What To Serve With Lamb

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Here are 35+ sides you can serve with Lamb! Ever find yourself staring at a gorgeous lamb roast, wondering what to serve with it? Don’t worry; we’ve all been there and I’ve got your back with a list of side dishes that’ll turn that lamb dinner into a feast worth remembering. Read on for simple, delicious pairings that’ll make you the hero of your dinner table.

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Whether you’re serving a lamb roast as your main course, rack of lamb, lamb chops, or ground lamb in the form of homemade gyros, I’ve got you covered with amazing side dishes to compliment your main dish.

What To Serve With Lamb (35+ side dishes!)

Scalloped Potatoes: You’ll find yourself returning this recipe time and time again for its irresistibly creamy and cheesy potato perfection, making it a great choice to complement the rich flavors of your lamb dish.

scalloped potatoes in white baking dish

Oven Roasted Asparagus: Simple and quick this Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe is the perfect vegetable side dish! Easily prepared while your main dish is cooking. Add a little bit of lemon juice and parmesan cheese for some added flavor!

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Strawberry Salad: This Strawberry Salad is made with bacon and topped off with a poppy seed dressing! Perfect for spring or summer, make this soon! 

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Mint Jelly: The quintessential combination – lamb and mint jelly! The refreshing hint of mint complements the richness of the lamb.

Steamed Broccoli: I think just simple steamed broccoli may be the most common side dish I like to serve with any Italian pasta dish. Add salt and butter right before serving.

broccoli steaming in a pot

Roasted Root Vegetables: Move over salad…make room for earthy, hearty, caramelized deliciousness in the form of oven-roasted root vegetables. These roasted roots make for a delightful and delicious dish, embodying the warmth and richness of the season.

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Minted Peas: Fresh or frozen peas tossed with mint, butter, and a pinch of salt add a burst of freshness and color to your plate. Such a great side dish!

Pea Salad: This yummy Pea Salad, made with bacon and blue cheese, is the perfect Springtime side dish.

Blue Cheese & Bacon Spring Pea Salad

Fennel and Orange Salad: Thinly sliced fennel and orange segments tossed in a light vinaigrette create a refreshing palate cleanser.

Roasted Green Beans: Need a new way to enjoy green beans? Try Roasted Green Beans! Oven roasting is a quick and easy way to not only cook your vegetables but a great method for adding more flavor to any vegetable.

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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, black pepper and a little oven time to get the maximum caramelized, brown, super flavorful cauliflower.

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Creamy Polenta: Smooth and creamy polenta, seasoned with Parmesan or herbs, serves as a comforting base for lamb.

Greek Salad: This Greek Salad recipe is a delicious stand alone meal or simple side dish. Topped with a homemade tangy greek dressing, feta cheese, baby tomatoes, red onions, olive and cucumbers for that delicious classic taste.

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Lemon Herb Couscous: The Lemon Herb Couscous, adorned with vibrant lemon zest and an assortment of fresh herbs, adds a zesty and aromatic flair to complement the succulence of lamb.

Maple Glazed Carrots: Maple Glazed Carrots are the perfect, easiest side dish for any holiday or Sunday supper.

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Couscous with Dried Fruits: Fluffy couscous studded with dried apricots, raisins, and pine nuts provides a delightful texture and sweetness.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes: What could make Mashed Potatoes even better? GARLIC! These Garlic Mashed Potatoes are to die for. So buttery, creamy, and so so garlicky. Basically my basic buttery mashed potatoes recipe amped up to the max with a ton of garlic.

bowl of garlic mashed potatoes

Ratatouille: A medley of eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, and tomatoes, slow-cooked in olive oil and herbs, adds a rustic and flavorful touch.

Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts: Roasted Brussels sprouts drizzled with balsamic glaze offer a caramelized sweetness that makes them the perfect side dish to complement the lamb.

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Tzatziki Sauce: This awesome condiment is a creamy sauce made with Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, mint and spices. The perfect dipping sauce for your lamb.

