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What Should I Serve with Chicken and Dumplings? 7 great ideas!

People are always asking – What should I serve with Chicken and Dumplings? Well, I’ve got the answer – 7 of them, in fact!

Chicken and Dumplings is an amazing meal all by itself – thick, creamy, loaded with chicken and veggies, topped with amazing chewy dumplings! (My Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings is SO quick and easy!) You really don’t need to serve anything else with it if you don’t want to.

Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings overhead in pot

But…. if you want to fancy up your chicken and dumplings, here are 7 great easy and tasty sides you can serve with your chicken and dumplings.

A Cool and Crisp Green Salad – that thick and creamy bowl of heart-warming yumminess could use a little lightened up crispness. And that’s where a fresh, crisp salad comes in . Quick, easy, and refreshing! (Here’s a great collection of Green Salad Recipes.)

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Comforting Corn Bread – soak up all that creamy goodness with a nice hunk of warm cornbread. This easy recipe from Bless This Mess Please is the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of chicken and dumplings!

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Fresh and Tender Broccoli – here’s how to make broccoli that will impress even the pickiest of eaters. This is a great way to get an extra burst of healthy serving of fresh veggies.

How to cook broccoli The Spicy Apron

Creamed Corn – Might as go all in on the creamy comfort food thing! Here’s my Instant Pot Creamed Corn. Easiest side dish ever!

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Fresh Coleslaw – add a nice crunch to your creamy chicken and dumplings. Serve a small side of this simple coleslaw recipe from Cooking Classy to complement your down home comfort food.

Perfect Brussels Sprouts – Comfort food meets comfort food with this one. I used to hate Brussels Sprouts until I learned how to cook them perfectly. Tender and SO not bitter! This is a must-try!

Brussels Sprouts

Creamed Spinach – No one does it better than The Pioneer Woman. So if you’re wondering what to serve with chicken and dumplings and you want more stick to your ribs deliciousness, this is the one!

So there you have it… the answer to What Should I Serve with Chicken and Dumplings! One thing’s for sure – no one will leave your table hungry!