22 Best Sides for Burgers (What to Serve with Burgers)

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Get your favorite side here with these 22 BEST sides for burgers — quick recipes for BURGER lovers!!

22 best sides for what to serve with burgers
22 best sides for burgers

Wondering what to serve with burgers?? No worries.. I’m here with my 22 best, quick and of course delicious sides for burgers, that will turn your boring day into a fun day!!

22 Best Sides for Burgers

Burgers are a classic favorite, and the sides transform them into a hearty meal. From easy avocado and black beans dip and fried pickles to Hawaiian macaroni salad and crispy Haitian Akra, there is everything I’ve rounded up for burger lovers!!

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Delicious burger sides Ideas

Yummy Burger + delicious Side Dish = PERFECTION!

I’m talking about buttery grilled corn-on-the-cob, grilled parmesan potato wedges, loaded BBQ chicken nachos and much more!!

So save this list for the next time you crave for some tasty sides for burgers!

1. Popeyes Cajun Fries

Classic pair of french fries with tasty burger always fascinate the burger lovers.

These homemade copycat Popeyes Cajun fries are perfectly crispy on the outside, yet tender and fluffy inside, with a perfect kick of spices.

Its unique mix of seasoning makes it different from traditional french fries making it an authentic Cajun treat.

2. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Make these creamy, spicy and cheesy Jalapeno poppers that are wrapped in crispy bacon and are loaded with a lot of cheese.

Cut the peppers into halves and stuff with a combo of cream cheese, cheddar cheese and spices, wrap with bacon and bake.

A perfect party appetizer, and a best accompaniment with your mouthwatering burger.

3. Roasted Chili’s Street Corn

Chili’s street corn is a favorite side recipe of Mexico, with all the flavors of Chili’s street corn, which you can enjoy at home!

A perfect combination of grilled and juicy kernels smothered with a creamy and tangy coating will make you crave more every time!

Its unique creamy and tangy sauce is made with mayonnaise, sour cream, cotija cheese, chili powder and fresh cilantro leaves.

Whether you serve it with your favorite dinner or enjoy as snack, this is easy-to-go dish for any occasion!!

4. Fried Pickles

These extra crispy and tangy fried pickles are sure to please the pickle lovers.

Seasoned breading and then deep frying make the pickles extra crispy.

Serve with homemade ranch dressing dipping sauce or a cheesy dip like costa vida queso.

5. Ina Garten’s Potato Salad

Ina Garten’s Potato Salad is one of the easiest and creamiest potato salad best to enjoy with BBQ’s and grilled chicken.

Fluffy, starchy potatoes coated with a creamy, herbed dressing, creating a chilled creamy side.

Its unique dressing filled with fresh dill and the spices makes it more than just boiled potatoes with mayo.

6. Loaded BBQ Chicken Nachos

Make an easy to go appetizer by combining Crispy and crunchy nachos with BBQ chicken and topped with your favorite pizza toppings.

This quick and easy sheet pan snack is made with crispy tortilla chips which is topped with leftover BBQ shredded chicken, onions, pickled jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and much more!!

7. Caprese Salad Skewers

A great appetizer to have on hand on parties, only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes and here you go!

Fresh cherry tomatoes are skewered with marinated mozzarella and fresh basil.

Drizzle with Balsamic sauce, and your healthy, vegan and low carb snack is ready.

8. Sautéed Mushrooms

Feel fancy with the taste of steakhouse at home with these easy and quick sautéed mushrooms.

They take less time in kitchen, and are buttery, garlicky and herby. Serve hot as your go-to-side dish with your main course, or enjoy as an appetizer.

9. Deviled Eggs

Quick, low carb, keto-friendly side made with hard boiled eggs and topped with creamy and spicy egg yolks.

You just need to know some basic steps and simple tricks, and you’ll get a creamy, quick and classic deviled eggs.

The creamy egg yolk filling is made with hard boiled egg yolks filled with mayonnaise, paprika, mustard, and fresh dill.

10. Easy Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit salad filled with the colors of goodness.

This easy-peasy fruit salad is filled with fresh grapes, berries, pineapple, kiwi, bananas and oranges.

Tossed in simple honey citrus dressing, that mixes up a unique sweet and tangy flavor with fresh fruit flavors.

Perfect for breakfast, snacks, dessert or even when you’re getting bored and need something healthy and chunky!!

11. Haitian Akra (Crispy Taro Root Fritters)

Haitian Akra or said crispy taro root fritters are delicious and popular snack in Haitian cuisine.

Made with Malanga (a traditional root vegetable) or taro root, which is grated and mixed with various seasonings, then deep fried to create crispy fritters.

Served with lotus crack sauce, spicy harissa vinaigrette or for some cheesy touch try this delicious Mexican Costa Vida Queso.

12. Baked Mac and Cheese

Nothing can compete a hot creamy and cheesy bowl of velveeta Mac and ooey gooey melted cheese.

Super easy, quick and timeless classic that is more than just a creamy mac and cheese.

Simply cook the macaroni according to recipe instructions, cook the velveeta cheese sauce, mix everything and ta daa!!

A best accompaniment with your favorite dinner or BBQ dishes. It always has a place at dinner tables and your hearts too.

14. Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges

These semi french fries will blow your mind with their extra crispiness and rich garlic and Italian flavors.

Evenly sliced potatoes in wedges, perfectly seasoned and baked until they become fluffy and tendered inside and crispier outside.

Serve these garlicy parmesan wedges with your favorite dip like mayonnaise, ketchup, for a cheesy twist, enjoy with smoked queso, or costa vida queso.

