Finding side dishes for meals can be tough, especially when you have a family to feed. You want there to be something for everyone. Rest assured that this list of side dishes to go with chicken pot pie is the perfect companion for you. From bacon baked beans to elote salad, this extensive list will give you a host of fresh ideas!
What To Serve With Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken Pot Pie is a staple recipe for busy (and hungry) families! It’s an easy one-pot meal to make, and you can fill it with all sorts of vegetables. Our chicken pot pie has a crispy, flaky, buttery crust that holds tender bites of chicken and veggies in a rich cheese sauce.
It’s hearty and comforting and is perfect for every occasion from weeknight dinner to centre stage at a dinner party.
While this classic dish is delicious, it can be a struggle to decide what to serve with it. While you may add vegetables to the pie itself, you may want something else on the side to make it into a more substantial meal.
If you’re making chicken pot pie for a dinner party you can add a couple of these side dishes to give everyone plenty of choices, but whatever you chose from here your guests will not be disappointed!
These 20 side dishes are amazing for serving with your delicious chicken pot pie, whatever the occasion.
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The following dishes can be served with just about any main dish, but they go particularly well with tender chicken, and they play well with other vegetables too, if you’re planning on adding some into the pie itself!
1. Roasted Baby Carrots
Sweet and savory, these roasted baby carrots go so well with chicken pot pie!
2. Italian Green Beans
An Italian twist on the loved green bean, roasted with juicy tomatoes and finished off with parmesan cheese, this vegetable side works so well with the creamy cheesy sauce in your chicken pot pie!
3. Creamy Mashed Potatoes
These wonderfully creamy mashed potatoes add texture and buttery flavor to your meal.
4. Brussels Sprouts Salad
Sweet cranberries, crunchy walnuts, and crisp apple pair with brussel sprouts to make a sweet and fresh salad. This is a great light and nutritious side dish option, adding sweet and nutty flavors as well as a great texture to any dish!
5. Broccoli Stuffed Mushrooms
Baked to perfection, these earthy mushroom caps are stuffed with a broccoli and parmesan cheese mix to make a great side to your chicken pot pie. They are also great as an appetizer!
6. Pickled Vegetables
These crunchy pickled vegetables add a tangy flavor and crunchy texture that compliments the creaminess and flaky texture of the chicken pot pie. Pickled carrots and cauliflower are also delicious!
7. Roasted Root Vegetables with Spring Herbs
These roasted root vegetables with lemon zest and chopped spring herbs are so refreshing. A perfect side to comforting pot pie.
8. New Potatoes and Peas
Made with a creamy white Bechamel sauce and ready in under 30 minutes, this new potatoes and peas recipe is ideal for weeknights with any meal.
9. Southern Style Creamed Corn
Sweetcorn pairs so well with chicken, this southern-style recipe is a decadent must try!
10. Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Adding a smoky bacon flavor and some crunch to your meal, this green bean casserole goes so well with creamy chicken pot pie!
11. Instant Pot Baked Beans
Baked beans with crispy bacon pieces, BBQ sauce, pepper and chili powder is a great side dish to add a bit of smoky flavor and a spicy kick to any comforting meal!
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Fresh and flavorful, salads are such a versatile side dish for chicken pot pie. Bring out sweet or tangy flavors and crunchy textures with a salad from the selection below to really enhance your dining experience!
12. Waldorf Salad
This classic Waldorf salad recipe has fruit and nuts, crunchy veggies, and a creamy dressing that is so delicious! It works so well with flaky pie crust and warm chicken flavors of chicken pot pie.
13. Elote Salad
Creamy and spicy, this fresh sweetcorn salad is another great side to add a bit of a kick to your meals!
14. Italian Chopped Salad
Juicy, crunchy, tangy and sweet, this chopped Italian salad is full of fresh vegetables and the best Italian flavors that work great with creamy chicken pot pie!
15. Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
Ready in just 15 minutes, this cauliflower salad is full of crisp, crunchy, and chewy textures made from fresh ingredients, covered in a sweet and tangy honey-lemon dressing!
16. Easy Southern Broccoli Salad with Craisins
Crisp broccoli, juicy cherry tomatoes, and sweet Craisins make this southern salad a great addition to add texture and flavor to any meal!
Highlight all the vegetables that you love, with this great sharing side. Sliced carrots, cucumbers, broccoli, cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, and celery arranged on a serving platter, with a light dips and hummus at the center. Simply delicious!
Other great side options for dinners are fruity sauces and breads. These below are some of our favorites that pair wonderfully with chicken pot pie!
