There are so many Chicken Alfredo side dishes that you can serve. Here are 55 delicious side dishes for an easy meal.
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55 Best Sides to Serve With Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
There are so many delicious sides that you can serve with chicken fettuccine alfredo. But, what are the best options?
In this blog post, we will explore some of the best sides to serve with this classic Italian dish.
Whether you are looking for something light or something more hearty, we have got you covered! So, without further ado, let’s get started!
We have quite the list of Chicken Alfredo side dishes to share with y’all today. 45 to be exact.
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is a classic Italian dish with parmesan cheese that is simple to make and always delicious flavor. It’s filled with fresh flavors and is a great recipe and excellent choice.
Whether you make your chicken alfredo recipes with heavy cream or cream cheese, parmesan cheese, or romano cheese, (you can never have too much cheese) it’s an easy meal not just for special occasions.
The creamy cheese sauce poured over your al dente fettuccine noodles and topped with skinless chicken breast is a simple Italian comfort food solution.
But what are the best sides to serve with it? Check out our list of the top delicious side dishes that will pair perfectly with this creamy pasta dish!
Make your own fettuccine shrimp alfredo dinner or cajun chicken alfredo. With just minutes of cook time in the Instant Pot, it’s the easy way to get a cheesy sauce.
Pick up all your ingredients the next time you are out grocery shopping and dinner will be ready within a couple hours without all the added msg in jar sauce.
If you’ve ever gone to an authentic Italian restaurant, then you know that one of the main side dishes for creamy Fettuccine Alfredo is Garlic Bread and Olive Oil.
Here are a few recipe links to our best side dishes.
Garlic Bread is perfect for dipping in the alfredo sauce and the number one Chicken Alfredo side dishes. This delicious garlic bread starts with a french bread base that’s spread with seasoned butter and topped with mozzarella cheese for that perfect cheesy pull!
Classic coleslaw – This has a crisp texture with simple ingredients and is the foundation of a crowd-pleasing dinner.
Arugula Salad – Beet Salad with Arugula and Balsamic Vinaigrette is bright and savory. Tangy citrus pairs well with peppery arugula and warm savory roasted beets. A bit of goat cheese adds creaminess and some heft, and if you have them on hand, some nuts like pecans or walnuts add a great texture.
Green Salad – Add some bell pepper, thin slices of shredded cheese, and some black pepper, and you will have a little bit of extra flavor. It’s a simple side dish.
Caesar salad – While this might not be the healthiest salad because of the obvious…bacon, it will be the best one you ever had.
Green beans casserole bites (an easy side dish) – Individual Green Bean Casserole Bites are a twist on the traditional casseroledish and are another favorite one-pot meal with an amazing flavor. The individual servings make it perfect for any size gathering.
Green Vegetables such as Asparagus is an easy alfredo pasta sides. Crisp, tender, and sweet asparagus, perfect every time! Asparagus is easy to overcook, but not anymore! This no-fail Sous Vide Asparagus recipe is the only one you need. It’s lightly seasoned and finished with a dash of fresh lemon juice.
Potato Wedges – Homemade french fries are always better than store bought frozen.
Golden brown French Fries always complements juicy chicken. The best things is that you can dip them in the creamy white sauce for the perfect recipe.
Onion Rings – Fresh onion slices dredged in Italian Style breadcrumbs and air fried until crispy and perfectly golden.
Green Beans – When you are in need of a quick and easy side dish that is both healthy and delicious these Garlic Butter Green Beans are absolute perfection! Fresh green beans steamed to just tender crisp and then tossed in freshly melted garlic butter is the perfect accompaniment to any meal.
Homemade Breadsticks – Homemade Breadsticks with Butter and Garlic. These soft breadsticks use butter and are perfect as a side dish for dinner served with pasta, soup or salad
If you want to keep it on the lighter side, you can serve it with any type of fresh salads.
Sauteed Vegetables with Italian Seasoning – Sauteed vegetables are one of the the most classic of vegetable side dishes and quite nutritious. The quick and easy Italian seasoned vegetables recipe can make a simple rotisserie chicken into a great low carb meal. Carrots, zucchini, red bell pepper, broccoli and onion all taste better together!
Italian Cheese Buns Recipe – Italian Cheese buns are so mouthwatering and delightful. These buns are filled with Cheddar Cheese and Italian seasoning and great for dipping in the cheesy sauce. It’s a great side dish for weeknight meals when you’re short on time and a perfect chicken alfredo side dishes.
