Side Dishes

Collection by Lisa Rae

Broccoli Italiano

Rating: 3.5 stars 12
My husband didn't like broccoli until I gave it some of my special Italian touches. Now I can't serve this delicious side dish often enough. --Melanie Habener of Lompoc, California
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Quinoa Vegetable Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 151
This is a wonderful dish--light and very tasty! My four kids (ages 2-7) ate it up and asked for more!

Creamed Spinach III

Rating: 4 stars 71
A little nutmeg makes this creamed spinach recipe my granny's favorite! Use a pinch more nutmeg when serving.

Summer Garden Medley

Rating: 5 stars 1
'This colorful side dish brings back sweet memories of the corn-and-tomato dish my mother often prepared int the summer,' pens Elaine Nelson, Fresno, California. 'Farmers in our area supply us with delicious I sometimes substitute them for the zucchini in veggie recipes like this one.'
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Spanish-Style Quinoa

Rating: 4.5 stars 219
This quinoa dish is a delicious and higher protein alternative to Spanish rice. This is a nice side dish to a Mexican meal, or it can be used as a filling in burritos. I like my food on the less-salty side, so you may have to adjust the seasonings to your taste.

Lentils and Rice with Fried Onions (Mujadarrah)

Rating: 4.5 stars 790
This may sound like a plain recipe, but believe me, it's wonderful! It is an easy-to-make Middle Eastern comfort food that combines lentils, rice and delicious fried onions. The yogurt really gives it a super flavor!

Quick Brussels and Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 111
This very quick and flavorful side dish is easy for everyday dinner, but nice enough to serve for Thanksgiving!

Jasmine's Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 4.5 stars 163
A tasty side dish that combines the flavors of garlic and pancetta with Brussels sprouts.

Marinated Barbequed Vegetables

Rating: 4 stars 102
These tasty vegetables can be cooked on skewers or thrown straight on the barbecue. Serve them hot or at room temperature. As cold leftovers, they're great with crusty bread.

Stewed Cabbage

Rating: 4.5 stars 336
This is a family favorite that my mother-in-law fixed for me while I was visiting her home last year. Serve over white rice, if desired.

Easy Cilantro-Lime Rice

Rating: 5 stars 84
Serve this cilantro-lime rice with tequila-lime chicken!