Chicken Pot Pie is one of the most perfect comfort foods. While it can absolutely be served on its own as a complete meal go ahead and grab a couple of side dish items to add to your main dish.
This list of simple side dish ideas includes salads, soups, roasted vegetables, grains and more! Next time you make chicken pot pie grab a couple of these recipes that will make a great addition to your main course.
Chicken Pot Pie Tips and Tricks
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie with flaky crust loaded with chicken breast, vegetables and savory gravy is a delicious meal the whole family will love. The best part about our chicken pot pie recipe is that makes 3 pies at a time… one to cook right away and two to put into your freezer for later! Be sure to wrap the ones for the freezer really well in plastic wrap so they won’t get freezer burn while they wait for you to bake them. These can also be made in metal pie plates or your own glass or ceramic ones.
Any home cook can tackle this recipe we created. Use homemade pie crust or get store bought crust depending on your preferences or time constraints. One of our favorite go to’s for flaky pie crust is the pillsbury brand that you can get in the refrigerated section of the grocery store.
Another trick to make a faster chicken pot pie is to use pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the grocery store or leftover cooked chicken you may have on hand.
Best Side Dishes for Chicken Pot Pie
Homemade French Onion Soup
Homemade French Onion Soup is loaded with perfectly caramelized onions and topped with crusty bread and melted cheese. The rich flavors of caramelized onions and swiss cheese is a great side dish to pair with your favorite meals.
Sweet and Salty Air Fryer Rainbow Carrots
These Sweet and Salty Air Fryer Rainbow Carrots are the perfect vegetable side dish to pair with any meal. This easy recipe made with simple ingredients is sure to be family favorite.
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. If you normally steam green beans this is a great way to change it up.
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. Top with balsamic vinegar for extra flavor.
Buttermilk biscuits are super soft with a hint of sweetness and baked until golden brown. These biscuits will pair perfectly with your savory pot pie.
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.
Mandarin Orange Quinoa Salad
This simple salad is an easy side dish that can be served hot or cold! Loaded with almonds, mandarin oranges and a hint of mint this is a great option to pair with classic comfort food such as chicken pot pie.
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.
Homemade Spiced Cranberry Sauce
Homemade Spiced Cranberry Sauce is a sweet and tangy addition to your holiday table. Quick and easy to make--it can be made ahead of time, saving you some work the day of the big meal.
Refreshing Nectarine Salad: Savour Summer For Longer
A wholesome salad of bulgur, arugula, and goat cheese, topped with golden nectarines; a delicious combination!
The Best Oven Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
There's really nothing to this recipe -- a few herbs, some olive oil -- it's the oven that transforms plain veg into a sweet roasted marvel!
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries
Apple Walnut Salad
This Apple Walnut Salad is delicious and easy to make. A salad with apples and walnuts that is healthy, fresh and great for meal prep!
Air Fryer Baby Carrots with Butter & Honey (Carrots Vichy)
Make delicious Air Fryer Baby Carrots in under 20 minutes, for a delicious side dish the whole family will love. Coated in butter & honey this is an air fryer version of the classic French Carrots Vichy. Try it yourself to experience the perfect combo of salt, sweet, & silky butter!
Maple Roasted Pumpkin with Hazelnuts and Mint
This side dish is sweet from the natural caramelization that pumpkin goes through when roasting it plus the added maple syrup, it's packed full of flavour from the different spices used such as nutmeg, ginger powder and sweet paprika, as well as crunchy from the toasted hazelnuts added before serving.
Festive Roasted Root Vegetables
We've found the best combination of winter root vegetables to prepare an easy, festive, and yummy side dish to serve with your favorite meals. All you need are four basic root vegetables, fresh rosemary, garlic, olive oil, and salt.
Roasted Butternut Squash Couscous Salad
This healthy salad made with roasted butternut squash, couscous, feta, arugula, and homemade dressing is your new fall/winter go to!
