Quick & Easy Side Dishes Recipes

While main entress take center stage on the dining table, side dishes designed to complement should be carefully considered. Vegetables, starches, breads and fruit can all become delicious side dishes. Check out the large amount of side dish recipes we have available on our website, and find the right sides for your next meal.
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Eggplant, Lentil and Rice Pilaf

The eggplant is peeled to ensure extreme creaminess in this dish. Serve with a side of your favorite steamed greens. For a version made with brown rice, pre-cook the rice for 20 to 30 minutes bef

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Sweet Potato Custard

Sweet potatoes are usually thought about during the holidays, but here is an elegant, everyday dish, perfect for a dinner for two. Serve along side grilled meat for a tasty pairing.

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All Season Black Bean Salad

There are many opportunities to make this salad because the ingredients are available all throughout the year. The combination of flavors suit summer picnics, as well as winter dinners.

 

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Carola's Black Beans

Carola traditionally serves her Cuban black beans during the Christmas holidays, along with rice, roasted pork and fried plantains.

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Apricot Glazed Carrots

Melted apricot preserves transform cooked julienned carrots into an elegant side dish.

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This easy and colorful salad is a great option for picnics or potlucks, as it tran...

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