Bacon Roasted Potatoes – Another favorite of our chicken alfredo side dishes is this simple side dish is made by roasting potatoes in bacon fat for added flavor! These Bacon Roasted Potatoes recipe are sprinkled with bacon, cheddar cheese, and parsley and roasted until crispy making an easy, irresistible side dish.
Air Fryer Zucchini Bites – Impress your guests with the best appetizer! Air Fryer Zucchini Bites are a savory little bite that everyone with compliment you on. They are simple, cheesy, and air fried!
Slow Roasted Onions – These slow roasted onions are an easy, flavourful, budget-friendly side dish that can be prepared in advance. They’re perfect for the holidays or whenever you’re craving some sweet, caramelized oniony goodness. This dish is gluten-free, vegan, and paleo diet-friendly.
Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts – Crispy and tender Brussels sprouts made in the air fryer! These easy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are a perfect healthy side dish you can make in minutes! Made without oil and seasoned how you want, beautifully crispy roasted outside and soft tender inside for one delicious bite! Turn even the pickiest of eaters into a Brussels sprout lover with this recipe!
Rocket and Pear Salad – This simple, classic Rocket and Pear Salad is the perfect mix of sweet and savoury. With peppery rocket (arugula), sweet juicy pear, crunchy almond and umami flavoured parmesan cheese, it is a perfect combination of flavours and textures which contrast and complement each other. Serve it with meat, poultry or fish, or as a light starter with crusty bread.
With so many Chicken Alfredo Side Dishes to choose from, there are a few variations of garlic bread and asparagus sides.
However, each one has it’s own unique flavor and way of being cooked. So be sure to check each one out.
You never know how many different ones you might like.
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What Side Dishes to Serve with Chicken Alfredo Pasta
There are so many delicious side dishes that you can serve with Chicken Alfredo Pasta. Here are 55 best side dishes for an easy meal.
This simple side dish is made by roasting potatoes in bacon fat for added flavor! These Bacon Roasted Potatoes recipe are sprinkled with bacon, cheddar cheese, and parsley and roasted until crispy making an easy, irresistible side dish.
Mini Green Bean Casserole Bites
Individual Green Bean Casserole Bites are a twist on the traditional casserole dish. The individual servings make it perfect for any size gathering.
Italian Cheese Buns Recipe
Italian Cheese buns are so mouthwatering and delightful. These buns are filled with Cheddar Cheese and Italian seasoning. It’s a great side dish for weeknight meals when you’re short on time.
Grilled Corn Salad Recipe
With the start of summer and grilling season officially here, the Mexican Grilled Corn Salad recipe is the perfect side dish for any meal.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges Recipe
Homemade french fries are always better than store bought frozen. And now you can make homemade potato wedges with your air fryer with this simple recipe.
Air Fryer Onion Rings
Fresh onion slices dredged in Italian Style breadcrumbs and air fried until crispy and perfectly golden. Enjoy the perfect Air Fryer Onion Rings without all the calories and oil!
Slow Cooker Potatoes and Corn Side Dish
This simple slow cooker potatoes and corn side dish is made in the slow cooker with ranch seasoning, bacon, and shredded cheese.
Caesar Salad Bacon Cups
While this might not be the healthiest salad because of the obvious…bacon, but it will be the best one you ever had.
Air Fryer Zucchini Bites
Impress your guests with the best appetizer! Air Fryer Zucchini Bites are a savory little bite that everyone with compliment you on. They are simple, cheesy, and air fried!
Roasted Parmesan Green Beans Recipe
This delicious recipe for Roasted Parmesan Green Beans uses fresh green beans and makes for a perfect appetizer or side dish at any Easter or Thanksgiving gathering. It’s also simple enough to have anytime, not just on a special occasion!
Homemade Breadsticks with Butter and Garlic. These soft breadsticks are perfect as a side dish for dinner served with pasta, soup or salad.
Beet Salad with Arugula and Balsamic Vinaigrette - Very Easy!
Beet Salad with Arugula and Balsamic Vinaigrette is bright and savory. Tangy citrus pairs well with peppery arugula and warm savory roasted beets.
Slow Roasted Onions
These slow roasted onions are an easy, flavourful, budget-friendly side dish that can be prepared in advance. They’re perfect for the holidays or whenever you’re craving some sweet, caramelized oniony goodness. This dish is gluten-free, vegan, and paleo diet-friendly.
These golden brown sauteed mushrooms have slightly crispy edges and a satisfying, meaty texture. They’re vegan, paleo diet friendly, and gluten-free.
Healthy, Easy Roasted Vegetable Salad With A Balsamic Reduction
The trick to making a salad that tastes good is to add fresh ingredients that will keep your taste buds excited! So, if you are looking for lunch ideas or healthy dinner ideas, my Roasted Vegetable Salad With Balsamic Reduction makes healthy food taste awesome.
