Great Sides to Serve With Salmon Patties

Old Fashioned Salmon Cakes are a quick and easy meal that is perfect for busy weeknights. Not only are they delicious, but they’re also a great way to incorporate more seafood into your diet. While salmon patties are tasty on their own, they’re even better when paired with some delicious side dishes.

In this roundup, we’ll share some of the best sides to serve with salmon patties. From healthy salads to comforting sides, there’s something for everyone. So whether you’re looking for a light and refreshing side or a heartier dish, these ideas are sure to inspire you and take your salmon patties to the next level.

Here are some side ideas for salmon cakes…

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Air Fried Canned Potatoes Au Gratin

Making air fried canned potatoes au gratin is a delicious side dish for salmon cakes!

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Accordion Potatoes | Air Fryer

While your salmon cakes are cooking throw some accordian potatoes into an air fryer and dinner will be done in minutes!

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Cast Iron Succotash

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make side dish to go with salmon cakes, look no further than cast iron succotash!

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Turnip Greens with Caramelized Vidalia Onions

Turnip greens with caramelized Vidalia onions is a fantastic side dish to pair with salmon cakes. The bitterness of the turnip greens perfectly complements the savory flavor of the salmon cakes, while the sweetness of the caramelized Vidalia onions adds a touch of sweetness to the dish.

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Green Cabbage Cole Slaw

Green Cabbage Cole Slaw is a healthy and delicious dish that is perfect for any occasion. This slaw is made with shredded green cabbage, carrots, and a simple dressing made mayonnaise, vinegar, and mustard. It can be served as a side dish or appetizer.

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Brussel Sprouts w/ Bacon

The Brussel sprout, much like its cousin the cabbage, has gotten a bad rap over the last several years. It seems that every year there’s another “scientific” report about how horrible these vegetables are for us! That’s ridiculous! Brussel sprouts are delicious and perfect to pair with salmon cakes!

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Marinated Cold Green Bean Salad Recipe with Tomatoes

Perfect for any potluck, this Cold Green Bean Salad is marinated in a tangy homemade salad dressing. With the addition of cherry tomatoes and parmesan before serving, this is one flavorful side salad!

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Roasted Vegetables

If you are looking for a flavorful and colorful side dish, let me introduce you to this zesty and warm Israeli couscous salad with roasted vegetables. This Mediterranean couscous salad is full of bright colors and tender pearl couscous that soak up the flavorful balsamic vinaigrette beautifully.

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The epitome of an easy and totally unfussy dish. With an irresistible punchy purple-red hue that will add a whole other level of color dimension + visual vibrancy to your food.

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Air Fried Canned Potatoes Au Gratin

Making air fried canned potatoes au gratin is a delicious and easy way to feed your family and makes a perfect side for salmon cakes!

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Mediterranean Inspired Greek Pasta Salad

This Greek Pasta Salad is light and refreshing. With Mediterranean flavors it is a delicious addition to your next picnic or barbecue! Mediterranean Inspired Greek Pasta Salad This Greek Pasta Salad is a light, refreshing salad with pasta and Mediterranean flavors.

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One-Pot Pesto Orzo with Green Beans, Bell Pepper, and Zucchini

This one-pot meal that is both healthy and delicious and perfect with salmon cakes! This Pesto Orzo with Green Beans, Bell Pepper, and Zucchini dish is packed with flavor and comes together in just 30 minutes.

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Shaved Asparagus Spring Salad

Yes! You can eat asparagus raw. This shaved salad recipe is the perfect way to try it. Shaved Asparagus Spring Salad! Perfect for showers, brunch, Easter and more.

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This beet and cucumber salad with feta and dill is packed with sweet, savory, earthy, tangy, and salty flavors. Crunchy cucumbers, tender cooked beets, and a fresh lemon vinaigrette combine to create a delicious beet salad you’ll crave.

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Mediterranean Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean rice pilaf is a vibrant, flavorful side dish made with turmeric and toasted pine nuts. It will make any meal just a little bit tastier, and it’s so easy to make!

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This refreshing Cucumber Yogurt Salad recipe features all the flavors of tzatziki in salad form. It’s loaded with crunchy cucumbers, creamy Greek yogurt, fresh dill, garlic and lemon. A quick and easy side dish that is SO GOOD!

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This easy Grilled Zucchini with Yoghurt Sauce evokes the bright, sunny flavours of summer. Zucchini slices are cooked on a chargrill pan until tender, then placed on a simple sauce of yoghurt, lemon and mint. For texture, we sprinkle with toasted slivered almonds. It is quick and easy to make and works well with meat, fish or poultry. As well, it is substantial enough to be a light meal when served with crusty bread.

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This sweet and sour Roasted Carrot Salad is a great example of taking the humble carrot and transforming it into a special dish. The sliced carrots are roasted in the oven until tender and their edges begin to caramelise, then tossed in a simple sweet and sour dressing. Topped with toasted slivered almonds for crunch and sliced mint for freshness, this Sweet and Sour Carrot Salad is so easy and delicious.

