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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Milanese Risotto

This is the classic way of preparing risotto. The Marsala adds a slight sweetness. You need only a pinch of saffron to flavor and color the rice.

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Black Beans and Rice

This is a popular side dish found in Mexican restaurants on meal combination plates. However, this version does without the heavy, saturated fats.

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Tex-Mex Refried Beans

Traditional Tex-Mex frijoles refritos are fried in lard. I don't really have anything against lard. Contrary to popular belief, it's actually lower in cholesterol than many other fats, including

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Basic Barley

Barley is an easy and delicious grain that is as versatile as rice. This recipe provides you with a basic foundation for preparing barley. From here, the only limit is your own kitchen creativity

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Baked Sweet Potato Balls

Kids always love munching on these tasty treats, and adults know they also happen to be a healthy snack. Since these are baked, rather than fried, the overall fat content is a lot less than one wo

This is a deliciously sweet and tart side dish that is high in fiber and antioxida...

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Creamy gorgonzola cheese adds a whole new layer of flavor to an already rich, trad...

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Traditionally served on Hannukah, rice pancakes are a delightful alternative to pl...

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This is the classic way of preparing risotto. The Marsala adds a slight sweetness...

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Peas 101

Recipe by Luvholidays

Basic peas dish that goes great with just about any main dish. Feel free to throw ...

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This versatile, protein rich pilaf can be served warm, as a side dish, or chilled ...

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Quinoa has a delicate, earthy, nutty flavor and a soft, somewhat crunchy consisten...

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The sweet, mellow flavor and gorgeous color of red peppers make everything from om...

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This is one of my favorite dishes to make when having steaks or steamed crabs. It...

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I don't often adapt recipes from novels, but Sharon Boorstin's fun romp "Cookin' f...

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