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25 Best Sides for Lamb Chops

You can’t go wrong with these tasty sides for lamb chops!

We can all agree that lamb chops are always the star of the show when they’re served. Their juicy tenderness steals the spotlight every time.

But even the star of the show needs some supporting actors. That’s where the sides for lamb chops come in!

Lamb Chops with Carrots and Peas
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You can accentuate the flavors of the lamb chops by pairing them with a variety of delicious sides.

From lemon asparagus risotto and glazed carrots to whipped sweet potatoes and garlic bread, the options are endless. 

These 25 lamb chop sides will take your meal to a whole new level!

Scalloped Potatoes

1. Scalloped Potatoes

The versatility of potatoes never seems to disappoint. These scalloped potatoes are no different and will leave you daydreaming in a creamy heaven. 

The best part is you can opt for a dairy-free milk to make this dish vegan-friendly. 

I can’t imagine a heartier combination than lamb chops paired with scalloped potatoes! 

2. Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus

If you’re looking to recreate a dish straight from a restaurant’s kitchen, then you’ll need to give this lemon garlic roasted asparagus a try. 

While you can definitely get away with steaming or sauteing this dish, I’d recommend roasting the asparagus to bring out the savory flavor and add some crispiness. 

Simply season, throw in the oven, and enjoy! 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

3. Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I could never understand why Brussels sprouts get such a bad rep when they’re one of the tastiest veggies when prepared properly. 

These oven-roasted Brussels sprouts are the last thing from mushy and plain and are instead absolutely mouthwatering. 

The secret is finishing the dish off with a bit of bacon and goat cheese to add some extra flavor.

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Honey Glazed Baby Carrots

4. Glazed Carrots

These glazed carrots are the definition of superb when paired with some yummy lamb chops. 

They’re also a breeze to make since it relies on such simple ingredients that you probably already have hidden in your pantry. 

I love whipping this dish up when I have leftover carrots on the verge of being tossed. 

5. Lemon Dill Rice

It’s time to stop what you’re doing and run to the grocery store! If there is any side dish that you absolutely need to recreate on this list, it’s this lemon dill rice. 

The Mediterranean ingredients packed in this recipe perfectly interconnect with one another bringing the dish to life. 

As soon as you recreate this dish at home, it’ll be your new go-to rice recipe. 

Get ready to up your rice game to a completely new standard! 

6. Grilled Asparagus Salad with Lemon & Feta

When I first came across this recipe, I was a little hesitant to give it a shot. Boy, was I wrong! 

Who knew that asparagus turned into a salad could be so addicting?

The crispy oven roasted asparagus paired with fresh feta and lemon zest simply blew my chef’s hat off. 

The best part is that this dish can be served straight out of the oven, or cooled down in the fridge. 

Homemade Green Bean Casserole in a Skillet

7. Green Bean Casserole

This Campbell’s green bean casserole is the perfect contrast between soft green beans and crispy French fried onions. 

The French fried onions are even more addicting since they’re coated in a mix of bread crumbs, spices, and parmesan cheese. 

Just an FYI, this dish is dangerously addicting and will leave you licking your plate clean. 

8. Cucumber Radish Salad

If you’re still stuck on what side to pair with your lamb chops, then this recipe is for you.

It’s always ideal to pair a heavy entree with a lighter side. Luckily, this cucumber radish salad is here to save the day without leaving you feeling heavy. 

Crispy and crunchy veggies loaded in a sour cream dressing? Sounds delicious! 

9. Garlic Roasted Radishes

Tender lamb chops paired with garlic roasted radishes simply make a beautiful pair. 

Your taste buds are guaranteed to tingle once you take a bite of these garlic roasted radishes. 

The pepperiness of the radishes disappears once it’s roasted, creating a sweeter taste that you’ll adore. 

10. Spinach Salad with Apples, Walnuts, and Feta

If you’re a health nut like I am, then this is the recipe for you! 

This surprising combination of ingredients perfectly blends together to create an amazing salad. 

While the dish calls for feta, you can totally get away with adding your favorite cheese instead.

I’d recommend a fresh goat cheese if you’re looking for something a little sweeter. 

11. Balsamic Honey Roasted Veggies

These balsamic honey roasted veggies are embarrassingly addictive, without the extra calories. 

Who knew that something so yummy could also be super healthy? 

I love chopping up any veggies I might have on hand and throwing them in the oven. 

The balsamic honey glaze transforms even the plainest veggies into something scrumptious.

12. Irish Mashed Potatoes

This one’s a no-brainer. You can never go wrong with a classic side of Irish mashed potatoes when serving up lamb chops. 