Cold Quinoa Salad: A versatile and delicious dish, this cold Quinoa Salad serves as the perfect accompaniment to lamb. Customize it with your favorite veggies and meat to create a taste that beautifully complements your lamb feast.

Cold Quinoa Veggie Salad 1

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.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Caprese Salad Recipe: Nothing beats a Caprese Salad Recipe. Fresh, flavorful and delicious made with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, sweet basil, and a homemade garlic balsamic dressing!

Caprese Salad with Garlic Balsamic Dressing

Pomegranate Salad: Crunchy lettuce, pomegranate arils, crispy bacon and toasted hazelnuts, then tossed them all together with a homemade dressing made with pure maple syrup and balsamic vinegar drizzled over the top.

Pomegranate Hazelnut Holiday Salad with Maple Bacon Dressing

Mashed Sweet Potatoes: Mashed Sweet Potatoes are everything you love about mashed potatoes mixed with the flavors of sweet potatoes. Smooth, creamy and buttery!

mashed sweet potatoes recipe

Vegetable Rice Pilaf: Vegetable rice pilaf, with its fragrant blend of spices and colorful medley of vegetables, serves as a delightful side dish that perfectly complements the rich and savory flavors of lamb.

black bean encrusted cod with vegetable rice pilaf

Simple Bruschetta: Bruschetta is an easy, Italian appetizer that always goes over well. Toasted bread, rubbed with garlic and topped with diced garden tomatoes, fresh basil, and a hint of balsamic vinegar. This is the best bruschetta recipe!

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Greek Bruschetta: Greek bruschetta is a tantalizing twist on the classic Italian appetizer, featuring vibrant tomatoes, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and aromatic herbs, bringing a burst of Mediterranean flavors to every bite.

Greek Salad Bruschetta

Vegetable Risotto: A light and comforting meal that you can have ready in no time! Vegetable Risotto is perfect for those warmer spring evenings!

vegetable risotto

Bacon & Mushroom Risotto: This Bacon and Mushroom Risotto Recipe is a delicious, creamy, dreamy dinner that is easier to make than you think! Give it a try tonight!

Bacon Mushroom Risotto

Sautéed Spinach with Garlic and Pine Nuts: Quick and flavorful, sautéed spinach with garlic and pine nuts offers a nutritious and delicious addition to your meal.

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Cornbread with Honey Butter: Moist and slightly sweet cornbread served with a dollop of honey butter provides a comforting accompaniment.

piece of cornbread with butter and honey drizzled on

Pierogi: Soft dumplings filled with potatoes, cheese, or meat, served with sour cream, offer a hearty and comforting side. Made with real mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese, these Shortcut Pierogies are a quick and easy version of the classic. Store-bought wonton wrappers make this a quick shortcut recipe!

Dumplings on a small plate with a fork.

Roasted Tomatoes Pasta: This Roasted Tomatoes Pasta Recipe is perfect for using up all of those end of season fresh garden tomatoes. Roasted to perfection alongside roasted garlic and tossed with simple ingredients like pasta, cheese and fresh basil.

Roasted Tomatoes Pasta in a serving bowl

Roasted Acorn Squash: Cinnamon and nutmeg make this sweet Roasted Acorn Squash more of a seasonal dish while smoked paprika gives this an unexpected (but delicious) smoky flavor! 

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Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms: This Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms recipe is savory and cheesy, filled with a delicious sausage, panko and herb mixture with two kinds of cheese. Baked to golden bubbly perfection. Fancy enough for a dinner party, but will fly off your casual party table as well. 

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As you gear up to savor that mouthwatering lamb roast, keep in mind that the real magic happens when you let those delicious side dishes join the flavor party on your dinner table.

If you make these recipes, I would really appreciate it if you would give them a star rating and leave your review in the comments! If you have a picture of your finished dish, post it on Instagram using the hashtag #laurenslatest and tagging me @laurens_latest.

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