15. Crispy Onion Rings

Enjoy these homemade onion rings. Extra crispy and deeply flavorful, these onion rings will definitely make your day!!

Made with fresh yellow onion rings, crunchy panko bread crumbs and seasoned breading makes them more flavorful.

Simply follow seasoned breading process to coat the rings, and then deep fry in hot oil. These onion rings will surely leave every one want more!!

16. Coleslaw

This creamy coleslaw takes only 10 minutes to ready, and is perfect for sandwiches, potlucks and cookouts.

You can make this creamy coleslaw with best homemade coleslaw dressing.

Shred the cabbage and grate the carrots. Make homemade dressing for coleslaw, and mix everything. Easy and creamy coleslaw is ready to enjoy!!

17. Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy garlic mashed potatoes are like a delicious and cheesy mash-up of smooth mashed potatoes, melted cheese, and taste of garlic.

Cook the potatoes until soft, mash and mix with buttery roasted garlic and grated cheese that melts.

A delicious side dish that goes great with things like roasted beef or chicken. Or serve with your favorite dinner like marry me chicken or golden corral pot roast and enjoy!!

18. Parmesan Roasted Carrot Fries

Like sweet potato fries, carrots are pretty easy to turn into fries. They’re unique, crispy and easy to make.

You just need to get some fresh, red large carrots, peel and slice them into sticks.

Season the carrot fries with salt, pepper and a hit of parmesan will add a sweet caramelized flavor to the carrots.

Serve these crispy carrot fries with a spicy dipping sauce like gochujang, ketchup or chipotle mayo!!

19. Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Enjoy this easy-peasy Hawaiian Macaroni salad using some simple ingredients and easy steps.

Creamy, delicious and insanely satisfying, this dish brings the true flavors of Hawaii on your table.

Boil the macaroni, and combine diced onion and shredded carrot in a mixing bowl with macaroni.

Gently fold with mayonnaise, and spice up the salad with white pepper and salt.

Chill the salad for at least an hour, and serve!!

20. Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This easy hot spinach and artichoke dip is surely a family favorite!

BEST spinach and artichoke dip – so easy, creamy, and cheesy dip that is sure to please everyone.

Simply mix the dip, assemble the dip and bake – and you’ll get a rich, cheesy and creamy dip in no time!!

21. Pasta House Salad

A special salad made with two kinds of lettuce, red onion, artichokes, and Italian dressing that makes it different than other salad recipes.

This is a must try recipe of Pasta House Company, that is quite easy to make at home with some little effort and simple.. There is no hidden trick at all.

Serve this crispy salad with your favorite protein like grilled chicken, New York fried chicken, or in a family dinner with this quick and delicious Alice Springs Chicken.

22. Grilled Veggies

A colorful rainbow of vegetables bathed in flavorful garlic and herb marinade, then grilled to perfection.

Perfect pair of grilled veggies with dinner to serve on family gatherings.

You can choose your favorite veggies like sweet potatoes, baby carrots, asparagus, brussels sprouts, eggplant and corn on the cob.

To Sum Up!!

So finally, here are 22 best and best sides and perfect accompaniments that you can pair with your delicious burgers.

All these recipes are quick, easy to make and surely beginners friendly, which you can make and enjoy anytime when you crave for hot, cheesy and delicious burger at home.

With all these recipes, now you’ve our Best Sides for Burgers, for those you don’t have to wait any more. So make, and enjoy whether for parties, family gatherings, potlucks or to enjoy at home with your loved ones!!

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22 Best Sides for Burgers (What to Serve with Burgers)

Recipe by Zanib MughalCourse: RECIPE ROUND-UPSCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy

Get your favorite side here with these 22 BEST sides for burgers — quick recipes for BURGER lovers!!


  • Popeyes Cajun Fries

  • Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

  • Roasted Chili’s Street Corn

  • Fried Pickles

  • Ina Garten’s Potato Salad

  • Loaded BBQ Chicken Nachos

  • Caprese Salad Skewers

  • Sautéed Mushrooms

  • Deviled Eggs

  • Easy Fruit Salad

  • Haitian Akra (Crispy Taro Root Fritters)

  • Baked Mac and Cheese

  • Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges

  • Crispy Onion Rings

  • Coleslaw

  • Mashed Potatoes

  • Parmesan Roasted Carrot Fries

  • Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

  • Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

  • Pasta House Salad

  • Grilled Veggies


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what to serve with burgers
22 best sides for what to serve with burgers

Your Queries got Answered!!

What is a good side dish for burgers?

Here I’ve listed 22 best sides for burgers you can enjoy whether in parties or for potlucks. From crispy french fries to fried pickles and from crispy onion rings to creamy coleslaw and crispy Haitian akra, you’ll love each of these quick side recipes for your burger..

What can I eat my burger with?

For a balanced meal, you can pair your burger with salad, or french fries or a quick and healthy fruit salad will go best with it.

What else goes on a burger?

Some common toppings you can use on burgers can be lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, onions, bacon, pickles, and various sauces like mayonnaise, ketchup, smash burger sauce or many more. There are a lot of options you can choose for your burger.

What can I serve instead of hamburgers?

You can serve veggie burgers made from beans or lentils, or try grilled chicken or turkey burgers for a leaner option.

What vegetables are good on a burger?

Lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles are classic choices for adding freshness and crunch to a burger.

How do you eat burgers like a pro?

To eat burgers like a pro, hold them firmly, take manageable bites, and savor each flavor-packed bite with gusto.

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