What to Serve with Stuffed Pepper: 15 Toothsome Sides


Quick Answer: What to Serve with Stuffed Pepper?

The most toothsome side dishes to serve with Stuffed Pepper are- Greek Salad, Sweet Potato Fries, Brussels Sprouts Salad, Cornbread Muffins, Sautéed Cabbage, Artichokes, Garlic Bread, Corn Fritters, Yuca, Corn and Cabbage Slaw, Roasted Zucchini, Broccoli Salad, Asparagus Pasta Salad, Roasted Carrots and Caprese Salad.

In this post, we are going to provide you an entire list of toothsome side dishes that you can pair with the ultimate comfort food, Stuffed Pepper.

I have personally tried my hand at these recipes and these healthy, hearty and tasty sides best complement the varied flavours of stuffed peppers.

Let’s dive right in.

1. Greek Salad

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 101
Total preparation time– 15 min

Nothing could be better than a refreshing and light salad side especially if you are stuffing your peppers with potatoes or rice.

This summery salad abounds with sweet and succulent tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, chickpeas, olives, red onion and feta cheese.

Plus, a handful of mint leaves for a refreshing finish touch.

For a bright and zingy dressing, mix together some olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, mustard and dried oregano.

In addition to it, sprinkle a black pepper for garnishing and you have it ready in no time!

Check out this fuss-free recipe by Preppy Kitchen:

2. Sweet Potato Fries

Total calories (per 100 gm – 124
Total preparation time– 45 min

No matter what the main dish, potatoes make an incredible comfort side.

These salty-sweet and crunchy sweet potatoes are both healthy and scrumptious.

Want to make your fries crispier? Cornstarch is your best friend! Toss them in cornstarch before oil for crispier results.

Once cooked, season them with freshly ground black pepper and garlic powder.

Check how to bake sweet potato fries perfectly:

3. Brussels Sprouts Salad

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 121
Total preparation time– 20 min

A hearty bowl of brussels sprouts salad flavored with apples, cranberries, hazelnuts and goat cheese is the perfect healthy accompaniment to your stuffed peppers.

The secret formula is super simple-slice the sprouts as thin and fine as possible, drizzle with vinaigrette, and mix in with fruits, nuts, and goat cheese.

The addition of goat cheese is guaranteed to take this ordinary salad to an entirely different level.

Here’s a scrumptious recipe by Preppy Kitchen:

4. Cornbread Muffins

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 330
Total preparation time– 30 min

A southern classic, creamy cornbread muffins works incredibly well alongside stuffed peppers.

With a sweet and savory flavor, they are extremely moist and come together in minutes.

The key ingredient in the recipe is yellow cornmeal or polenta.

Cornbread muffins, when served right out of the oven are the best. However, they can also be frozen in an airtight container.

Here’s how Amy Lynn makes the easiest and sweetest cornbread muffins:

5. Sautéed Cabbage

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 50
Total preparation time– 20 min

Savory and extremely tender sautéed cabbage can round up just about any meal.

Cooked in olive oil, with a bit of salt and a pepper, sautéed cabbage tastes amazing!

Did you know that you can also throw in some minced garlic and fresh lemon juice to give the dish a notch?

Check out this quick and easy recipe by Inspired Taste:

6. Artichokes

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 67
Total preparation time– 50 min

This rich vegetable enhances the flavor of your stuffed peppers by leaps and bounds.

To make the most amazing roasted artichokes you need garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs, lemon, sea salt and pepper.

Roast until tender or till the leaves pull away easily, sprinkle some dried herbs and end with a liberal dressing of zesty lemon juice.

Here’s how you can cook this delight to perfection:

7. Garlic Bread

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 350
Total preparation time– 20 min

Bread tastes heavenly with just about any meal. Its soft and crispy texture complements the richness of those peppers seamlessly.

A side of buttery garlic bread will never disappoint you. Plus, it is quite affordable and super quick to prepare.

Go for a toasty and crispy garlic bread or a soft and sliced one, it will taste amazing either way.

Here’s an easy crispy garlic bread recipe by Spice Bangla:

8. Corn Fritters

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 377
Total preparation time– 20 min

These creamy and cheesy corn delights are beyond awesome for your stuffed pepper meal.

