There is nothing like a delicious bowl of chili on a cool fall evening! I love to whip up a giant pot to have for dinner and plenty of leftovers! Wondering what are the best side dishes to serve with chili? Here are 46 of our favorite side dishes for chili!
Whether you are planning a chili dinner, game day spread, or a quick lunch we’ve got tons of delicious side dish recipes that pair perfectly with chili. There is nothing like a delicious comforting bowl of chili on a cold day and it is even better paired with a tasty side dish.
We love to use chili as a topping for hot dogs, french fries, or even potato skins, but our favorite way is to make a bowl of chili and enjoy it with a little shredded cheese, sour cream, and of course a tasty side!
Our Favorite Chili Recipes-
Before deciding what to serve with your chili you’ll need a delicious chili recipe. Here are some of our favorites to make for chili night! Of course you can make your favorite chili recipe!
Vegetarian White Chili– This white chili is delicious and so easy to make! It comes together quickly for a hearty weeknight dinner that everyone will love. This creamy vegetarian white chili is sure to be a hit with your whole family! This quick chili is perfect for busy weeknights!
The Best Ground Beef Chili – The Best Homemade Chili – This traditional meaty chili recipe (chili con carne) is just like mom used to make with ground beef, beans, and a simple homemade blend of chili powder and other seasonings.
White Chicken Chili – Flavorful White Chicken Chili made with hearty beans, tender chicken, and a rich and creamy broth. It’s a great alternative to traditional beef chili and makes for a super satisfying dinner! If you’re lucky to have any left it will make great leftovers for lunch the next day too!
Buffalo Chicken Chili – Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili is delicious, simple and award winning! This is the go-to when you are tired of boring chili recipes! This spicy chili is one that everyone loves!
Black Bean Chili – This easy black bean chili is thick, creamy, tangy, and delicious. Served with cornbread or tortilla chips, it’s the perfect hearty meal on a cold night.
Turkey Chili – This super easy kid-friendly chili with ground turkey is an easy staple weeknight meal that cooks in 30 minutes. This chili is hearty, packed full of tomato, beans, and veggies in every spoonful. Mild enough for picky eater, this chili is so cozy and delicious!
Quick and Easy Rolls & Bread to Pair With Chili
In my opinion bread and rolls make the best sides for chili! I love to dip delicious bread into my warm bowl of chili. These bread and roll recipes are perfect to serve with your chili.
The Best Side Dishes for Chili
Beyond cornbread and rolls there are a lot of other tasty dishes that go with chili. Whether you are looking for a healthy side or something rich to round out your chili dinner these are some of the best chili side dishes!