Your lasagne is so good it would make any nonna proud! To finish off the dinner menu, you’ll need the best side dishes to make your lasagne stand out even more!
Lasagne is the traditional feast dish of Italians (although some say Ancient Greece but let’s not go there!) and is usually the first or pasta course for Christmas and Easter.
A well-made lasagne is a labour of love with only the best ingredients. Every layer has its own traditional recipe and methods, all perfectly constructed to create mouthfuls of pure bliss.
A good ragu of beef and pork mince can sometimes take 12 hours to cook with the belief that the longer they cook for, the tastier it is.
This is then followed by the tricky bechamel sauce where you have to find the balance of not burning it as you ensure there are no lumps as you mix the flour, butter and milk.
Last but not least, let’s not forget the pièce de résistance, the pasta sheets. Rolling out these large sheets to perfection takes some practise with gratifying end results.
Cooked for hours on end and devoured in a matter of minutes, a good lasagne also needs some salads.
Here, we have some of the best sides dishes for lasagne that will complement its flavours so well. We have Jerusalem artichokes, tricolour quinoa, pomegranate and purple kale. The choices are aplenty, appealing to all your culinary senses.
This is the best side dish for lasagne. Simple yet full of flavour, caramelised eggplant with tofu and asparagus is magically tied together with a luxuriously creamy miso dressing.
Need the best side dish for lasagne? Look no further!
What could be more scrumptious than whole roasted baby cauliflower? Combine them with spiced chickpeas and beetroot tahini, and you’ll have a middle eastern inspired salad that won’t disappoint.
Colourful summer mango salad recipe that is bursting with fresh, vibrant tropical flavours.
Effortless to put together, the combination of sweet mangoes and toasted coconut flakes with a tangy lime dressing is utterly delicious.
Imagine little roasted florets sprinkled with red seeds against a backdrop of bright green sprouts.
This Pomegranate Roasted Cauliflower Salad is a recipe bursting with contrasting flavours and textures. You couldn’t possibly find a better side dish for lasagne!
Whipped up in 15 minutes, this Red Tamarillo Salad is super easy to make. Enjoy the sweet and tangy tamarillo fruit accompanied by aromatic basil, sweet pops of cherry tomatoes and creamy chickpeas.
No cooking required; this salad really aims to please and truly is one of the best sides for lasagne.
Zucchini flowers are such special ingredients. Beautiful to look at and delicious when devoured. Let’s spoil your friends and family with this gold and yellow themed salad!
This salad is fantastic as you’re already spent so much time on your lasagne and yet you need a show stopping side dish.
Yes, we still eat kale and yes, it is delicious! This Purple Kale Salad mixed through with the umami flavours of the miso mayonnaise dressing will convert the haters. Not only does it taste good but the vibrant colours make for a stunning looking salad for lasagne!
Simple, fresh ingredients combined for a quick and easy tomato artichoke salad with a homemade basil mint salad dressing that is full of punchy summer flavours. This is a vegan and gluten free salad perfect for lasagne.
Super fresh Asian wombok salad packed with crunch and spicy tang.
One of our favourite potluck or BBQ side dish, we adore the combination of wombok with red cabbage, apple, fresh herbs and homemade fried crispy noodles. A crowd pleaser for sure.
Sweet maple roasted Brussels sprouts and Dutch carrots salad, what’s not to love?
Along with the nutty texture of freekeh balanced with freshness of peas and rounded off with creamy goat cheese, our warm Brussels sprouts salad is insanely flavoursome.
Crunchy textures with lingering salty notes, this Prosciutto Salad with sweet pears and delicious Jerusalem artichoke is perfect to kick start a night of delicious food. Truly the best side for lasagne that your guests will love!
Tame the peppery tousled watercress with the creaminess of the avocado and the distinct umami flavours of the ponzu salad dressing.
This Gem Avocado Salad is a crazy easy salad that can be whipped up in under 20 minutes!
Deliciously sweet roasted baby peppers, caramelised eggplant and tangy lemon mingled in with nutty tricolour quinoa and a zingy lemon garlic dressing.
A colourful quinoa recipe that would shine at any meal with lasagne.
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