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Bourbon-Glazed Carrots with Honey

This easy and elegant Bourbon-Glazed Carrots with Honey recipe is perfect for any holiday celebration. The carrots cook in the buttery glaze as it reduces for a side dish that’s nearly hands-off so you can wrap up your holiday meal with ease!

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Buttery garlic green beans with almonds make a great side dish. This one pan green beans with brown butter are perfect for weeknights or holiday meals, and takes under 20 minutes to make!

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This quinoa chickpea salad is a delightful Mediterranean side dish or green salad topper. With plenty of olive oil, lemon, and parsley, it’s fresh and bright, but uses minimal ingredients.

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Blackened corn is an easy 15-minute and 3 ingredients side dish made by simply tossing corn in blackened seasoning and lightly charring. The flavor is sweet and warm, bringing a fresh twist to corn. This recipe is perfect for dinner, picnics, potlucks, and barbeques. It is also perfect with tacos on top of burritos, bowls, and salads.

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Asparagus Salad

This asparagus salad is tender asparagus, tomatoes, olives, red onion and radishes, all tossed in a homemade dressing and topped with feta cheese. A unique and delicious springtime salad that is sure to get rave reviews!

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Chopped Greek Salad

This recipe for chopped Greek salad is a variety of fresh vegetables with chickpeas, creamy feta cheese and olives, all tossed in a Greek lemon and herb vinaigrette. A quick and easy main course or side dish!

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This beautiful chopped mango avocado salad recipe is healthy, incredibly satisfying, and ready in 15 minutes. It’s a quick lunch option or sub in whatever mix of proteins you have on hand, and voila, dinner is served!

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This Lemon Garlic Pasta is the perfect go-to weeknight meal! Simple, yet packed with vibrant flavor, this dish requires just ONE pot and comes together in 28 minutes or less!

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Cranberry Orange Pearl Couscous

Sweet-tart cranberries combine with crunchy pepitas and fresh orange in this simple, versatile couscous dish. Serve it warm as a side dish or cold as a salad: either way, Cranberry Orange Pearl Couscous is a perfect complement to any light meal!

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10-Minute Greek Cucumber Salad

This light & refreshing Greek Cucumber Salad is a flavor-packed side dish full of fresh, healthy ingredients & a zesty homemade Mediterranean dressing. Prepped and ready in just 10 minutes!

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Wild Mushroom Risotto

This risotto is made with a variety of wild mushrooms, which can be found at most grocery stores or farmer’s markets. If you can’t find wild mushrooms, feel free to use any mix of mushrooms you can find.

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Lemon Orzo Salad with Corn and Basil

This light lemon orzo salad comes together in a breeze! Cooked orzo is tossed with a simple lemon vinaigrette, grilled corn, creamy feta and lots of fresh basil. Easy, quick, light and fresh is what I look for in the perfect pasta salad.

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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Carrots

These Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Carrots are buttery, sweet, and fork tender delicious. Using just six pantry-staple ingredients, you can’t go wrong with cooking up the best carrot recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner.

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Fresh Heirloom Tomato Salad with Balsamic & Feta

Fresh, quick, and easy! This heirloom tomato salad is well-seasoned with salt, pepper, and herbs, topped with Feta cheese, and drizzled with balsamic vinegar, perfect as a side dish or as a light lunch! It’s a quick-fix summer salad that’s both healthful and delicious!

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These creamy plant based mashed potatoes are one of my favorite vegan sides and are the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

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Carrot, Cucumber & Mooli Salad

This carrot, cucumber and mooli salad is fresh, flavourful and a breeze to put together. Carrot, cucumber, and mooli (or daikon) matchsticks are tossed in a sweet and tangy dressing and finished with crunchy sesame seeds. This delicious side salad does a fantastic job at adding freshness to dishes with a strong umami flavour like curries and grilled meat and fish.

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These savory roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish to serve at dinner or breakfast, and make a great addition to your holiday spread. This budget-friendly recipe uses simple, low-cost ingredients and is super easy to make.

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Citrus Salad with Fennel, Pistachios & Poppyseed Dressing

This beautiful citrus salad is made with greens, shaved fennel, red onion, crushed pistachios, fresh citrus fruit and a quick, creamy poppyseed dressing.

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Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites Recipe)

Also known as Esquites, this 20-minute Mexican Street Corn Salad Recipe has a fresh, bold flavor from sweet corn, jalapenos, avocado and crumbled cheese. Try this one-pan vegetarian salad tonight!

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Balsamic Green Beans

Balsamic Green Beans are a bright and tangy side dish that go well with just about anything. With just a few ingredients, you can make a special addition to a holiday dinner or any weeknight.

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This is a simple recipe for roasting butternut squash. It is also a tasty recipe that goes well with about any meal that is served during the fall months.

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Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts, a delicious Mediterranean diet vegetable side dish that is vegan and diet friendly.

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French Green Beans with Herb Butter

These French-style green beans in garlicky herb butter make for a delicious fresh side dish! They are quick, easy, healthy and so flavorful – seasoned simply with fresh herbs and lemon juice.