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What to Serve With Burgers: 60+ Best Burger Sides

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Make the most tasty side dishes for burgers for any occasion with this big collection of over 60 burger sides!

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What Are Good Sides for Burgers

When trying to figure out what goes well with burgers, there are so many options to try, from fried or roasted veggies, coleslaw, creamy pasta salads, or even buttery-grilled corn, crunchy fried pickles, rich potato salad, and more!

Whether you’re serving up hamburgers, cheeseburgers, or a veggie burger, these sides are a great option. Great flavors enhance a juicy burger and take it to a whole new level.

That is why I’ve rounded up so many delicious hamburger sides I know you’ll love! Because as tasty as a burger is on its own, it’s even better with something on the side.

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Potato Sides for Burgers

Potatoes are a classic side for your favorite burgers. But just because it’s classic doesn’t mean it has to be dull. These potato sides are anything but boring!

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Homemade French Fries Recipe
You need to have at least one classic french fries recipe. And this no-fuss method of making homemade french fries is so easy. A delicious way to cook your next potato.
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Baked Dill Fries
Healthy, homemade dill fries are delicious, guilt-free potato wedges tossed with olive oil and dill and baked until crispy.
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Air Fryer Frozen Crinkle French Fries
Say goodbye to oven-baked fries and hello to air fryer fries. This is an easy recipe for cooking frozen crinkle-cut french fries in the air fryer. They will be hot, crispy, & yummy.
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Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries
This is a super easy and healthy recipe of sweet potato fries made in Airfryer. These fries are super tasty, crispy, and healthy.
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Deep-Fried Sweet Potato Fries
Homemade deep-fried sweet potato fries are quick and easy. This way of deep frying & seasoning them makes the best appetizer or side dish. 
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Baked Old Bay Fries with Quick Aioli
Golden brown, crispy, seasoned-to-perfection snack or sidekick to your main dish.
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Loaded Potato Skins
The perfect appetizer recipe for parties and game days, these Loaded Potato Skins are cheesy, crispy and loaded with all your favorite toppings.
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Homemade Sweet Potato Fries With Turmeric
A perfect side dish recipe for baked sweet potato wedges. Sweet potato fries are tossed with ginger, turmeric, and paprika and oven roasted to perfection for a delicious flavor combination! 
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Air fryer sliced potatoes
Making sliced potatoes in air fryer is one of the best ways to cook this versatile gluten free vegetable. These herby Air fryer sliced potatoes are quick, easy and packed full of flavor.
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White Sweet Potato Oven Fries
If you love sweet potatoes, try these white sweet potato fries! These oven fries are baked until crispy and tossed with cinnamon and cayenne.
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Cottage Fries
The perfect shape for dipping! They make a great side dish for chicken, meatloaf, burgers, and sandwiches.
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Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Tried and true, there is no turning down potato wedges with a tender, soft center, Russet potatoes make the perfect potato wedges recipe!
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Greek Fried Potatoes
Patates Tiganites, in Greek, are fried in olive oil, with oregano sprinkled on top.
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Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Crispy garlic roasted potatoes are crisp on the outside, creamy on the inside, easy to prepare, making it a perfect side dish for any meal.
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Air Fryer Sweet Potato Cubes
These air fryer sweet potato cubes are quick, easy, healthy, and delicious! Great as a side dish, appetizer, or hearty snack, and takes less than 20 minutes from start to finish!
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Homemade Air Fryer Steak Fries
These Homemade Air Fryer Steak Fries are the perfect side dish with burgers, tacos, or chicken tenders. Pair with your favorite sauce for dipping!
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Air Fryer Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Air fryer roasted fingerling potatoes offer a delicious way to enjoy potatoes with a crispy, lemony garlicky exterior and pillowy soft interior. They make a great side, base, or snack for any occasion.
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Homemade Salt and Vinegar Chips
Homemade Salt and Vinegar Chips taste like store-bought chips. Add a salad to make it a meal.
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Mediterranean Potato Salad with Tzatziki
This recipe for Mediterranean potato salad is made with no mayo and no mustard. Golden potatoes get tossed in a creamy Greek yogurt tzatziki sauce, perfect for sharing!
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Healthier Sides

Burgers may not be the healthiest meal, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t serve them with a healthier side. These are some of the more healthy sides for burger night!

