What to Serve with Pigs in a Blanket (15+ Sides)

Pigs in a Blanket are a classic finger food that never fails to impress at parties, game nights, or even as a quick and delicious snack. But what do you serve with them? Here’s 15+ of the BEST sides for Pigs in a Blanket.

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Pigs in a Blanket are a timeless classic when it comes to finger foods. These bite-sized delights, made by wrapping mini sausages or hot dogs in a flaky pastry, are loved by kids and adults alike.

The next time you whip up a batch of pigs in a blanket, pair them with some mouthwatering side dishes that will complement their savory flavors.

Here are 15 fantastic side dishes to serve alongside your pigs in a blanket.

PS – Don’t forget about these 10+ Dipping Sauces for Pigs in a Blanket too!

15+ Easy Sides for Pigs in a Blanket

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Crispy French Fries: Golden and crispy, French fries are a classic accompaniment to any finger food. Serve them with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauces.
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Overhead close up of combined vinegar slaw in large white mixing bowl.
Coleslaw: The refreshing crunch of coleslaw provides a delightful contrast to the richness of pigs in a blanket. The creamy dressing adds a tangy note that perfectly complements the sausages.
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Overhead shot of serving tray of toasted ravioli with bowl of marinara sauce.
Toasted Ravioli: Air Fryer Ravioli. Coated in a cheesy, breadcrumb mixture and then air fried until crispy and delicious! Serve this yummy appetizer with marinara sauce or alfredo sauce and enjoy! 
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Bowl of guacamole on tray with chips.
Guacamole and Tortilla Chips: Whip up a bowl of fresh guacamole using ripe avocados, lime juice, tomatoes, onions, and cilantro. Serve it alongside crunchy tortilla chips for a zesty and satisfying combination.
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Air fryer wings in serving basket with blue cheese and celery sticks.
Buffalo Wings: These Air Fryer Chicken Wings cook up amazingly crispy and juicy without deep frying. Then they’re tossed with a spicy buffalo wing sauce that can be made mild to hot, depending on your taste preference.
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Zucchini Fries: Air Fryer Zucchini Fries with Lemon Tarragon Aioli are perfect for snacking. Strips of zucchini, coated in panko cook up perfectly crispy in the air fryer. Dip them in an easy-to-prepare creamy aioli flavored with tarragon and lemon. 
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Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet Potato Fries: For a twist on traditional fries, try serving sweet potato fries. Their natural sweetness and crispy texture make them an excellent side dish option.
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Cheesy Sheet Pan Nachos - Isabel Eats
Loaded Nachos: Create a flavor explosion by piling crispy tortilla chips with melted cheese, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and jalapeños. The combination of cheesy goodness and spicy toppings is a winner.
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Baked Beans: The smoky and slightly sweet flavors of baked beans make them an ideal partner for pigs in a blanket. They add a comforting touch to your meal.
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Caprese Skewers
Caprese Skewers: Skewers with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil leaves drizzled with balsamic glaze provide a refreshing and light option that balances out the richness of the sausages.
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Chicken Spinach Artichoke Dip
Spinach and Artichoke Dip: Creamy and packed with flavor, spinach and artichoke dip is an irresistible choice. Serve it warm with tortilla chips or breadsticks for dipping.
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Mini Quiche Recipe (Any Flavor!) - Sally’s Baking Addiction
Mini Quiches: Enhance the variety on your appetizer platter by including mini quiches. These savory bites can be filled with an array of ingredients like cheese, vegetables, or bacon.
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Mozzarella Sticks: A popular crowd-pleaser, mozzarella sticks are a crispy and cheesy delight. Pair them with marinara sauce for dipping.
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Classic Deviled Eggs - Little Sunny Kitchen
Deviled Eggs: These classic bite-sized treats make a fantastic side dish. The creamy and tangy filling of deviled eggs is a great complement to the savory pigs in a blanket.
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Mini Sliders: If you want to turn your pigs in a blanket into a more substantial meal, serve them with mini sliders. These bite-sized burgers with various toppings will please any meat lover.
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Mini Prawn Spring Rolls
Mini Spring Rolls: For an Asian-inspired twist, serve mini spring rolls alongside your pigs in a blanket. The crispy and flavorful vegetable or meat-filled rolls will add an exciting element to your spread.
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How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these pigs in a blanket side dish recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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    15+ BEST Sides for Pigs in a Blanket

    Pigs in a Blanket are a finger food that never fails to impress at parties. But what do you serve with them? Here's 15+ of the BEST sides! Try these Air Fryer Zucchini Fries. Strips of zucchini, coated in panko cook up perfectly crispy in the air fryer.
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    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 25 minutes
    Servings: 6 people


    Zucchini Fries

    Lemon Tarragon Aioli


    Zucchini Fries:

    • Cut the zucchini into sticks no more than 1/2 inch thick and 3 inches long.
    • Add the flour to a shallow bowl. In a separate shallow bowl whisk the egg and season with salt and pepper. In a third shallow bowl, combine the panko, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and olive oil.
    • Dredge zucchini in flour, then eggs, then Panko mixture.
    • Heat air fryer to 400 degrees.
    • Working in batches, place the zucchini fries in a single layer in the air fryer. Cook for 8-10 minutes, until crispy. Season with kosher salt while warm.

    Lemon Tarragon Aioli:

    • While the fries cooking, prepare the aioli.
    • Combine egg, garlic, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor. With the motor running, slowly drizzle in the canola oil until emulsified.
    • Fold in the tarragon leaves and lemon zest and season with salt and pepper, to taste.


    Zucchini Fries can be reheated in the air fryer at 400 degrees for 3 minutes. 
    Lemon Tarragon Aioli can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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    Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 2.3mg

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