We love Caprese Chicken for dinner but what is the best side dish to serve with this yummy chicken dish? Learn how to make this yummy Caprese Chicken Thighs for your next family meal.
We love fresh and tasty Caprese chicken for dinner and almost always severe it with a variety of different side dishes. Below is a list of our top picks for flavorful additions to your dinner.
Our Top Picks for Side Dishes for Caprese Chicken
- Spaghetti – thin spaghetti or Vermicelli
- Mashed Potatoes
- Parmesan Crusted Potatoes
- Basic Tossed Salad
- Ceasar Salad
- Green Beans
- Knoor Rice Packets
- Roasted Potatoes
Our favorite side dish for any Caprese Chicken Recipe is definitely spaghetti. Cooked spaghetti with a little olive oil and grated Parmesan cheese. You can also saute a little bit of finely diced garlic and toss in some salted butter. Don’t forget to salt & pepper the pasta as well!
If you are a rice lover, then this is an awesome side dish for most chicken dishes. If you have time to make a risotto then that would go perfectly with this dish. If not, see our picks for an easy Knorrs rice dish below.
3. Mashed Potatoes
We think that creamy mashed potatoes goes perfectly with just about anything. If you are in need of some comfort then a bowl of mashed potatoes with butter definitely does the trick! So, by adding some as a side dish with this awesome recipe, you are in for comfort and deliciousness! Store bought ready-to-use varieties like Bob Evans are a great alternative if you don’t have time to make your own.
If you do have time to make your own you can follow along here on how to make the best mashed potatoes.
You can also make creamy and delicious garlic redskinned mashed potatoes.
Asparagus is a great choice for a side dish for Caprese Chicken. The best thing about asparagus is you can cook it how your family likes it! Steamed, baked, or roasted asparagus is perfect for a fiber-filled healthy side dish.
5. Parmesan Crusted Potatoes
One of our favorite potato dishes is Parmesan Crusted Potatoes. Healthy red potatoes that are cut in half and baked with yummy Parmesan cheese. These potatoes are delicios on their own but will make you chicken dinner extra tasty when you serve this on the side. Add in a tossed salad and you have a spectacular meal!
6. Basic Tossed Salad
One of our best side dishes that goes with just about any meal is a basic tossed salad. Salads are a healthy option that are easy to prepare and filled with nutrients. During summer months shop your local farmer’s market for fresh produce that can be easily added to your dinner side salads.
7. Caeser Salad
We also love a fresh Caeser Salad on the dinner table. Fresh Romaine lettuce with shaved or shredded Parmesan Cheese. Romaine lettuce is filled with fiber and nutrients. Running out of time to make a salad? Toss that Caeser Salad in a bag!
8. Green Beans
Who doesn’t love green beans? Well, we have made them even easier by tossing them in the crockpot or roasting them with a bit of garlic. Beans are another fiber-luscious vegetable that is not only healthy, but when prepared the right way, delicious.
How to make yummy green beans: Thaw a package of whole green beans. Add a little butter and oil to a large skillet. Sauté minced fresh garlic for about 2 minutes. Add thawed green beans and sauté for about 5-6 minutes. Lightly salt & pepper as the beans cook. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
9. Knorr Rice Packets
What can we say? We love easy rice packets that are on the dinner table in minutes and totally delicious with just the right blend of seasonings and spices. Here are a few varities of these lovely rice packets. Knorrs also makes a delicious pasta that would go great with the Caprese chicken recipe.
Herb & Butter
Cheddar Broccoli Rice
Want to try an easy dinner with Knorrs Rice and Chicken? Follow the link here for an easy recipe. Knorrs Chicken & Rice.
10. Roasted Potatoes
YUM! Any roasted potatoes would work as a great side dish for this chicken recipe. We LOVE roasted potatoes and there are many recipes to use that will work out wonderfully. Red potatoes, white potatoes and even fingerling potatoes makes a great choice for any roasted potato side dish.
So those are our picks for best side dish for Caprese Chicken. Try a thin spaghetti with a little butter or olive oil sprinkled with some freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Don’t forget some sauteed garlic and a little salt & pepper.