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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.

Broccoli-Potato Pancakes

Broccoli-Potato Pancakes

Broccoli-Potato Pancakes

I LOVE POTATOES prepared in any way. I came up with this recipe by combining two recipes for broccoli and potato "latkes". These are easy to prepare and make a delicious side dish. —Patricia Kile Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Creamed Spinach Casserole

Creamed Spinach Casserole

Creamed Spinach Casserole

THIS RECIPE comes from an old cookbook I received as a wedding gift in 1945. As they grew up, my children loved all vegetables, but they often requested spinach served this way. Through the years, it has remained a family favorite. —Jane Everett Pinehurst, North Carolina

Lemon-Basil Carrots

Lemon-Basil Carrots

Lemon-Basil Carrots

THIS IS one of my favorite ways to prepare carrots—simple but flavorful. I devised this recipe since we always seem to have carrots on hand, and the dish has drawn quite a few compliments. Sometimes I'll make extra and add them to my "soup jar" in the freezer—they make a great addition to a batch of homemade soup! —Donna Smith Palisade, Colorado
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Broiled Red Potatoes

Broiled Red Potatoes

Broiled Red Potatoes

MU HUSBAND is a typical "meat and potatoes" man. Tired of the usual mashed or baked potato treatment, I began to experiment in the kitchen, and this recipe is the result. Potatoes prepared this way go well with an omelet for breakfast or a steak for dinner. -Mary Favatella Becker, Mohnton, Pennsylvania

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

MY HUSBAND is the gardener in our family, and I love to create new recipes with the produce. This dish is the result of one of my efforts during an especially bountiful zucchini harvest. —Nettie Gornick Butler, Pennsylvania

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

I made this satisfying side dish often when I was single. Now I prepare it for my family. By adding fresh mushrooms, onion, butter and a little pepper, you can easily dress up ordinary green beans.—Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois

Baked Vidalia Onion

Baked Vidalia Onion

Baked Vidalia Onion

Served alongside a variety of fish and meat, this tender onion is a nice change of pace. Folks find it a fun and flavorful side dish.—Norma Durham, Rogersville, Tennessee

Cheesy Baked Onions

Cheesy Baked Onions

Cheesy Baked Onions

I FOUND this recipe in the newspaper many years ago. It has been a family favorite ever since. Since it goes well with any meat, it's a good "dish to pass" for family gatherings or potluck suppers. Someone will always ask "Who brought the onions?" -Louise Elliott, Gallipolis, Ohio

Baked Beans for Two

Baked Beans for Two

Baked Beans for Two

A few additional ingredients dress up canned beans. This recipe can be easily doubled.—Eldora Yoder, Versailles, Missouri

Chilly Dilly Carrots

Chilly Dilly Carrots

Chilly Dilly Carrots

WE'VE always taken advantage of the fresh produce we're fortunate to have almost year-round. I prepare carrots often, since they're so nutritious and versatile. This dish is one of my favorites. It can be prepared a few days ahead of time, so it's easy when you're planning to serve it for a special meal. -Lizzie Sartin, Brookhaven, Mississippi

Potato Pancakes For Two

Potato Pancakes For Two

Potato Pancakes For Two

Years ago, my grandson requested a special dish to be included in his class cookbook, and this is the recipe I gave him. It was his favorite whenever he ate at our house, so he was delighted. I often still serve it as a side dish - it's a good complement to any entree. -Ede Righetti, Hayward, California
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