While mashed potatoes are straight up delicious on their own, this Irish spin takes the recipe to a whole new level. 

The best part about this recipe is that it focuses on a single ingredient and is super easy to prepare. 

13. Mint Chutney

For all my Indian food lovers, this mint chutney is for you! 

Why overpower the lamb chops with a heavy side when you can opt for something lighter. 

A classic chutney will add a burst of flavor to the dish, without over contemplating things. 

This side is loaded with rich ingredients such as mint, cilantro, ginger, and jalapeño. 

It definitely has a kick to it, however, it’s totally worth it. 

Homemade Honey Beer Bread

14. Honey Beer Bread

This phenomenal honey beer bread is crisp on the outside while soft as a cloud on the inside. 

Paired with the lamb chops, you’ll have a decadent combo that will leave you craving more. 

In just 1 hour, you’ll have a fresh baked loaf of bread that will leave the house smelling heavenly. 

15. Lemon Asparagus Risotto

There’s something special about combining lamb chops with a warm lemon asparagus risotto. 

This risotto is based in a chicken broth paired with white wine, making it an ideal recipe since it’s much lower in fat. 

The dish is still super creamy and literally melts in your mouth! 

Don’t forget to add some lemon zest on top to bring all the flavors together. 

16. Garlic Bread

Why over contemplate things when the most classic recipes are always the best? 

A fresh slice of homemade garlic bread is always the way to go when looking for a side dish. 

This recipe is one of my ultimate go-to’s since it’s pretty simple to follow and surprisingly inexpensive. 

Once you learn how to bake a loaf of garlic bread packed with buttery herbs, you’re set for life! 

17. Buttery Peas with Thyme

Running low on time? Luckily, these buttery peas can be served in no time. 

This is an ideal recipe to have on hand for those last-minute get-togethers. 

Simply grab some frozen peas from the freezer, sauté in spices, and enjoy! 

There’s no need to over contemplate a side dish when it really is that simple. 

Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

18. Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are just like classic French fries, but more fun! 

This dish is super crispy and crunchy on the outside, whole soft and fluffy on the inside.

These bad boys are absolutely addicting since they’re seasoned to perfection. 

The best part is these sweet potato fries are baked, not fried, which lets you get away with devouring them without feeling guilty! 

19. Carrot Souffle

You’ll be amazed at how delicious this carrot souffle is. This dish takes carrots to a whole new level and completely changes the game. 

This recipe is an elegant side dish to pair with your lamb chops since both perfectly go hand-in-hand. 

This dish also surprisingly doubles as a dessert since it’s on the sweeter side! 

20. Garlic Broccolini

While there’s nothing wrong with a simple side of broccoli, a garlic broccolini is quite something. 

Broccolini is also known as baby broccoli since it’s basically it’s younger sister.

This side dish will perfectly compliment the main course as it isn’t overpowering. 

The best part? It’s loaded with vitamin C, vitamin A, and iron.

21. Marinated White Beans

You’ll be amazed how tasty these marinated white beans loaded with herbs and spices are. 

This no-cook recipe is ideal for the summer, especially if you’re barbecuing. 

Simply grab those lamb chops off the grill and pair them with this scrumptious summer salad. 

Pro tip: Depending on the quality of the veggies you use, this dish can last quite a while in the fridge!

Dinner Rolls Bread

22. Rolls

If you already have a couple side dishes to pair with your lamb chops, yet are still looking for the finishing touch, then this dish is for you. 

There’s nothing I love more than some fresh Texas roadhouse rolls straight out of the oven. 

These crusty and chewy delights melt in your mouth like nothing you’ve ever had before. 

23. Greek Lemon Potatoes

These juicy Greek potatoes drenched in lemon and garlic are absolutely irresistible. 

To be completely honest, this recipe is so delicious that you might just forget about your lamb chops! 

Either way, give this dish a shot if you’re as obsessed with Greek food as I am. 

While the plate smashing is optional, trying out these Greek lemon potatoes is definitely not! 

24. Creamy Spinach and Dill

Picture yourself enjoying a mouth watering dish of lamb chops paired with a creamy spinach and dill side. 

This recipe is loaded with perfection in an ultra creamy sauce with sautéed spinach. 

Be sure to add some chopped dill on top for a hint of freshness.

Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Butter

25. Whipped Sweet Potato

To be completely honest, I saved the best for last!

While all of these side dishes are incredible, I have to admit that nothing compares to a simple whipped sweet potato recipe. 

You can completely get away with opting for regular potatoes, however the sweet potato adds a syrupy taste that cannot be outdone. 

Don’t believe me? Hop in the kitchen and give this recipe a try!

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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