What to Serve with Chicken Parmesan: Low-Carb Side Dishes

So, the idea of What To Serve With Chicken Parmesan got me thinking. I love Chicken Parmigiana.

I thought it would be a good idea to create an article with low-carb side dishes that go well with the main course.

I love chicken parm. I can eat this dish practically every day of my life.

I have it all on its own, or with different types of low-carb side dishes.

It only seemed logical, because it would be a shame to just have a plate full of succulent and tender chicken and tomato sauce without anything else.

So, I got my thinking cap on and went about the task at hand.

Of course, there are probably hundreds of different keto side dishes you can serve with Chicken Parmigiana, but let’s talk about thirteen low carb sides that seem to go particularly well together.

Is Chicken Parm Keto?

While the classic chicken parmesan dish is not typically considered keto-friendly, chicken parm can be made keto friendly by making a few adjustments. You’ll want to ditch the breadcrumbs and opt for a low carb alternative like pork rinds, almond flour, or Parmesan cheese.

How many carbs are in chicken parmesan?

There are about 12 grams of carbohydrates in a typical serving of chicken parmesan. But a chicken parm made keto-friendly such as pork rinds, almond flour, or Parmesan cheese will have about 3 grams of carbs per serving.

1. Greek Salad with Feta

This Greek Salad Recipe has fresh cucumbers and tomatoes tossed in a simple vinaigrette, sprinkled with feta. It’s easy!

The perfect last minute side dish.

This dish is very low carbohydrate low carb, simple to make and delicious.

It works really well with chicken parmesan.

Top view of a Keto Mediterranean Greek Salad bowl on a white background with a red strip white fabric napkin.

2. Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

A few tips make all the difference in this easy roasted broccoli recipe for perfectly tender broccoli with crispy caramelized edges!

The Roasted Broccoli with Lemon is a great side dish that can be served with chicken Parmesan for a delicious, low-carb meal.

With just a little extra lemon and a sprinkle of salt, these broccoli florets are roasted to perfection.

Roasted parmesan broccoli served on a white plate with a linen napkin as decoration.

3. Zucchini Noodles

These Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Noodles are a healthy, low-carb option to pasta that’s ready to serve in about 10 minutes!

Top them with your favorite sauce or serve them as a side dish to round out any meal.

Low-carb zucchini noodles are a tasty alternative to pasta that won’t leave you craving a sugary snack.

Enjoy them tossed with a savory chicken parmesan for a complete keto meal.

Side view of a Slow cooker noodles with meat sauce and shaved parmesan on a white plate on a white background.

4. Low-Carb Zucchini Bake

You’ll love this Low-Carb Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake which is most popular zucchini recipe of the Top Ten Low-Carb Zucchini Recipes on Kalyn’s Kitchen! If

It is a great side dish for your chicken parmigiana or other Italian dish, but this flavorful zucchini recipe is so good it would be great with any kind of meat or fish!

I also love this easy delicious recipe for making ahead and freezing.

Angled side view of a Low Carb Zucchini Casserole on a baking dish on a gray background.

5. Mashed Cauliflower

Creamy Mashed Cauliflower is a low-carb and keto recipe that is sure to please. You’ll be a convert after you’ve tried this Cauliflower Mashed!

Serve with chicken parm for a complete meal.

top view of low carb creamy mashed cauliflower with melted butter.

6. Parmesan Asparagus

These asparagus wrapped bacon bundles are a simple, easy and yet elegant and sophisticated recipe to make.

This asparagus recipe an ideal side dish. It’s the prefect keto diet snack and low carb.

Garlic and Parmesan boost the flavor of thin asparagus spears in this simple grilled side dish. Serve with chicken parmesan for a delicious low-carb meal.

bacon wrapped asparagus on white Square plate

7. Roasted Brussels Sprouts

These Keto Roasted Brussels Sprouts in Garlic Butter are flavored to perfection, and they’re wonderful as a side dish or appetizer.

Ready in 30 minutes and they make a wonderful holiday side-dish!

A delicious alternative to your average side dish. Low carb and easy to make, this nutritious vegetable dish goes perfectly with any meat.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts in Garlic Butter served on white plate with roasted turkey on the background.

8. Keto Caprese Salad

Caprese salad keto version.

This easy caprese salad takes only 10 minutes!

This salad is an easy, refreshing take on the traditional caprese appetizer — great for when you are in a hurry or want to serve something light.

top view of a keto Caprese salad on a white plate

9. Kale Caesar Salad

A kale caesar salad is a great side dish that goes well with the chicken parmesan.

Easy kale and romaine Caesar salad with a creamy Parmesan dressing without egg. Great for a potluck, or BBQ’s.

The Kale Caesar salad is a simple, nutritious and delicious side dish that will easily accompany your chicken parmesan.

10. Cauliflower Garlic Bread

Garlic and butter is spread on top of cauliflower bread for a low carb alternative to garlic bread.

Butter and garlic are a match made in heaven.

This low carb alternative to garlic bread is easy to make and perfect with pasta or chicken parmesan.

11. Spaghetti Squash

Lemon Garlic Butter Spaghetti Squash — Cut down on carbs, not comfort, with this veggie-loaded “pasta” dinner.

Baked spaghetti squash strands are tossed with a fragrant lemon garlic butter sauce and sprinkled with Parmesan for a cheesy note.

Spaghetti squash is used in recipes to replace its more carb-heavy counterpart.

With less calories per serving, it can easily be served for lunch or dinner as a side of for chicken parmigiana without fear of weight gain.

12. Keto Garlic Butter Bread

Garlic Butter Keto Bread Recipe – Crisp on the outside and moist in the inside, this is the Holy Grail for keto bread!

Using a cream cheese and mozzarella dough combined with almond flour and bacon bits, this is the best keto garlic bread recipe you’ll ever make.

The parmesan and herb crust – golden to perfection and brushed an amazing garlic butter sauce – is what makes this keto bread recipe totally stand out.

Keto Garlic Butter Bread is rich, buttery and moist biscuit turns into healthy low-carb recipe. All you need are few ingredients!

Fast, easy to make dinner idea that will soon become your favorite ketogenic diet food.

13. Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

This quick cauliflower rice is packed full of flavor, thanks to fresh cilantro, lime juice, and rich coconut cream.

Made in about 5 minutes, it’s a perfect Mexican side dish that’s Whole30, paleo, and low carb.

Cilantro Cauliflower Rice is a flavorful and healthy side dish perfect for any occasion.

This recipe pairs really well with the rich goodness of chicken parmesan.

It even makes for a great lunch option.

view of a Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice served on a black plate on a wooden table.

What to Serve with Chicken Parmesan

chicken parmigiana served on a white plate.

What To Serve with Chicken Parmesan


  • Greek Salad with Feta
  • Roasted Broccoli with Lemon
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Keto Garlic Butter Bread
  • Cilantro Cauliflower Rice
  • Zucchini Noodles
  • Kale Caesar Salad
  • Cauliflower Garlic Bread
  • Low-Carb Zucchini Bake
  • Mashed Cauliflower
  • Parmesan Asparagus
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Keto Caprese Salad


  1. Pick your favorite low carb side to serve with chicken parmesan.
  2. Have all ingredients ready.
  3. Enjoy a delicious low-carb meal with family and friends!

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