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Side Dish Recipes For Two

Looking for side dish recipes for two? Find side dish recipes for two including easy side dishes, vegetable side dishes, and more side dish recipes for two from the cooking for two magazine.

Mini Green Bean Casserole

Mini Green Bean Casserole

Mini Green Bean Casserole

This green bean casserole is appealing because it's lighter than those with a cream sauce. The french-fried onions adds a delicious crunch. -Mrs. Bert Benson, Park Rapids, Minnesota

Herbed New Potatoes

Herbed New Potatoes

Herbed New Potatoes

"I make these potatoes often for my husband and me. They're easy to prepare and have a nice dill flavor," writes Vi Neiding of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "We eagerly await the start of farmers market season to get garden-fresh new potatoes."

Cubed Parmesan Potatoes

Cubed Parmesan Potatoes

Cubed Parmesan Potatoes

I created this potato dish myself. I often cook according to what I have on hand, so the ingredients are staples. This dish is easy to prepare and compatible with a variety of entrees. -Sarah Reinsch, Geneva, Nebraska
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Carrots with Honey Glaze

Carrots with Honey Glaze

Carrots with Honey Glaze

It takes just four ingredients to prepare this sweet side dish from Molly Mason of Denver, Colorado. Molly likes to serve the quick-to-fix recipe with fish, but it goes great with any entree.

Creamy Celery and Peas

Creamy Celery and Peas

Creamy Celery and Peas

Garden-variety peas really shine in this simple side dish shared by Evelyn Kennell of Roanoke, Illinois. Dressed up with sauteed celery and a creamy white sauce, the peas are a perfect way to round out a meaty main course.

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

We had an abundance of eggplant in our garden one year, so I was happy to find this recipe, especially since it was such a hit with my family. It's not hard to make, and the best part is it's perfect for two people. -Joyce Towles, Houston, Texas

Cheddar Zucchini Slices

Cheddar Zucchini Slices

Cheddar Zucchini Slices

The microwave makes this colorful and tasty side dish fast and simple to prepare. It's easy to adjust the quantity to serve any number of people. -Mrs. Bobby Tucker, Bethalto, Illinois

Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Here's an easy and attractive way to spruce up sweet potatoes for your Thanksgiving dinner. Field editor Billie Moss of El Sobrante, California coats the sweet potato wedges with a ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar sauce that's both sweet and spicy.

Green Bean Stir-Fry

Green Bean Stir-Fry

Green Bean Stir-Fry

Soy sauce and peanut butter flavor these crisp-tender beans. "They're a nice change from the usual green bean salads and casseroles," says Robin Joss from Ashburn, Virginia. "With a sesame seed crunch, this dish always wows guests and brings plenty of recipe requests."

Honey-Mustard Sprouts

Honey-Mustard Sprouts

Honey-Mustard Sprouts

"I like to make these special brussels sprouts when I need a fast dressed-up vegetable side dish," writes Karen Haen of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. "The recipe is sized perfectly for a dinner for my husband, Gene, and me. And it's easy to triple when we're expecting guests."

Raspberry-Pecan Dressing

Raspberry-Pecan Dressing

Raspberry-Pecan Dressing

Stuffing isn't just for company, as Beverly Coyde of Gasport, New York proves with her deliciously downsized recipe for dressing. With its sweet raspberry flavor and pecan-packed crunch, this dish is perfect for pairing up with pork or poultry.
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