Vegetable side dishes even veggie haters will love.

By Vicky McDonald
May 17, 2017
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Some people really dislike vegetables, and it can be an uphill battle to convince them to eat their veggies. Many picky eaters consider vegetables like potatoes, peas, and corn, acceptable. But, when it comes to green veggies like broccoli and spinach, forget it! Sometimes all it takes to change their mindset is the right recipe. I've picked out 10 popular recipes, that have successfully converted a few of our hardcore vegetable-haters.

Rave Review: "I have 3 kids (7-11). They gobbled it up, and asked for seconds. They normally won't eat cauliflower. Will make again and again. Thank you." — tengle

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Rave Review: "We eat a lot of pasta, but this might be the best pasta dish I have ever made!! ... The roasted broccoli was awesome - I will make it this way just as a side from now on... Even my pickiest eater cleaned her plate." — cook4fun

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Rave Review: "We loved this!! Even my teenage daughters thought it was wonderful! We will definitely be having this often. They couldn't even tell that there was zucchini in it." — rmkcst

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Rave Review: "WOW, these were great! If I can get my kids to eat spinach...its a five star. They loved these." — I'm Nuts too...

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Rave Review: "This is fabulous! My husband has never been a big fan of cabbage in the past, but when he tasted this, he said "this is the only way to eat cabbage!" He loved it! — HillBillyGirl

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Rave Review: "The key to this is using the bacon drippings to cook the Brussels sprouts. Be careful not to overlook them as that is what makes them bitter. I have converted a number of previous sprout haters with this recipe." — Ruth Weir

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Rave Review: "These were fabulous! So easy (once you cut up that squash!) and so tasty. My entire family gobbled them up - and I have a husband and daughter that swear they don't like squash!" — MayberryGal

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Rave Review: "Delicious!! I've always hated aubergine (eggplant) ... at least, until now." — heatherw

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Rave Review: "What a simple, yet extremely delicious recipe!! I think it would be a great way to get kids to eat something nutritious!"— POMGRANNIE

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