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    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 matter. My kids like this side dish so much that they snack on leftovers while watching TV at night. —Melissa Puccetti, Rohnert Park, California

    Pesto Mashed Potatoes

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


    Thanksgiving Colcannon

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


    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...


    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 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...


    Gobi Aloo

    Aloo gobi is a very popular Indian recipe. In northern India, where I'm from, we call it gobi aloo. This...

    Air-Fryer French Fries

    This low-calorie, air-fryer french fries recipe is perfect because I can whip it up at a moment's notice with ingredients...


    Green Goddess Vegan Potato Salad

    Don't be fooled by the green color—this vegan potato salad is absolutely delicious! It's perfect for potlucks and for those...


    Buttery Mashed Potatoes

    2 reviews

    These creamy, buttery mashed potatoes use simple ingredients. The tricks are to use Yukon Gold potatoes and then to warm...


    Cauliflower Tikka Masala

    I'm a vegetarian and I always find it challenging to find new recipes. This cauliflower tikka masala is my easy...

    Marinara

    My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce "gravy." She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


    Grilled Zucchini Salad with Mediterranean Dressing

    This grilled zucchini salad with Mediterranean salad dressing is the perfect side dish. I also like to add summer squash,...


    Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

    These rosemary sweet potatoes are simply one of the best recipes we've ever made. Roasting them brings out all of...


    Cauliflower Stuffing

    This cauliflower stuffing is the vegan substitute you've been looking for. It's perfect for the holidays. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin


    Syrian Green Beans with Fresh Herbs

    This is how my mom always made green beans. She got the recipe from a neighbor when we lived in...

    Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

    2 reviews

    This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...


    Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by...


    Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

    4 reviews

    Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red...


    Garlic-Herb Fried Patty Pan Squash

    1 review

    The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. This fried...


    Air-Fryer Acorn Squash Slices

    This air-fryer acorn squash recipe was adapted from the one my passed down from my grandma, who always served it...


    Mexican Street Corn Chowder

    6 reviews

    Corn is one of my all-time favorite vegetables, so when it's in season, I always make this super easy soup...


    Air-Fried Radishes

    Radishes aren't just for salads anymore. These fried radishes make a colorful side for any meal. Plus, they're quick to...


    Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika

    Smoked paprika gives this air-fryer okra even more roasty oomph. When you want to cook okra without frying it, roast...

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    Air-Fryer Cumin Carrots

    Air-fryer carrots make a super side—big on flavor and a breeze to cook. Plus, I can actually get my husband...


    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...


    Portobello and Chickpea Sheet-Pan Supper

    4 reviews

    This is a fantastic meatless dinner or an amazing side dish. It works well with a variety of sheet-pan-roasted vegetables....


    Air-Fryer Roasted Green Beans

    1 review

    Our family loves roasted green beans, but they can take a long time in the oven. I tried these air-fryer...


    Air-Fryer Potato Chips

    3 reviews

    After I received an air fryer for Christmas, I discovered how simple it is to make potato chips in it....


    Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

    1 review

    Apple and winter squash are fantastic together. They are the perfect pair for this cozy, vegan butternut squash soup. For...