Find side dish recipes including mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables and more. Accompany any meal in style whether sweet or savory.
This side dish may be made with rutabagas as well as turnips. Serve it with ham, pork chops, or grilled meats.
For all you corn lovers, this easy side dish recipe for wine and butter steamed corn-on-the-cob is a flavorful alternative to plain boiled corn.
This exotic Wild Rice With Jerusalem Artichokes and Papaya recipe combination also makes a tasty stuffing for chicken or pork chops.
A perfect side for steak or grilled veal or lamb chops is this Wild Mushroom Toast.
This recipe for Wild Bill's Nearly Famous Pork Tenderloin is loaded with roast vegetables which cook along with the pork.
This tasty Whipped Sweet Potatoes recipe is easy to make and may even be prepared a day ahead.
Savor the inherently crisp and juicy flavor of sweet onions in this recipe for Fresh Sweet Onion Rings with Basil.
For color and taste, you may add shredded carrot or thinly sliced red bell pepper to this Warm Cole Slaw recipe.
To finely chop jalapenos quickly, drop the seeded and deveined chilies into a food processor with the motor running; scrape the minced chile from the sides with a rubber spatula.
Also known as Thai fragrant rice, Jasmine rice is a long grain variety of rice that has a nutty aroma and a subtle flavor. Enhance this Jasmine rice pilaf recipe with carrots and green onions.
Honey-glazed baby carrots are a quick, easy, tasty and some might say healthy way to make a side dish of vegetables for dinner.
This low-fat version of a potato salad uses low-fat buttermilk and light mayonnaise. Each serving contains 3 grams of fat, only 1 of them saturated.
You can serve Jacques Pepin's Braised Sour Cabbage vegetable side dish with your favorite roasts.
This beans and broccoli rabe recipe from Jacques Pepin works well as a side dish. A variety of beans can be substituted to pair with the rabe.
If you are blessed with an abundance of fresh porcini, double the recipe and serve the zucchini with porcini mushrooms as a main course spooned over polenta.
Serve this watermelon salsa as a bed for grilled fish or chicken or mix with canned black beans for a quick bean salad.
Served as a side dish to a Thai curry or a vegetable stir-fry, this Yellow Coconut Rice recipe is a fragrant addition.
Tantalize your tastebuds with this Sherry-Ginger Carrots recipe. If crystallized ginger is unavailable, substitute 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh gingerroot.
This recipe for Chinese Turnip Sesame Saute is an exotic treat for your taste buds. If Chinese turnips are unavailable, substitute peeled and julienned regular turnips or kohlrabi.
For this easy recipe for Quick Applesauce, cinnamon and nutmeg can also be added if you prefer the traditional flavorings.
When you don't have the time to stand over the stove, this recipe for Microwave Chunky Applesauce is the fastest method of making applesauce.
This recipe for Cascade Chunky Applesauce can be cooled or served warm over ice cream, pork or lamb chops, or as a side dish to burgers or sandwiches.
This recipe for Applesauce is very easy. As the sweetness of apples vary enormously, the sugar and cinnamon needed will also vary.
Perfect for toast at tea time or for breakfast, this simple recipe for Apple Butter can be enjoyed in three to four hours after making.
This recipe for Savory Apple Saute is a great accompaniment to meats such as pork or pot roast. Try it this fall with your farm fresh apples.
Tantalize your tastebuds with Gruyere or Swiss cheese and mushrooms in this Morels & Potatoes Au Gratin recipe.
You can use any type of cooked rice you like for this Mushroom Rice Pilaf recipe, including white, brown or wild.
For a tasty and sophisticated change to traditional rice dishes, enjoy this Grape, Raisin, And Brown Rice Pilaf recipe. If you can't get them, use other seedless grapes, but halve or quarter them.
As comfort for your palate, serve this Squash and Plantain Puree as a side dish recipe to roast chicken or pork. Use plantains that have ripened to brownish-black for this recipe.
Adorn your broccolini with this delicious sauce. This recipe for Broccolini With Three-Cheese Sauce can also be served over cut, cooked florets of regular broccoli or cauliflower.
This tasty side dish recipe for Braised Fennel and Carrots can be made ahead and gently reheated in the braising liquid before serving.
Savor the taste with this recipe for Braised Fennel with Pancetta. Pancetta is the Italian version of bacon, although less smoky.
Mushroom lovers will savor this recipe for Braised Fennel With Shallots and Mushrooms. You can use just about any type of dried mushrooms for this dish.
