32 Best Salmon Side Dishes

It’s dinner time, and salmon is on the menu. What else? We’ve got you covered with some of our most delicious side dishes that will bring out that natural brightness this flaky fish has to offer! It doesn’t matter if you’re grilling or poaching, searing or roasting, your guests are sure to be coming back for more!

Savory Couscous

"This turned out better than I expected. I actually took my onions beyond softened and into brown, but it tasted really great anyway. I used parsley because that's what I had on hand!"


Greek Lemon Potatoes

"These are the delicious Greek potatoes that you get at your favorite Greek restaurant. I tried a lot of recipes and this is the one. Follow it to a tee and then I also add some finely grated lemon rind because I love the lemony taste."


Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf

"Wonderful! I am a real sucker for wild rice and this did not disappoint! I made half of the amount listed, and we ate this with grilled salmon. We all loved the addition of the pine nuts!"

-French Tart

Salmon and Asparagus in Foil

"Fantastic recipe. It turned out delicious. It serves very well with rice. It's very simple on the seasoning, but it tastes fantastic."


Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

"I wanted something different for my sweet potatoes, not the usual sweet sugary recipes I always find. These fit the bill! They were easy to make, and the cooking time for me was perfect. The potatoes and onions were not over or under cooked. What a hit they were at my dinner party!"


Cucumber Salad

"Best recipe for cucumber salad I've ever tried. Definitely does not need mayonaisse. I make this recipe at least twice a month. Super good!


Lemon Garlic Roasted Broccoli with Pine Nuts

"Great side dish. We love broccoli roasted, it is so much better than steamed. Lemon is broccoli's perfect match."


Lemon Herb Quinoa

"I love the slight crunch to the quinoa with the bright flavor of lemon and herb. This was so easy to make!"

-Tori Eats

Kale With Caramelized Onions & Garlic

"We love Kale at our house. This is a good way to fix it. So many people are unfamiliar, and therefore afraid to try it. Go for it! Great source of vitamins and tastes good too."


Roasted Potatoes & Baby Carrots with Garlic

"Very good! My sister who thinks she's the better cook even asked for the recipe. Won't do potatoes and carrots any other way in the future!"


Green Beans Almondine

"Made this dish tonight and it was full of buttery almond tastiness! I also added some sliced mushrooms because I needed to use them up and they seemed to complement the green beans perfectly!"


Leek Risotto

"I loved this! I wouldn't eat leeks until I tried this. I like eating this as a side dish or a main dish!"


Basil Butter Zucchini Ribbons

"Great recipe and very easy. I followed it exactly. There were no leftovers to put away!"

-Fan of Ina

No Carb Spinach Bread

"I've been making this for over 10 years and love it! I first saw it on HSN when Suzanne Somers was on it. She made it with ham and swiss cheese heated up in a frying pan and put it in between the slices. Very satisfying and super low carb!"

-Deborah M

Citrus-Fennel Salad

"What a delicious salad! The peppery arugula goes beautifully with the refreshing vinaigrette. I used fresh mandarin oranges and fresh-squeezed juice. This salad would be perfect for a dinner party."


Grilled Vegetable Salad

"I really loved this! I made it exactly as written and served it warm from the grill. I even reheated the leftovers the next day and it still had that wonderful grilled flavor!"


Lentil, Bean & Parsley Salad

"I added a splash of honey to the dressing. This is absolutely delicious. Really one of the best things I have ever eaten."


New Potatoes With Garlic & Mint

"These were very good potatoes. I used a mix of mint and parsley since my aerogarden didn't have enough mint yet. I especially loved the garlic in these!"


Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

"This was fabulously tasty and easy! I used fresh green beans and that seemed to make a real difference! I didn't have garlic salt so I used garlic powder instead. The combination of butter, sugar, basil and garlic is quite outstanding!"


Garlic Roasted Asparagus With Parmesan

"Love cooking asparagus and we absolutely enjoyed this recipe with parmesan and garlic. Perfect side dish to every meal."


Fava Beans with Tomato Garlic Sauce

"Man was that good! I picked up fava beans from the farmers market and had no idea what to do with them. I'd use your sauce for green beans as well!"


The Best Pasta Salad

"I take this salad everywhere I go for potlucks, especially in the summer months. It's always a huge hit!"

-Chef Doozer

Chickpea Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette

"I have been wanting to try this recipe for sometime. Quick and easy but most of all delicious! 100 times better than the chick pea salads I have been purchasing. A keeper for sure."


Chipotle Copycat Lime Rice Recipe

"Delicious! Made with long grain white rice, then another night with brown jasmine rice. Reheats nicely on the stove or in the microwave."


Chickpea, Avocado & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

"This is a great dish. It is healthy, easy, quick, and so delicious."


Avocado Lime Salad

"I thought that this salad was delicious. I served it with grilled shrimp and garlic toasts. We truly enjoyed it. Can't wait to make it again!"


Parmesan and Basil Orzo

"Great recipe. So easy and ends up with a risotto style texture. I was short on chicken stock, so used 1 cup white wine and 2 cups chicken stock. Worked perfectly."


Broccoli Slaw

"First time ever making it or eating it. Where has this been all my life? My hubby gave me a solid 10 for this dish!"

-Daenrys S.

Rosemary White Beans

"I have used this recipe for years and years... never has anyone said less than, 'These are the best white beans I have ever put into my mouth'"


Edamame Salad

"So glad to find this recipe. I had a salad like this, loved it and looked for the recipe. So good! Even better the next day."


Baked Leeks With Prosciutto

"Yummy! I halved the recipe as a side dish for dinner tonight, and there's not a morsel left. The thyme flavour really comes through, and the leeks were juicy and tender. Can you ever go wrong with prosciutto?"


Farro, Apple and Pecan Salad

"Cooked farro has a nutty flavor and slightly chewy texture, both of which are particularly delicious in salads like this one. Use your favorite variety of apple to make this late summer and early fall salad. Sliced pears are a perfect match, too!"