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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.

Sweet Onion Blossom

Sweet Onion Blossom

Sweet Onion Blossom

"Using fresh asparagus from my garden, I created this side dish for lunch one day...and was delighted by the unusual combination of colors and flavors," says Judy Stratton of Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota.

Rice with Mushrooms

Rice with Mushrooms

Rice with Mushrooms

Convenient canned mushrooms dress up chicken bouillon-flavored rice in this easy recipe from Anita Miller of Sartell, Minnesota. "I used to prepare this dish when we were first married," Anita notes. "Now that the kids are grown and we're retired, I'm using it again."

Parmesan Basil Spaghetti

Parmesan Basil Spaghetti

Parmesan Basil Spaghetti

This light and lemony pasta side dish is from Greenfield, Wisconsin's Sarah Briggs.
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Herbed Zucchini 'n' Carrots

Herbed Zucchini 'n' Carrots

Herbed Zucchini 'n' Carrots

Tamra Duncan, Centerton, Arkansas, shares this colorful blend of garden veggies.

Zesty Lemon Potatoes

Zesty Lemon Potatoes

Zesty Lemon Potatoes

"I created this recipe to go with fish, but it's also excellent with chicken and pork," shares Susan MacKenzie of Edwards, California. "The potatoes are good at room temperature or piping hot."

Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

"You'll find this delicious squash is a welcome change from plain vegetable side dishes," assures Karen Scaglione of Nanuet, New York. "It makes a great accompaniment to pork roast."

Baked Garlic Green Beans

Baked Garlic Green Beans

Baked Garlic Green Beans

This flavorful dish from Marilyn Farmer of Centerville, Utah dresses up frozen green beans with onion, cheese, bread crumbs and garlic. It’s easy enough to serve any day of the week.

Sweet Herbed Carrots

Sweet Herbed Carrots

Sweet Herbed Carrots

“The original recipe, which my mother acquired over 45 years ago, called for two bunches of small carrots so I had to guess how much to use. I eventually got the recipe amounts worked out to my liking,” says Beverly Christofferson of Sioux City, Iowa.

Baked Home-style Mashed Potatoes

Baked Home-style Mashed Potatoes

Baked Home-style Mashed Potatoes

These flavorful mashed potatoes provide a hearty accompaniment to any meat entree--a sure pleaser!

Stir-Fried Green Beans

Stir-Fried Green Beans

Stir-Fried Green Beans

In no time at all, Lapeer, Michigan's Heidi Wilcox stir-fries everyday green beans with garlic and a variety of herbs and spices for this well-seasoned side dish.

Couscous Pepper Cups

Couscous Pepper Cups

Couscous Pepper Cups

Couscous Pepper Cups in a recipe we often double so we have two to eat and two to freeze for another meal.
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