This recipe for grilled asparagus with camembert sauce is a cheesy delight. The original recipe called for purple asparagus, but you could also use green or white.
Served as a tangy side dish to roast beef or grilled steaks, this horseradish mashed potatoes recipe will delight your taste buds.
For an exotic Asian flavor, savor this mushroom salad dish. This hot salad could be a first course or a side dish to chicken or fish.
Serve this recipe for kohlrabi and sugar snap salad as a first course atop mesclun greens or as a side to grilled chicken.
For a delicious appetizer, enjoy this recipe for Japanese vegetable tempura. Serve with soy sauce or purchased tempura sauce for dipping. Make sure all the vegetables are cut in bite-sized pieces for quick frying and easy eating.
This minted Swiss chard dish would make a great accompaniment to roast leg of lamb or lamb chops.
Tantalize your taste buds when you stir up this recipe for sauteed Jerusalem artichoke medley. Jerusalem artichokes, also called sunchokes, discolor quickly after cutting so keep them in the water-lemon juice mixture until you're ready.
Serve this recipe for steamed dandelion greens as a side dish to ham or roast pork. Dandelion greens have a sharp flavor similar to mustard greens or collard greens.
Serve this steamed kohlrabi recipe with lemon butter as a side dish recipe to chicken or pork. Kohlrabi have a sweet, cabbage-like flavor and are generally available in summer and fall.
Served with roast pork or another favorite, this recipe for salsify with curry sauce will salsify. Salify has a light brown skin with a creamy interior and is slightly larger than a carrot. If unavailable, this recipe could be made with parsnips.
Appaloosa beans are a relative of the kidney bean. They have a deep burgundy surface with white spots, but the spots fade when cooked. Served as a side dish to pork or chicken, this recipe for Appaloosa beans and corn will please the palate.
A colorful twist on a favorite recipe, this blue cornbread will be a tasty addition to any meal. You could also use red cornmeal or even plain old yellow cornmeal to make this cornbread.
Quick and nutritious, this recipe for basic quinoa pilaf can be changed to suit your taste by adding onions, fresh herbs or spices.
Comfort your taste buds when you prepare this recipe for broccoli and wild rice casserole.
This recipe for yuca and chayote saute will tempt the palate. If the chayote is small, the skin does not need to peeled. Larger chayote with tougher skin can be peeled with a vegetable peeler
For cornbread with a twist, try this quick and easy Southwestern cornbread recipe. You could also use soaked, dried chiles for this spicy cornbread.
Serve this roasted corn and chile relish recipe as a vegetable, side salad, or as an accompaniment to meat or chicken.
The Sweet Dumpling squash is about 8 ounces, with a ridged exterior and a sweet, creamy, orange flesh. For sweet and satisfying individual treats, this recipe for baked Sweet Dumpling squash with herb butter is a keeper.
Use half of a 3 to 4 pound Hubbard squash for this hearty autumn recipe. Bake the other half of the squash and use later in the week for a puree or soup.
Christmas lima beans are a large white bean with reddish markings, and unlike most patterned beans, the color does not fade when cooked. Mix in russet potatoes for a colorful lima bean dish.
Served as a side dish to pork, chicken or your Thanksgiving turkey, this recipe for Corn Pudding-Stuffed Acorn Squash is sure to please.
Maui onions add a wonderfully rich, sweet flavor to this savory Fresh Mushroom-Onion Tart recipe. Cut the pie into thin wedges for an appetizer, or serve as a sensational first course.
Kabocha squash are a winter squash variety, with a dark green to black skin and weigh about 3 pounds. Try this easy recipe for Kabocha Squash topped with tomato, olives and mozzarella.
This flavor-filled relish is a fabulous condiment not only for potatoes, but also for roast beef, cold sandwiches, burgers and steaks, grilled meats and poultry or to stuff omelets.
Use a heartier winter squash to pair with the robust flavor of the blue cheese in this roasted squash recipe.
For a sweet and satisfying side dish or snack, savor this recipe for sauteed plantains and sweet potatoes. Use plantains with skins that are mostly black, with some yellow spots remaining.
Combine these favorite fall comfort flavors with this scalloped squash and potatoes recipe. Serve as a side dish to chicken or pork, or as a main course with a green salad.
Serve squash-stuffed peppers as a light vegetarian main course or as a side dish recipe to roast chicken.
Each squash is an individual serving for a vegetarian main course in this Squash Provencal recipe. You could also serve half a squash for a side roast chicken or pork.
You can use any type of pureed winter squash for this squash souffle recipe, including Butternut, Acorn or a more unusual variety, such as Delicata or Carnival. Serve as a side dish to an elegant holiday meal or as a light dinner entree.