Easy Sauteed Asparagus Amandine: A 15 Minute Wonder
Today, I will share with you my favorite asparagus recipe – my Easy Sauteed Asparagus Amandine.
Frozen Garlic Bread in Air Fryer
Making garlic bread in air fryer is so simple and easy! Just pop your frozen garlic bread the air fryer for a few minutes and Voila! The magic happens.
Best Roasted Asparagus
Looking for a quick and easy recipe for the best roasted asparagus? Great beginner oven baked asparagus recipe with additional ideas and variations.
Delicious Berry Mandarin Tossed Salad
The sweet, crunchy coolness is calling my name.
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
Crispy and tender Brussels sprouts made in the air fryer! These easy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are a perfect healthy side dish you can make in minutes!
What dinner table is complete without some garlic bread? This Gluten-Free Sourdough Garlic Bread is a delicious, vegan, and top-8 allergy-free twist on the Italian classic. Using gluten-free sourdough buns, these garlicky delights are ready in 10 minutes!
Balsamic Tomato Basil Salad
Made with garden-fresh tomatoes, spicy red onions, delicious sweet basil, and an easy three ingredient balsamic dressing, this Tomato Basil Salad takes just 10 minutes to prepare start to finish.
Perfectly tender Sauteed Zucchini that’s never soggy or mushy. All you need is 10 minutes, a hot pan, and a few simple ingredients to transform this lackluster green vegetable into everyone’s favorite side dish recipe!
Taralli - Italian Black Pepper Cookies
Taralli are wonderful baked wheat flour rings that are a classic snack in Italy. These little round cracker-like biscuits are a bit addicting so be warned.
Ciabatta is crusty bread that is tender and chewy on the inside. It tastes so amazing when warm and homemade.
Air Fryer Garlic Bread
Air Fryer Garlic Bread. How to make delicious air fryer garlic bread from scratch. Easy prep and you will think you are in your local Italian restaurant when you taste this.
Kale & Crispy Chickpea Caesar Salad with Shaved Parmesan
It has all of the elements of a really great salad: hearty greens that don't get soggy, creamy dressing that's a total flavor explosion, crispy, salty 'croutons' and cheese.
Kale Apple Salad with Honey Dressing
You will love this delicious Kale Apple Salad with Honey Dressing. It is dressed with a sweet honey vinaigrette and topped with crisp apple, pickled onions, salty pepitas, and bacon.
Easy Roasted Carrots With Honey And Feta!
Healthy, sweet oven-roasted carrots with honey and brown sugar glaze!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic Glaze
This recipe for brussels sprouts with balsamic vinegar maple glaze is the perfect, healthy and most delicious side dish that pairs with endless main courses.
Simple Oven Roasted Asparagus
Quick, simple oven roasted asparagus is one of the easiest, healthy sides you can make! It’s super versatile and can be paired with endless main courses (chicken, steak, seafood, ham & so much more). All you need is three ingredients and 20 minutes!
Easy Garlic Butter Recipe
Looking for the perfect garlic butter for your bread or garlic toast? This simple garlic butter recipe is a must-have and can be used so many ways!
Sprouted Buckwheat Salad With Basil Pesto
Sprouting buckwheat before eating makes it easier to digest and maximizes the nutrient content and the vitamins and minerals our bodies absorb.
Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes
These crispy, crunchy, and tender on the inside air fryer roasted potatoes are ready to eat in under 20 minutes!
Cheesy Garlic Bread
Pull apart cheesy and irresistible garlic bread is something you just can't go wrong with.
Garlic Butter Green Beans
When you are in need of a quick and easy side dish that is both healthy and delicious these Garlic Butter Green Beans are absolute perfection! Fresh green beans steamed to just tender-crisp and then tossed in freshly melted garlic butter is the perfect accompaniment to any meal.
Easy Garlic Breadsticks
These garlic breadsticks are like none you’ve ever had! They combine easy breadsticks dough with a delicious buttery garlic topping for a breadstick that no one will be able to resist!
Perfect Asparagus (Sous Vide Recipe)
Crisp, tender, and sweet asparagus, perfect every time! Asparagus is easy to overcook, but not anymore! This no-fail Sous Vide Asparagus recipe is the only one you need. It's lightly seasoned and finished with a dash of fresh lemon juice.
Sauteed Vegetables with Italian Seasoning
Sauteed vegetables are one of the the most classic of vegetable side dishes and quite nutritious. The quick and easy Italian seasoned vegetables recipe can make a simple rotisserie chicken into a great low carb meal. Carrots, zucchini, red bell pepper, broccoli and onion all taste better together!
