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...
Air Fried Canned Potatoes Au Gratin
Making air fried canned potatoes au gratin is a delicious side dish for salmon cakes!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
BEET CUCUMBER SALAD WITH FETA AND DILL
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.
CUCUMBER YOGURT SALAD
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!
GRILLED ZUCCHINI WITH YOGHURT SAUCE
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.
ROASTED CARROT SALAD
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.
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!
BROWNED BUTTER GREEN BEANS WITH ALMONDS
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!
15-MINUTE CHARRED BLACKENED CORN
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.
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!
THE BEST MANGO AVOCADO SALAD (HEALTHY & NOURISHING)
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!
LEMON GARLIC PASTA (ONE POT!)
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
GARLIC ROSEMARY ROASTED POTATOES
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.
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!
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.
MAPLE ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS
Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts, a delicious Mediterranean diet vegetable side dish that is vegan and diet friendly.