If you’re wondering what to serve with your eggs benedict, you’ve come to the right place.
In this article, I list 15 of the most popular side dishes for eggs benedict.
In a rush? Here’s the short answer.
The best dishes to serve with eggs benedict are breakfast potatoes, roasted asparagus, frisée salad, and crab cakes. Try apple spinach salad, sauteed spinach, fried green tomatoes, and ratatouille for healthier options. You can also try smoked salmon roll-ups, twisted bacon, and stuffed tomatoes.
Ready? Let’s jump right in.
Skillet breakfast potatoes
These breakfast potatoes are an easy addition to make your eggs benedict breakfast more special.
They are lightly crisp and fluffy, perfect for mopping up that delicious and rich hollandaise.
And the best part?
Unlike roasting potatoes, these skillet breakfast potatoes only take 15 minutes of active cooking time to get done.
Pro Tip: You can prep your potatoes the night before to make your morning meal prep even easier.
Instead of making this fresh frisée salad with a plain poached egg, why not break traditions and serve it alongside eggs benedict?
This salad is an excellent way to add a fresh touch to your eggs benedict.
It combines bitter, tangy, and savory flavors that help cut through the richness of the hollandaise sauce and poached eggs.
You’ll find yourself making this delightful frisée salad not just for breakfast.
Roasted asparagus is the ideal accompaniment for an exquisite dish like eggs benedict.
They’re simply delicious and won’t overpower the main attraction.
Instead, these roasted asparagus are lightly flavored with lemon and garlic, which pair well with the poached eggs and creamy, lightly-lemony hollandaise.
Most importantly, these roasted asparagus are a no-fuss dish – meaning you’ll be able to put all your focus and energy on achieving perfectly poached eggs.
Impress your significant other with a breakfast fit for royalty – a plate of decadent eggs benedict and a side of vibrant and juicy stuffed tomatoes.
These tomatoes add a vibrant splash of red to your eggs benedict, making an attractive and appetizing plate.
They’re also incredibly tasty, with the combination of simple flavors from the mozzarella, basil, and tomatoes.
These stuffed tomatoes will remind you of a Margherita pizza with fewer calories.
Pro-Tip: Use medium-sized tomatoes for best results.
Apple spinach salad
Searching for the best brunch salad to go with your eggs benedict?
Look no further than this apple spinach salad.
It’s filled to the brim with crisp and crunchy textures that provide a nice contrast to the poached eggs and ham.
This apple spinach salad is so good that it’s guaranteed to be part of your weekly meal routine.
Prosciutto and melon
Serving eggs benedict at your brunch party?
Make these prosciutto-wrapped melon slices to go with them.
They’re an excellent dish to add to your brunch spread.
The slices have a sweet and salty flavor combination that will have your guests hooked and asking for seconds.
Want to take these meat-wrapped slices up another notch?
Take Jessica Gavin’s lead and whip up a balsamic vinegar reduction to drizzle over them.
This reduction just seals the deal on these sweet-salty treats.
Turn your eggs benedict into the ultimate keto-friendly breakfast by swapping your English muffins for these keto-friendly crab cakes instead.
These protein-filled cakes will satisfy any growling stomach without making you feel like you have to take a nap after eating.
You can enjoy your eggs benedict guilt-free with these crab cakes – not only are they filled with protein, but they’re also cooked in the oven instead of pan-frying.
For the days when you want to keep it simple, make this sauteed spinach.
It’s a low-carb dish to balance out the heaviness of your eggs benedict.
This sauteed spinach may be simple, but it’s packed to the brim with delicious flavors that go nicely with a show-stopping dish such as eggs benedict.
Take Crunchy Creamy Sweet’s advice and caramelize your onions for this dish – these caramelized onions make great flavor boosters.
Fried green tomatoes
Whether you eat them on the side or replace your English muffins with these fried green tomatoes, you’re in for a tasty time.
You’ll get ultra-crispy exteriors and soft, slightly tangy insides.
Their mellowed-out flavor makes them an ideal base for your poached eggs and ham.
And best of all, these fried green tomatoes are made in the air fryer.
So they’re relatively healthier than your typical fried food.
Garlic mushrooms and cauliflower skillet
Eggs benedict has everything you need in a meal – except for the veg.
Fix this by whipping up this garlic mushrooms and cauliflower skillet.
Its savory, umami flavor makes it a great accompaniment to the creamy hollandaise and poached eggs.
You can get this garlic mushrooms and cauliflower skillet to your table in just 20 minutes.
Smoked salmon sushi roll-ups
Is it your turn to host brunch next?
Wow your friends with an impressive brunch spread including eggs benedict and these smoked salmon sushi rolls.
The roll-ups are filled with zesty cream cheese, avocado, and cucumber sticks.
Don’t expect these smoked salmon sushi roll-ups to last long on your table.
Sweet and spicy twisted bacon
Bacon makes everything better – so why not liven up your brunch spread with a platter of twisted bacon?
And the best thing about these tasty treats is that they’re super easy to make.
The hardest part is waiting for them to finish baking.
Your kitchen will be filled with the rich aroma of freshly cooked bacon.
Serve these sweet and spicy twisted bacon sticks with your eggs benedict for an ultimate brunch feast.
Take your eggs benedict to the next level by serving it with a generous helping of classic ratatouille.
This flavorful vegetable stew goes superbly with your poached eggs and ham.
Get the full classic ratatouille recipe here.
Make your eggs benedict even fancier by swapping your English muffins for croissants.
Light, flaky, and buttery – what’s not to love about them?
You can easily get croissants from your nearest bakery, but if you want to really flex your culinary skills, try to bake them at home.
Follow Baking A Moment’s recipe for some super detailed tips and tricks on making the best homemade croissants.
You can’t have brunch without avocado!
A fun way to include some in your brunch spread is with these avocado fries.
Crispy on the outside, with velvety insides – everyone’s bound to fall in love with these oven-baked avo fries.
They’re even made more flavorful with the addition of Everyday Bagel seasoning on the crumb.
Warning: These avocado fries are highly addictive. Indulge responsibly.
The best side dishes for eggs benedict
- Skillet breakfast potatoes
- Frisee salad
- Roasted asparagus
- Stuffed tomatoes
- Apple spinach salad
- Prosciutto and melon
- Crab cakes
- Sauteed spinach
- Fried green tomatoes
- Garlic mushrooms and cauliflower skillet
- Smoked salmon sushi roll-ups
- Sweet and spicy twisted bacon
- Classic ratatouille
- Avocado fries
What To Serve With Eggs Benedict
- 1 portion eggs benedict
- Prepare your eggs benedict according to your favorite recipe.
- In the meantime, choose one of the following sides to serve alongside it.
- Side dishes include: skillet breakfast potatoes, frisee salad, roasted asparagus, stuffed tomatoes, apple spinach salad, prosciutto and melon, crab cakes, sauteed spinach, fried green tomatoes, garlic mushrooms and cauliflower skillet, smoked salmon sushi roll-ups, sweet and spicy twisted bacon, classic ratatouille, croissants, and avocado fries.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!