked until golden brown! They’re made with just a few ingredients and ready in no time!
Air Fryer Garlic Bread
This air fryer garlic bread is ridiculously quick and easy. With just six ingredients its on the table in ten minutes and makes a great side for chicken parmesan.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Garlic Butter
These garlic mashed potatoes are creamy, garlicky, and the perfect side for chicken parmesan. It's made with fluffy potatoes, garlic infused heavy cream, and finished with a drizzle of sauteed garlic butter!
Homemade French Fries in Air fryer
These french fries are a lovely potato side with Chicken Parmesan. Kids and adults love it. Try this low oil air fryer version.
How To Make Dutch Oven Bread - NO Overnight Rise
Hands down, the EASIEST artisan bread made right in the dutch oven at home. Easy homemade bread, c'mon, you know you want to.
Easy Kale Salad Recipe with Lemon Dressing
Easy Kale Salad Recipe with Lemon Dressing is ready to eat in under 5 minutes. This kale salad is simple, yet full of flavor from the freshly grated Parmesan, lemon, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Serve this easy salad recipe as a side to your favorite meal, or enjoy it as is for a healthy lunch.
Lemon Arugula Salad with Pine Nuts
Lemon Arugula Salad with Pine Nuts is a quick and easy salad that is peppery, sweet and satisfying. Arugula is tossed with cherry tomatoes, toasted pine nuts and parmesan cheese and finished off with a lemony, olive oil dressing.
Classic Caesar Salad
This Caesar salad is simple and easy to prepare and has all the classic flavors! It's made with crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons, Parmesan cheese, and a classic Caesar salad dressing!
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad
This roasted butternut squash salad is full of fresh ingredients, is simple to make, and has the most delicious flavors and bright colors.
Smothered Green Beans
You can quickly whip up this comforting side of easy Smothered Green Beans for dinner tonight and any holiday meal in less than 25 minutes.
Instant Pot Baby Potatoes
Tender garlicky Instant Pot Baby Potatoes are easy to make with pantry staples and 5 minutes of cook time. This flavorful side dish is good with any meal including grilled meats and fish and in salads or casseroles.
Pasta with Peas (Easy Vegetarian Recipe)
A delicious vegetarian dinner recipe, ready to eat in less than 20 minutes! Pasta with peas is a cheesy, creamy, and flavorful dish, perfect for dinner or to be served as a side, and it’s kid friendly too!
Spaghetti with Green Beans & Cannellini Beans
This delicious Spaghetti dish with both fresh beans and Cannellini Beans is hearty and a great compliment to any Italian inspired meat dishes.
Easy Buttered Noodles Recipe
Buttered Noodles are the classic and simple side dish that goes with everything! Learn how to make the best buttered pasta, with optional garlic and parmesan cheese.
Slow Cooker Glazed Carrots
These slow cooker glazed carrots are a super easy side dish that’s perfect for a casual dinner or a holiday gathering!
Vegetarian Sun-Dried Tomato Risotto
This vegetarian risotto recipe is super easy to make and tastes amazing! It's on the table in about 30 minutes, so you can have a relaxing meal with your family.
EASY Honey Roasted Rutabaga with Fresh Thyme
This is a delicious and easy recipe to make at home. You can use this recipe for any root vegetable or mix different root vegetables together to change things up.
Fettuccine Alfredo is tender pasta in a luscious cream sauce with garlic and fresh parmesan cheese. A classic Italian-American favorite, alfredo pasta is easy to make at home with simple ingredients.
Green Beans Almondine Recipe
Veggie lovers, this low carb Green Beans Almondine is a super easy and elegant side dish that combines crisp green beans with fried almonds with an garlicky lemon butter sauce.
Easy Caprese Pasta Salad
This Caprese Pasta Salad is the perfect side dish. Made quickly with fresh ingredients, the flavors are the perfect compliment to chicken Parmesan.
Air Fryer Asparagus
This Air Fryer Asparagus is quick and easy to make and so delicious. Made in the air fryer, it’s full of flavor and the perfect side dish.
Easy Homemade Baguette Recipe
This Baguette is easy to make and absolutely delicious! Crusty on the outside, soft on the inside, it’s the perfect side for Chicken Parmesan.
