There is nothing better and more comforting than a big ol’ bowl of chili on a chilly day! While chili is a meal in itself having a few side dishes to serve with chili will make it feel like a complete meal!
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Chili is a popular dish in many parts of the world, especially in the United States where it’s often associated with Tex-Mex cuisine. A hearty and filling meal that is perfect for cold weather or for a satisfying dinner after a long day.
Chili can be customized to suit individual tastes, with some people preferring it extra spicy while others like it milder. I like mine spicy but with kids I usually go with mild. It is also highly customizable for a variety of diets including vegetarian and don’t worry I’ve included a few sides for special diets as well!
Overall, chili is a delicious and comforting dish that’s perfect for a cozy night in or for feeding a crowd at a party or gathering.
You’re probably wondering what you could serve with chili and I’ve got you covered. I love making my smoked chili and serving it with a variety of toppings such as shredded cheese, diced raw onion, tortilla or corn chips and fresh chopped cilantro but I also love adding a side dish as well.
There are so many great side dishes to serve with chili such as cornbread, corn chips, Mexican corn and many more! These recipes are also great side dishes for white chicken chili as well!
If you’re wondering what goes with chili, here are some of the best side dishes to serve with chili!
Enjoy the old-fashioned classic once again! Rustic Gluten-Free Cornbread that's vegan and allergy-free. Baked right in your grandma's seasoned cast iron skillet, this cornbread recipe will bring back all the comfort and good feels!
This simple whole grain cornbread has all that delicious cornbread flavor, with a little extra nutrition. Sweet and buttery, you won't even be able to tell this cornbread recipe uses 100% whole wheat flour.
This easy southern cornbread recipe is baked in a cast iron skillet and is savory with a hint of sweetness. It's perfect as a side dish with a bowl of chili or in a traditional cornbread dressing.
Final Thoughts on What Goes with Chili
So there you have it! A list of delicious and easy side dishes to serve with chili. Whether you’re hosting a big game day party or just looking for a comforting meal on a chilly night, these options are sure to satisfy.
From cornbread to potato chips, from guacamole to sour cream, the possibilities are endless. So go ahead and experiment with different combinations until you find your perfect match. And most importantly, don’t forget to enjoy every bite!