Wanna have some Italian taste on your dinner table tonight? Perfect! Because today I’m going to share with you this long list of wonderful ideas of what to serve with pasta.
Caution: It’s a LONG list. So, you’d better grab some coffee to accompany your side-dish or sauce hunting journey, and don’t forget to take some notes just in case you find some GREAT ideas that make you feel indecisive about what to actually cook and serve with your pasta tonight.
Yeah, and since this is a long list, let’s keep some time for the preamble and dive into the actual list!
What Side Dishes to Serve With Pasta?
Chicken Breast in Creamy Garlic Sauce
Lemon Chicken Piccata
Lemon chicken piccata can be a GREAT side dish if you love the fresh taste of citrus zest paired with the savory protein of chicken breast. Pair it with linguine or spaghetti and voila! A wonderful combo of easy dishes!
Simply Grilled Chicken
No matter which kind pasta you cook and what sauces you pick for your pasta, you can almost always pair it with grilled chicken. As for the seasoning, you can just grab some herbs, salt, and pepper! Super simple, easy, and quick! You only need a simple skillet too, not complicated utensils!
Spicy Garlic Shrimp
Garlic Lemon Shrimp
What Vegetables to Serve With Pasta?
Lemon+Garlic+Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
Lemony Arugula Salad With Pine Nuts
Spinach Chicken and Pomegranate Salad
Roasted Cauliflower Salad
What Bread to Serve With Pasta?
What Sauces to Serve with Pasta?
Green Pesto Sauce
Pesto isn’t only a dipping sauce, you can serve your pasta with pesto!
Creamy Alfredo Sauce
Spicy Marinara Sauce
Meaty Bolognese Sauce
Creamy Carbonara Sauce
If you love something creamy for your pasta and you have more time and ingredients in your kitchen, you can try preparing carbonara pasta instead of the basic alfredo sauce. Carbonara is so delicious and rich in taste!
What To Serve With Pasta? 26 Sides + Sauces Ideas!
chicken breast in creamy garlic sauce
lemon chicken piccata
spicy garlic shrimp
garlic lemon shrimp
lemon garlic parmesan roasted asparagus
lemony arugula salad with pine nuts
spinach chicken and pomegranate salad
roasted cauliflower salad
- SAUCE IDEAS
green pesto sauce
creamy alfredo sauce
spicy marinara sauce
meaty bolognese sauce
creamy carbonara sauce
- Pick your favorite side dish and sauce
- Prepare the pasta, sauce, and dish
- Serve them together