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Grains Side Dish Recipes

Looking for grains side dish recipes? Find delicious grains side dish recipes including whole grain side dishes and many more grains side dish recipes.

Three-Grain Pilaf

Three-Grain Pilaf

Three-Grain Pilaf

This an old family recipe that everyone still looks forward to. The satisfying combination of brown rice, pearl barley and bulgur makes this tasty side dish special enough for company. -Mary Knudson of Bermuda Dunes, California

Cheesy Garlic Grits

Cheesy Garlic Grits

Cheesy Garlic Grits

This recipe is the perfect side dish for brunch. The grits are so smooth and creamy and have so much flavor from the cheese and garlic.—Rose Tuttle, Oviedo, Florida

Spicy Beans 'n' Rice

Spicy Beans 'n' Rice

Spicy Beans 'n' Rice

Savory Cajun flavor zips up this quick skillet dish that's loaded with beans, tomatoes, rice and seasonings. "It's delicious served with corn bread muffins," notes Ranae Jones from Fort Rucker, Alabama.
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Millet-Stuffed Red Peppers

Millet-Stuffed Red Peppers

Millet-Stuffed Red Peppers

Tired of tuna-filled tomatoes and stuffed green peppers? Try the vibrant alternative sent in by Kitty Jones of Chicago, Illinois. The out-of-the-ordinary filling is made with millet.

Great Grain Pilaf

Great Grain Pilaf

Great Grain Pilaf

Bored with boiled rice? Try this fun pilaf from Joyce Graves of Sterling Heights, Michigan. "This pilaf is mild tasting and a great way to include fiber in your diet," writes Joyce. "Because I like experimenting with different grains, I buy at a bulk food store. Being able to purchase just the amount you need for a recipe is a real advantage."

Bulgur with Pine Nuts

Bulgur with Pine Nuts

Bulgur with Pine Nuts

Bulgur wheat is a light nutty grain and can be found in the natural food section of your local grocery store.

Curried Barley with Raisins

Curried Barley with Raisins

Curried Barley with Raisins

Besides being frugal, this side dish from our test kitchen is fast. That's because it calls for quick-cooking barley, which only takes 10-12 minutes to prepare.

Baked Barley and Wild Rice

Baked Barley and Wild Rice

Baked Barley and Wild Rice

“We eat many whole grain dishes, but this is our favorite.” Not only is it heartwarming and flavorful, it also delivers 4 g of fiber per serving. Edna Woodard - Fredericksburg, Texas

Hominy with Peppers

Hominy with Peppers

Hominy with Peppers

“This is one of my family’s favorite sides. My mother-in-law hated to eat light, but she would devour this when I served it.” Anna Breeding - Marion, OH

Parsley Tabbouleh

Parsley Tabbouleh

Parsley Tabbouleh

“This dish is so good and good for you that I have a special place in my flower garden for mint and parsley plants,” notes Marion Cosgrove of Fergus Falls, Minnesota. “It’s best after it’s chilled overnight.” —Marion Cosgrove, Kearney, Nebraska

Vegetable Barley Bake

Vegetable Barley Bake

Vegetable Barley Bake

Forget the potatoes and rice, and consider this change-of-pace dinner accompaniment from Shirley Doyle. The Mt. Prospect, Illinois reader relies on wholesome barley for the heart-smart dish that complements most any main course.
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