What To Serve With Spaghetti

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Here are 42 of the Best Sides for your Spaghetti dinner! Everyone in my family gobbles this meal up every time, and there are so many side dishes that are perfect for it. I know sometimes you can get into a rut, so keep scrolling to find some inspiration!

I’m not sure there isn’t anything I don’t love about Spaghetti and Meatballs. It is classically Italian, so delicious and the very definition of comfort food. I don’t make it frequently because it’s a little more work compared to a simple meat sauce, but man, when I do is it a fabulous meal! So you’ve got your spaghetti and meatballs planned, but what should serve with it? Here are a few of my favorite sides dishes.

What To Serve With Spaghetti (42 Sides and Main Dishes!)

1
caprese salad with dressing drizzled over
Caprese Salad Recipe
Nothing beats a Caprese Salad made with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, sweet basil and a homemade garlic balsamic dressing! The perfect summer salad.
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2
Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad Recipe
A classic Caesar Salad recipe topped parmesan, bacon, and croutons. Drizzle with my caesar salad dressing for the finished package!
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3
Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad on salad plate
Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad
Just as delicious as a typical Caesar salad just made with shaved Brussels sprouts! Give this Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad a try!
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4
Chopped Salad with Basil Green Goddess Dressing
BLT Chopped Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
BLT Chopped Salad is full of healthy delicious vegetables. The basil Greek goddess dressing makes it a lunch to remember.
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5
apple pecan salad in a bowl with large wooden spoon
Apple Pecan Salad
Apple Pecan Salad is made with crunchy, salty, and sweet ingredients all tossed together with a homemade balsamic dressing. Enjoy!
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6
california club salad
Bacon Blue Cheese Chopped Salad
Bacon Blue Cheese Chopped Salad is so tasty yet so simple to make. Add a simple creamy dressing and serve.
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7
Kale Salad
Kale Salad
This Kale Salad is healthy and super easy to toss together! Use ingredients you already have and you’ll make a delicious salad in no time!
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8
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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9
Cold Quinoa & Veggie Salad
Cold Quinoa Salad
This tasty cold Quinoa Salad recipe is versatile and delicious! Add your favorite veggies and meat for the taste you'll crave.
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10
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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11
Cheesy Garlic Bread Pull Apart Rolls
Cheesy Pull Apart Garlic Bread
A fast 10-minute side dish for any meal, this Cheesy Pull Apart Garlic Bread will make you fall in love with carbs and cheese all over again.
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12
Garlic and Herb Pull Apart Biscuits
Garlic and Herb Pull Apart Biscuits
These Garlic and Herb Pull Apart Biscuits are buttery, cheesy and oh so tasty! Easy enough for a weeknight, but fancy enough for the holidays.
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13
Sweet Potato Mini Loaves
Sweet Potato Bread with Orange Honey Butter
These fragrant little Sweet Potato Bread loaves, with delicious orange honey butter, would be a welcome gift for friends and neighbors.
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14
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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15
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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16
potato rolls in a basket
Perfect Potato Rolls
These potato rolls are fluffy, soft, slightly sweet and nearly perfect in every way! Plus, if you have leftover mashed potatoes, this is a great way to get rid of them! Holla! I love carbs.
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17
pan of baked whole wheat rolls
Whole Wheat Rolls
These warm, pillowy soft  Whole Wheat Rolls are perfect for soup and for chillier days! Also delicious alone slathered with butter!
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18
Texas Toast
Texas Toast
Thick-sliced bread, garlic, and cheese, this is Texas Toast! A homemade, easy {and super tasty} recipe perfect for any occasion!
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19
Cheese Stuffed Garlic Butter Crescents
Cheesy-Stuffed Garlic Butter Crescent Rolls
Simple Garlic Butter Crescent Rolls, filled with mozzarella cheese, rolled up and baked! Nothing better than carbs and cheese!
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20
breadsticks
Craigo’s Breadsticks
Craigo’s was a pizza place in Rexburg, Idaho. Cheesy, yeasty, salty, garlicy, Craigo’s breadsticks really were the BEST breadsticks around!
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21
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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22
air fried brussels sprouts in air fryer basket
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
A quicker and easier way to make brussels sprouts…in the air fryer! Delicious crispy exterior with a tender center. So delicious, these Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish.
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23
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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24
Maple glazed carrots
Maple Glazed Carrots Recipe
Maple Glazed Carrots are the perfect, least fussy side dish for any holiday or Sunday supper. Delicious on their own, or fabulous with ham or turkey, these glazed carrots won't be forgotten anytime soon. Only one pan required!
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25
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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26
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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27
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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28
Cheese Board
Cheese Board
This holiday, or any occasion, cheese board can be put together last minute and is a crowd pleaser!

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29
Bruschetta on a plate
Simple Bruschetta Recipe
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.
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30
Spaghetti & Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
These tasty Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs have a creamy surprise inside and are delicious served over spaghetti.
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31
quinoa sweet potato stuffed peppers
Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are full of chicken and sweet potatoes all in lovely colorful bell peppers and topped with some cheese.
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32
zucchini-boats on wooden board
Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Zucchini Boats
These Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a great low carb meal that is delicious and one of the best ways to eat zucchini! Enjoy!
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33
Cauliflower Soup
Instant Pot Cauliflower Soup
Instant Pot Cauliflower Soup is a low carb, easy and tasty dinner for chilly nights! Grab your preferred appliance, bacon, and this recipe!
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34
chicken parmesan in a bowl over pasta and marinara sauce
Crispy Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan (also called Chicken Parmigiana) is such a treat! My recipe is super crispy because it's coated in panko bread crumbs and parmesan cheese, then topped with marinara and fresh mozzarella.
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35
A plate of meatballs
Easy Meatball Recipe
Add this basic, easy meatball recipe to your arsenal tonight! Moist and tender meatballs, baked to perfection in the oven that can be adapted and added to nearly any recipe.
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36
tuscan-chicken on plate with fork
Tuscan Chicken
This is the most delicious chicken you can possibly make! Sometimes called "Marry Me Chicken" (because it's that good!), my Tuscan Chicken Recipe uses thin chicken breasts, sun dried tomatoes, spinach, parmesan cheese and a creamy sauce that will have you coming back for seconds and thirds. Serve with pasta, a vegetable or a salad.
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Sous Vide Chicken on plate with lemons and herbs
Sous Vide Chicken Breast
Here's how you get PERFECT Sous Vide Chicken Breast every time! Follow these simple instructions and you're on your way to juicy tender – never dry – chicken breast.
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38
chicken cacciatore in bowl
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cacciatore is a tomato-based slow-cooked Italian stew that tastes amazing over pasta with parmesan cheese! So good!
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39
ladling minestrone soup out of pot
Minestrone Soup
This flavorful classic Minestrone Soup recipe is warm, satisfying, and packed full of nutrition. Perfect for the colder months!
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40
sausage kale soup in white bowl
Zuppa Toscana Soup
Made with Italian Sausage, kale, and potatoes, Zuppa Toscana is exactly what you need to warm up on a cold day!
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41
Roasted Garlic
How to Roast Garlic in the oven to create a sweet, spreadable paste to use on your dinner rolls, in dips, pasta and more! If you've never Roasted Garlic, you're in for a treat!
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So there you have it! 40 amazing dishes to have with your Spaghetti. From veggies to bread to more hearty sides like Stuffed Peppers, this list has a little bit of everything. Pick one or mix and match, explore these options for your next dinner!

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