Shepherd’s Pie is a classic comfort food with warm layers of ground beef, corn and potatoes! Ready to make some during the fall and winter season but wondering what to pair with it? These 35 delicious recipes are perfect options to serve along shepherd’s pie!
From Brussels sprouts and green beans to Irish soda bread and buttermilk biscuits you are sure to find a side or two you’ll want to try! Be sure to check out our recipe for Shepherd’s Pie as well. We make it with ground beef, mushrooms, cream of mushroom soup, cream style corn, sweet corn and rich homemade mashed potatoes.
What to Serve with Shepherd’s Pie
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.
Buttermilk biscuits are super soft with a hint of sweetness. Great to pair with soup or pasta dishes!
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.
Easy Air Fryer Green Beans
These Easy Air Fryer Green Beans are simple to make and seasoned with salt and dill! Serve these air fryer roasted green beans as a side dish with any of your favorite meals.
Carrot Salad with Sesame Maple Vinaigrette
Bright, crunchy, fresh and flavourful, this unique grated Carrot Salad with Sesame Maple Vinaigrette transforms a few simple ingredients into a quick side dish or starter.
Garlic Bread in Air Fryer
This quick and easy garlic bread made in the air fryer is so yummy! Crunchy on the outside, soft in the middle, it’s perfect to serve with shepherds pie!
Snap Pea Salad with Goat Feta
This sweet and zesty Snap Pea Salad features locally made goat feta, fresh mint, and bright lemon zest. Enjoy this delicious salad tonight in less than 20 minutes.
Cucumber Avocado Salad with Herbed Dressing
Refreshing and a perfect compliment to a warm main dish! This cucumber avocado salad comes together quickly with a delicious, homemade herbed dressing.
Easy Air Fryer Zucchini
Air fryer zucchini is a quick, easy, and healthy side dish to complement almost any meal. If you have a garden or live near a Farmer's Market, serve this fresh, flavorful, and budget-friendly recipe with dinner tonight!
Crispy Cabbage Steak - Oven Method!
This cabbage steak recipe is quick, easy, and full of flavor. Make this low carb meal for dinner tonight – it only takes 30 minutes!
Sweet Skillet Cornbread with Honey Butter
French Green Beans with Herb Butter
These French-style green beans in garlicky herb butter make for a delicious fresh side dish! They are quick, easy, healthy and so flavorful - seasoned simply with fresh herbs and lemon juice.
Tomato Cucumber Lettuce Salad Recipe
Easy Lettuce Salad Recipe with fresh garden produce and one secret ingredient that makes this the best green salad! And it takes 15 minutes to make.
Prosciutto Parmesan Salad with Basil Dressing
Baked Cauliflower Cheese
This baked cauliflower cheese is rich, packed with cheese flavour and has a nice golden crunchy topping. Its the perfect side to have with your shepherd's pie!
Air Fryer Vegetables
This Air Fryer Vegetables recipe is sure to be your new favorite way to work veggies into any meal! It’s super quick, easy, and flavorful. Plus, you can use any combination of vegetables you like!
Garlic Thyme Roasted Butternut Squash
This savory roasted butternut squash is a delicious side to serve with shepherd's pie. Even your picky eaters will love this squash.
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!
Roasted Tenderstem Broccoli (Broccolini)
Roasted Tenderstem Broccoli (Broccolini) is an ideal side dish that takes only a few minutes of preparation time! Delicious hot or cold, this simple dish will be on regular rotation.
Healthy Red Cabbage Slaw Recipe
My favorite coleslaw recipe uses bright red cabbage and features a sweet and spicy dressing. Perfect as a taco topping, simple side dish, or healthy meal prep lunch option.
Looking for a simple and comforting side dish you can quickly whip up for as a side for any meal including during the holidays? This easy smothered cabbage ticks all the boxes and is ready in less than 25 minutes!
Shaved Brussels Sprout and Pomegranate Salad
This shredded Brussels sprout salad with pomegranate seeds, feta cheese, red onion, and pine nuts requires less than 20 minutes to make and is packed with flavor!
Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Creamy Celery Root Salad with Apple
Gluten-free Irish Soda Bread
Gluten-free Irish Soda Bread is an easy quick bread that is perfect for dunking in hearty soups and stews. Make a fresh batch of this bread to pair with your shepherd's pie!
Roasted Cauliflower with Prosciutto
This Roasted Cauliflower with Prosciutto is simple to make and so tasty making it a go to side dish!
Maple Roasted Pumpkin with Hazelnuts and Mint
This side dish is 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.
EASY Bacon Wrapped Asparagus (only 20 minutes!)
Deliciously roasted asparagus wrapped in crispy bacon slices. This bacon wrapped asparagus is one of my favorite side dish recipes that pairs perfectly with tons of dishes. And cooked in only 20 minutes, too!
Sauteed Mushrooms In Garlic Butter
Guinness Brown Bread
Guinness Brown Bread is a rich and flavorful bread that's easy to make with just a few basic baking ingredients plus a hearty stout. It's the perfect companion to enjoy with shepherd's pie!
4 Ingredient Irish Soda Bread
This 4 ingredient Irish soda bread is the best (and easiest) side for Shepherd’s pie. Comes together in minutes and comes out of the oven piping hot and ready to serve!
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.
Easy Sauteed Spinach
Sautéed spinach is the perfect side for shepard’s pie since it can be made in minutes and adds a neutral but tasty dose of vegetables to the table. Spinach is full of nutrients even in small doses so a little goes a long way too!
Persimmon, Pear, and Pomegranate Salad
Pear, Persimmon & Pomegranate that you will make again and again during the Fall! It is loaded with delicious ingredients including persimmons, pears, feta, spinach, and pecans!
Cheddar & Chive Mini Irish Soda Bread
Irish soda bread is given amazing flavor with the addition of cheddar cheese and chives. The most awesome thing about this Cheddar & Chive Mini Irish Soda Bread is the size!
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