18. Cranberry Sauce
Ready in just 20 minutes, this sweet cranberry sauce recipe is so good! It can be used with just about anything from snacks to sandwiches and, of course, tastes great with mains such as chicken pot pie!
19. Buttermilk Biscuits
Soft, flaky, and buttery, these buttermilk biscuits are perfect for all dinners, but they work especially well with creamy chicken dishes like a chicken pot pie.
Last but not least, this classic side dish is great with just about anything. With a soft and tender center with crispy golden edges, this recipe uses only 4 ingredients and can be whipped up in 5 minutes!
Chicken Pot Pie Side Dishes
Deliciously full of carbs, protein, and veggies, this dish can be served on its own. However, pair it with one or more of our favorite sides and your dinnertime goes from simple to scrumptious!
The sky is the limit when combining sides for chicken pot pie. Anything you add to the table will create a filling, hearty, and ridiculously delicious meal.
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While chicken pot pie is a complete and hearty dish in itself, it’s always nice to serve a few extra dishes alongside for a well-rounded comfort food spread.
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Chicken Pot Pie Side Dishes
Roasted Baby Carrots
This recipe for simple roasted baby carrots works with bagged baby-cut carrots and “real” peeled baby carrots straight from the farm or garden.
Italian Green Beans
Italian Green Beans are tender and flavorful with crispy edges and topped with nutty parmesan cheese.
Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe
This creamy mashed potatoes recipe is shockingly good! The folks at your table will swoon over these whipped potatoes!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apple Salad
Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad with sweet cranberries, crunchy walnuts, and crisp apples is perfect for a light and delicious weeknight meal or a new go-to side dish for your next holiday celebration.
Broccoli Stuffed Mushrooms
Mmm, this recipe for Broccoli Stuffed Mushrooms is not only delicious, but I’ll go as far as saying it’s the best!
Easy Pickled Asparagus
Easy pickled asparagus spears take only a few minutes of prep and give you a crisp-tender snack and a tangy addition to a relish tray or cheese board!
roasted root vegetables with spring herbs
This recipe for mixed roasted root vegetables and Brussels sprouts has fresh chopped spring herbs and lemon zest added in for freshness.
Creamed New Potatoes and Peas Recipe
Made with a white and creamy Bechamel sauce, these potatoes & peas are ready in less than 30 minutes and are great for the whole family!
Easy Homemade Creamed Corn
This side dish recipe for Southern-Style Creamed Corn is easy to make and packed with fresh sweet summer corn.
Best Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Fresh Green Bean Casserole covered in french fried onions is a creamy, crunchy, classic Thanksgiving side dish that nobody seems able to resist despite full plates and full bellies!
Homemade Instant Pot Baked Beans with Bacon
The perfect combination of navy beans, bacon, fresh vegetables, pure maple syrup, sauces and spices come together in this mouth watering recipe that feeds a crowd.
The Classic Waldorf Salad is a historic combination of fruit and nuts, crunchy veggies, and creamy dressing that will always be in style! This is one of those recipes that never gets old.
Mexican Street Corn Salad
Mexican Street Corn Salad, or Esquites, is CREAMY, SPICY, and TOTALLY delicious. Perfect when FRESH corn is in season and easier to eat than on the cob!
Italian Chopped Salad
Italian Chopped Salad is an ADDICTING CRUNCHY salad full of tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions topped with a variety of ingredients and dressed with a LIGHT & TANGY homemade Italian dressing.
Broccoli Cauliflower Salad Recipe
Broccoli Cauliflower Salad has only 4 ingredients with an easy honey lemon dressing that coats every delicious bite.
Southern Broccoli Salad with Craisins
Easy old-fashioned Southern Broccoli Salad is a crowd favorite and always a hit at potlucks and cookouts. It’s irresistibly delicious with crisp, chopped fresh broccoli, juicy cherry tomatoes, and Craisins.
Easiest Crudite Platter Ever! (Tips & Tricks)
This Crudités Platter highlights all the vegetables that you love, along with some new ones, in a simple and beautiful display. The traditional veggie tray just got a little more exciting!
Our Favorite Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Made from 5 ingredients, this easy sauce is ready after 15 minutes on the stove.
Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits - Sally's Baking Addiction
These homemade buttermilk biscuits are soft and buttery with hundreds of flaky layers! This biscuit recipe only requires 6 simple ingredients and they’re ready in about 35 minutes.
Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread
This Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread is a southern staple. Soft and tender center with the coveted crispy golden edges, this recipes requires only 4 ingredients and can be whipped up in 5 minutes!
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