Blueberry Goat Cheese Salad
This sweet and tangy Blueberry Goat Cheese Salad recipe is topped with sunflower seeds for crunch and the most delicious roasted garlic dressing.
Easy Vegan Mushroom Crostini
These festive vegan mushroom crostini recipe is an easy and impressive appetizer perfect for holidays. Crunchy baguette with grilled vegan mozzarella topped with sweet caramelized onions and mushrooms with a hint of balsamic and Dijon mustard will surely be a show stopper.
Sweet Potato Wedges Air Fryer
Sweet potato wedges with spicy Cajun seasoning are full of crispy texture and super delicious flavors. They are a healthy alternative to deep fried French fries.
Air Fryer Zucchini No Breading
Roasted Air Fryer Zucchini is a low-calorie, Low carb, low-fat way to get a flavorful vegetarian side dish. It is a delicious way to make your entire family eat this healthy vegetable.
10-Minute Cast-Iron Asparagus — Marley's Menu
Looking for a quick and easy way to prepare your favorite green vegetable? This Cast-Iron Asparagus comes together in just 10 minutes, celebrating the naturally delicious flavors of your asparagus and keeping the integrity of its fresh, juicy, and crisp texture.
Banana Yeast Bread Rolls - Worldly Treat
These yeast bread rolls are soft, light, and buttery. They are a nice twist to the classic dinner rolls; a hint of banana and orange zest adds a nice flavor to it. A perfect addition to any meal.
Roasted Carnival Squash Slices
This tasty Roasted Carnival Squash Slice is easy to make. It’s a perfect side to add to any poultry or steak dinner. It can be prepped ahead of time, and it’s ready in 20 minutes.
Roasted Broccoli And Cauliflower Recipe (The Easiest Side)!
Crisp, tender broccoli and cauliflower florets roasted with olive oil and seasonings until golden. This quick, easy and healthy side is the perfect accompaniment for almost any main course!
Smoked Gouda and Chive Scones
These savory Smoked Gouda and Chive Scones are a perfect comfort food and pair wonderfully with any dish. Cheesy and smoky with a hint on onion flavor, you'll want these scones with every meal.
Baby Kale Avocado Salad Recipe with Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette & Parmesan
Learn how to make massaged baby kale salad! This easy baby kale avocado salad recipe with lemon garlic vinaigrette & parmesan will change how you see kale.
Air Fryer Broccoli Recipe
There are so many delicious ways to cook broccoli — grilled broccoli, roasted broccoli, sauteed broccoli — but this air fryer broccoli recipe is by far the fastest, without sacrificing taste! It takes just a couple minutes of prep and cooks in around 5 minutes, the perfect trifecta of delicious, easy, and healthy.
Lemony Arugula Salad
A simple arugula salad is perfect as a side dish for whatever you're making. It's easy to make and everyone loves it t because it tastes incredible.
Pomegranate and Poppy Seed Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad
A colorful and simple side dish for your holiday table that can be made in advance. This salad is the perfect way to use up some shredded brussels sprouts.
Vegan Spinach Salad Recipe with Balsamic Salad Dressing
This vegan spinach salad is delicious with a variety of dishes. I know you're going to love it!
Easy Vegan Broccoli Salad
Crisp broccoli, fresh carrots, crunchy pecans, and sweet raisins are engulfed in a creamy cashew harissa dressing in this Easy Vegan Broccoli Salad. This plant-based recipe is a delicious side dish both vegans ad non-vegans are sure to enjoy.
Air Fryer Whole Sweet Potato
Air fryer whole sweet potato is a perfect side dish for any meal. The sweet potato comes out fluffy and creamy on the inside with a crispy skin on the outside.
Spinach Mandarin Orange Salad
This vegan spinach mandarin orange salad is served with almond slivers and tossed in a quick Dijon vinaigrette for an easy spring side dish.
