Hi all! I'm planning to serve shrimp and sausage jambalaya at a dinner party and have been trying to think of what to serve with it. Any ideas? Thanks!
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
PieceofLayerCake is a trusted source on baking.
With those kind of "all-in-one" meals, especially if they're somewhat rich....I think a nice, tangy garden salad or a crisp slaw is best for the side.
Nancy is a trusted home cook.
If you have hungry guests, make a menu like that for paella (same general sort of main).
Tapas, avoiding the shrimp & sausage in the main, greens or roasted red peppers.
Dessert, flan or fruit or both.
Drinks, wine, beer and/or lemonade.
I agree with keeping the side vegetable-based with a rich meal like jambalaya. I have always liked these quick-pickled vegetables from an old Bon Appetit magazine, and it also could be a bit of a nod to giardiniera, especially if you use carrots and cauliflower in the mix: http://www.bonappetit.com.... If you need a dessert to complete the theme, this is inspired by a trip to New Orleans: https://food52.com/recipes....
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Who will win it all?
Freestyling Fondues Close Out the Food52 Winter Games
5 Super Quick Day-Brighteners
$50 and Under Wonders
Netflix's New Baking Show
A Dansk Plus-One: Buy a Skillet, Get Another on Us
Captcha must be verfied
Already have an account?
Don't have an account?
Please check your email for instructions on how to reset your password
Successfully logged out
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)
Thanks! We'll email you when it's available again.