Wondering what to serve with your lamb chop dinner? This post will give you 20 best Mediterranean - inspired sides, salads, dips, and appetizers! Instant pot recipes are also included for ease and efficiency.
Lamb chops are the main attraction, but having a complementary side completes the dish.
Panera Greek Salad (Copycat)
This Panera Greek Salad is even better than the real thing. All of the same elements of Panera's famous Greek salad with a homemade dressing that has more flavor and is made with real ingredients. You can't beat this one!See full recipe!
Mediterranean Risoni Salad (Orzo-Salad)
This risoni salad tastes wonderfully Mediterranean and of summer, and is quickly and easily prepared! All you will need are tomatoes, arugula, and fresh mozzarella to create this delightful orzo salad that will leave you craving for more! Serve as a side dish for your next highly anticipated cookout, or even as a lighter main course on a hot summer’s day!See full recipe!
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
Get ready to take a flavour-packed journey with this healthy Mediterranean Couscous Salad! This dish is a delightful fusion of Greek and Moroccan influences, combining fluffy couscous with creamy feta cheese, juicy vegetables, and a burst of herbs and spices.See full recipe!
Tabouli salad is easy to make and absolutely delicious! From crisp cucumber, sweet tomatoes, briny olives and bright parsley, every bite is a little different. A classic Levantine dish (also spelled tabbouleh, tabouleh and taboulah), it's a vegetarian salad recipe that is loaded with flavor and texture. Bulgur wheat makes this Middle Eastern salad hearty enough to make it a main dish and I love to add salty creamy feta to make the salad even better.See full recipe!
Greek Chickpea Salad
You will love this simple and fresh Greek Chickpea Salad with crisp cucumbers, juicy cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion, bright herbs, Kalamata olives, and crumbly feta cheese. It makes for the perfect meal to cap off a hot summer night. This salad is gluten-free and ready in 15 minutes.See full recipe!
Greek Pasta Salad
This Greek Pasta Salad has perfectly cooked pasta tossed with the BEST homemade Greek salad dressing, fresh vegetables, feta cheese, olives, and parsley. It’s easy to make ahead of time and bottled dressing makes an easy shortcut!See full recipe!
Mediterranean Lentil Salad
A healthy, protein-packed, BEST Mediterranean Lentil Salad made with just a few ingredients and ready in just 10 minutes! Your Instant Pot will makes this vegetarian lentil salad very quick and easy to make.See full recipe!
Fattoush Salad Recipe
This Fattoush Salad recipe features a delightful mix of crisp greens, vegetables, and herbs, along with crunchy toasted pita chips, all tossed in a tangy and refreshing Mediterranean dressing.See full recipe!
Greek Pita Bread
Are you trying to find a quick and tasty way to spice up your meals? Then why not give Greek pita bread a try? This ancient recipe dates back to the times of the Greeks and can be used in numerous ways.See full recipe!
Easy Egyptian Rice with Vermicelli
This Egyptian rice recipe is a simple yet unique side dish made with short grain rice, vermicelli noodles, vegetable stock and butter. It's a staple in Egyptian cuisine and Middle Eastern dishes, but universally it's a perfect side dish for almost any main meal.See full recipe!
These Greek Potatoes are easy to roast in the oven and have the most amazing flavor. They’re soft and fluffy on the inside, and extra crispy on the outside! They make the best side dish for chicken, pork, beef, and more!See full recipe!
Crock Pot Greek Mashed Potatoes
Greek Mashed Potatoes made in the crockpot with red bliss potatoes, scallions, oregano, lemon and Feta cheese make a tasty, easy side dish.See full recipe!
Dip + Sauce
Baked Feta Dip with Tomatoes
This Baked Feta Dip with Tomatoes is the tastiest simple appetizer. Think warm and creamy feta, roasted tomatoes, and garlic, finished with a drizzle of honey and lots of fresh basil. Pair this baked feta with your favorite crackers, bread, or homemade crostini. So addicting, especially if you love cheese as much as I do.See full recipe!
Homemade Greek Tzatziki Sauce
Are you looking for a versatile and delicious dip that’s perfect for entertaining or as a topping for your favorite dishes? You should give a try to this delicious Greek Tzatziki homemade sauce. Whether you’re dipping vegetables or using it as a topping for grilled meats or sandwiches, this tzatziki sauce is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.See full recipe!
Baba Ghanoush, commonly referred to as Mutabbal, is a delectable appetizer across the Middle East. It’s tangy, garlicky, and plain delicious. Served as part of a mezze or with roasted pita chips for brunch or a snack.See full recipe!
Fresh Lemon Herb Tahini Dressing/Sauce
This lemon herb tahini recipe needs only 9 fresh, raw ingredients, and no cooking is involved. Just take your blender, add all ingredients and make this refreshing and earthy sauce in 5 minutes! You will have a nutty, tangy, and green tahini dressing in no time which pairs well with many dishes.See full recipe!
5-Layer Greek Dip
This 5-Layer Greek Dip is the ultimate appetizer and so easy to make. It’s light and tastes great with fresh vegetables, naan bread or pita chips!See full recipe!
Feisty Greek-Style Feta Dip
This feisty greek-style feta dip is an easy to make, full of flavour dip. Packed with the right amount of spice, tang, and saltiness, you will find yourself spreading this on anything, and everything. All you need is your favourite feta, some peppers, and 25 minutes!See full recipe!
Instant Pot Green Beans - Middle Eastern Style
This recipe proves that you don’t need elaborate ingredients to make a delicious vegetarian side dish. Made with simple ingredients, this tomato and olive oil-soaked braised Instant Pot green beans recipe can be served as part of a mezze platter or as an easy accompaniment to any main dish.See full recipe!
Easy Homemade Instant Pot Yellow Rice
This homemade instant pot yellow rice is a simple side dish made from fragrant basmati rice, bright and earthy turmeric, and low sodium chicken broth. It is flavorful, fluffy, and easy to throw together as a quick addition to your dinner. Pair it with grilled chicken, black beans, and your favorite vegetables for a healthy and complete meal!See full recipe!
Does grilling or frying work best for lamb chops?
Both are great ways to cook lamb chops, it is up to preference! Don't forget to let your lamb chops rest before serving.
No matter what side (or sides) you choose, your lamb chop dinner is sure to be delicious!
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