Side Dishes

Collection by Melissa Evans

Slow-Cooked Green Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 302
Why take something that normally takes 5 minutes to cook and cook it for 2 hours? Because it produces one of the most delicious things you'll ever taste. There's going to be a lot of juice, and that's what you dip your corn bread into.

Slow Cooked Collard Greens

Rating: 4.5 stars 12
Very tender greens with a zip.

My Favorite Chicken Salad

Rating: 5 stars 202
I'm a huge fan of chicken salad and have tried so many different variations over the years, but this one is by far my favorite. Simple, refreshing flavors and great texture make it wonderful on a sandwich or just served over a bed of lettuce!

Gourmet Sweet Potato Classic

Rating: 5 stars 2597
Mashed sweet potatoes baked with a buttery brown sugar and pecan topping.

Easy Authentic Mexican Rice

Rating: 3.5 stars 147
This easy Mexican rice side dish is ready to serve in just 25 minutes!

Glazed Carrots

Rating: 4.5 stars 358
A butter and brown sugar glaze adds sweet flavor to tender carrot sticks.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 468
Roasted Brussels sprouts and bacon are an easy and tasty caramelized side.

Frijoles Refritos (Refried Beans)

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
An authentic recipe for Mexican-style beans. Serve moist and hot with your meal, cover with grated Mexican cheese and accompanied by pickled jalapeno peppers.

Sarah's Ambrosia Fruit Salad

Rating: 5 stars 65
This recipe has been in my family for years and years. We make it at every holiday family get together and everyone loves it. It's a great refreshing fruit salad for every occasion, especially summer months and hot days.