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What to Serve with Sweet Potato Soup? 10 BEST Side Dishes

We all love a bowl of sweet potato soup, right? It’s creamy, sweet, and perfect for cozy nights in.

But what about side dishes? Let’s face it, though the soup is amazing, it’s always better to have something to munch alongside it. Whether it’s crunchy bread, a fresh salad, or something a tad more indulgent, we’ve got your back.

We’ve tried a bit of everything and have some fun suggestions to make your meal even more awesome. From cornbread to spicy roasted chickpeas, there’s a side dish for everyone.

So, let’s get mixing and matching delicious sides with that mouthwatering sweet potato goodness.

10 Best Side Dishes for Sweet Potato Soup

Here are our top 10 side dish recommendations for sweet potato soup:

Side DishFlavorDifficulty
Crusty BreadSavory, HeartyEasy
Roasted VegetablesCaramelized, EarthyModerate
Grilled Cheese SandwichesCreamy, MeltyEasy
Salad with Balsamic VinaigretteTangy, FreshEasy
CornbreadSweet, MoistEasy
Quinoa PilafNutty, FluffyModerate
Baked Potato WedgesCrispy, SeasonedModerate
Garlic Herb BiscuitsFlaky, AromaticModerate
Sautéed KaleSavory, TenderEasy
Avocado ToastCreamy, BrightEasy

1 – Crusty Bread

Crusty bread is the perfect pair for sweet potato soup. It’s crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.

We’ve tried a lot, and fresh-baked wins every time. Dip it in the soup, and you get a mix of sweet and savory.

The bread soaks up the flavor. Add some butter, taste heaven.

2 – Roasted Vegetables

Roasted veggies are crisp and full of flavor. We love adding carrots and bell peppers.

They bring sweetness and a bit of smokiness. The char from roasting adds a deep, satisfying taste.

Compared to steamed veggies, roasted ones feel heartier. They complement the creamy texture of sweet potato soup perfectly.

Toss them in olive oil, salt, and pepper before roasting. Simple prep, amazing result. We can’t get enough of this combo!

3 – Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

We love grilled cheese with sweet potato soup. Why? The gooey cheese and crispy bread are a killer combo with the creamy soup.

We go for sharp cheddar. Its bold flavor cuts through the sweetness of the soup. Add a bit of mustard for a tangy twist.

Our favorite? Sourdough bread. It gets that perfect crispy edge. Grill it with some butter, and it’s irresistible.

4 – Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Salad with balsamic vinaigrette offers a fresh crunch against the creamy soup. The tangy dressing cuts through the sweetness of the sweet potatoes.

We love mixing in fresh greens, cherry tomatoes, and a sprinkle of feta. Our trick? Roast some nuts to add a crispy texture. This combo feels light yet satisfying.

5 – Cornbread

Cornbread is a go-to side for sweet potato soup. Its sweet-savory vibe is just perfect.

We bake ours from scratch with fresh corn, creating a moist texture with a slight crumbly finish.

Adding a touch of honey gives it a delightful sweetness, contrasting beautifully with the savory soup.

We’ve tried different recipes, and the ones with buttermilk are the best, adding a slight tang that pairs well with the soup’s creaminess.

6 – Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa pilaf is a must-try with sweet potato soup. It’s nutty and slightly chewy. The grain has a mild flavor that works well with the soup’s sweetness. We cook it in broth, adding onions, garlic, and a mix of herbs.

Adding toasted almonds and dried cranberries kicks it up a notch. The nuts give a crunch while cranberries add a burst of sweetness. For freshness, toss in some chopped parsley.

We tried adding feta cheese, and wow, it’s a keeper. The salty tang complements the sweet and creamy soup.

7 – Baked Potato Wedges

Potato wedges are simple and tasty. They have a crispy outside and soft inside. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. We love adding garlic and rosemary for extra flavor.

They provide a satisfying crunch with sweet potato soup. The wedges balance the soup’s creamy texture perfectly. Baked, not fried, makes them a healthier choice.

You can dip them in the soup or enjoy separately. An easy win for any meal. Use olive oil for a golden-brown finish.

8 – Garlic Herb Biscuits

Garlic herb biscuits are savory, buttery perfection. They’re soft inside, with crispy edges.

The garlic and herbs deliver a fragrant punch. We love pairing these with sweet potato soup. The savory notes complement the soup’s sweetness.

We’ve used various herbs like rosemary and thyme. A touch of garlic powder adds depth.

For an extra treat, serve them warm with a bit of butter. Garlic herb biscuits make your meal feel hearty.

9 – Sautéed Kale

Sautéed kale is chewy and slightly bitter. It’s a great contrast to the sweet soup. We toss it with garlic and olive oil. This adds a savory depth.

We also add lemon juice for brightness. It freshens the dish. The nuttiness pairs well with the soup’s creamy texture. We love how easy it is to prepare.

10 – Avocado Toast

The creamy texture of avocado over crunchy toast is heavenly. The mix of buttery avocado and crispy bread is divine.

Add salt, pepper, and a squeeze of lime. It enhances the freshness and creamy sweetness.

We tried it with everything bagel seasoning. The crunch added a fun texture!

Our tip: use ripe avocados. It’s hard to beat this easy, tasty side.