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What To Serve With Beef Pot Pie – 33 Delicious Side Dishes

If you’re wondering what to serve with your beef pot pie, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, I list 33 of the most popular side dishes for beef pot pie.

In a rush? Here’s the short answer.

The best dishes to serve with beef pot pie are mashed potatoes, arugula salad, sauteed spinach, and parmesan roasted broccoli. You can also serve parmesan asparagus spears, pickled cabbage, or garlic green beans. Try cornbread muffins or air fryer cheese curds for unusual but tasty options. 

Ready? Let’s jump right in.

The best mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish for your beef pot pie. 

They’re creamy, fluffy, and oh-so-buttery – an excellent starchy base to soak up all the savory goodness from your pie’s saucy filling. 

(I like adding horseradish too. It goes so well with beef).

Why we love this recipe: you don’t need fancy ingredients to make this mash.

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Arugula salad

Beef pot pie is a rich dish, so something light and refreshing is always a welcome addition.

And this arugula salad is my go-to side salad. 

The combination of peppery arugula and a bright lemon vinaigrette gives you a flavorful punch like no other. 

Why we love this recipe: you only need 2 ingredients for the salad and 3 for the dressing – it’s that simple.

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Sauteed spinach

Want a quick, easy, and healthy addition to your beef pot pie?

Look no further than sauteed spinach. 

Sauteing with garlic really does the trick in elevating these humble leafy greens. 

Why we love this recipe: you can have it on the table in just a few minutes.

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Parmesan roasted broccoli

These jazzed-up broccoli florets are a great way to incorporate more nutrition into your meals. 

Roasting gives the edges some crisp and helps enhance the natural earthy flavors of the broccoli.

The little charred bits taste delicious!

Why we love this recipe: there’s no real hands-on cooking – the oven does most of the work for you.

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Cornbread muffins

Is your beef pot pie’s flaky crust not enough carbs for you? 

These cornbread muffins are the ideal addition – they’re mildly sweet, with an extra moist crumb, courtesy of the sour cream, butter, and whole milk.

Their subtle sweetness pairs well with the rich and hearty beef pie. 

Why we love this recipe: the muffin shapes are so convenient.

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Parmesan asparagus spears

Switch up your usual asparagus side with a coating of parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs. 

The coating will give your spears a satisfying crunch to go along with their crisp-tender interiors. 

Asparagus goes great with lemony aioli, but you can also use your pie’s gravy as a dip – yum!

Why we love this recipe: this excellent dish works as a side or a tasty appetizer.

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Air fryer cheese curds

Spruce up your beef pot pie with a serving of these fried cheese curds on the side. 

The gooey melted cheese on the inside helps mellow out the strong beef flavors.

And they’re super fun to eat. 

The whole meal is kind of like a deconstructed Poutine. 

Why we love this recipe: you won’t need oil to make these (thanks to the air fryer!).

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Roasted zucchini and squash

Add a vibrant splash of color to your pot pie with this roasted zucchini and squash. 

The dish is brimming with healthy stuff and is low in calories, which keeps the meal from getting overly heavy.

You can use any seasoning you want, but I like a classic Italian seasoning blend. 

Why we love this dish: it tastes like summer on a plate!

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Quick pickled cabbage

This quick pickle is a fantastic way to add bold color and flavor to your beef pot pie. 

As your shredded red cabbage sits in the pickling solution, they turn an appetizing bright pink color. 

The tangy flavor of the cabbage will cut right through the richness of your beef. 

Why we love this dish: it’s a no-cook dish (but you do have to be patient).

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Skillet garlic green beans

Green beans and pot pie are a classic combination. Almost as classic as pie and peas. 

There are many ways to cook green beans – but blanching and sautéing them is my favorite way.

The green beans get beautifully crisp-tender and keep their gorgeous bright green color.

Why we love this dish: it only takes 15 minutes to get these from the stove to the dining table.

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Roasted sweet potato wedges

Try these roasted sweet potato wedges for a delectable sweet and savory combination. 

You won’t be able to resist smothering them with your beef gravy.

Why we love this recipe: they’re made with basic ingredients but pack a flavorful punch.

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The best side dishes for beef pot pie

  • The best mashed potatoes
  • Arugula salad
  • Sauteed spinach
  • Parmesan roasted broccoli
  • Cornbread muffins
  • Parmesan asparagus spears
  • Air fryer cheese curds
  • Roasted zucchini and squash
  • Quick pickled cabbage
  • Skillet garlic green beans
  • Roasted sweet potato wedges

What To Serve With Beef Pot Pie

In this short recipe, I show you exactly what to serve with your beef pot pie.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: British
Keyword: beef pot pie side dishes, what to serve with beef pot pie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 225kcal


  • 1 portion beef pot pie


  • Prepare your beef pot pie according to your favorite recipe.
  • In the meantime, choose one of the following sides to serve alongside it.
  • Side dishes include: the best mashed potatoes, arugula salad, sauteed spinach, parmesan roasted broccoli, cornbread muffins, parmesan asparagus spears, air fryer cheese curds, roasted zucchini and squash, quick pickled cabbage, skillet garlic green beans, and roasted sweet potato wedges.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!


Serving: 100g | Calories: 225kcal | Fat: 10g

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