Side Dishes

Collection by S.P. Turner

Grilled Marinated Shrimp

Rating: 5 stars 1695
This delicious and easy recipe makes the best shrimp to accompany any meal.

Scalloped Corn and Broccoli

Rating: 4 stars 276
It's a wonderful combination of creamed corn, broccoli and cheese all baked together for a delicious side dish.

Quinoa and Black Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 6012
Quinoa with garlic, black beans, corn, spices, and cilantro; a vegan favorite!
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Fondant Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 285
Chef John's fondant potatoes are crispy outside and rich and tender inside.

Caprese Salad

Rating: 5 stars 35
This caprese salad recipe with cherry tomatoes is a delight. The light salad is made with mozzarella and basil. It is the perfect quick-and-easy accompaniment to any summer meal.

Fast and Easy Creamed Spinach

Rating: 5 stars 242
A lighter, quicker, and easier creamed spinach recipe from Chef John.

Italian Peas

Rating: 4.5 stars 586
Easy peas with garlic and onion, simmered with chicken stock until tender.

Homemade Corn Tortillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 186
Delicious homemade corn tortillas made with masa harina and hot water.

Asparagus Side Dish

Rating: 4.5 stars 234
This a deliciously easy way to prepare asparagus. Sometimes I add julienned carrots and steam them together. It all looks very pretty with the colors.

Low-Cal Roasted Sweet Potato Bites

Rating: 4.5 stars 23
We discovered this sweet potato bite recipe while looking for healthy alternatives to our usual holiday side dishes. They are so good and filling! This is great as a hash browns substitute or a dinner side dish. Mix with other root vegetables to create a more colorful (and delicious) plate, but it will change the calorie count.

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

Rating: 5 stars 3498
Authentic Italian-style mushroom risotto goes with any main course.

Easy Cucumber Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 85
This is a perfect side dish for your summer barbecue or any Mediterranean or Middle Eastern dish. You can also substitute 2 large tomatoes for the cucumber for a delicious tomato salad.