17 Side Dishes to Serve with Stuffed Peppers

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Stuffed peppers are one of our go-to dinners because they can be made low-carb or keto-friendly, and filled with so many different ingredients. Not only are they delicious, they’re healthy and quick.

Side Dishes to Serve with Stuffed Peppers

However, readers often ask us what to serve with stuffed peppers. It’s a difficult food to pair with a side dish, but there are so many great salads and veggies that go well with stuffed peppers, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favorites to help you decide.

Here are a couple of our favorite stuffed pepper recipes, as well. You can’t forget the main dish!

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Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

If you’re looking for things to serve alongside or as an appetizer course for your stuffed peppers, take a look at the 15 low-carb side dishes below for inspiration.

Other recipe compilations you might like:

One-Pot Garlic Mushrooms & Cauliflower
This garlicy cauliflower and sautéed mushrooms have a delicious umami flavor that pairs well with just about any low-carb main dish.
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Garlic Mushrooms and Cauliflower
Sauteed Celery
This low-carb, low-cal side dish is crunchy, satisfying, and very easy to make.
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Sautéed celery
Keto Greek Salad
This Keto Greek Salad is made with cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese, with a tangy olive oil-based dressing. It's a light and refreshing salad that you can serve any time.
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Greek Salad
Pan-Fried Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Pan-Fried Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish for your protein. The flavor is incredible.
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pan fried balsamic brussels sprouts
Grilled Cauliflower Skewers
Make something different for dinner with these fun Grilled Cauliflower Skewers that can be served as an appetizer or vegetarian main dish.
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Grilled Cauliflower Skewers
Low-Carb Green Bean Fries
With a low-carb breading, these Green Bean Fries make a great low-carb crispy snack.
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Green Bean Fries with Dipping Sauce
Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
This delicious roasted asparagus is the perfect side dish for any low-carb meal.
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parmesan roasted asparagus
Keto Loaded Cauliflower Casserole
This loaded cauliflower casserole makes a great side dish or main dish on a low-carb diet.
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loaded cauliflower
Watermelon, Arugula, and Feta Salad
Watermelon Arugula Salad is perfect for summer with its bright and vibrant flavors and color.
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watermelon arugula salad
Asian Cabbage Salad
This Asian Cabbage Salad is packed with crisp, fresh vegetables and topped with a punch of flavor from the sweet and salty dressing.
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Asian Cabbage Salad
Strawberry Spinach Salad
This bright and tangy salad is perfect as a side salad paired with chicken or sliced steak.
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Roasted Bok Choy
This Roasted Bok Choy combined with soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes, creates a tasty blend of flavors that compliments any dish.
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Roasted bok choy with dipping sauce
Tomato Peach Caprese Salad
Tomato Peach Caprese Salad is delicious summertime salad full of vibrant flavors and refreshing taste. This classic Italian salad is Keto, GF and easy.
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Tomato Peach Caprese Salad
Spanish Cauliflower Rice
Spanish Cauliflower Rice makes this staple of Mexican food low carb or grain free diet friendly. Recipe is easy to prepare and ready in about 10 minutes.
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Spanish Cauliflower Rice
Sautéed Asparagus with Gremolata
Sauteed Asparagus cooks perfectly every time loaded with fresh flavor and topped with Gremolata. An easy low-carb keto healthy side dish.
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Grilled Asparagus with Gremolata Topping
The Best Caprese Cucumber Salad Recipe with Mozzarella Balls
The best caprese cucumber salad recipe with mozzarella balls. One of the most popular recipes with mozzarella balls for potlucks and BBQs.
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Caprese Salad with Mozzarella
Fresco Salad recipe
Fresco salad is a Mexican style fresh salad made with fresh spring mixes, Queso fresco(Mexican Cheese), and with mustard vinaigrette.
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Fresco Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette
Crunchy Broccoli Slaw Recipe
A show-stopping broccoli slaw full of fresh, healthy flavors and topped with crunchy nut clusters. The perfect low-carb recipe to share with friends.
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Broccoli Slaw Salad

»Looking for more great keto friendly side dishes? Check out this list of 20 side dishes for the holidays.

Final Thoughts

This collection of side dish recipes will help you find the perfect accompaniment for any dinner. From warm vegetable dishes to chilled salads you are sure to find something your entire family will love.


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17 Side Dishes to Serve with Stuffed Peppers

12 thoughts on “17 Side Dishes to Serve with Stuffed Peppers

  1. Jacque Hastert says:

    These are great dishes to serve alongside stuffed peppers! We love to make and enjoy stuffed peppers this time of year.

  2. Cindy says:

    We are lovers of stuffed peppers at my house. Even my kids like them. This is a great collection of sides!

  3. Lauren Vavala says:

    Now I’ve got some great ideas for what to serve with stuffed peppers – I always just serve them by themselves and it’s honestly never enough – thanks!

  4. Nathan says:

    I LOVE stuffed peppers, so now I think I’m going to need to try them out with all of the different combinations you’ve offered here!

  5. Tara says:

    I don’t make stuffed peppers nearly enough. All of these accompaniments look perfect! I especially love that grilled asparagus. Yum!

  6. Michelle says:

    Love it! Stuffed peppers are some of our favorites too! I’m excited to try the cucumber caprese salad!

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