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Side Dishes for Two

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Crispy Potato Pancakes

Crispy Potato Pancakes

Crispy Potato Pancakes

Here's a potato pancake that doesn't take much time to make and is just right for two people. Weekends become our time to relax and enjoy life, and this is one of our favorite treats. -Nancy Salinas, Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets

Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets

Sesame-Soy Broccoli Florets

“We love to eat healthy, and this recipe has an Asian flare with a touch of sweetness that’s sure to satisfy even those who turn up their noses at broccoli,” says Marianne Bauman of Modesto, California.

Greek-Style Green Beans

Greek-Style Green Beans

Greek-Style Green Beans

I was captivated by this recipe since I'm both Italian and Greek. It has a decidedly Mediterranean flair. - Michele Scharf Lindenhurst, New York
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Splash-of-Color Skillet

Splash-of-Color Skillet

Splash-of-Color Skillet

My husband often volunteers to take meals to folks just home from the hospital or during family emergencies. Because so many people like carrots, I look for new ways to serve them. - Laurie Diggins West Chester, Pennsylvania

Old-Country Sauerkraut 'N' Ribs

Old-Country Sauerkraut 'N' Ribs

Old-Country Sauerkraut 'N' Ribs

This simple one-pan dish is a complete meal and takes little time to prepare . Whenever I served this to my family I felt they were getting a hearty meal. It became a favorite. -Helen Wentz North Fort Myers, Florida

Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Crisp asparagus is topped with soy sauce and sesame seeds in this delightful dish our Test Kitchen shares.

Mozzarella Potato Skillet

Mozzarella Potato Skillet

Mozzarella Potato Skillet

please mention in romance: this is a great way to use up leftover baked potatoes

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Our home economists cut down this pretty pasta recipe with peppers and lemon from Jolinda Whittle of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania for two to enjoy.

Parmesan Rice Pilaf

Parmesan Rice Pilaf

Parmesan Rice Pilaf

MY Mom found this recipe in a local newspaper years ago and it has been one of our favorite side dishes for a long time. The original recipe was a little bland, so I have doctored it up a little. Sometimes I make more than I need for one meal so I can have leftovers.

Sesame Steamed Zucchini

Sesame Steamed Zucchini

Sesame Steamed Zucchini

Here’s a super-simple way to dress up zucchini from Wanda Penton of Franklinton, Louisiana. Asian flavor and sesame seed crunch make this side dish a treat to eat! Tip Idea: Yellow summer squash could be substituted for some of the zucchini.

Couscous-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Our Test Kitchen combined this popular winter squash with couscous, cherries, walnuts and seasonings and served it in the shell. Even kids will like this flavorful and filling dish.
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