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Simple Side Dishes

Find simple side dish recipes from our Simple and Delicious Magazine. Get easy to make, simple side dish recipes featured in our publication.

Two-Tomato Pasta

Two-Tomato Pasta

Two-Tomato Pasta

Plum and cherry tomatoes are put to delicious use in this breezy pasta combination. “This is my favorite summer pasta dish with fresh tomatoes,” Mary Ann Hansen says from St. Cloud, Minnesota. “It’s speedy and slightly creamy and makes very simple fare with grilled meat.”

Veggie Stir-Fry

Veggie Stir-Fry

Veggie Stir-Fry

Valerie Belley of St. Louis, Missouri stir-fries a medley of six vegetables to create this colorful side dish for two that she serves on a bed of rice. "It's hard to believe to beat this elegant dish.

Peas and Celery

Peas and Celery

Peas and Celery

"This recipe came with the first microwave we purchased, in the early '80's, and was one of the first vegetable recipes I tried," recalls Phyllis Groves of Ukiah, California. "I loved the results and still prepare this side dish often."
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Cranberry Couscous

Cranberry Couscous

Cranberry Couscous

Although it looks like a grain, couscous is actually a type of pasta. The couscous pellets cook very quickly due to their small size. You’ll find it near the Middle Eastern or Mediterranean foods.

Confetti Mashed Potatoes

Confetti Mashed Potatoes

Confetti Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes make a beautiful side dish for any meal. Onion, peppers and cheese add color and flavor to the potatoes. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma

Dilled Green Beans

Dilled Green Beans

Dilled Green Beans

"I serve this dish quite often," Nella says. "It tastes delicious with just about any meal, and it can easily be reheated in the microwave."

Parmesan Couscous

Parmesan Couscous

Parmesan Couscous

This tasty side dish is whipped up in just 10 minutes on the stovetop. It has a hit of garlic and pretty color from green onion and pimientos.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Vegetable Curried Rice

Vegetable Curried Rice

Vegetable Curried Rice

“I’ve served this rice recipe to family and guests often and always receive high praise,” writes Frances Easton from Warrenton, Virginia. With its mild curry flavor, this colorful side could complement a variety of main dishes. FRANCES’ TIP: “This is an easy recipe to double for family get-togethers or potlucks.”

Broccoli Roll-Ups

Broccoli Roll-Ups

Broccoli Roll-Ups

You'll need just three ingredients to make this recipe. Broccoli spears and American cheese are wrapped in convenient crescent roll dough to create the savory baked bites.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Baked Potatoes with Topping

Baked Potatoes with Topping

Baked Potatoes with Topping

In Defuniak Springs, Florida, Alice DePauw jazzes up baked potatoes with this rich topping. “It’s easy, fast and everyone really enjoys it,” she notes. “It makes potatoes a little more special. For added zip, I use Miracle Whip instead of mayonnaise.”

Creamy Tortellini

Creamy Tortellini

Creamy Tortellini

An envelope of vegetable soup mix lends flavor to the simple cream sauce that coats this rich pasta entree. I like to garnish it with additional mozzarella cheese and parsley.
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