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What To Serve With Scalloped Potatoes

The rich, creamy, and hearty flavors of scalloped potatoes will always be a side dish staple. 

That’s why I can’t blame you if you’re looking for what to serve with scalloped potatoes. 

Good news! 

You can serve scalloped potatoes with 17 different fantastic recipes, including Mustard Pork Chops and Spinach Stuffed Chicken. 

Now, let’s jump right in and help you choose which dish you should pair your potatoes with. 

Looking for a Scalloped Potatoes recipe? We like this one: A mild classic, no cheese, with nutmeg and lots of heavy cream from Food Network. (Looks like this recipe could use a skosh more salt, though.)

What to serve with scalloped potatoes? Stuffing Meatloaf!

Of course meatloaf. A slice of Americana fresh out of the oven.

The interesting flavor and texture of this main dish are just MEANT to be paired with scalloped potatoes.

Plus, all you need is four ingredients to put it together.

The Italian touch and savory flavor of these stuffed bell peppers make this main dish a great accompaniment for scalloped potatoes. 

They’re heavenly, satisfying, and flavorful, which makes them utterly irresistible!

Add some chili powder and jalapeno pepper into the mix for an extra kick.

If you’re looking to have a hearty meal with your family, pair your scalloped potatoes with mustard pork chops. 

The tenderness of the meat offsets the creaminess of potatoes. 

For best results, bake the pork chops with Dijon mustard and wait until they reach an internal temperature of 145°F.

The crisp, fried scallops makes them the perfect partner for a rich side dish like scalloped potatoes. 

Soak the fried scallops in a creamy Parmesan sauce and top them with some freshly grated Parmesan cheese for a luxurious and delicious dish.

🔥 Need to know more about what scallops taste like? 🔥

This roast chicken is seasoned with onion, garlic powder, and rosemary, resulting in a burst of flavor that’s worth pairing with scalloped potatoes. 

You can also pair this roasted chicken with wild rice, cornbread stuffing, glazed carrots, and green beans.

Almost everything is delicious with ham, naturally, but this is the original duo of “Ham and Scalloped Potatoes”—perhaps the classic Sunday dinner.

That means you shouldn’t miss serving your scalloped potatoes with this Dr Pepper Glazed Ham!

The sweet homemade glaze and juicy ham complement the flavor and texture of the potatoes. 

Cook the ham in foil and cover with a glaze so it won’t turn out dry.

These braised chicken thighs will soon be your family’s most requested scalloped potatoes main dish. 

Hearty and filling at the same time, the tangy flavor profile of the recipe cuts through those creamy potatoes. 

For you’re not into carbs, serving the dish with cauliflower rice is also a great idea.

This stuffed chicken breast is a perfect addition to your scalloped potatoes meal. 

It’s easy to put together yet has an incredibly tasty side!

The highlight of this dish is the spinach filling. 

This rich filling is stuffed into a little pocket of the chicken breast, which is then baked until golden. 

This lemon and dill salmon is a crowd-pleaser, especially when you pair it with scalloped potatoes. 

The tangy and bright flavor of this salmon recipe goes wonderfully well with the creamy scalloped potatoes. 

Serve with herb salad and place lemon slices and fresh sprigs of dill on top.

The flavors of these oven-roasted pork chops are destined to partner with scalloped potatoes or any rich entree!

The pork chops are super tender and full of tangy flavors of the ranch dressing. Yum!

Make the chops more tender and juicier by covering them with foil before popping the meat into the oven.

This sirloin steak is one of my go-to scalloped potato sides. Why? It’s tender, succulent, and every bite is like a party in your mouth!

It also features savory flavors from the herby mustard mixture made from Dijon mustard, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.

These broiled haddock fillets pair up nicely with a lot of dishes including creamy scalloped potatoes!

They’re savory, delicious, and moist!

And since the haddock has a mild flavor, the fish won’t overpower the rich flavor of your potatoes. 

Haddock isn’t only the seafood that pairs up quite well with scalloped potatoes. 

If you want something juicy and flavorful, then try these butter-seared lobster tails.

The depth of flavor and juiciness of the lobster meat will complement the creamy texture of the potatoes. 

The whole process may seem overwhelming, but the final product is totally worth the work. 

It’s lobster, baby!

These crab legs are steamed then tossed in a special sauce filled with butter, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper. 

They’re simple yet luxuriously satisfying!

For that reason, the dish works great with rich scalloped potatoes.

If you’re serving up scalloped potatoes at your next family meal, then consider frying Chicken Fried Steak and serve the dish as a side!

This recipe features chicken dredged with flavorful batter, then fried to a golden brown. 

Before it goes to the table, this Chicken-Fried Steak is coated with a delicious, homemade white gravy.

Since scalloped potatoes are a rich dish, making a seafood dish out of halibut fillets and serving them as a side will really make your meal complete. 

The spicy herbal marinade is the crowning glory of this side item as it gives the overall dish a burst of flavor. 

To make it spicier, serve the halibut (or haddock) with additional hot sauce.

Another side for scalloped potatoes that’s worth trying is this stuffed chicken breast. 

The chicken is stuffed with garlicky mushrooms, spinach, and a blanket of oozing melted cheese—all seared and baked until juicy and golden brown. 

It’s also delicious alongside creamy risotto and sauteed spinach.

🫕 Here’s how to reheat your leftover risotto, while you’re here. 🫕

If you’re searching for the perfect match for scalloped potatoes, I’m sure one of the recipes above won’t disappoint. 

Enjoy your scalloped potatoes and feel free to share with us which recipe is your favorite.

What To Serve With Scalloped Potatoes

What To Serve With Scalloped Potatoes 🥔

From super savory Stuffing Meatloaf to Grilled Halibut, here are the best side dishes that will complement your scalloped potatoes.


  • Stuffing Meatloaf
  • Stuffed Bell Peppers
  • Mustard Pork Chops
  • Fried Scallop
  • Roast Chicken
  • Dr Pepper Glazed Ham
  • Braised Chicken Thighs
  • Spinach Stuffed Chicken
  • Lemon And Dill Salmon
  • Oven Roasted Pork Chops
  • Sirloin Steak
  • Broiled Haddock
  • Butter Seared Lobster Tails
  • Crab legs With Garlic Butter
  • Chicken Fried Steak
  • Lime Herb-Grilled Halibut
  • Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breast


  1. Pick two side dishes for scalloped potatoes. 
  2. Gather all of the required ingredients and start making your new favorite recipes. 
  3. Serve these sides alongside creamy scalloped potatoes.

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