Side Dishes for Baked Salmon

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Making a Baked Salmon dinner but not sure what to serve with it? Here are 30 of the Best Sides for Baked Salmon! I have a list of delicious options from rice and bread to fresh salads that’ll give your dinner roster a serious upgrade.

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When it comes to Baked Salmon, I like to keep it basic (but still tasty), with simple ingredients like seasoned breadcrumbs, lots of garlic and parmesan cheese. This simple but oh, so delicious salmon recipe goes with almost anything. It can get hard to not be repetitive when it comes to side dishes, but I’m here to help you find the perfect side dish for your meal.

30 Side Dishes for Baked Salmon

cilantro lime rice
Cilantro Lime Rice
This Cilantro Lime Rice recipe is an easy side dish that can go with chicken, pork or beef. Light and refreshing yet super versatile!
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Famous Butter Rice
Butter Rice
My Famous Butter Rice is seriously the best! Add a few simple ingredients to make the most buttery, delicious rice you've ever had!
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roasted veggie and quinoa salad
Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad
Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad has amazing depth of flavor from all of the roasted veggies and great texture from the quinoa.
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A Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with tomatoes and parsley.
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
When you’re looking for a healthy snack or a lighter dinner, this simple Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, filled with yummy add-ins, is perfect.
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italian pasta salad
Italian Pasta Salad
This Italian Pasta salad has it all! Tender pasta, salty pepperoni, cubed mozzarella, lots of diced veggies and a homemade olive oil and garlic dressing. The longer it sits the better it tastes! Perfect for potlucks, BBQs or simple side dish.
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A fork is holding a bowl of lemon basil pasta with greens and parmesan cheese.
Lemon Basil Pasta with Spring Veggies
This Lemon Basil Pasta is creamy, light, lemony, healthy, and packed with yummy green veggies. It's especially amazing tossed with whole wheat spaghetti.
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parm garlic linguine styled in a pasta dish
Parmesan & Garlic Linguine Pasta
Parmesan and Garlic Linguine Pasta is super easy, fast and SO flavorful! This is sure to be one of your new favorite linguine recipes!
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scoop of instant pot mac and cheese
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Amazingly delicious Instant Pot Mac and Cheese, made completely from scratch with NO Velveeta all in 20 minutes!
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Browned Butter Alfredo Pasta
Browned Butter Alfredo Pasta
This Browned Butter Alfredo Pasta recipe is a super simple, crazy flavor packed decadent meal! Save it to your list of favorite dinners!
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Sweet Potato Rolls
Sweet Potato Rolls
Pillowy-soft, simple Sweet Potato Rolls that are perfect for any occasion. Use simple ingredients, knead together and bake. So perfect spread with lots of cinnamon honey butter.
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dinner rolls in bowl
Dinner Rolls
These classic Dinner Rolls are sure to be the best sidekick to any holiday or family dinner. Soft, light and pillowy.
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sliced garlic bread
Garlic Bread Recipe
Did someone say garlic bread? This is the tastiest recipe for extra cheesy and extra garlicky garlic bread! Jazz up store-bought French bread with simple homemade garlic butter.
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parmesan bread bites in a bowl with a towel
Parmesan Bread Bites
Soft & pillow-y on the inside, buttery, golden brown on the outside & topped with parmesan cheese and parsley. Dip in pizza sauce or mustard.
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sliced focaccia bread
Focaccia Recipe
This Rosemary Focaccia Bread recipe is absolute heaven! Topped with rosemary and sea salt, it's easy to make and even easier to eat!
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mashed sweet potatoes
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Mashed Sweet Potatoes are everything you love about mashed potatoes mixed with the flavors of sweet potatoes. Smooth, creamy and buttery!
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bowl of garlic mashed potatoes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
What could make Mashed Potatoes even better? GARLIC! Garlic Mashed Potatoes are so buttery, creamy, and more importantly garlicky.
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cooked roasted root vegetables on platter with spoon
Roasted Root Vegetables
Roasted Root Vegetables are what I crave with the first hint of that crisp Autumn air. Move over salad…make room for earthy, hearty, caramelized deliciousness in the form of oven roasted root vegetables. Measurements do not have to be exact…this is more of a technique than an exact recipe.
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fondant-potatoes in pan
Fondant Potatoes
Fondant Potatoes are deliciously crispy on top, chewy on bottom and pillowy soft inside. They're that super fancy potato you want to add to any special dinner party, Christmas dinner or just because you love your family!
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scalloped potatoes
Scalloped Potatoes
This easy recipe for Scalloped Potatoes is one you will make again and again. Extremely creamy and cheesy potato perfection!
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Roasted cauliflower
Roasted Cauliflower
This basic, Roasted Cauliflower Recipe is a tasty, low-carb, simple side dish to throw together any day of the week. All you need is olive oil, salt, pepper and a little oven time to get the maximum caramelized, brown, super flavorful cauliflower.
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roasted acorn squash in white baking dish
Roasted Acorn Squash
Cinnamon and nutmeg make this sweet Roasted Acorn Squash more of a seasonal dish while smoked paprika gives it a light smoky flavor.
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oven roasted brussel sprouts on a parchment paper lined baking sheet
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
This super easy Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe is a delicious vegetable side dish. Perfectly golden and tender in the middle.
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roasted green beans on baking tray
Roasted Green Beans
Roasted Green Beans are a quick and easy side dish to make that is packed full of flavor and nutrients! I could make this every night!
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Baked Asparagus
Roasted Asparagus
Simple and quick this Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe is the perfect vegetable side dish! Easily prepared while your main dish is cooking.
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Caprese Salad
Caprese Salad Recipe
This Caprese Salad Recipe is a wonderful summer side dish and can be ready in 15 minutes or less! Fresh, light and so delicious!
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cucumber tomato salad
Cucumber Tomato Salad
Light, refreshing with a slight zing this is my Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe! It's a classic that is perfect as a side dish or as a snack.
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greek salad without dressing in oval bowl
Greek Salad
This is a traditional Greek Salad recipe topped with a dressing full of depth. Perfect as a side dish or as a stand-alone meal!
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classic coleslaw in a bowl
Classic Coleslaw Recipe
This Coleslaw Recipe is a classic, from scratch recipe that will make you never buy store-bought coleslaw dressing again! Here's how you can prepare this perfect summer side dish.
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That Good Salad
That Good Salad
Whenever I bring this salad to a party or gathering, people ask "is that that good salad?" Basically, it's all the yummy things I love in a salad mixed together with a garlic dressing!
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Two bowls of spring salad with avocado and chickpeas.
Spring Salad with White Balsamic Maple Dressing
This Spring Salad will help you eat your veggies and clean out your fridge. Plus I'm almost certain this While Balsamic Maple Dressing will be worth coming back for.
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With some of these sides, you can add this to your list of quick weeknight meals, or you can take your time and have a Sunday family dinner. I hope this list helps you find your favorite salmon sides for the next time you make Baked Salmon!

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