The Best Creamy Cherry Tomato Pasta alla Vodka
Make this extra creamy cherry tomato pasta alla vodka in less than 30 minutes! Using sweet summer cherry tomatoes for the best flavor, along with fresh herbs and plenty of parmesan cheese, this creamy sauce is bursting with fresh, craveable flavor.
Fried Tenderstem Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon (Garlic Broccolini)
Versatile recipe that goes with a range of meat, poultry and fish dishes, this is our go-to side dish when we’re looking for a flavoursome and nutritious sidekick that is ready in 10 minutes! Tenderstem Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon (and just a pinch of chilli flakes) may just become your favourite side this year!
Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad
This caprese style salad features cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella pearls, torn basil leaves and rich and tangy oven-roasted tomato and white balsamic vinaigrette.
Arugula and Prosciutto Salad
This delicious prosciutto salad is a quick and easy, recipe! This salad features arugula, cherry tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts and crispy sourdough croutons. We serve this yummy Italian salad with homemade fig and balsamic vinaigrette.
Easy Dinner Rolls From Scratch
Homemade bread is always better and these Easy Dinner Rolls From Scratch are so simple to make that you’ll never want to go back to store-bought again!
Garlicky Oven-Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Recipe
Roasted broccoli and cauliflower florets coated with a savoury mix of cheese, tomatoes, spices and olive oil make this easy lunch or side dish you’ll love!
Tuscan Kale Salad with Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette
This Tuscan Kale Salad with Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette is loaded with nutritious goodies and so, so much great Tuscan-inspired flavor and texture in every bite! Incredibly delicious, and a unique salad to offer alongside Italian-style meals like chicken parmesan!
Roasted Butternut Squash Couscous Salad
This healthy salad made with roasted butternut squash, couscous, feta, arugula, and homemade dressing is your new fall or winter go to!
This Parsnip Puree is melt-in-your-mouth rich, sweet and spicy! This 4 ingredient recipe is an easy, 20-minute healthy side dish option for all occasions.
Tomato and Mascarpone Soup
This creamy tomato and mascarpone soup is a quick and tasty weeknight meal. Made from scratch in less than 45 minutes, this easy tomato soup recipe is finished off with fresh basil and perfect with a loaf of fresh bread.
Italian Pesto Bread
This Italian pesto bread is an easy braided bread recipe that is perfect for any occasion. Light and fluffy homemade Italian bread is braided with bright green basil pesto for not only a beautiful presentation, but delicious flavor.
This delicious grilled broccolini recipe is made with just 5 ingredients and it can be finished in less than 15 minutes. Fresh broccolini is tossed with olive oil, lemon, red pepper flakes, and salt, then charred on the grill.
Easy Dinner Side Salad with Lemon Juice
This is the easiest dinner side salad! It's full of flavor and switches things up with shaved Pecorino Romano, toasted pine nuts, and a simple lemon juice—no dressing needed!
Easy Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Noodles
Easy Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Noodles is a perfect side dish that you can make in one pot in just 20 minutes!
One Hour Focaccia Bread
This One Hour Focaccia Bread is one of our favorite recipes! Made with fresh herbs, tons of garlic and parmesan cheese! This no-knead focaccia bread recipe comes out soft and fluffy on the inside and golden and crisp on the outside.
Leftover Mashed Potato Gnocchi
Leftover Mashed Potato Gnocchi. All you need is three ingredients – flour, egg and leftover mashed potatoes!
Boursin Mashed Potatoes (Instant Pot or Stovetop)
These rich and creamy Boursin mashed potatoes are made with Yukon gold potatoes, milk, cream, butter, and Boursin (Gournay cheese). Cook them in the Instant Pot or on the stovetop!
Easy Minestrone Soup (Low Carb)
Quick and easy Italian minestrone soup is perfect with chicken parmesan. It goes from stovetop to table in 30 minutes flat.
Italian Chopped Salad
Loaded with crunchy vegetables, salami, cheese, and beans, this Italian Chopped Salad is tossed with a flavorful Italian dressing. This cold salad recipe is light yet hearty and will be a favorite at any summertime get together!
Air Fryer Spaghetti Squash Recipe (Time and Temp)
Air fryer spaghetti squash is one of my favorite sides for chicken parm, and it adds some veggies to your meal. So easy to make!
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