From fresh salads to air-fried veggies, these offer a perfect combination for a dinner the whole family will enjoy.

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Greek Cucumber Salad
A zesty, light, and flavorful side dish bursting with freshness! Perfect for your next cookout or picnic, or dinner any day! It takes 15 minutes to make and is incredibly yummy!
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Cucumber Radish Salad
This delicious cucumber radish salad is a fresh and healthy salad that comes together in no time and is low-calorie.
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Cabbage and Carrot Salad
This delicious cabbage and carrot salad is made with very few ingredients and a tasty dressing. Comes together in under 15 minutes.
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Cucumber Tomato Salad
A classic summer staple that’s always a potluck favorite. It’s also wonderful to enjoy all year round on its own or served as a side to grilled chicken or steak!
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Zesty Quinoa Salad
Loaded with quinoa, wild rice, and fresh vegetables tossed in a zippy lime vinaigrette. You can whip it up in about 10 minutes for the perfect grilling side dish, potluck salad, or easy meal prep lunch.
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Spicy watermelon feta mint salad
10-minute spicy watermelon feta mint salad! This simple, refreshing watermelon salad recipe is perfect for hot summer days and BBQs.
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Crunchy Asian Coleslaw with Edamame
The perfect side to keep in the fridge and serve alongside burgers for something fresh and crunchy.
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Mediterranean Bean Salad
Made with three types of beans, lots of vegetables, and fresh herbs, and perfect for meal prep, potlucks, and as a side dish during grilling season.
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Grilled Green Onions
Also called Scallions, are incredibly delicious and the perfect spring or summer side dish. So easy to throw on the grill next to the main course.
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Air Fryer Corn Ribs
Corn Ribs are taking TikTok and Instagram by storm – and this air fryer recipe for corn riblets makes them even easier and quicker!
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Carrot Fries
Air Fryer Carrot Fries seasoned with a delicious peri peri coating are just SO GOOD! The perfect snack or side dish.
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Air Fryer Asparagus Fries
This easy and delicious vegetable side dish is a fun and crispy finger food that is perfect with burgers, chicken, meatloaf, or whatever you are making. 
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Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Green Beans
Fresh green beans cooked to perfection in under 10 minutes in the air fryer for a delicious, flavorful side dish!
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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
With only 10 minutes to cook in the air fryer, these zucchini french fries are crispy on the outside, but they are deliciously tender on the inside.
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Blueberry Salad
Made with spring mix salad greens, blueberries, feta, and thinly sliced red onion. Add some candied nuts to it to dress it up a little! Tossed with a Balsamic Maple Syrup Vinaigrette, it’s like a taste of summer in every bite! 
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Deviled Egg Cauliflower Salad
This low-carb, keto-friendly recipe is easy to make and will quickly replace any potato salad recipe you have ever used!
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Pasta Sides

Pasta is commonly served alongside burgers, and everybody loves a good pasta dish.

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Simple Bowtie Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing
Loaded with fresh veggies and your favorite Italian Salad Dressing, this Bowtie Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing is the perfect, easy salad!
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Feta Bruschetta Pasta Salad
This quick and easy pasta salad packs bold flavors to pair perfectly with your summer burgers and will surely be a big hit at your next BBQ or cookout.
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Italian Antipasto Pasta Salad
Full of salty olives, creamy mozzarella balls, and artichoke hearts, this Italian Antipasto Pasta Salad is a Summer staple!
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Cold Linguine Pasta Salad
A change from your typical pasta salad, this Linguine Pasta Salad is loaded with veggies and an easy vinaigrette!
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Risoni Salad with Tzatziki and Feta
Easy Greek pasta salad recipe made with Tzatziki sauce and spiked with Feta cheese and lemon zest. Very versatile and a great side dish for grilled and roasted meats, fish, or vegetables.
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Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad
The perfect addition to your next picnic or barbecue. Filled with fresh summer produce like zucchini, summer squash, bell pepper, tomatoes, and corn.
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Smoked Mac and Cheese
Upgrade your comfort food game with the ultimate smoked mac and cheese! This cheesy pasta is the perfect side dish for your summer barbecues. 
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More Classic & Simple Sides for Burgers