Raw Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini Dressing
This easy raw brussels sprouts salad is made with shaved brussels sprouts and carrots, fruit and an easy tahini dressing. This salad packs and stores well and is perfect for meal prep!
Copycat Chick Fil A Kale Salad Recipe
Make this kale, broccoli, and dried cherry salad at home. It's easy, flavorful, and there are endless simple toppings that taste so delicious.
Apple Cucumber Salad
This 4 ingredient apple cucumber salad is such an easy and flavorful salad that can be thrown together in just 5 minutes. Enjoy it with pot pie, crispy tofu, a grilled pork chop, or succulent shrimp.
Parmentier potatoes are roast potato cubes baked with garlic and fresh herbs until golden and crunchy. They make a delicious side to chicken pot pie.
Pear and Walnut Salad
This simple pear and walnut salad with a lemon vinaigrette is a crunchy and refreshing salad, and makes the perfect side to chicken pot pie.
Four Bean Salad
This quick and easy four bean salad is simple and delicious. With a tangy vinaigrette it's perfect for a bbq, bring a plate (pot luck) or a picnic. Tuck in!
Roasted Mini Potatoes
These roasted mini potatoes are quick and easy to throw together. The perfect side for roasts, BBQs and mains when you need some roasted carby goodness.
Roasted Zucchini and Broccoli
Roasted zucchini and broccoli is lightly seasoned and topped with parmesan cheese before roasting to perfection in the oven. The perfect side dish to pair with your favorite main course.
Spinach Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette & Pears
This spinach arugula salad is delicious with pears, blueberries, feta, and a zippy lemon vinaigrette. It’s the perfect side dish for a decadent and creamy dish like chicken pot pie!
Cavatappi Mac and Cheese
Chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food. Do you know what else is? This Cavatappi Mac and Cheese.
Mediterranean Cucumber Tomato Salad
This Mediterranean Cucumber Tomato Salad combines tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, and feta cheese in a summery salad tossed with a red wine vinaigrette. Toasted pita chips take this over the top!
Easy Spring Mix Salad
This easy Spring Mix Salad is a quick and easy way to enjoy your favorite veggies. Coated in a homemade creamy balsamic dressing, this vibrant salad is bound to become a new staple in your kitchen and makes the perfect side dish.
Easy Tomato Salad Recipe with Homemade Vinaigrette
This easy Tomato Salad Recipe is made with vine-ripened summer tomatoes and drizzled with my favorite homemade vinaigrette. Ready in less than 10 minutes, enjoy this healthy, delicious, and summer side dish with all your favorite main-course recipes!
Easy Sauteed Asparagus Amandine: A 15 Minute Wonder
Impress dinner guests with elegant Sauteed Asparagus Amandine. This asparagus recipe is delicious and can be prepared in under 15 minutes.
Roasted Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts is a simple, but flavorful side dish! This easy sheet pan recipe has perfectly tender but crisp brussels sprouts and green beans tossed with fresh basil, lemon zest, and a hint of garlic. It is the perfect side dish with a pop of flavor!
Roasted Green Beans and Carrots
Perfectly roasted green beans and carrots seasoned with garlic, tarragon, and thyme make a super easy vegetable side dish!
Air Fryer Fingerling Potatoes
These crispy, light, creamy air fryer fingerling potatoes come together in 20 minutes for an easy, versatile side. Tossed in olive oil, lemon, garlic, and fresh herbs, they are a perfect addition to your pot pie dinner.
Instant Pot Baby Potatoes
Instant Pot baby potatoes: garlicky parmesan potatoes that are easy to make, tender, and an all-around delicious side dish!
Air Fryer Zucchini
Air fryer zucchini are easy to make, savory, crispy, and delicious! They're also vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, and keto.
Roasted Tenderstem Broccoli
Roasted tenderstem broccoli (also known as broccolini or baby broccoli) is delicious when cooked until just crisp with garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. This broccolini is ready in under 30 minutes, almost all of which is hands-off time in the oven!
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