When you need a snazzy new side for Thanksgiving or you're looking a side dish recipe to show off your cooking skills at the family reunion, we've got the stand-out side dish recipe you crave.
Madras Curry Vegetables
This richly flavored and brightly colored stew looks especially tempting served in a casserole dish tucked into a hollowed-out pumpkin.
Spring Couscous with Asparagus and Mandarin Oranges
The combination of crisp green asparagus tips, peas and comforting couscous makes a wonderful entree or room-temperature salad.
Garlicked Spinach and Mushrooms
This spinach side dish uses a combination of portobello, shiitake and button mushrooms, but you can use just one kind.
Homemade Pickled Vegetables
Homemade Pickled Vegetables is a version of chow-chow or mixed pickles. It’s more healthful than commercial preparations, which are usually loaded with salt and sugar.
Roasted Winter Vegetables
Try these super low-fat vegetables as a side dish or serve them over basmati rice or on noodles for an entree.
Braised Collard Greens
Instead of ham hocks and pork fat, these collard greens are made with tempeh or smoked soy bacon.
South Florida Yellow Rice
Aromatic basmati or jasmine rice takes on a brilliant hue with the addition of turmeric.
Scalloped Sweet and White Potatoes
Can’t decide between white potatoes and sweet? Have both in this creamy gratin.
Pureed Celery Root
Sometimes some of the strangest looking vegetables are the best tasting. One if these is celery root, or celeriac. Try this as a side with a pan seared piece of fish and some sauteed spinach.
Cheese Grits with Caramelized Vidalias and Country Ham
Cheese grits, vidalia onions and country ham unite in this delicious dish.