Cucuzza is an Italian variety of winter squash. If you can't find it, substitute another firm squash. Serve this stewed cucuzza squash as a side recipe to a hearty fall meal like pork chops, roast chicken or turkey.
Serve this a side to a hearty fall meal like pork chops or roast chicken. Jerusalem artichokes, also called sunchokes, do not need to be peeled before cooking, but scrub them well. This can be made up to a day ahead and reheated in a microwave.
For a tangy alternative to traditional potatoes, enjoy this recipe for horseradish twice-baked potatoes. Fresh horseradish is quite pungent. You can substitute drained, bottled horseradish, but double the amount called for here.
Serve this Stir-Fried Eggplant, Tomatoes and Shallots recipe as a side to fish or chicken or toss with pasta for a quick dinner.
For a savory vegetarian main dish, serve your family and friends this Ginger Vegetable Stir-Fry recipe.
Using prepared veggie burger patties cuts down the preparation time for this recipe for quick vegetarian potstickers.
Create a tangy spin on a tradition with this recipe for corn on the cob with barbeque butter.
Ginger ale adds sparkle and a touch of sweetness to this Asian-inspired recipe for ginger ale shrimp medley.
Nick Stellino notes that you may also cover this dish and refrigerate overnight, but don’t add the extra virgin olive oil until serving time. Before serving, bring to room temperature and stir in the olive oil.
Taleggio is an Italian dessert cheese, but here Nancy Harmon Jenkins uses it to make a rich sauce for a savory three onion tart.
This tangy and tasty recipe for Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage is a traditional accompaniment to brisket or roasts.
This recipe version of iMatzo Brei with Fried Onions,s a fairly traditional savory one, with plenty of fried onion.
In their “The New Doubleday Cookbook” Jean Anderson and Elaine Hanna note that very fresh new potatoes will cook faster than those that have been in storage. Try this delicious recipe for New Potatoes with Butter and Parsley.
This colorful side dish recipe for Broccoli with Red-Pepper Hearts can be prepared ahead and rewarmed in the microwave, or the vegetables assembled ahead and cooked at the last minute.
The butter hearts make this basic side dish recipe for Baked Potatoes with Herbed Butter Hearts appropriate for a special Valentine's Day meal.
Although a recipe well suited to accompany a summer barbecue meal, the aroma of these Smoky Baked Beans baking will welcome anyone coming in from the winter chill.
This recipe for Poblano Potato Salad is a quick side dish that enhances purchased potato salad with mild poblano chilies and canned Mexicorn. Great for last-minute meals.
This breakfast casserole recipe for Bacon and Egg Strata is prepared entirely the night before, making it perfect for a lazy weekend brunch.
Serve this recipe for Grilled Honey Glazed Cinnamon Apples as a side dish to grilled chicken breasts or pork chops.
Perfect for tailgates, picnics, or dinner, this recipe for Quick and Easy Cornish Pasties is of oversized turnovers that hit the hungry spot. Accompany with cole slaw, chips and brownies.
Vegetables will never be the same when you savor this recipe for Roast Broccoli with Lemon Garlic Butter and Toasted Pine Nuts.
This recipe for Roasted Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar and Cinnamon Sticks is a wonderful way to showcase your fruit.
Enjoy this Jacques Pepin recipe for Grapefruit Gratin - not your typical grapefruit.
This simple recipe for Cheese Wafer Crisps couldn’t be easier to make.
This sweet and tart recipe for Strawberry-Cranberry Relish goes well with meats and poultry.
This recipe for Strawberry Chicken Salad is a variation to a good, basic salad.
Serve this recipe for Summertime Fruit Salad as an appetizer or a refreshing side dish.
Consider this refreshing recipe for Strawberry Fruit Skewers as an addition to your picnics and barbecues.
Serve this recipe for Strawberry Chef's Salad as a refreshing lunch with French bread.
This recipe for Strawberry Filled French Toast makes a good entree for weekend brunches.
Adding strawberries makes for a sweet, rather than the usual savory, omelet in this recipe for Strawberry Omelet.
With patriotic colors and summer flavors, this recipe for All American Berry Pizza is the perfect addition to your Fourth of July celebration.
This Graham Kerr recipe for Roasted Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Broiled Tomatoes adds color and texture to any roast meat, poultry or fish.
Graham Kerr bakes potatoes in an onion gravy to create a healthy side dish for your roast meats.
