Sliders are one of our favorite bite-sized ways to serve sandwiches, perfect for parties or an easy dinner. However, deciding what to serve with sliders can sometimes be a challenge. While they can stand alone as a main dish, serving them with delicious sides and salads can take the meal to the next level.
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We have put together a list of some tasty and easy-to-make options for serving with sliders. From classic choices like creamy mac and cheese and Instant Pot potato salad to unique and unexpected pairings like air fryer corn ribs and Korean-style cucumber salad. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a fun dinner idea, we’ve got you covered with some delicious slider accompaniments.
Our Favorite Slider Recipes
Sliders can be made with just about any kind of filling you can dream up. Due to their small size, sliders are often eaten in multiples, allowing people to sample a variety of flavors and combinations. Here are some of our favorite slider recipes.
- Shredded BBQ Chicken Sliders
- Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders
- Irresistible Beef & Cheddar Sliders
- Chicken Bacon Ranch Sliders
- Fried Chicken Sliders
What To Serve With Sliders
Crispy Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips get nicely crisp without all the oil you would use in deep frying and they're so quick to make as an appetizer or snack.
Roasted Poblano Chili Corn Salsa
This Roasted Poblano Chili Corn Dip combines sweet crunchy corn with roasted chilis, red onion, jalapeno, and cilantro to make a super tasty and fresh dip that's similar to Chipotle's Chili Corn Dip.
Tasty Cajun Potato Wedges
Cajun Potato Wedges are a crispy, spicy way to enjoy potatoes, cooked either in the air fryer or in the oven. They make a great snack or finger food appetizer.
Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots With Sriracha Honey Glaze
Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots are the perfect finger food for a party or get-together, especially paired with beer. They're sprinkled with a savory seasoning salt, then glazed with a spicy maple glaze.
Prosciutto and Melon Appetizer Skewers
These classy Prosciutto & Melon Appetizer skewers are an easy summer appetizer that everyone loves. They’re easy to make and are the perfect sweet/savory combo.
Easy Beer Cheese Dip
This easy Beer Cheese Dip is smooth and creamy with a light aroma and flavor of beer. Scoop it up with chips or a soft pretzel for the perfect appetizer.
Crispy Air Fryer Potato Skins
These delicious potato skins get extra crispy in the air fryer and are piled up with melted cheese, bacon and onion for a tasty tasty snack. They can also be made in the oven.
Easy Smoked Brussels Sprouts
Have you ever tried smoked Brussels sprouts? Smoking Brussels sprouts adds a whole new level of flavor to this already delicious vegetable. The smoky flavor is a perfect complement to the natural sweetness of Brussels sprouts, making them a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.
The Best Smoked Mac and Cheese
This Smoked Mac and Cheese is loaded with cheese and incredibly creamy, but with a signature smoked flavor that makes it absolutely irresistible.
Pear & Gorgonzola Salad
This Pear and Gorgonzola Salad mixes the fresh, sweetness of pear with the tangy, sharpness of gorgonzola – a classic pairing.
Fennel, Avocado and Blood Orange Salad
This Fennel, Avocado and Blood Orange Salad has all the makings of a perfect spring salad, with lots of crunch and zest. This salad pairs really well with all kinds of grilled foods.
Best Golden Beet & Blue Cheese Salad
Golden beet & blue cheese salad is a simple yet tasteful and textured salad. It is super easy to make and offers clean flavors. The tender golden beets, creaminess from blue cheese and crunch from toasty pine nuts make this salad very appetizing.
Easy Orange Brussels Sprouts
Orange Brussels Sprouts are a fantastic sweet and savory side dish that combines orange marmalade with soy sauce and vinegar to make a delicious sauce to kick up the flavor of these steamed Brussels sprouts.
5-Cheese Mac and Cheese
This 5-Cheese Mac and Cheese is the perfect comfort food, loaded with five different cheeses in a dreamy creamy sauce.
Creamy & Spicy Chipotle Coleslaw
This Chipotle Coleslaw incorporates chipotles peppers and adobo sauce to add smoky heat to a summer side dish favorite. Kick your coleslaw up a notch with this creamy, spicy dressing.
Roasted Parmesan Sweet Potatoes
These Roasted Parmesan Sweet Potatoes make a perfect side dish for your meal. They are super quick to make and have a great balance of sweet and savory.
Air Fryer Cottage Fries
These Air Fryer Cottage Fries are so easy to make in the air fryer and the result is a potato with a satisfying crispy exterior and fluffy interior.
Corn & Black Bean Pasta Salad
This Corn & Black Bean Pasta Salad combines fusilli pasta with corn, black beans, bell pepper and cilantro for a Southwestern flair.
Best Broccoli Salad Recipe
This Broccoli salad combines fresh broccoli, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, and bacon bits in a creamy homemade dressing.
Loaded Baked Potato Casserole
Loaded Baked Potato Casserole is super easy to make and it’s piled up with all the good stuff: bacon, cheddar cheese, and sour cream.
