Vegetable Side Dishes

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Pumpkin & Cauliflower Garlic Mash

I wanted healthy version of my family’s favorite recipes. Pumpkin, cauliflower and thyme make an amazing dish. You’ll never miss those plain old mashed potatoes. Kari Wheaton, South Beloit, Illinois
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More Vegetable Side Dishes

Zucchini 'n' Corn Saute

Zucchini 'n' Corn Saute

Zucchini 'n' Corn Saute

Laramie, Wyoming’s Vera Reid uses corn and peppers to add color and nutrition to this veggie side dish. “It’s so fresh and appealing and complements any meal,” she says.

Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Casserole

Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Casserole

Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Casserole

I am always looking for ways to use our abundant sweet potatoes. This casserole recipe is my own creation that I have made many times. I take it to family potlucks; it never fails to bring compliments! —Kathy Rairigh, Milford, Indiana

Pumpkin & Cauliflower Garlic Mash

Pumpkin & Cauliflower Garlic Mash

Pumpkin & Cauliflower Garlic Mash

I wanted healthy version of my family’s favorite recipes. Pumpkin, cauliflower and thyme make an amazing dish. You’ll never miss those plain old mashed potatoes. Kari Wheaton, South Beloit, Illinois

Vegetable Stir-Fry

Vegetable Stir-Fry

Vegetable Stir-Fry

This flavorful dish comes together in less than 10 minutes and is so aromatic that mouths will be watering from rooms away. Kelly Graham - Niagara Falls, Ontario

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Balsamic vinegar's sweet-tart flavor enhances roasted broccoli spears seasoned with garlic. You can conveniently pop this dish into the oven while a beef roast or turkey is resting.—Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan

Company Green Beans

Company Green Beans

Company Green Beans

Top off these green beans with onion rings or toasted bread crumbs for an even fancier side dish.—Rhonda Hogan, Eugene, Oregon

Pork Chop Potato Bake

Pork Chop Potato Bake

Pork Chop Potato Bake

Folks who sample my cooking tease me and say I should open a restaurant. But I'm more than happy just cooking comforting meals like this for family and friends.

Fresh Vegetable Casserole

Fresh Vegetable Casserole

Fresh Vegetable Casserole

I made this recently for a potluck supper at our church. I started with an old recipe a friend had given me and added a few things here and there.

Cauliflower with Almonds

Cauliflower with Almonds

Cauliflower with Almonds

"THIS WAS MOTHER'S favorite vegetable dish for Thanksgiving dinner because it was so showy. The huge head of cauliflower was presented whole, covered with cheese sauce. The green beans surrounding it gave the dish a bright, festive look."

German-Style Cabbage and Beans

German-Style Cabbage and Beans

German-Style Cabbage and Beans

This is one of my greatest hits as a potluck dish at church suppers. If you use some red cabbage, it will have very festive colors, light pink with green. It looks so pretty.—Winifred Winch, Wetmore, Michigan

Pea Pods and Peppers

Pea Pods and Peppers

Pea Pods and Peppers

This recipe makes an easy, yet well-flavored side that goes well with a variety of main courses. “I make this about once a month. It’s a modification on a recipe I found in a cookbook." Cassie Conrad - Prescott Valley, AZ

Sweet-Sour Kidney Beans

Sweet-Sour Kidney Beans

Sweet-Sour Kidney Beans

"You can substitute a variety of beans—such as soybeans, pinto or navy beans—in this versatile dish," suggests Elizabeth Bowen of Harbor Beach, Michigan. "It's a healthy and tasty alternative to sweet-and-sour pork or chicken," she adds. "I like to serve it over brown rice."

Spiced Carrot Strips

Spiced Carrot Strips

Spiced Carrot Strips

Carrots are readily available year-round, but their beautiful harvest color is perfect this time of year. These lightly sweet strips get unique flavor from cinnamon, which enhances the fresh carrot taste. Give this special yet simple side dish a try! -Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington

Zesty Buttered Peas

Zesty Buttered Peas

Zesty Buttered Peas

I came up with this recipe one day when I wanted to add some "zip" to plain peas. This recipe did the trick! Everyone commented on the great flavor and festive color.
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