Graham Kerr's Graham Kerr's Fried Rice is a tasty mock fried rice flavored with garlic and ginger.
Use leftover fried rice in this tasty Graham Kerr recipe for Chinese Dolma.
This healthy Graham Kerr recipe for Creamy Peas is a wonderful accompaniment to roast meats and poultry.
Healthy vegetables are a great side dish to meats and poultry with this delicious Graham Kerr recipe for Broccoli and Cauliflower au Gratin.
This easy and low-fat recipe for JoAnna Lund's Shrimp Caesar Salad only has 9 ingredients.
This JoAnna Lund side dish recipe for Breezy Green Beans is creamy and low-fat too.
This satisfying Macaroni and Cheese casserole is a traditional recipe that can either be a hearty side dish or a meatless main
If you like kidney beans and pasta, you will love this JoAnna Lund quick recipe for Italian Kidney Bean Salad.
The smoke from the grill gives the garlic added flavor in this recipe for Caramelized Garlic.
The herbs and spices liven up the flavors and add an interesting spin on basic roasted corn in this delicious recipe for Hirsch's Grilled Corn On The Cob.
This easy George Hirsch spinach side recipe for Garlic Spinach with Pine Nuts is great to serve with your favorite grilled meats and vegetables.
This Mushroom Bruschetta is an easy appetizer recipe to make for an outdoor party.
George Hirsch creates a twist on the classic spring roll with this recipe for Salmon Spring Rolls.
This George Hirsch mock Thai recipe for Thai Noodles With Tofu is chockfull of vegetables.
This George Hirsch recipe for Stuffed Eggplant is a great way to use up left over baked or mashed potatoes.
George Hirsch combines a medley of spices to entice in this recipe for Jerk Chicken Wings.
Enjoy the taste of carmelized garlic when you savor this George Hirsch recipe for Polenta with Sausage.
Spices and tomatoes combine for wonderful flavor in this George Hirsch recipe for Risotto with Sun-Dried Tomatoes.
In this recipe for Herb and Goat Cheese Souffle, Jacques Pepin's secret to serving a soufflè is the timing.
Jacques Pepin suggests mashing the apples and potatoes by hand for a chunky texture in this recipe for Apple and Potato Puree.
Treat you guests to a hot and saucy treat with this recipe for George Hirsch's Spicy Sauteed Shrimp.
This Penne Pie recipe from Goerge Hirsch is a simple and tasty dish based on a frittata.
George Hirsch's Pizza Salad is a fun way to serve a salad. The un-garnished pizza dough in this recipe serves as a platter for a crisp salad.
This simple recipe for Haricots Verts with Red Pepper and Mint from George Hirsch showcases the flavors of the tender French green beans, red pepper and mint by heating them briefly in a dash of white wine.
Using leftover cooked rice and canned beans makes this classic dish doable in just 20 minutes.
This tasty George Hirsch recipe for George Hirsch's Quick Broccoli Slaw makes a nice alternative to the usual shredded cabbage slaws.
Leftover mashed potatoes make a convenient base for crisp-one-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside potato pancakes in this recipe for George Hirsch’s Mashed Potato Patties .
Enjoy the fragrance of sage and flavor of nutmeg when you enjoy this George Hirsch recipe for Parmesan Pan Grits.
George Hirsch’s recipe for Crepes with Berries createsa meal topped with vanilla yogurt and toasted sliced almonds.
Sushi lovers will savor this recipe for Min's Roll. This type of sushi dish is called a “maki roll,”
The famous Gloucester House Restaurant has been serving this recipe for The Gloucester House Boiled Lobster and other seafood dishes since they opened in 1946.
Savor this recipe for Mussels with a Caribbean Flair from Julie Geary of Classic Cooks Catering. The key ingredients include sazon seasoning, Ranchero Sauce and fresh cilantro.
This recipe for Caprese Antipasto is a perfect appetizer or side salad when you have fresh tomatoes from the garden or from the store.
This recipe for Thai Chicken Salad is considered to have a combination of "bright, balanced flavors" typical in much of Thai cooking.
Caroline Craig has been canning since she grew up on a farm in New Hampshire. Her recipe for success is Canning Equipment and Supplies.
This Recipe for Canning Tomatoes & Tomato Juices makes Raw-Packed Tomatoes with No Added Liquid.
The secret to this recipe for Chile Rellenos is choosing a good poblano pepper and preparing it properly.
A very traditional Sicilian recipe, Pasta alla Carretiera, or “Cart Driver’s Pasta,” is named after colorful donkey carts that once brought vegetables from the Sicilian countryside.