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need to know what else to serve with spaghetti. Seems we always have just garlic bread- do any of you do any other side dishes with it?

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merryheart

Asked by merryheart at 1:58 PM on Oct. 10, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • Try green beans and a salad !
    katherine4

    Answer by katherine4 at 1:59 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • We always have salad and Italian bread. Mmmm.... Spagetti and salad sounds goood!!! And red wine. Must be the wee little bit of Italian coming out in me!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:00 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • steamed broccolli
    rcbrown

    Answer by rcbrown at 2:00 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • Corn on the Cob and Salad....
    KennsWifey

    Answer by KennsWifey at 2:00 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • depends on how your making the spaghetti! sauce Alfredo olive oil and garlic.... if its sauce I like to do a meatloaf instead of meat balls. or homemade chicken fingers covered in mozz cheese and then you can dip them in your sauce puddle like rocket ships (LOL) or sometimes sausage cut like an octopus (hold long way up and down then cut the bottom to the middle like a pizza and spread the tentacles out) or with some sauteed peppers and onion to mix in. If its alfredoi have a million ideas. Any type of bread just seems so starchy to me I like to do protein with pasta.

    Frogger33

    Answer by Frogger33 at 2:12 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • We do a sald or a vegetable with almos tevery meal so pasta is no different. Brocoli goes excellent most of the time as does squash and uchinni.
    And as a PP said before we have to have a protein as well so some chicken, ground beef or sausage gets worked in there as well. Shrimp if we've got the extra cash.
    tat2edmommyof2

    Answer by tat2edmommyof2 at 3:30 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • Sometimes a salad before hand, sometimes just italian bread and butter. Broccoli is always good on the side.
    Lizzysapisces

    Answer by Lizzysapisces at 3:41 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • make a side salad
    what about a grill cheese
    try it with chicken brest instead of hambuger with cheese on top
    kimandjames

    Answer by kimandjames at 4:38 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • I always do mozzarella sticks!! YUMMY

    MommyMel03

    Answer by MommyMel03 at 4:52 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

  • If you're using tomato sauce (as opposed to an al fredo type sauce or a meat sauce), try serving some beef tenderloin with the spaghetti and a salad. I don't care for garlic bread, so I serve with onion bread instead.
    Another idea is a chicken breast, breaded and baked or sauteed, plus a mix of green and yellow beans.
    Vegetable mixes are always good with anything: green & yellow beans with carrots; zucchini & yellow crooked neck squash; broccoli, cauliflower & snap peas.

    My aunt serves a green salad and cottage cheese with spaghetti & meatballs, without fail. :)
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 4:56 PM on Oct. 10, 2008

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