Side Dishes

Discover the perfect accompaniment to your next meal with our guide to the best side dishes. We have dinner sides made from grains, veggies and much more.

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      Our Best Copycat Restaurant Side Dishes

      We’ll show you to make all of your favorite dinner sides at home—like copycat Boston Market mac and cheese, copycat KFC coleslaw, copycat Red Lobster biscuits and many more!

      Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

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      This dish is a crowd-pleaser with its creamy sauce, chunks of ham and potato slices. I always enjoyed it when...


      Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

      There are lots of ways to personalize this roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon recipe to your own tastes, but it...


      Chilled Asparagus with Basil Cream

      My family loves chilled asparagus. It's the perfect veggie to have on a warm night, or any night for that...


      Pesto Mashed Potatoes

      Rich and creamy mashed potatoes get a pop of flavor with a swirl of pesto just before serving. These Pesto...


      Savory Winter Squash Pie

      Instead of using frozen winter squash, you can roast butternut or acorn squash until tender and then mash it before...

      Thanksgiving Colcannon

      I discovered colcannon on St. Patrick's Day, as it is an Irish mashed potato dish. Months later I tweaked the...


      Vegetable Tian

      This colorful, hearty and delicious Vegetable Tian originated in Provence, France. A mandoline makes easy work of slicing all the...


      Creamy Celery Root and Pearl Onions

      For several years I made creamed onions for Thanksgiving, but I wanted to change the recipe. I decided to add...


      Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

      This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...

      Sweet Potato Pilaf

      The combination of sweet potatoes, bacon, asparagus and kale makes this simple Sweet Potato Kale Pilaf taste amazing! To save...


      Butternut Squash Jumble

      This dish was a huge hit at Thanksgiving. It's a unique side that still feels traditional. I like Gorgonzola for...


      Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

      These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and...


      Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

      This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana


      Air-Fryer Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

      My grandma always grew beets and then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. These roasted...

      Sweet Potato Souffle with Pecans

      My grandmother makes this sweet potato souffle recipe every Thanksgiving. It's just so full of love and memories (and pecans!)...


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      39 Garden-Fresh Side Dishes That Are Diabetic-Friendly

      From grilled veggies to salads bursting with garden produce, you'll enjoy these diabetic-friendly summer side dishes all season long.


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      50 Easy Picnic Side Dishes to Make This Summer

      Looking for the perfect summer recipe? Here's a host of picnic side dishes that are just right for the season....


      Slow-Cooker Sauerkraut

      The recipe was made by a special someone in my life. I was never a fan of sauerkraut until I...


      Savory Rice-Stuffed Apples

      My family has several apple trees, so I am challenged to create new recipes each fall. This side dish is...


      40 Essential Fourth of July Side Dishes

      Every hero needs a sidekick. That's why we've rounded up all of the best 4th of July side dishes. These...


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      65 One-Step Summer Sides

      These easy summer side dishes are lifesavers on busy nights. Find salads, veggies and so many other goodies that come...


      Nutty Kale Pesto Pasta with Caramelized Onion

      My bountiful garden and vegetarian daughter both inspired me to create this nutritious, calcium-rich kale pesto pasta. No one would...

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      Apple Matchstick Salad

      Cutting apples into matchstick-sized pieces makes them more fun to eat, don’t you think? Toss them with chopped pecans (or...


      Smoky Tempeh Bacon

      This meatless tempeh bacon recipe gets its smoky flavor from liquid smoke and smoked paprika. Eat it alone or use...


      Pizza Beans

      This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...


      Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

      After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


      Mixed Veggies and Rice

      To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


      Orange Rosemary Carrots

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      Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...