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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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Mom always said “eat your carrots, help your eyes.” Rich in beta-Carotene, carrots not only support health but also taste amazing when roasted and tossed with Parmesan. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Honey-Lemon Asparagus

Honey-Lemon Asparagus

Honey-Lemon Asparagus

Everyone who tastes my glazed asparagus takes more, so I double the recipe. For another option, try root veggies like turnip and parsnip in this honeyed side. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

Roasted Parmesan Carrots

Roasted Parmesan Carrots

Roasted Parmesan Carrots

Mom always said “eat your carrots, help your eyes.” Rich in beta-Carotene, carrots not only support health but also taste amazing when roasted and tossed with Parmesan. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. Using pattypan squash is a creative twist. —Kaycee Mason, Siloam Springs, AR

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic

When we have company, these sprouts are my go-to side dish because they look and taste fantastic. Fancy them up a notch with pancetta instead of bacon. —Mandy Rivers, Lexington, SC

Dutch Apple Honey Noodle Kugel

Dutch Apple Honey Noodle Kugel

Dutch Apple Honey Noodle Kugel

Your kids will love this great take on a classic recipe! Recipe provided by Eggland's Best®.

Lemon-Studded Artichokes

Lemon-Studded Artichokes

Lemon-Studded Artichokes

For a change-of-pace side dish or appetizer, microwave some artichokes. Lorraine Galazyk of South Surrey, British Columbia flavors them with lemon slices and garlic butter, which is great for dipping.
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Celery Mushroom Rice Medley

Celery Mushroom Rice Medley

Celery Mushroom Rice Medley

WHEN MY MENU features poultry, I reach for this side dish recipe with its subtle sage flavor. The zesty onion and crunchy celery make a superb combination, and it's easy to make. -Estelle Stimel, Conway, Arkansas

Southern Green Beans with Apricots

Southern Green Beans with Apricots

Southern Green Beans with Apricots

Green beans and apricots have become a family tradition. Enhanced with balsamic vinegar, the flavors will make your taste buds pop. —Ashley Davis, Easley, South Carolina

Hearty Maple Beans

Hearty Maple Beans

Hearty Maple Beans

"I modified this recipe to suit my family's taste," notes Marge Glassic from Easton, Pennsylvania. "It's a great side dish for a backyard barbecue with hamburgers and hot dogs. It can be made in advance and kept warm in a slow cooked for hours without losing any flavor."

Sassy Blue Cheese Potato Topper

Sassy Blue Cheese Potato Topper

Sassy Blue Cheese Potato Topper

This topper works great on a spud or even as a dip. This blue cheese spread with a twist will be gobbled up quickly! Ronald James Bishop Ridgefield, Washington

Savory String Beans

Savory String Beans

Savory String Beans

I LOVE making this dish when I can pick the beans right out of the garden and put them into the pot. The fresh taste is unbeatable. I've also made it with beans purchased at the store. Either way, you'll find this recipe a winner. There's no need for any extra seasonings at the table. -Ina Reed, Kingman, Arizona

Nutty Wild Rice

Nutty Wild Rice

Nutty Wild Rice

You'll go nuts for this wild side dish and its hearty crunch. Served warm, this rice packs a zesty bite. Heather Webb, Channelview, Texas

Garden Green Beans

Garden Green Beans

Garden Green Beans

Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida uses garlic and Italian seasoning to dress up green beans straight from the garden. "This fast flavorful side dish is frequently on the menu for special occasions," she relates.



Golden Mashed Potatoes

Golden Mashed Potatoes

Golden Mashed Potatoes

Meet the Cook: When there's no gravy with the meat, this is great to serve in place of regularly mashed potatoes. I make it often to take to picnics and church socials. My husband even made it for his family's reunion one year when I couldn't go! We have a grown son, a 17-year-old son and a 12-year-old daughter. -Cindy Stith, Wickliffe, Kentucky

Squash and Pepper Skillet

Squash and Pepper Skillet

Squash and Pepper Skillet

Mom knew how to get us to eat our vegetables - she'd serve this colorful blend of fresh zucchini, summer squash and peppers! It's tasty enough to please the whole family and makes a wonderful potluck addition. -Gina Mueller, Converse, Texas

Squash Rings with Green Beans

Squash Rings with Green Beans

Squash Rings with Green Beans

I wanted to make a colorful vegetable for Christmas dinner one year and came up with this combination. It was a big hit with our guests. Even my nephew, who attended culinary school, was impressed! -Joan Sieck, Rensselaer, New York

Pecan-Corn Bread Dressing

Pecan-Corn Bread Dressing

Pecan-Corn Bread Dressing

Plenty of pecans and bacon give this stuffing a unique flavor— while using a packaged mix cuts down on the preparation time.
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