What To Serve With Meatball Subs – 20 Best Sides

Everyone loves cheesy and delicious meatball subs, but it can be hard to find side dishes to serve with it that everyone will enjoy as well. If you are looking for some delicious recipes to serve with your meatball subs then look no further! From homemade onion rings, pasta salad, sweet potato chips and so many more, your whole family will be enjoying the side dishes just as much as their meatball subs! 

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Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

Learn how to make zucchini chips in the air fryer in just 10 minutes! These air fryer zucchini chips make a healthy, salty, and crispy snack.

Air fryer zucchini chips in white bowl.
Photo Credit – Wholesome Yum

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad is a fresh salad with crisp cucumbers and onions tossed in a tangy dressing. Simple, yet full of flavor. The perfect side dish for picnics, cookouts, or weeknight meals.

Creamy cucumber salad in pink bowl with white napkin under the bowl.
Photo Credit – My Casual Pantry

Tri Color Pasta Salad

This Tri Color Pasta Salad is a quick and easy rotini pasta salad that is great for any occasion but especially with meatball subs!

Tri colored pasta salad in beige bowl with white napkin underneath.
Photo Credit – Courtney’s Sweets

Beer Battered Onion Rings

This beer battered onion rings recipe is easy to make from scratch with simple secrets for light and airy batter that’s extra crispy.

Beer battered onion rings on beige plate with ketchup.
Photo Credit – The Cozy Cook

Sautéed Zucchini

Perfectly tender Sauteed Zucchini that’s never soggy or mushy. All you need is 10 minutes, a hot pan, and a few simple ingredients to transform this lackluster green vegetable into everyone’s favorite side dish recipe!

Close up image of sautéed zucchini with spoon.
Photo Credit – The Forked Spoon

Charred Shishito Peppers

These charred shishito peppers are super easy to customize with your favorite seasonings and will have your guests coming back for more.

Charred shihito peppers on a white plate with slice of lemon.
Photo Credit – Mikha Eats

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes are an easy to make delicious and nutritious snack or side. They cook quickly and can be enjoyed on their own or paired with your favorite sandwich or burger.

Stack or air fryer sweet potato chips on white plate.
Photo Credit – Budget Delicious

Macaroni Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

Delicious, creamy Macaroni Salad with tender pasta, vegetables, hard boiled eggs, and a zingy Greek yogurt dressing for healthy macaroni salad vibes. Who knew a secretly nutritious pasta salad could be so tasty and so good!

Macaroni salad in glass bowl.
Photo Credit – The Kitchen Girl

Homemade French Fries

Crispy French Fries are golden brown on the outside with a fluffy interior. The perfect addition to meatball subs or just about any dinner.

Homemade French fries on white board with small glass jar with ketchup and spoon.
Photo Credit – Miss In The Kitchen

Burrata Caprese with Balsamic Glaze

Burrata Caprese with Balsamic Glaze is a show-stopping Italian appetizer to share. It features creamy burrata, juicy tomatoes, fresh basil, and a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic glaze.

Burrata caprese with balsamic glaze in white bowl.
Photo Credit – The Heirloom Pantry

Healthy Potato Salad

Healthy Potato Salad is creamy, flavorful and made low fat with simple ingredients. Healthier Greek yogurt potato salad recipe still has a touch of mayo to retain authentic taste and is a must at any summer gathering.

Healthy potato salad in blue bowl.
Photo Credit – I Food Real

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

These lighter Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are the perfect starter, side dish or snack. Totally crave-worthy, these Parmesan zucchini fries are crisp and golden on the outside, yet moist and tender on the inside.

Photo Credit – Recipes From A Pantry

Beet Salad

Beet Salad with goat cheese and peppery arugula is a delicious salad recipe. Silky roasted beets, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy chopped walnuts topped with a flavorful vinaigrette dressing.

Beet salad in white bowl with salad dressing pouring over top from glass bottle.
Photo Credit – Spend With Pennies

Healthy Homemade Doritos

An easy and healthy copycat recipe for your favorite bold-flavored tortilla chip snack! Homemade Vegan Doritos in classic “nacho cheese” flavor that are gluten-free, allergy-free, and baked instead of fried! Addicting, crunchy, and great with sandwiches!

Homemade Doritos in white bowl with hand reach in for a Dorito chip.
Photo Credit – Strength And Sunshine

Roasted Potatoes

These oven roasted potatoes are soft and fluffy on the inside and extra crispy on the outside! They’re tossed in the best potato seasoning mixture and make a perfect side dish recipe.

Roasted potatoes with fresh herbs in dish with serving spoon.
Photo Credit – The Cozy Cook

Pistachio Strawberry Salad

This pistachio strawberry salad is the best summer salad ever. Crisp lettuce, fresh strawberries, chewy dried cranberries, green onions, quinoa, a handful of pistachios.

Pistachio strawberry salad in white bowl.
Photo Credit – Spend With Pennies

Garlic Parm Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Learn the secret to the crispiest Air Fryer brussels sprouts – say hello to the perfect side dish with garlic, parmesan and balsamic.

Photo Credit – The Girl On Bloor

Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

Crispy roasted sweet potato wedges with spice mixture options and a spicy dipping sauce!

Roasted sweet potato wedges in bowl with brown parchment paper and spoon.
Photo Credit – The Healthy Epicurean

Apple, Fennel and Radish Salad

Fresh, crisp fruit and vegetables make this apple, fennel and radish salad a fun side, with a flavourful honey dressing.

Apple, fennel and radish salad in white bowl on wooden board.
Photo Credit – Through The Fibro Fog

Creamy Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Whip up a batch of these creamy dill pickle pasta salad for your next holiday or picnic. Pasta salad with dill pickles has a ton of flavor, texture and kills it at potlucks.

Creamy dill pickle pasta salad in glass bowl with wooden spoon.
Photo Credit – Foodie And Wine

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  1. This is great and so helpful. I was looking for ways to make my meatball sub dinner more balanced! Thank you so much 🙂

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