Side Dishes

Discover the perfect accompaniment to your next meal with our guide to the best side dishes. We have dinner sides made from grains, veggies and much more.

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Apple Matchstick Salad

Cutting apples into matchstick-sized pieces makes them more fun to eat, don’t you think? Toss them with chopped pecans (or any nuts), dried berries and raisins, plus some fresh cilantro. Sweet, salty and savory! —Erin Gleeson, The Forest Feast

Smoky Tempeh Bacon

This meatless tempeh bacon recipe gets its smoky flavor from liquid smoke and smoked paprika. Eat it alone or use...


Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


Mixed Veggies and Rice

To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


Orange Rosemary Carrots

Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...

Air-Fryer Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

My grandma always grew beets and then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. These roasted...


Lemon Rice Salad

This salad makes a refreshing side dish for a special occasion meal. I take it to holiday potluck suppers and...

Parmesan Corn on the Cob

"This is an easy way to season fresh corn on the cob," promises Suzanne McKinley of Lyons, Georgia.