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Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes

Rating: Unrated
Everyone loves roasted potatoes, and fingerling potatoes have a natural hint of sweetness that makes them a nice alternative to other potatoes. They pair well with almost anything, from grilled steak to chicken marsala. The possibilities are endless! The Parmesan cheese and garlic brown up in the oven for crunchy bits of flavor.

Broccoli Crumble

Rating: Unrated
Broccoli is simmered in a cheesy sauce before being baked with a crunchy topping for a flavorful side dish even your kids will enjoy.

Instant Pot® Lime-Cilantro Rice

Rating: Unrated
This tangy rice is quick, easy, and full of fresh, delicious flavor. Add it to a burrito, taco salad, Mexican burrito bowl, pair it with any of your favorite Mexican entrees, or just enjoy as a side dish. Perfect choice for a Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Zucchini fries are a trendy replacement for the traditional french fry. While most would try to salt zucchini to help remove excess moisture, I found it caused my zucchini fries to burn. I used a spiralizer fitted to my Kitchenaid® and used the larger spiralizer plate.

Easy Green Beans with Cream Cheese

Rating: Unrated
With only 3 ingredients, these easy-to-make green beans will have even the pickiest of kids eating them. Adults love them too!

Fresh Spinach Gratin

Rating: Unrated
Fresh spinach and Swiss cheese combine in this gratin that is perfect for the holidays. No more hand cramping from squeezing frozen spinach. With the exception of the breadcrumb topping, this can be done a day ahead to save time on the big day. You will just need to allow an additional 30 minutes of cook time.

Smothered Cabbage

Rating: Unrated
This down-home dish is a family favorite. The addition of a ham hock and pork shank add richness and a depth of flavor that can't be beaten. It's perfect for a holiday or everyday meal, and leftovers freeze well.

Instant Pot® Polenta

Rating: Unrated
Polenta, a staple of Northern Italian cuisine, is traditionally made by adding cornmeal to boiling salted water and stirring with a wooden spoon until your biceps aches! You can achieve the same results by letting your Instant Pot® do all of the work for you! We like to serve this topped with browned Italian sausage and pork ribs that have simmered in a sauce made with onions, garlic, basil and tomato sauce until the ribs are falling off the bone-tender! Serve with additional cheese, if desired. Delizioso!