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    Roasted Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. I like these roasted beets in the winter but they can be enjoyed all year with the addition of fresh herbs and tangy goat cheese. —Courtney Archibeque, Portland, Oregon

    Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

    I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...


    Red Potato Bundles

    2 reviews

    As a basketball player in college, I was always hungry. My mother began supplying me with recipes, and I haven't...


    Salsa Zucchini

    1 review

    It took Teri Wolfson just three ingredients to create this tasty and super easy side dish. The reader from Knoxville,...


    Broccoli and Carrot Cheese Bake

    1 review

    A creamy sauce flavored with cheese makes vegetables so much more appealing to my crowd. This holiday side dish will...

    Holiday Creamed Spinach

    2 reviews

    My mother made a variety of spinach dishes when I was growing up. This rich, delicious creamed version is the...


    Garlic Green and Wax Beans

    "Even non-garlic lovers like this fresh-tasting salad," shares Marilou Robinson of Portland, Oregon.

    Broccoli Tortellini Salad

    3 reviews

    "This tried-and-true salad is simple to toss together and convenient since you make it ahead," reports May Sisk Hazlet, New...


    Snappy Peas ‘n’ Mushrooms

    1 review

    In Annapolis, Maryland, Laura Mahaffey makes this delightful dill-seasoned dish in mere minutes. Just wrap the fresh vegetables in foil,...


    Steamed Lemon Broccoli

    1 review

    I first tried this sunny side dish because it seemed to be a fresh, nutritious and easy combination. Now it's...


    Cheesy Cauliflower

    1 review

    A can of cheese soup gives me a head start on this dish. It takes 10 minutes to fix and...

    Creamed Spinach with Parmesan

    1 review

    Cooked spinach makes a perfect accompaniment to many entrees, especially salmon.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


    Decadent Broccoli Souffle

    I combine fresh broccoli with cheddar cheese for a stunning side dish that appeals to everyone...even kids!—Elaine Luther, Homosassa, Florida


    Creamed Fresh Spinach

    1 review

    This flavorful no-frills side dish is a great way to incorporate the nutritious leafy greens into a meal. My mom...


    Broccoli With Orange Cream

    I received the recipe for this broccoli side dish from a good friend in North Carolina. I like to use...


    Seasoned Green Beans

    33 reviews

    I like to add a little extra flavor to my green beans. And this mouthwatering recipe is one of the...

    Asparagus in Corn Crepes

    It's impressive on a buffet, but this dish is not as complicated as it looks. Thin sweet corn pancakes are...


    Grilled Cherry Tomatoes

    2 reviews

    This tasty side dish is seasoned with herbs and butter. Just tuck the foil packet beside any meat you happen...


    Flavorful Oniony Asparagus

    As a working mom with four children, I don't have much time to cook big meals during the week. But...


    Roast Corn on the Cob

    5 reviews

    Every summer, my family looks forward to corn on the cob. I make it extra special by roasting it, all...


    Broccoli with Mock Hollandaise

    1 review

    Roxana Quarles of Ralph, Alabama dresses up broccoli with a lemony sauce that complements the veggie flavor nicely. Not a...


    Pit Stop Potatoes

    1 review

    We love fried potatoes and experimented with several recipes until we came up with this grilled version. Using a disposable...


    Steamed Broccoli

    I first tried this sunny side dish because it seemed to be a fresh, nutritious and easy combination. Now it's...


    Lime-Buttered Broccoli for Two

    1 review

    I got tired of serving broccoli the same way every time, so I prepared this recipe. The simple butter sauce...

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    Grilled Green Beans

    3 reviews

    I cook almost everything outdoors, including green beans. I prepare this snappy side dish while the entree is cooking. The...


    Dilly Red Potato Bundles

    This hearty side came about when I attempted to cook an entire meal on the outdoor grill. Fresh dill adds...


    Nutty Garlic Brussels Sprouts

    I had never made brussels sprouts before and my husband didn't like them, but for the sake of variety I...


    Carrots and Onions

    "I buy a box of Vidalia onions every year, and this is one of my favorite ways to fix them,"...


    Tomato Gnocchi with Pesto

    1 review

    Our taste panel simply loved the flavorful blend of pesto sauce and pine nuts in this delectable and impressive dish...


    Asparagus Eggs Benedict

    2 reviews

    This is a favorite springtime Sunday brunch item at our house. If I'm not in a time crunch, I will...