Check out these hearty side dishes that are perfect for the rest of autumn, all of winter and all the holidays and dinner parties in between.
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Did you sign up to bring a side this year? Skip the usual mashed potatoes and check out these new or improved, reinvented Thanksgiving side dishes.
Arugula and Beet Salad with Herbed Ricotta is a beautiful combination of textures guaranteed to please any palate.
A well-seasoned snack of Fried Mint and Cayenne Chickpeas.
This vegetarian meal in one deep dish straight out of the oven. An easy weeknight dinner!
Adjaruli (Acharuli) Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian (the country, that is), canoe-shaped bread filled with a generous amount of cheese and topped with an egg.
The best way to prepare beets is to roast them. The earthy and sweet flavors come out, and you can dress them with additional herbs and spices for a tasty dish.
Try this flavorful vegetarian recipe to step up your rice game.
This is how baked beans are supposed to taste. Get your brown sugar out of here.
Most of us are so used to having lettuce on salads and eaten raw, but in Asia there are dishes where it is cooked like this dish – a simple scalded lettuce in garlic oil.
Soft and creamy on the inside with the spice of cinnamon and ginger on the outside, these roasted sweet potatoes make for a great side dish on the dinner table.
Layering flavor is the key to this eggplant recipe. The combination of earthy eggplant, salted anchovies, caramelized onions, garlicky chives and crispy fried shallots is enriching and complementary tastes beyond just the basic ingredients.
Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.
Thank goodness for mashed potatoes. Unlike cranberry sauce and stuffing, you’ll be hard-pressed to find folks who dismiss the homemade whipped side as “just not for them” at a holiday table. Perhaps this is partly due to their incredible versatility—from savory to sweet, mashed potatoes can be dressed up in countless ways with minimal effort to suit any taste.
Sprinkled with a confetti of seeds, nuts and herbs, this dish brings life and color into your dinner table. Oozing with flavor, each bite is addictive and scrumptious. The combination of spicy, tangy chimichurri, and creamy, nutty tahini is a match made in heaven few things in life can to.
Chipotle Cheddar Cornbread Muffins with Honey Butter are a Southern-inspired side with a hit of complex, smoky flavor.
Baby garlic potatoes boiled until tender, drizzled in melted butter and tossed with dill and minced garlic. A show stopper side that’s quick, easy and freeking delicious!
Looking to add more veggies to your life? Ever heard of Dragon Tongue beans? It’s great in this recipe. Try this as a side dish or as a main dish to pack for the next day!
Try this simple Italian-style potato recipe with swiss chard, chili pepper flakes, and a tasty garlic dressing that doesn’t require ANY mayonaisse for once!
India is a place of such diversity that the food and ingredients can change entirely within a few miles you travel. Within the same region, there are differences and even bigger differences when you step into another state. A whole new world, a whole new meal.
Easy, cheesy, herbed potatoes au gratin is always a go-to crowd pleaser, not to mention that this comforting dish is also gluten free!
Smashed red potatoes with a feta sour cream are a perfect appetizer that is easy to create, but has addictive flavor.
That plate of fried onion rings can be pushed to the side. These roasted Delicate squash rings beautifully drizzled with color is what should be on your table tonight.
With a few simple additions, these glazed roasted carrots taste as vibrant as they look.
Stuffing is a favorite, and there many additions that can make it special. These stuffing recipes will have people talking well after their Thanksgiving nap
With bold, aromatic spices, this side dish is a beautiful fall color, a delicious side dish, and even comes with a serving of protein. That’s a win.
Sweet and salty roasted carrots and herbs are easy to make and a melt-in-your-mouth side dish when served with a mustard and yogurt sauce.
For your next summer gathering think corn on the cob with lime and parmesan for a simple side with great flavor.
An easy side dish that you can make with any protein and will bring an extra hit of flavor to the meal with homemade curry powder and a tangy yogurt sauce.
Celebrate Christmas with a traditional Italian Feast of Seven Fishes! Serve cioppino and Baccalà for a real Italian feast.
This dish can be used just for a side dish, or with the addition of chicken or sausage for a main course. Either way you eat it, you will be satisfied.
This roasted carrot side dish is perfect for an easy weeknight meal but also elegant enough for a dinner party. The honey caramelizes during the roasting process and gives the carrots a bit of sweetness to balance out the kosher salt.
This dish gives you all the richness and creaminess of garlic mashed potatoes while still staying low carb.
Roasting beets concentrates their flavor to an intense, mouth-filling sweetness in this hearty side dish.
Roasting broccoli is a wonderful way to prepare it; as it crisps up in the oven, it caramelizes in spots and takes on an almost nutty flavor.
How to make the perfect Jangjorim: First you soak the beef in cold water. Then you strain it, rinse it, and add it to a heavy bottomed pot with more water…
Beet greens in this colorful dish get a nice Bengali touch from the addition of nigella seeds.
The often-underrated cauliflower gets an expected kick from cumin and coriander.
An easy potato gratin made with vegetable stock and sharp cheese makes the perfect comfort food.
If you’re in a place where tomatoes are still in their prime, this is a quick, easy, and tasty appetizer or side dish.
Rochelle Ramos shares with us the secret of making perfect deviled eggs.
This is a lovely, creamy Thanksgiving side dish that is sure to be a smash hit on the dinner table.
Sample this finger-licking good chili tofu. Served with steaming hot rice and a vegetable gravy, this is absolutely delicious.
Sherron Watson with a great side dish that is easily prepared in the slow cooker.
During Ramadan, rice becomes a star, infused with cinnamon or browned in sugar, studded with ground beef or chicken liver and gizzards.
Quinoa with all the essentials to round out a summer dinner.
In Mexico this is a favorite snack for many, specially during the hot summer months. Cucumbers leave you cooled and feeling refreshed.
If you find some purple yard beans in your next CSA bag, here’s a great way to use them.
Rocket pairs very well with slow roasted duck. Here it’s served with a simple, but delicious pasta.
The bold spiciness of salsa, combined with the fruity flavors of fresh apricots.
This delicious brunch side dish of potatoes is packed in decadence from bacon and caramelized onions.
The perfect side dish for Spring, featuring roasted asparagus topped with a lemony panko mixture.
High in protein content and dietary fibre, the delightful chickpea gets a curried makeover.
Anamika Arun recreates her childhood tea time tradition with an easy microwave dhokla recipe.
A savory side salad featuring roasted sweet potatoes and wilted greens tossed in a lemon garlic dressing.
A flavorful salad featuring raw kale and brussels sprouts tossed with a lemony vinaigrette.
Beans Poriyal is a South Indian version of stir fry made with vegetables, moong dhaland, and freshly grated coconut.
Brooke M Dowdy with a carrot 101, and a delicious roasted carrot recipe.
A unique side dish that combines shredded brussels sprouts and a vinegary dressing.
Luscious cubes of cottage cheese in a lovely cashew gravy garnished with dried fenugreek.