What to serve with soup: There's a list of 20+ delicious side dishes in this post that pair perfectly with soup and make it a full meal! Find sandwiches, salads, potatoes, casseroles, and more easy recipes that you're going to love.
Whether you're cooking soup for a family dinner or for a party, it's important to have an easy and delicious side dish! Cooking something easy takes the stress off preparing for dinner and allows you to spend more time with the people you love!
In this post, you can find a list of side dish ideas and then a list of side dish recipes. That way, you'll have an idea of what you want to cook before browsing through the recipes.
TIP: Soup is great to eat leftover so you'll want a side dish that you can also reheat and eat leftover!
Bread is an easy appetizer/small side dish that goes great with soup. Depending on what type of soup you're serving, you may want different bread. But, the best breads for soup are baguettes, sourdough, rye, and multigrain!
An easy way to serve soup to a large number of people is to use coffee mugs! Coffee mugs are a great anti-spill dish and you probably have a large number of them sitting around your home.
Adding in extra ingredients will depend on what type of soup you're having, but here are a few ideas. Lemon juice, pesto, fresh herbs, yogurt, and even wine!
Items to serve with soup
When serving soup for your family for for a large number of people, here are a few things to keep on hand:
- extra napkins
- bowls or coffee mugs for serving
- serving spoon
- bread (see above)
- herbs and spices (see below)
- side dishes that pair well (see below)
What herbs and spices are good in soup?
The herbs and spices that will pair well with soup depends a lot on the soup you are serving, but here are a few suggestions. Parsley, chives, garlic, salt, onion powder, rosemary, basil, bay leaf, cloves, celery, thyme, nutmeg, and more!
Side dish ideas for soup
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