Baked Asparagus - Easy Side Dish!
This Baked Asparagus Recipe is a favorite way of making the healthy vegetable in my house. If you are trying to figure out how to cook asparagus in the oven, you will find this and oven roasted asparagus are both great cooking methods.
Air Fryer Vegan Calamari (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free)
Insanely crispy Vegan Calamari made in the air fryer! This healthy plant-based calamari is gluten-free, allergy-free, and oil-free! Made with Hearts of Palm and a light seasoned breading, this squid-free calamari recipe will blow your mind and become your go-to appetizer for impressing anyone!
Air Fryer Green Beans (Easy, Quick, Crispy, Keto)
These super easy Air Fryer Green Beans are the best! Healthy, crispy, without any oil! Air fried green beans are a perfect vegetable side dish for any weeknight dinner or for meal prep! Fresh whole green beans with your choice of seasoning, cooked to perfection in just about 10 minutes! This simple recipe is gluten-free, vegan, paleo, keto, and kid-friendly!
Rocket and Pear Salad
This simple, classic Rocket and Pear Salad is the perfect mix of sweet and savoury. With peppery rocket (arugula), sweet juicy pear, crunchy almond and umami flavoured parmesan cheese, it is a perfect combination of flavours and textures which contrast and complement each other. Serve it with meat, poultry or fish, or as a light starter with crusty bread.
Air Fryer Garlic Cheese Stuffed Crescent Rolls Recipe
Air Fryer Garlic Cheese Stuffed Crescent Rolls are a quick and easy snack or appetizer. Pillsbury crescent roll dough is brushed with garlic butter and wrapped around mozzarella cheese. Warning: they are addictive!
Homemade Garlic Bread Recipe
This garlic bread recipe is the crispiest and most garlic filled bread you’ve had! I like my garlic bread butter, packed with flavor, and toasted until it’s golden brown, and I’m sharing my recipe with you.
Healthy Red Cabbage Slaw Recipe
My favorite coleslaw recipe uses bright red cabbage and features a sweet and spicy dressing. Perfect as a taco topping, simple side dish, or healthy meal prep lunch option.
Brussels Sprouts Salad Vegan and Gluten Free
This Brussels sprouts Salad Vegan is an easy salad recipe to make! It’s Gluten Free, Vegan and Soy Free! This easy salad is loaded with healthy veggies!
Garlic Butter Brussels Sprouts
These Garlic Butter Roasted Brussels Sprouts make the perfect vegetable side dish. You’ll whip up Brussels sprouts in a matter of minutes on the stovetop. It doesn’t hurt that they’re oil free and gluten free.
Rainbow Salad With Vegan Green Goddess Dressing (Vegan & Gluten Free)
Taste the rainbow with this Rainbow Salad with Creamy Green Goddess Dressing. This Rainbow Salad Recipe is the perfect way to get more veggies into your diet every day!
This Caprese Salad Keto is a simple Italian dish that can be whipped up in a snap and it’s naturally low in carbohydrates, high in fat and low in protein. A.KA. its the perfect meal for someone on a Keto or low carb diet.
Looking for a simple and comforting side dish you can quickly whip up for as a side for any meal including during the holidays? This easy smothered cabbage ticks all the boxes and is ready in less than 25 minutes!
Easy Air Fryer Green Beans
These Air Fryer Green Beans are the perfect mix of easy, quick and oh so tasty vegetable treat. The beans are cooked in very little low-calorie cooking oil making them a healthier treat. Whip up a batch or two for a snack, dinner side or a lunch bowl filler.
Air Fryer Zucchini Fries + Video
These lighter Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are the perfect starter, side dish or snack. Totally crave-worthy, these Parmesan zucchini fries are crisp and golden on the outside, yet moist and tender on the inside.
In Conclusion of our List of Best Chicken Alfredo Side Dishes
When it comes to classic pasta dishes, chicken fettuccine alfredo is always a favorite.
The creamy sauce complements the flavor of our easy pasta dishes.
Your taste buds will thank you for the cheesy flavors in the cream sauce in this delicious main dish.
This meal can be easy to make and even more delicious when you have the perfect side dish to complement it.
Whether you’re hosting this week or just want the best food around; we’ve got what will complement your flavors perfectly.
Check out our list of the best sides to serve with chicken fettuccine alfredo below!
You’re sure to find a new favorite that will complement your dish perfectly.
What are Your Favorite Chicken Alfredo Side Dishes?