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Father's Day Side Dishes

Make him memorable sides with these recipes for stuffed potatoes, grilled corn, grilled veggies and more.

Pesto-Corn Grilled Peppers

Pesto-Corn Grilled Peppers

Pesto-Corn Grilled Peppers

We grill almost daily and enjoy using fresh produce from our garden. These pepper halves filled with a basil-seasoned corn mixture is my husband's favorite recipe. —Rachael Marrier, Star Prairie, Wisconsin

Grilled Greek-Style Zucchini

Grilled Greek-Style Zucchini

Grilled Greek-Style Zucchini

"I made this dish for my Women's Health Initiative Group at our local university, and everyone just loved it," informs Betty Washburn of Reno, Nevada. "The grilled vegetables pick up a pleasantly mild flavor from the lemon juice and herb seasonings."

Grilled Onion Potatoes

Grilled Onion Potatoes

Grilled Onion Potatoes

"When we were growing up, my mother often fixed these potatoes when we grilled outdoors," recalls Janet Gioia of Broadalbin, New York. The tasty treatment requires just a few ingredients.
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Grilled Vegetable Medley

Grilled Vegetable Medley

Grilled Vegetable Medley

Susan Hase of Larsen, Wisconsin shares a hearty potato dish that's her no-fuss favorite. And because everything is wrapped in foil and cooked on the grill cleanup in a snap.

Colorful Grilled Veggies

Colorful Grilled Veggies

Colorful Grilled Veggies

"I put this combination together one day when trying to serve a side dish other than mushrooms in butter," recalls Susan Jesson of Oro Station, Ontario. "Everyone loves this pleasantly seasoned medley and asks for the recipe."

Grilled Veggie Mix

Grilled Veggie Mix

Grilled Veggie Mix

Living on this beautiful Canadian island, we often grill out, so we can eat while enjoying the scenery. This tempting veggie dish is the perfect accompaniment to any barbecue fare. To make the recipe even more satisfying, I often use my homegrown vegetables an herbs in the mix.

Special Grilled Veggies

Special Grilled Veggies

Special Grilled Veggies

"I fixed this colorful side dish on Father's Day one year and it has been requested many times since," says Kimberly Hennes-Skar of Minot, North Dakota. "It goes well with any grilled meat, chicken or seafood. It's easy to prepare but looks like you spent a lot of time on it."

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Honey

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Honey

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Honey

Sweet potato wedges are seasoned to please in this savory side dish from Gay Nel Nicholas of Henderson, Texas. "My husband and I love the sweet spuds any way they are cooked," she notes. "This recipe from a friend is not only different, it's delicious, too."

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

My mother and I love to eat vegetables the most flavorful way—grilled! Seasoned with fresh herbs, these colorful kabobs showcase the best of summer's bounty. —Susan Bourque of Danielson, Connecticut

Grilled Cherry Tomatoes

Grilled Cherry Tomatoes

Grilled Cherry Tomatoes

This tasty side dish is seasoned with herbs and butter. Just tuck the foil packet beside any meat you happen to be grilling.—Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado

Zippy Corn on the Cob

Zippy Corn on the Cob

Zippy Corn on the Cob

Dijon mustard and horseradish perk up this summertime favorite. You can prepare this sweet corn on the grill or in the oven. I can't remember where I found this recipe, but it's a real keeper! -Barb Sass, Burtin, Ohio
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