Side Dishes

Three Bean Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 298
This three bean salad keeps well and is great for summer picnics.

Chef John's Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 5 stars 401
Whether it's sitting next to some smoky ribs or just a humble hot dog, this deli-style macaroni salad will always be a crowd favorite, as long as you pay attention to a few key details.

Baked Pineapple Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 376
Easy pineapple casserole made with bread, canned pineapple, and spices.

Best Bean Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 265
Sweet and tangy marinated salad of canned legumes with wax and green beans.
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Awesome Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing

Rating: 5 stars 3235
A tasty savory, sweet stuffing made with turkey sausage, herbs, and fruit.

Squasage (Sausage-stuffed Squash)

Rating: 5 stars 190
This was a favorite recipe in my family when I was growing up and now that I'm married, it's one of my husband's favorite dishes. A great way to use squash, that abundant, reasonably-priced, and tasty fall veggie!

Lemon Basmati Rice

Rating: 4.5 stars 155
A delicious and easy side dish, goes great with fish!

Merritt's Butternut Squash Gratin

Rating: 4.5 stars 228
Slightly sweet golden squash is topped with a savory herbed cheese-breadcrumb topping. It's been my signature dish every Thanksgiving for the last 12 years. It takes a bit of work, but it is so, so worth it. Your guests will ask you for the recipe, so be prepared.

Roasted Butternut Orange Risotto

Rating: 5 stars 16
Roasted butternut squash chunks are stirred into a creamy orange flavored risotto, made flavorful with Swanson® Unsalted Chicken Stock, and garnished with dried cranberries and chopped pecans.
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Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 566
Layers of fresh fruit are soaked in a citrusy sauce in this colorful salad.

Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 2741
Crowd-pleasing, creamy pasta salad at every cookout, potluck, and picnic!