Fall and winter are perfect seasons to enjoy a big bowl of corn chowder, but if you have a big appetite, you need a great side dish to complete the meal.
Check out these 25 side dishes for corn chowder.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH CORN CHOWDER (25 AMAZING SIDE DISHES)Whether you want to pair a delicious salad or some hearty bread, we have a side dish to please everyone so you know what to serve with corn chowder.
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CORN CHOWDER RECIPELet's start out with the perfect recipe for easy corn chowder. I love this recipe because it is the perfect balance of creamy, corn, and cheddar cheese!
This family favorite was Grandma's recipe. We can't resist making it over and over during the cold winter months.
It really is the best corn chowder.
|Cheesy Corn Chowder Recipe by Adventures of a DIY Mom|
Corn chowder is a great dinner idea for weeknights because it comes together really quickly.
This hearty soup takes only 10 minutes of prep and then 45 minutes to cook.
While the soup is cooking, whip up one of these amazing sides dishes to accompany your corn chowder.
BREAD SIDE DISHES FOR CORN CHOWDERFresh bread and soup just go so well together. You can dip your bread in this yummy corn chowder in a variety of ways.
Dinner rolls are a great option, but we've got lots of great ideas for bread sides to change up your usual routine.
|Daisy Bread by Adventures of a DIY Mom|
This recipe makes a gorgeous pull apart bread recipe! This is also a great option for making ahead and then popping into the oven when it is time to bake.
|Bread Bowls by Adventures of a DIY Mom|
Bring your corn chowder meal all together when you serve it in a bread bowl. The best part is eating it when all the creamy soup is gone. So yummy.
|Easy Biscuit Recipe by Joy Food Sunshine|
Biscuits are another quick and easy way to have a bread side to serve with homemade corn chowder.
These biscuits come together quickly while the soup is cooking.
|Sourdough Scones by Baking Sense|
Who doesn't love the taste of sourdough? Get that yummy flavor with this recipe for sourdough scones.
|Homemade Breadsticks by Joy Food Sunshine|
Dipping bread in soup is easy when you use breadsticks. Breadsticks are such a convenient way to enjoy some bread with your creamy corn soup.
|Homemade Pita Bread by Joy Food Sunshine|
Mix up your sides with this homemade pita bread. You can enjoy it as is, or add in some fillings.
Air Fryer Grilled Cheese by Recipes from a Pantry|
Looking for a more filling side to go with your creamy chowder? Try a grilled cheese sandwich, but not any old grilled cheese. This one is made in the air fryer. So tasty.
|Brown Sugar Cornbread by Bellyfull|
Need more corn flavor in your meal? A sweet corn bread goes nicely with creamy corn chowder.
|Veggie Pizza by The Benson Street|
Another more filling side is veggie pizza. A bread base topped high with your favorite veggies, cheese, and ranch will give you some more veggies and deliciousness to go with your chowder.
|Extra Cheesy Garlic Bread by Salt and Lavender|
Need more cheese in your dinner? Try this extra cheesy garlic bread to pair with your corn chowder.
|Homemade Bagels by Panning the Globe|
Bagels are great to make ahead and then serve on the side with a delicious soup.
Top with cream cheese, butter, or serve as a sandwich paired with soup.
|Easy Garlic Knots by Saving Dessert|
Garlic knots are a simple but flavorful way to add to your meal. These ones are super easy to make too.
|Pretzel Bread by Joy Food Sunshine|
Ham and Cheese Drop Biscuits by Spend with Pennies|
Pair the soup with flavorful ham and cheese biscuits. These drop biscuits are quick and easy with no need to roll them out. Simply drop the batter by the spoonful onto the baking sheet.
|Dutch Oven No Knead Bread by Bowl of Delicious|
No time to knead some bread? Grab your dutch oven and make a quick loaf of this crusty bread.
|No Knead Skillet Bread by Baker Bettie|
Another quick way to enjoy a little bit of bread on the side is to try a skillet bread. This easy version is no-knead.
VEGETABLE SIDES FOR CORN CHOWDER
Add a vegetable to your dinner in addition or in place of a bread side with your corn chowder.
A simple green salad is a great option, but we've got a lot more great veggie side dishes to try too!
Strawberry Spinach Salad by Sunkissed Kitchen|
Kale and Apple Salad by Fearless Dining|
|Crispy Potatoes by Joy Food Sunshine|
Roasted potatoes are a great way to add extra nutrients to your meal. These ones are extra crispy for an added crunch to your meal.
|Sweet Potato Fries by Kristine's Kitchen|
Another great option to add a touch of sweetness to a weeknight meal, with sweet potatoes. Slice them up and enjoy by seasoning different ways.
|Homemade Tater Tots by Sprinkles and Sprouts|
Kids will love these homemade tater tots as an addition to your soup. Another way to add a bit of cruch to your meal.
|Roasted Red Potatoes by A Mind Full Mom|
There are so many great ways to make potatoes for sides. Be sure to try them all and pick your favorite.
|Honey Roasted Carrots by Joy Food Sunshine|
Add some color to your dinner with these honey roasted carrots. Short on time, use baby carrots to limit prep time.
|Oven Roasted Asparagus by Joy Food Sunshine|
Asparagus is one of my favorite sides. It is hearty and simple to roast in the oven for a quick side.
|Fried Zucchini by The Gunny Sack|
Instead of serving chips with dinner, try some fried zucchini. Full of flavor and vegetables.
|Sauteed Green Beans and Mushrooms|
Try sauteing some green bean and mushrooms for another green side dish. This side adds in two extra veggies to enjoy.
Want more ideas? Check out my article about what to serve with chicken noodle soup. (coming soon) Those side dishes will all pair nicely with chowder as well.