What are some good sides to serve with lasagna?!

Question: What are some good sides to serve with lasagna!?
I am organizing a Valentine's Day dinner at my church and I need help with the menu!. We are going to serve a garden salad first, then rolls/garlic bread and lasagna, and cake w/ icecream for dessert!. Is that enough!? I feel like we might need something to serve along side the lasagna!. Since we are having a salad, that covers the veggie!. Would something else be good with the main course!? Thanks!Www@FoodAQ@Com

I think that you have plenty of food! Sounds perfect!. I think if you added something else it might be too much!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Unless you have a lot of vegetables in the lasagna, the salad won't be an adequate serving of vegetables if you're going by current dietary guidelines which recommend 8 to 9 fruit/vegetable servings per day!. I'd add a side of escarole sauteed with garlic, some crushed red pepper and a bit of olive oil (a VERY italian dish) to be served with the lasagna after the salad first course!.

The pasta in the lasagna is enough carbs so personally, I wouldn't serve bread!.

I'd keep the either cake or the ice cream, not both, and top with a fresh fruit sauce (like blueberries or strawberries) to get in one more serving of fruit!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Vegetables are a good side!. Try zucchini and spinach that's good together!. You can also try an appetizer something simple yet fulfilling!. You would saute the spinach in black pepper and lemon with a half glove of garlic for about 15 min!. The zucchini you'd saute until the peel is softened!. Inexpensive and delicious!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Salad was always the side for me!. Lasagna has everything in it so its hard to have something on the side sounds like you have plenty I always serve salad and bread sticks with mine!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Your Menu is plenty!. The only thing I might suggest is that you might want to have some spaghetti that is separate for folks that might have cheese or dairy issues!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Your menu seems thorough!. What you have listed seems to cover all bases!. I would have suggested garlic bread, but you already had that!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You may want to think about making a vegetable lasagna with a white sauce base as well as a traditional marinara lasagna, some folks have problems with tomatoes!
otherwise sounds awesome!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Maybe something easy like cheese cubes with the fancy toothpicks or minced meat cut in little circles!. If I were eating that meal I might want something crunchy to go along with it!.

Hope this will help!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Garlic mashed potatoes!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

that's fine and filling!. before i read your details i was going to say salad and garlic bread!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Broccoli or spinach maybe asparagusWww@FoodAQ@Com

Sounds like you have it covered, makes me hungry just thinking about it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You don't really need any more starches, so you could always add a citrus fruit salad!.!.!. or an antipasto platter !.!.!. or Caprese saladWww@FoodAQ@Com

zuccini goes really good with lasagna as a side dish, maybe saute with olive oil and butterWww@FoodAQ@Com

I serve green beans with mine, what you have sounds delicious can I come for dinner too please!?!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Garlic bread!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Perhaps a soup if it cold out!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

parmesan chickenWww@FoodAQ@Com

That is plenty! Sounds good!Www@FoodAQ@Com

salad is a great side for itWww@FoodAQ@Com

salad or breadWww@FoodAQ@Com

bread sticks with marinara sauce or cheese breadWww@FoodAQ@Com

green beans :-)Www@FoodAQ@Com

chicken pot pieWww@FoodAQ@Com

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