What to Eat with Naan Bread


Naan bread is a delicious flat bread that can be eaten with a variety of foods. We’ll give you our top 12 ideas of what to eat with naan bread, as well as recipes to go with each one. Enjoy!

naan bread on a white plate
naan bread on a white plate

What is Naan Bread?

Naan bread is a flat bread that was traditionally served with curry or Indian dishes and used to sop up any sauce left in the bowl.

Currently, naan bread can be served with a variety of meals, it works well as a side, snack, as a base for a pizza, or as an appetizer with various toppings.

Is Naan Bread Healthy?

Eating everything in moderation is a good thing. If you don’t have dietary restrictions for the ingredients that make up naan bread, then it is likely fine to eat it.

However, the type of flour that you choose to use to make it as well as the toppings that you use for it will help determine just how healthy it is.

What Goes Well with Naan Bread?

Below are our top 12 ideas for what to eat with naan bread. And let us just say, you’ll not be disappointed.

Chicken Florentine Soup

Chicken Florentine Soup cover
Chicken Florentine Soup

Our Chicken Florentine Soup is easy to make, and it tastes fabulous. The soup recipe is a cream-based soup that features chicken, spinach, and a variety of seasonings and vegetables that can be included as well. It’s a favorite among recipes with naan bread.

This is a delicious recipe that can be prepared quickly and fully enjoyed. 

Smoked Spatchcock Chicken

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smoked spatchcock chicken

Smoked spatchcock chicken is an easy and delicious meal that provides you with a perfectly cooked chicken, that is tender and juicy, to perfection.

It tastes so good; it’s a recommendation of what to eat with naan. It can be ready in a matter of hours and allows you to enjoy a delicious meal with very little kitchen cleanup.

Smoked Cream Cheese Dip

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smoked cream cheese dip

Smoked Cream Cheese Dip is very easy to make, can be prepared in a variety of ways, and is great for so many occasions. Making smoked cream cheese dip can be one of the most convenient meals with naan bread.

This is one recipe that requires little effort to make but tastes delicious to enjoy. Be sure to try out our easy recipe below!

Chick fil A Chicken Noodle Soup

chicken noodle soup chick fil a recipe
chicken noodle soup chick fil a recipe

If you’re searching for the best Chick fil A Chicken Noodle Soup recipe copycat, we’ve got you covered.

This soup tastes like the restaurant version which hits the spot as the perfect comfort food or anytime dish.  You’ll not be disappointed when choosing this as your solution for what to serve with naan bread.

Easy Chicken Fajita Casserole

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chicken fajita casserole

What can i make with naan bread? If you love chicken fajitas, then you’re going to love this recipe because it is just like enjoying classic chicken fajitas only in casserole form making it even easier to prepare.

Of course, as always you can mix things up, such as the beauty of making your own homemade food, and add any desired ingredients that you like, or skip other ingredients that you don’t like. 

German Goulash Recipe

hearty german goulash recipe

Hearty German Goulash Recipe is a one pot rustic dish that is filling, delicious, and aromatic as it cooks. It’s the perfect comfort food for a cold day and what to do with naan, a Rindersaftgulasch to look forward to.

Chicken Over Rice with White Sauce

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chicken, rice, and white sauce

This wonderfully delicious recipe recreates a similar version to a New York City favorite of Halal cart style chicken and rice with white sauce.

The marinated and perfectly seasoned chicken is tasty along with the flavorful rice and creamy white sauce.  Add all the garnishes, and you’ll have a meal of chicken over rice with white sauce that you’ll want to make again and again. It’s the perfect solution for what to eat with garlic naan.

Smoked Baked Beans

Smoked Baked Beans
smoked baked beans

Smoked baked beans are an easy and fabulous testing side dish. Simply prepare your smoked baked beans and then add them to your smoker along with the smoked meat, then enjoy a delicious smoked meal!

These beans are so good you have got to try them as one of your next naan dinner ideas! 

Outback Steakhouse Three Cheese Steak Dip

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three cheese steak dip

Outback Steakhouse Three Cheese Steak Dip Copycat recipe is made to taste like the real thing. It’s rich and creamy and is packed with sautéed onions and peppers.

It uses three kinds of cheese which adds to the dimension of wonderful flavor. We even like to use it as one of our naan bread toppings.

Fried Cobb Salad Zaxby’s Copycat Recipe

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fried cobb salad

What goes well with naan bread? Why not whip up a fried Cobb Salad Zaxby’s copycat recipe is made on a bed of mixed greens, with tomatoes, cucumbers, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, as well as cheddar and Jack cheeses.

And don’t forget the chicken. Chicken is of course one of the main features of the salad. Serve with our favorite dressing of choice.

Amazing Walking Taco Casserole with Enchilada Sauce

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walking taco casserole

How to serve naan bread? We recommend baked walking taco casserole recipe with enchilada sauce is a delicious variation to the original walking taco.

Instead of having a walking taco that feeds only individuals, a walking taco casserole is a very easy dish to prepare, they can feed a large group.

Best Homemade Chicken Tocino Recipe

chicken tocino recipe with green onions
chicken tocino

What goes well with naan? Enjoy our wonderfully sweet, savory and juicy Chicken Tocino Recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

It’s made with pineapple juice, brown sugar, garlic powder, ketchup, and oyster sauce. Chicken Tocino recipe is a perfectly delicious authentic Filipino meal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Following are frequently asked questions that relate to what to eat with naan bread. If you have a question that’s not answered here, feel free to drop it to us in the comments box bellow and we’ll be happy to answer it.

What do you put on naan bread?

Our favorite thing to put on naan bread is some melted butter with sauteed minced garlic. Brush it on the warm naan bread and serve immediately. It makes a delicious dish.

What are the best naan bread toppings?

There are so many options for naan bread toppings. In fact, we like to think that the sky’s the limit. Here are some ideas. What are your favorite toppings?

Melted butter
Olive oil
Sautéed garlic
Parmesan cheese
Mozzarella cheese
Pizza sauce
Vegetable curries
Chopped green onions
Sun dried tomatoes
Sautéed green peppers
…and more

Other Ideas:

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Does hummus need to be refrigerated?
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Sarah is known for her extra fancy yeast breads, melt in your mouth pies, and everything salads. She has won awards as a home cook, and is passionate about helping others feel smarter in the kitchen. Sarah is the cooking genius of the sister duo.

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