Side Dishes

Cauliflower Mash

Swap out your usual mashed potatoes for this creamy, vegan cauliflower mash.

Homemade Roasted Peanut Butter

Starting with raw peanuts, here’s how to make homemade roasted peanut butter slightly sweetened with agave.

Lime, Black Bean and Corn Farro

Ideal for a packed lunch or as a dinner side, this lime, black bean and corn salad is loaded with creamy avocados and spicy chili to be a flavorful bite.

Mint and Feta Roasted Eggplant

Easy roasted eggplant is served with a flavorful fresh mint sauce with feta.

Falafel Waffles

These savory falafel waffles can be loaded with a tomato and cucumber salad, harissa, tahini sauce and more.

Cucumber and Melon Salad

Sweet and salty, crisp and juicy, this crunchy cucumber and melon salad is tossed together with mint and feta to be a perfect side for the rest of summer.

Régnié Beaujolais Wine Paired with Pickled Stone Fruit and Charcuterie Salad

This charcuterie salad and wine are a perfect expression of the end of summer. With pickled stone fruit, greens, plenty of hearty cheese and charcuterie, it pairs perfectly with a cellar temperature Beaujolais red wine.

Hearty Chopped Salad and Beaujolais Wine

This hearty chopped salad is loaded with crisped prosciutto, chickpeas, feta, chicken and even small, round pasta. It’s a refreshing, easy meal paired with an approachable red wine.

Jackfruit Seed Curry

Get your hands on some jackfruit and be sure to save the seeds so you can make this hearty jackfruit seed curry.

Savory Gruyere Tart

What’s better than a creamy cheese filling sitting in a buttery crust and topped with sweet and sour marmalade onions? Make this savory gruyere tart STAT.

Ultimate Chickpea Snack Mix

Make a batch of this easy savory chickpea snack mix full of protein and fiber. It’s a great on-the-go snack with tons of flavor.

Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Slathered on chicken, pork and more before grilling, this slightly sweet cherry barbecue sauce is a summer delight.

Paneer Tikka Skewers

Paneer Tikka is a favorite appetizer served throughout India, marinated in a spiced yogurt.

The Best Savory Summer Fruit Salads

Brighten up your week with these sweet-savory summer fruit salad recipes, all packed with summer’s finest—fresh berries, juicy melon and ripe peaches. A host of vibrant, refreshing combinations to see you through the entire season.

Easy Strawberry Chia Jam

Need an easy recipe for homemade strawberry jam? This is it.

Three Bean Salad

Packed with protein and veggies, this three bean salad is loaded with fresh Greek flavors like lemon, olives and feta, to make a perfect summer side dish.

Strawberry, Fried Goat Cheese and Avocado Salad

Tossed in a shallot-honey vinaigrette, this fried goat cheese salad is made up of some of our favorite foods, including strawberries and avocado.

Peach and Basil Salad with Fried Goat Cheese

Sweet with candied almonds, dried cherries and peaches this salad is the perfect combo with savory fried goat cheese and basil.

Homemade Romesco Sauce

This easy Homemade Romesco Sauce recipe is a fast blend of summer tomatoes, roasted red bell pepper, almond butter, and spices.

Tostadas and a Trip Through Ensenada

From tasting menus and refined tostadas to roadside carnitas, take an edible tour through Ensenada, Mexico.

Fresh Pasta without a Machine

Making fresh pasta without a rolling machine may seem like a daunting task, but have no fear, it’s actually pretty easy to do.

Strawberry Caprese Pasta

Strawberry Caprese Pasta is loaded with fresh, cool summer flavors and topped with basil and balsamic.

Celtuce Spring Vegetable Braise

Discover the often unfamiliar knobby celtuce root and learn how to use it in a vignarola-style spring vegetable braise.

Summer Corn and Avocado Salad

The perfect side to your next batch of tacos, this summer corn and avocado salad is bursting with color, fresh flavors and spice.

Mint and Pea Pesto

Loaded with fresh mint, spring peas and your usual pesto ingredeints, this recipe has all the flavors of the season.

Panzanella – Tuscan Bread Salad

Panzanella is rooted historically in the necessity to brighten unsalted breads, but the tradition continues as the salad has become a popular summer lunch.

Around the World in 120 Salads

Get out of your salad rut with these refreshing ideas.

Homemade Shoestring Fries

If you love the perfectly crispy edges that come with thin, shoestring fries then this homemade recipe is for you.

Spiced Butternut Squash Watercress Salad

Sweet butternut squash combines with cumin and smoky chipotle pepper and chickpeas to make for a deliciously balanced and filling watercress salad.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Strawberry Avocado Salad

A refreshing strawberry and avocado salad with candied pepitas is the perfect way to enjoy spring produce, alongside a glass of crisp Pinot Grigio.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Herb and White Bean Greens Salad with Honey-Shallot Dressing

Loaded with fresh herbs, vegetables, spring greens and white beans, this salad is fit for a picnic or barbecue side with its sweet and tangy honey-shallot dressing.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Summer Chickpea Salad

Once you have one bite, you’ll want to serve this chickpea salad with herbs and vegetables all summer long.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Summer Zucchini and Burrata Salad

Crisp zucchini noodles are tossed with Italian dressing, topped with charred corn, pungent red onions, juicy tomatoes, fresh basil and creamy burrata.