These hot and crispy snacks are not complete without a dollop of sour cream or aioli dip so don’t forget them!

Fry them until tender and golden brown and garnish with scallions before serving.

Check out this simple recipe by Shilpa Shetty Kundra:

9. Yuca

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 112
Total preparation time– 30 min

Yuca is a Latin American root vegetable which is a bit like potatoes.

This Cuban flair will make your stuffed pepper meal an unforgettable one beyond the shadow of a doubt.

Just boil some yuca and you are all set. Easy and quick!

Serve it with some Mojo sauce for an added flavor.

To prepare the sauce, add olive oil to the skillet and throw in some garlic and onion. Then add salt and cook until onion is softened.

Once done, add fresh lemon juice.

10. Corn and Cabbage Slaw

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 152
Total preparation time– 20 min

This fresh, light and colorful slaw not only goes well with those stuffed peppers but also adds an interesting texture and extra crunchiness with a flair of sauce.

Grill the corn until golden brown and then, combine together lime juice, cumin, salt, pepper, coriander leaves and olive oil.

Whisk until smooth.

Throw in some red cabbage and bits of jalapeno together with the grilled corn. Crumble queso fresco and toss well!

Here’s an easy slaw recipe for you:

11. Roasted Zucchini

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 35
Total preparation time– 25 min

Crispy on the outside and extremely tender and flavorful on the inside, roasted zucchini makes for a great side to stuffed peppers.

It is prepared in minutes and tastes oh-so-good when seasoned with Parmesan and dried herbs.

Quick tip- Cut the zucchini into halves and then quarters to make the recipe super quick and prevent the pieces from becoming soggy.

Go check out this super quick recipe:

12. Broccoli Salad

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 206
Total preparation time– 20 min

A crunchy and refreshing broccoli salad is all you need to side with your stuffed peppers.

Ditch the classic mayo dressing and give tangy honey mustard dressing a try, we assure you won’t regret it!

You can also add in some cheddar cheese for a super creamy indulgence!

Here’s a super quick broccoli salad recipe:

13. Asparagus Pasta Salad

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 192
Total preparation time– 25 min

This delicious and nutritious salad tossed in an Italian dressing is the right fit alongside those stuffed peppers.

Packed with fresh and colorful vegetables, herbs and tantalizing pasta; it is so light and yet too filling!

When prepared and ready to serve, add some parmesan cheese and serve cold or at room temperature.

The key to acing this salad recipe is MARINATION! Lots of it.

14. Roasted Carrots

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 54
Total preparation time– 35 min

Imagine a side of spicy and roasted carrots alongside savory stuffed peppers. Delectable, isn’t it?

Fuss-free to make, they just need few minutes of preparation and can be made alongside preparing your main dish.

Toss some fresh carrots with olive oil, salt and pepper and roast until golden and tender for a downright delicious side dish.

If you want a sweeter flavor, just add a tablespoon of brown sugar or some honey to get honey glazed roasted carrots.

Here’s how you can make perfectly roasted carrots:

15. Caprese Salad

Total calories (per 100 gm)– 177
Total preparation time– 20 min

You are sure to adore the explosion of flavors this salad has to offer along with those meaty stuffed peppers!

The recipe requires staple ingredients including fresh mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, basil leaves, freshly ground black pepper, extra-virgin olive oil and sea salt.

You can also top the salad with some toasted pine nuts if you are looking for a crunchy texture.

Alternatively, you can drizzle the salad in a balsamic glaze for an amazing tangy flavor.

Check out this easy Caprese Salad recipe with balsamic glaze:

Bottom Line

We hope this ultimate guide on what to serve with Stuffed Peppers has been of utmost utility. These toothsome side dishes are delectable and versatile so do give them a try!

If you have any comments or suggestions to make, do let us know below.

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About Betty Ellis

Betty is a food researcher who spends most of her time analyzing the nutritional aspects of various foods. She also researches methods to enhance taste, as well as how to store certain types of foods. She enjoys cooking for herself and her three dogs even though she doesn't have a lot of free time outside work.