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What to Serve with Lamb Chops? 12 BEST Side Dishes

Lamb chops. They are fancy yet down-to-earth, perfect for any dinner table. But what about sides? We aren’t just talking about mashed potatoes or a basic salad.

Nope, we are diving into the world of side dishes that turn lamb chops into a feast. When we think of lamb chops, we think of our favorite sides that make the main course sing.

It’s all about variety and bringing out the best in that tender meat. So, let’s discover these 12 amazing sides together!

Top 12 Side Dishes for Lamb Chops

Here are our top picks for the perfect sides to accompany your lamb chops:

Side DishMain IngredientsFlavor ProfileDifficultyTime
Minted Pea PureePeas, mint, creamFresh, creamyEasy15 min
Grilled ArtichokesArtichokes, lemon, garlicSmoky, tangyMedium25 min
Garlic and Herb Roasted TomatoesTomatoes, garlic, thymeSavory, herbyEasy20 min
Farro SaladFarro, cherry tomatoes, fetaNutty, tangyMedium30 min
Lemon Butter Green BeansGreen beans, lemon, butterZesty, butteryEasy15 min
Roasted Beet SaladBeets, goat cheese, walnutsEarthy, sweetMedium40 min
Parmesan PolentaPolenta, Parmesan, butterCreamy, cheesyMedium30 min
RatatouilleEggplant, zucchini, bell peppersSavory, herbyMedium40 min
Sautéed Swiss ChardSwiss chard, garlic, olive oilEarthy, garlickyEasy15 min
Honey Glazed CarrotsCarrots, honey, butterSweet, butteryEasy25 min
Orzo with Spinach and FetaOrzo, spinach, fetaTangy, savoryMedium20 min
Butternut Squash MashButternut squash, butter, nutmegSweet, creamyEasy25 min

1 – Minted Pea Puree

Pea puree is like a green hug for your lamb chops. It’s fresh and bright, with a hint of mint that lifts the flavor. Smooth as silk, it pairs perfectly with the rich lamb.

Ingredients: peas, mint, butter, salt, and pepper.

We love how this easy side adds a pop of color and zesty vibe.

2 – Grilled Artichokes

Grilled artichokes give us that smoky, savory goodness we crave. They’re tender on the inside, with crispy edges that make our taste buds sing. We usually marinate them with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and some pepper.

They’re perfect for any meal. We love how the lemon juice adds that perfect zing, balancing the rich flavor of lamb.

3 – Garlic and Herb Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting tomatoes brings out their natural sweetness, and adding garlic and herbs makes them irresistible. We love the burst of flavor they provide.

Ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper.

We slice the tomatoes and toss them with the ingredients. Pop them in the oven until they’re caramelized and tender.

4 – Farro Salad

Farro salad is our go-to when we crave something crunchy and filling. It’s chewy, nutty, and packed with veggies.

Ingredients: farro, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

We toss the farro with these ingredients, giving us a fresh, zingy flavor. Trust us, it’s a winner. The mix of textures and flavors makes each bite exciting.

5 – Lemon Butter Green Beans

Sometimes, simple is best. These green beans are fresh, crisp, and bright. Blanch them quickly to keep their snap, then toss in a mixture of melted butter, fresh lemon juice, and a sprinkle of salt.

Ingredients: green beans, butter, lemon juice, salt.

We love how the lemony tang cuts through the richness of the butter, making each bite refreshing. Pro tip: Don’t overcook the beans—al dente is key.

6 – Roasted Beet Salad

Beet salad is earthy, sweet, and colorful. It’s both delicious and a sight to behold. Roasting brings out the beets’ natural sweetness.

Ingredients: beets, arugula, goat cheese, walnuts, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.

We toss beets with these, and it’s magic. The tang of goat cheese contrasts perfectly with the sweetness of beets.

7 – Parmesan Polenta

We’re pumped about Parmesan Polenta. It’s cheesy, creamy, and comforting.

Ingredients: cornmeal, Parmesan, butter, salt, pepper.

We cook cornmeal in water until smooth and thick. Then, we fold in Parmesan and butter. The cheese melts perfectly, giving it a nutty, savory kick.

Each spoonful is rich and velvety. This side dish is super satisfying—perfect with lamb chops.

8 – Ratatouille

We’re talking ratatouille, folks! Imagine a burst of veggies in every bite. It’s fresh and fabulous.

Ingredients: eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, olive oil, thyme, salt, pepper.

We roast these veggies until they’re perfectly tender. The flavors meld together beautifully—each bite is savory and sweet. The garlic adds a nice kick. This one’s all about balanced flavors and textures.

9 – Sautéed Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is leafy and vibrant. Cooking it with garlic and olive oil makes it tender and garlicky. We love the rich, slightly bitter taste that mellows out as it cooks.

Ingredients: Swiss chard, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice. Simple but flavorful.

Add a squeeze of lemon for a fresh twist. Perfect balance for your lamb chops.

10 – Honey Glazed Carrots

Sticky, sweet, and oh-so-yummy. These honey-glazed carrots bring a burst of color and flavor.

Ingredients: carrots, honey, butter, salt, and pepper.

The natural sweetness of the carrots and honey pairs so well. We roast them until they’re caramelized and tender.

Perfect balance of sweet and savory. We love how they add a pop of flavor to our meal.

11 – Orzo with Spinach and Feta

This dish is like a Greek vacation on a plate. Orzo, spinach, and feta are the stars here.

Ingredients: orzo, spinach, feta, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

We mix cooked orzo with sautéed spinach and crumbled feta. The tanginess of feta with spinach’s freshness and orzo’s chewiness is just right.

Lemon juice adds a bright note. Simple, yet so satisfying. We enjoy this as a refreshing change on a busy night.

12 – Butternut Squash Mash

Butternut squash mash is our comfort food. It’s smooth, sweet, and velvety. Roasted squash adds depth.

Ingredients: butternut squash, butter, salt, pepper, nutmeg.

Mash these together. Butter makes it rich. Nutmeg adds warmth.

We love it with roasted lamb. Perfect blend of creamy and rich.