Citrus Watercress Salad

A simple, summery combination of clementines, pomegranate, and leafy greens, this citrus watercress salad is tossed in a cinnamon yogurt dressing.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Lemon Basil Risotto

This lemon basil risotto tastes so light and flavorful thanks to the citrus and fresh herbs. Pair with a cool glass of Pinot Grigio for a perfect match.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Feta, Cucumber and Watermelon Salad

Celebrate a warm summer day with this feta, cucumber and watermelon salad loaded with avocado and mint and paired with a cool glass of Pinot Grigio wine.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Squid Ink Ravioli

Served with a shaved artichoke salad, this stunning squid ink ravioli with a leek and ricotta filling is the perfect pair with cool Pinot Grigio wine.

Green Mango Salad from the Chef at Park Hyatt Siem Reap
Like many other of my recipes, this delicious Green Mango Salad with grilled fish, garlic,…
10 Potato Salads for Spring (No Mayo Needed)

If you’re looking for some great potato salads for Memorial Day and all of summer, look no further. Check out these recipes that don’t have mayo, so they won’t get weird if they’re sitting out in the sun.

Honey Sautéed Apple and Almond Watercress Salad

This fun watercress salad is loaded with lightly sautéed apples with a touch of honey and crunchy almonds.

Arugula Beet Salad with Herbed Ricotta

Arugula and Beet Salad with Herbed Ricotta is a beautiful combination of textures guaranteed to please any palate.

Watercress, Mango, and Mint Summer Rolls with Ginger-Sesame Sauce

These summer rolls are wrapped up with refreshing watercress, mango, and mint and served with an irresistible sesame-ginger dipping sauce with a hint of garlic. It’s a perfect cool dish for a warm day.

Fig and Gorgonzola Watercress Salad with a Honey Champagne Vinaigrette

This sweet and salty watercress salad is loaded with bacon, figs, gorgonzola cheese, candied nuts and a sweet and acidic honey champagne vinaigrette.

Fried Herbed Goat Cheese and Radish Watercress Salad

This peppery watercress salad is topped with crispy herbed goat cheese that has been fried to perfection. It’s a salad with the perfect amount of crunch and creaminess.

Golden Beet and Quinoa Watercress Salad

Surprisingly hearty, this peppery watercress salad is loaded with sweet golden beets and quinoa for a delicious flavor combo that reminds us that salads are anything but boring.

Creamy Asparagus Risotto

While they’re in season, let’s eat all the asparagus we can, starting with this creamy asparagus risotto.

Crisp Raw Cabbage Salad

This bright, easy red cabbage salad can be your go-to for crunch this spring. Serve it next to your favorite protein, like salmon, for a delicious pair.

Gourmet Raw Pad Thai Salad from the Chef at Anantara Phuket
Gourmet Raw Pad Thai Salad from the Chef at Anantara Phuket

It’s not every day that you can learn to prepare a gourmet raw Pad Thai salad from a fine dining Executive Chef who cooked for Madonna, Beyoncé and Elton John.

Pasta e Fagioli: Pasta and Bean Soup

Dive into a comforting bowl of this classic Italian pasta e fagioli that is hearty enough on its own, without any meat.

Roasted Potato Wedges with Beet Leaves Pesto

These international potato roast wedges are covered with beet leaves pesto sauce, making it one sumptuous side dish. A simple and easy vegetarian recipe.

Potato Vindaloo Curry

Dive into a bowl of this spicy potato vindaloo curry, a delicious Indian vegetarian dish that is quick to make for lunch or dinner.

Smashed Sumac Purple Potatoes

With bright purple color, these smashed sumac potatoes are served with a dukkah condiment that is loaded with herbs and spices.

Grilled Hasselback Potatoes with Romesco Sauce

Take your hasselback potatoes to a whole new level by cooking them on the grill and serving them with a traditional Spanish romesco sauce.

Foolproof Mustard Vinaigrette

Take your go-to vinaigrette or salad dressing to a whole new level by adding tangy mustard to the mix.

Sumac Potatoes and Cucumber Salad

Light, flavorful and very easy to prepare, this sumac potatoes and cucumber salad is made with spiced and roasted potatoes, crunchy Persian cucumbers, fresh mint and a refreshing dressing.

French Carrot Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing

This French carrot salad made of shredded carrots, parsley and tossed in a vinegary dressing is delightful. The crunchy carrots woven with fresh, grassy parsley just brings life and light to the table. It’s filling, yet not too heavy.

Quick Spring Potato Salad

In just 30 minutes, you could be enjoying this nutritious, gluten-free spring fingerling potato salad tossed with pesto, lemon juice, bright spices, sweet tomatoes, artichokes, and fresh mozzarella.

Indian Curry Potatoes and Spring Vegetables

Loaded with a flavorful array of spices and served over jasmine rice, these Indian curry potatoes with spring vegetables are bright and hearty. The perfect dish for a cool spring day.

Fennel and Sage Sweet Potato Gratin

The mix of red, white, and sweet potatoes with onions and fennel and a mix of cheeses make for a nutty, rich, and herbal side dish with garlic that is fit for any winter meal.

Kale Tabbouleh

Made with quinoa, dried apricots and tossed in a pomegranate vinaigrette, this kale tabbouleh is no wimpy salad.