The best sides are super easy to whip up. And these simple side dishes are super easy and extremely tasty! A lot of these are classics, too, those that truly belong at your backyard cookout.

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Homemade Tomato Ketchup
Ketchup is a must-have for burgers, hot dogs, or pretty much anything you are throwing on the barbecue.
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BBQ Baked Beans
Beans are a classic burger side. And these BBQ beans are just as good as a burger side as they are with ribs and chicken.
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Microwaving Corn on the Cob
Left in the husk, microwaved corn on the cob results in tender, juicy, and EASY corn in under 5 minutes. 
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Quick Refrigerator Pickles
A crisp and tangy treat that’s simple to make at home, these tangy and sweet pickles go well with any main dish.
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Macaroni Salad
With simple ingredients and a homemade creamy dressing, this Macaroni Salad with Egg is truly a tried and true recipe. Perfect for summer potlucks and great for making in advance.
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Fried Onion Rings
Fried Onion Rings are a crispy and delicious appetizer or side dish that is easy to make. Lightly breaded and deep fried to perfection.
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Easy Cole Slaw
This super easy cole slaw will make you wonder why you ever purchased store made instead of doing it this way! This recipe for easy coleslaw is great for all your parties and backyard BBQ’s!
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Tropical Mango Coleslaw
A fun and fruity tropical mango coleslaw without mayo, perfect for summer picnics, BBQs, and potlucks.
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Roasted Chili Corn Salsa
A delicious sweet, medium spicy, copycat recipe from Chipotle. This vegetarian summer dip is quick, easy, and refreshing and made with simple ingredients.
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Beer Battered Onion Rings with Southern BBQ Sauce
These crispy, flavorful, hot out of the deep fry, amazing Beer Battered Onion Rings are perfectly paired with the Southern BBQ Sauce for dunking. 
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Sweet and Spicy Mexican Corn
With an irresistible combination of sweet and spicy flavors, this Mexican Corn is delicious as an appetizer or side dish for any occasion.
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Mediterranean Orzo Pesto Salad
a bright flavorful summer salad with fresh cucumbers, artichokes, kalamata olives, tomatoes, and feta cheese in a lemon pesto mayo dressing. Perfect for a summer BBQ or picnic.
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Mango Salsa
In just 10 minutes, you can have a fresh, flavor-packed mango salsa ready to serve. A refreshing and flavorful accompaniment that is perfect for serving with tortilla chips, tacos, grilled meats, or fish.
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Honey Sriracha Brussels Sprouts
Sweet, spicy, and delicious! This quick and easy side dish is great for any meal. 
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Cowboy Salsa
Loaded with great healthy ingredients, and makes a tasty dip to serve at the summer BBQ.
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Blue Cheese Potato Salad
This bacon and blue cheese salad is a decadent take on a traditional picnic side. It is creamy, savory, and yummy. 
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Creamy Green Pea Salad with Ham
Loaded with chunks of ham and cheese, then tossed in a creamy dressing, this Creamy Green Pea Salad is an easy recipe the whole family will enjoy.
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Strawberry Avocado Goat Cheese Salad
This Strawberry Avocado Goat Cheese Salad is the perfect Summer salad! Packed with fruit, cheese, and veggies – it’s delicious and easy to put together!
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Summer Succotash with Grilled Corn
Summer succotash with grilled corn, lima beans, cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs tossed in olive oil, and fresh lime juice. It's the best side dish for all of your warm-weather BBQs!
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Frog Eye Salad
The perfect fluffy salad recipe! It can be served as a side dish or even as a dessert!
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