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What to Serve with Chicken Saltimbocca? 12 BEST Side Dishes

Let’s talk about what’s really important here – what to serve with Chicken Saltimbocca.

We’re in the mood for something delicious, and we know you are too. We know picking the perfect side can be a bit of a puzzle. So, let’s break it down together.

We’ve all been there, sitting in our dining rooms, wondering what goes best with that mouth-watering Chicken Saltimbocca.

Think about fresh veggies. We love a good lemon risotto. It’s fancy but easy. Or maybe a zesty arugula salad?

Add some variety to your meals. We’ve got options to share that’ll make your taste buds do a happy dance. Let’s jump right into some awesome ideas.

Top 12 Side Dishes for Chicken Saltimbocca

Here are some must-try side dishes to serve with your Chicken Saltimbocca:

Side DishMain IngredientsFlavorDifficultyTime
Lemon RisottoArborio rice, chicken broth, lemonCreamy, tangyModerate45 min
Roasted Beet SaladBeets, arugula, goat cheese, balsamicSweet, earthy, tangyEasy30 min
Parmesan Truffle FriesPotatoes, parmesan, truffle oilSavory, umamiModerate40 min
Sautéed Spinach with GarlicSpinach, garlic, olive oilGarlicky, earthyEasy15 min
Butternut Squash PureeButternut squash, butter, creamCreamy, sweetModerate45 min
Tomato and Mozzarella SaladTomatoes, mozzarella, basil, balsamicFresh, tangyEasy20 min
Rosemary Roasted PotatoesPotatoes, rosemary, olive oilSavory, herbalEasy45 min
Garlic Parmesan OrzoOrzo, garlic, parmesanCreamy, garlickyEasy25 min
Grilled Zucchini with LemonZucchini, lemon, olive oilFresh, tangyEasy20 min
Creamy Polenta with ParmesanPolenta, parmesan, butterCreamy, savoryModerate30 min
Arugula Salad with Balsamic VinaigretteArugula, balsamic vinegar, olive oilPeppery, tangyEasy15 min
Roasted Garlic Mashed PotatoesPotatoes, garlic, butter, milkCreamy, garlickyModerate45 min

1 – Lemon Risotto

We love the zing from the lemons mixing with creamy rice. It’s simple yet full of pizzazz. Creamy, just like a dream.

Ingredients include Arborio rice, lemons, chicken broth, and Parmesan cheese. Perfect for adding a tangy twist to a comforting dish.

This risotto dances between creamy and zesty flavors. Makes us feel cozy and bright simultaneously.

2 – Roasted Beet Salad

Oh, roasted beet salad! We already hear your taste buds cheering. The earthy sweetness of beets paired with the tang of goat cheese is perfection.

We toss those beets with a zingy vinaigrette. Then, we add some crunchy walnuts for texture. Finally, fresh arugula gives it that peppery kick.

Ingredients: beets, arugula, goat cheese, walnuts, vinaigrette.

Chewy, nutty, sweet, and tangy – all in one bite. Simple yet so satisfying.

3 – Parmesan Truffle Fries

Parmesan Truffle Fries are a crispy, savory side dish that brings a gourmet feel to your meal. We coat the fries in shredded Parmesan and a light drizzle of truffle oil. This makes each bite an exciting mix of cheese and truffle aroma.

Ingredients include fries, truffle oil, Parmesan cheese, and salt. We love how the umami from the truffle pairs with the sharpness of Parmesan. These fries turn a simple meal into something special.

4 – Sautéed Spinach with Garlic

Sautéed spinach with garlic is our go-to for a quick, tasty side. We start with fresh spinach. Then, we add a splash of olive oil and throw in some minced garlic. It’s got that perfect garlicky kick.

Lightly sauté until the spinach wilts. Add a pinch of salt and a squeeze of lemon for zing. Simple, healthy, and delish!

5 – Butternut Squash Puree

It’s like a warm hug from the inside. Creamy, smooth, and slightly sweet. Perfect for when we want something cozy. Ingredients? Butternut squash, a dash of nutmeg, butter, and a sprinkle of salt.

We blend the roasted squash until it’s silky. Add butter for richness and nutmeg for warmth. This dish boasts a comforting, earthy sweetness. So simple, yet so delicious.

6 – Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

Have you tried our Tomato and Mozzarella Salad yet? It’s a zesty mix of fresh flavors. We combine juicy tomatoes with creamy mozzarella.

Add some fresh basil, drizzle balsamic vinegar, and a touch of olive oil, and it’s like a party in your mouth. Crisp, tangy, and savory – the trifecta.

This salad keeps things fresh and light. Perfect for any season. We always reach for it during summer picnics.

7 – Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Who doesn’t love a crispy roasted potato? Our rosemary roasted potatoes bring together golden-brown edges with a fragrant herbal twist. Crunchy outside, tender inside—pure potato magic.

Ingredients: small potatoes, olive oil, fresh rosemary, sea salt, and pepper. We chop the potatoes, toss them in olive oil, and sprinkle with rosemary and seasoning. Roast until crispy and fragrant.

8 – Garlic Parmesan Orzo

We’re big fans of this side dish for its creamy texture and cheesy goodness.

Ingredients include orzo pasta, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and butter. We cook the orzo, sauté minced garlic, then mix in the cheese and butter.

The result? A creamy, garlic-infused pasta dish. Simple yet indulgent. Perfect for pairing with anything.

9 – Grilled Zucchini with Lemon

Who knew zucchini could be this good? We grill it until tender with a charred edge. Lemon zest brings a fresh zing.

Ingredients are simple: zucchini, lemon, olive oil, and salt. Grilled to perfection, it’s got that smoky flavor with a touch of citrus.

A quick, healthy side dish that’s as easy as it is delicious. Plus, it pairs with almost anything.

10 – Creamy Polenta with Parmesan

Polenta is our hearty go-to for a creamy side. We whip it up with the perfect amount of Parmesan for extra richness. It’s the ultimate comfort food.

Ingredients: cornmeal, Parmesan, butter, salt, and chicken broth. We cook the cornmeal until smooth, mixing in the butter and Parmesan, then add a splash of chicken broth for depth. Creamy, cheesy, and comforting.

11 – Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette is a fresh and zesty classic. We adore its peppery kick. Toss crisp arugula with a tangy vinaigrette. Ingredients?

Arugula, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. It combines crunch with a bite. We like adding shaved Parmesan for an extra punch of flavor. Think of it as the perfect blend of sharp and smooth. Super simple and super tasty!

12 – Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

We start with russet potatoes, roast some garlic to caramelized perfection, then blend them together with butter, cream, and a pinch of salt. The texture? Silky smooth with fluffy moments here and there.

We love mixing in some chives for a fresh pop of color and taste. It’s simple, hearty, and always steals the side dish spotlight.