Easy Sides to Serve with Chili

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If you’re wondering what to serve with a chili, you’re in the right place! Here are 10 easy and delicious side dishes that complete a chili dinner menu. Chili is a hearty enough meal on its own, but adding a salad, finger food, or bread can really round out the meal.


4-Ingredient Guacamole

This easy guacamole is so simple and tastes amazing. It's the perfect topper for a hearty bowl of chili. Everything is better with guacamole!


Mexican Slaw (Quick & Easy!)

Ready in 15 minutes, this zesty and fresh Mexican slaw is the perfect accompaniment for chili. It’s features crunchy cabbage, smokey and sweet honey chipotle dressing, and zingy lime that’s fast and easy.


5-Minute Cilantro Lime Sauce

Vibrant, tangy, and easy to whiz together in a blender or food processor, this cilantro lime sauce will brighten up any bowl of chili. Plus it’s easy enough to whip up any night of the week!


Easy Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

Yes, you can make perfect baked potatoes in the slow cooker! The easiest hands-off way to put together a chili baked potato night the whole family will love!


Black Bean Salad with Corn

This Black Bean Salad with Corn recipe combines cherry tomatoes, chopped bell peppers, red onion and cilantro with an easy, healthy cumin lime dressing. It's the perfect  light side for chili AND you can make it ahead of time!


Gluten Free Cornbread (One Bowl!)

Cornbread & chili. Can you think of a better duo? Tender, moist, and with just a touch of sweetness, this gluten free cornbread comes together easily in just one bowl and makes the perfect side dish.


5-Minute Creamy Avocado Dressing

Sauces are a great way to elevate any dish. The avocado in this recipe makes the creamiest dressing. The rich, bright flavor pairs great with your favorite chili recipes.


Purple Cabbage Slaw

This creamy purple cabbage slaw is made with thinly sliced red and green cabbage, carrots, and with a creamy and healthy dressing. It comes together in 15 minutes, making it the perfect quick and easy side dish for your favorite chili!


Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread

This delicious, moist, gluten-free pumpkin bread delivers on the pumpkin spice and is so easy to make in just one bowl! Pair it with chili to make the perfect sweet & salty flavor combo.

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