Instant Pot Baked Beans Recipe
There’s no need to pre-soak the beans in this recipe. Combine Instant Pot cooked beans with bacon, onion and spices to make irresistible sweet and smokey beans.
Bacon, Jalapeno, and Corn Salad
I love this easy-to-make bacon, jalapeño and corn salad as a side dish, but it can also be served as a party appetizer or dip.
Classic Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing
This classic wedge salad is a perfect accompaniment to your main dish. There’s definitely a reason it’s a classic. The creamy blue cheese dressing pairs so well with the acidic tomatoes and rich bacon.
Classic Mexican Street Corn (Elote)
A classic Mexican street food, Elote or Mexican Street Corn is charred on the grill, then slathered in mayo, and topped with tangy Cotija cheese, chili powder and cilantro. It’s like corn on the cob packed with joy and happiness.
Instant Pot Rice & Beans
Instant Pot Rice & Beans are probably one of the best things you can make in your Instant Pot. It’s made with brown rice, canned black beans, a can of crushed tomatoes, and a few simple seasonings.
Easy Instant Pot Macaroni Salad
Instant Pot Macaroni Salad is made with macaroni pasta that you cook quickly in the Instant Pot, then mixed with crunchy vegetables, cheese, and a creamy dressing to make a perfect summer salad in a flash.
Instant Pot Pasta Salad
Instant Pot Pasta Salad is made with rotini pasta and filled with fresh vegetables, cheese, pepperoni and Italian dressing to make a perfect summer salad in a flash.
Instant Pot Mac & Cheese
This flavorful Instant Pot Mac & Cheese is a classic comfort food that comes out creamy and delicious in under 30 minutes, with just 7 simple ingredients.
Easy Instant Pot Potato Salad
This easy Instant Pot Potato Salad is the fastest, easiest way to make potato salad for your garden party or barbecue. It’s loaded with tender potatoes, eggs, and crunchy bits in a creamy dressing.
Instant Pot Cornbread (In Bundt Pan)
Whether it’s from the box, or from scratch – this recipe combines cornmeal, milk, and eggs to create a warm and moist cornbread.
Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes
These Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes are deliciously addictive thinly sliced potatoes baked with a creamy cheese sauce using the pot-in-pot method.
Instant Pot Spanish Rice
This Instant Pot Spanish Rice is a fantastic side dish for both Mexican and Spanish main dishes. The rice, beans, tomatoes, and bell peppers mingle with aromatic spices to form a dish that is a treat for your taste buds.
Air Fryer Corn Ribs
These delicious Air Fryer Corn Ribs are not only super fun to eat, they are just the right amount of crispy, sweet, and juicy. We love them for snacking and to take as an appetizer for parties.
Easy Air Fryer Shishito Peppers
These Air Fryer Shishito Peppers are an easy snack that are filled with smoky, charred, and delectable flavors.
Air Fryer Crispy Smashed Potatoes
These Air Fryer Crispy Smashed Potatoes, slathered with butter and seasoned with garlic, salt, and pepper, make a delicious side for any meal.
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower is delicious and super easy to make. The cauliflower florets are breaded and air fried to crispy perfection, then drenched in tasty buffalo sauce and dipped in blue cheese dip.
Easy Air Fryer Green Beans
Air Fryer Green Beans are so simple to make and they turn out perfectly crispy and tender when cooked in the air fryer. So why not save yourself a few steps and cook your green beans with a tasty seasoning in the air fryer.
Air Fryer Tater Tots
These Air Fryer Tater Tots are a simple way to cook one of your favorite potato snacks and get a super crispy exterior and fluffy interior – just the way tater tots are supposed to be.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
These Air Fryer Potato Wedges are so easy to make in the air fryer and the result is a potato with a satisfying crispy exterior and fluffy interior.
Korean-Style Cucumber Salad
This deliciously spicy Korean-Style Cucumber Salad is made with fresh cucumbers, green onion, a tasty soy-sauce based dressing, and garnished with sesame seeds.
Mediterranean Cucumber Salad
This fresh and crisp Mediterranean Cucumber Salad combines fresh cucumbers with shallots, radishes, herbs, and a vinegar and oil dressing for a light and tasty salad.
Easy Keto Greek Salad Recipe
This Greek Salad is made with cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese, with a tangy olive oil-based dressing. It’s a light and refreshing salad that you can serve any time.
Mexican Street Style Cauliflower
This Mexican Street Style Cauliflower is slathered with spicy mayo, cojita cheese and cilantro just like our favorite Mexican Street Corn, but without the carbs.
Watermelon, Arugula & Feta Salad
Serve this Watermelon, Arugula & Feta Salad at your next outdoor barbecue to keep things light and refreshing, for a side dish that everyone will love.
Strawberry Spinach Salad
This is the perfect summer salad, with vibrant fruity strawberries, spinach, and tart vinaigrette.
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When not mixing up delicious cocktails to enjoy on the patio with friends, Angela is busy writing about food and drinks for three popular food websites, and exchanging creative ideas on social media.