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Side Dish Recipes

Discover the perfect accompaniment for your next meal with these delicious side dishes. Find potato, rice and vegetable side dishes as well as side dishes for chicken, fish, steak, ham and more. Browse the best recipes for easy and healthy side dishes.

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31 Ways to Love Roasted Veggies

31 Ways to Love Roasted Veggies

31 Ways to Love Roasted Veggies

It's amazing what a little time in the oven can do to simple vegetables. A little roasting goes a long way to bring out the natural sweetness in veggies, while keeping them crisp on the outside and soft inside. These easy recipes for stunning roasted vegetables like curry cauliflower, rosemary carrots and lemony asparagus make any dinner feel so much more special.

Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding

The pleasing flavor of this golden corn pudding side dish makes it real comfort food. And because the recipe calls for a packaged corn mix, it’s easy to prepare. —P. Lauren Fay-Neri, Syracuse, New York

Simple Au Gratin Potatoes

Simple Au Gratin Potatoes

Simple Au Gratin Potatoes

These cheesy potatoes are always welcome at our dinner table, and they're so simple to make. A perfect complement to ham, this homey side dish also goes well with pork, chicken and other entrees. -Cris O'Brien, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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62 Christmas Potluck Sides for 12 or More

62 Christmas Potluck Sides for 12 or More

62 Christmas Potluck Sides for 12 or More

From creamy make-ahead mashed potatoes to apple and walnut salad, these side dish recipes will be a hit on the holiday buffet. They make enough to feed a crowd, but they’re so good you’ll have nothing left but the empty dish!

Creamy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Creamy make-ahead mashed potatoes get even better when topped with a savory trio of cheese, onions and bacon. —JoAnn Koerkenmeier, Damiansville, Illinois

Zucchini Parmesan

Zucchini Parmesan

Zucchini Parmesan

You'll knock their socks off with this easy-to-prep side dish that's absolutely delicious. My favorite time to make it is when the zucchini is fresh out of the garden. —Sandi Guettler, Bay City, Michigan

Potluck Macaroni and Cheese

Potluck Macaroni and Cheese

Potluck Macaroni and Cheese

This is a great way to make America's most popular comfort food. The dish turns out cheesy, rich and creamy. —Jennifer Babcock, Chicopee, Massachusetts

Mom's Sweet Potato Bake

Mom's Sweet Potato Bake

Mom's Sweet Potato Bake

Mom loves sweet potatoes and fixed them often in this creamy, comforting casserole. With its nutty topping, this side dish could almost serve as a dessert. It's a yummy treat! —Sandi Pichon, Memphis, Tennessee

31 Irresistible Veggie Sides

31 Irresistible Veggie Sides

31 Irresistible Veggie Sides

Get ready for your after-dinner happy dance. Thanks to these easy-to-love vegetable side dishes, everybody—yes, everybody—at the table will be full-fledged members of your family's Clean Plate Club.

Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

These creamy garlic mashed potatoes are so good, you can serve them plain—no butter or gravy is needed. This is the only way we prepare mashed potatoes. —Valerie Mitchell, Olathe, Kansas



19 Side Dishes Made in a 13x9 Pan

19 Side Dishes Made in a 13x9 Pan

19 Side Dishes Made in a 13x9 Pan

Great for holiday meals, potlucks or family dinners, bake popular side dishes like mashed potatoes, veggie casseroles, stuffing and more recipes in a 13x9 pan.

Oven Fries

Oven Fries

Oven Fries

I jazz up my fries with paprika and garlic powder. Something about the combination of spices packs a heck of a punch. Everyone loves them—we even enjoy the leftovers cold! —Heather Byers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Parmesan Baked Potatoes

Parmesan Baked Potatoes

Parmesan Baked Potatoes

It always amazed me that this simple recipe could make potatoes taste so good. Mom liked to make them for Easter because they were more special than ordinary baked potatoes. —Ruth Seitz, Columbus Junction, Iowa

Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Casserole

“Everybody who has tried this side dish absolutely raves about it,” reports Elaine Hubbard of Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania. “People who don’t even like broccoli beg me to make it.”

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Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Oven-Dried Tomatoes

We owned an organic greenhouse and business that included classes. I had 100 tomato varieties to work with, so I started oven-drying them and taught my students, too. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Twice-Baked Red Potatoes

Twice-Baked Red Potatoes

Twice-Baked Red Potatoes

Before my baby was born, I was in nesting mode and made lots of freezable recipes like these creamy red potatoes. The yogurt is a healthy swap for sour cream. —Valerie Cox, Secretary, Maryland
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