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Mexican Side Dishes

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Potluck Red Beans and Rice

Potluck Red Beans and Rice

Potluck Red Beans and Rice

This recipe originated from my sister-in-law, but I changed it around a bit to suit the tastes of my family. I chop and freeze garden peppers in individual packets so they're ready any time I want them.—Marcia Salisbury, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Spicy Rice Casserole

Spicy Rice Casserole

Spicy Rice Casserole

Here's a recipe that makes a terrific side dish, but I also serve it as a main dish along with corn bread. Make ahead, the casserole is easy to reheat in the microwave when you arrive at your potluck meal. —Debbie Jones, California, Maryland

Kathy's Herbed Corn

Kathy's Herbed Corn

Kathy's Herbed Corn

My husband and I agreed that the original recipe for this corn needed a little jazzing up, so I added the thyme and cayenne pepper to suit our tastes. Now fresh summer corn makes a regular appearance on our grill. —Kathy VonKorff, North College Hill, Ohio
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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

You'll find my Spanish Rice is so much better than any boxed variety found in grocery stores. Best of all, it can be prepared in about the same time as those so-called convenience foods using items found in your pantry.—Anne Yaeger, Washington DC, Washington

Festive Green Beans

Festive Green Beans

Festive Green Beans

This recipe can't be beat for a vegetable dish that sports the colors of the season and gets people coming back for seconds. This is a side dish my whole family enjoys. It is made with Mexican-style stewed tomatoes or salsa, it has zip.—Frances Janssen, Canyon Lake, Texas

Spicy Hash Browns

Spicy Hash Browns

Spicy Hash Browns

These easy hash browns really rise to the occasion at any breakfast gathering. They're group-approved specialties that are guaranteed to please.—Mike Marratzo, Florence, Alabama

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

This recipe is a zippy, flavorful south-of-the-border side dish. My family always requests this rice when I'm making a Mexican dinner.—Pattie Hess, Grabill, Indiana

Molasses Baked Beans

Molasses Baked Beans

Molasses Baked Beans

These hearty from-scratch baked beans taste like they were simmered over an open fire. Their sweet and zippy flavor is as big as the great outdoors. No matter what kind of meal you're "rustling up", this satisfying side dish is certain to please. -Sandra Thorn, Sonora, California

Zesty Tomatoes

Zesty Tomatoes

Zesty Tomatoes

I love having pints of these spicy tomatoes in the freezer to use in place of canned stewed tomatoes with green chilies in my favorite recipes. Beside, home-grown is always much better than store-bought.—Cathy Hardin, Santa Monica, California

Zucchini Santa Fe

Zucchini Santa Fe

Zucchini Santa Fe

Chopped green chilies give this summer side dish lots of zip - a popular flavor around Mom's Arizona home. It's a tasty way to use up a bounty of garden vegetables. -Karen Wingate, Coldwater, Kansas

Hominy Casserole

Hominy Casserole

Hominy Casserole

I love hominy so I made a casserole featuring it. It is easy to make and I love serving it as a side dish.—Marion Thurman, Crossett, Arkansas
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