Dinner Side Dishes
Accompany your dinner with yummy sides like, green bean casserole, sweet potato gratin, sautéed brussels sprouts, and butternut squash, holiday side dishes, quick and easy dinner side dishes such as vegetable side dish recipes, side salad recipes, easy potato side dishes, or seasonal side dishes.
Di Buon Gusto! Italian Side Dish Recipes
Eat like an Italian, that's an appealing idea. The food is simple and seasonal, it's also healthy and delicious as these side dish recipes show.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Ed's Pickle MixServe Ed McFarland's pickle mix alongside his recipe for lobster rolls for the perfect summer meal.
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Quick Vegetable Side Dish Recipes
Savor quick vegetable side-dish recipes from Martha Stewart, including fried green tomatoes, glazed squash, roasted broccoli, and more.
60 Summer Side Dishes
Our summertime side dishes are sure to steal the show at your next warm-weather meal.
Quick Potato Side Dish Recipes
Get recipes for fast potato side dishes from Martha Stewart. You'll find mashed potatoes, baked sweet potatoes, potato salad, roasted potatoes, and more.
12 Satisfying Rice Side DishesRound out any meal with a simple rice side. Our recipes, for white rice, brown rice, black rice, and wild rice, add more flavor to the plate and soak up any delicious juices left behind.
Couscous Salads and Sides, They're Make-Ahead Wonders!Consider this wondrous grain a cross between rice and pasta -- it’s versatile and chameleon-like, happily taking on the flavors of its fellow ingredients. The best part, however, is that it may be cooked in advance and held without drying out or changing its consistency -- perfect for potlucks and entertaining.
Shred It! Our Favorite Slaw Recipes are So Much More than CabbageCabbage and oh so much more, really what vegetable isn’t right for slawing? And what occasion doesn’t benefit from a crunchy slaw on the buffet table? It’s the perfect partner for grilled meat, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Find your signature recipe here.
12 Sides to Serve with Burgers (Other Than Fries!)You love a burger, who doesn't? But what to serve on the side -- other than the obvious fries?! The simplicity of a classic burger makes it an ideal canvas for pairing with all manner of easy side dishes.
Italian Pasta Salad Recipes: Cue the Olives, Mozzarella, and ArugulaSo much better than the stuff you can get at the deli counter, these recipes, made with olives, mozzarella, salami, basil, and other flavors that transport us to Italy, prove homemade is best. Make one of these tasty and filling Italian pasta salads for your next picnic, tailgate, or casual dinner.
Quick Side Salad Recipes
Find fast side salad recipes from Martha Stewart. We have all your favorites, from potato salad to pasta salad, bean salad, coleslaw, and more.
Vegetable Side Dish Recipes
Round out the Christmas dinner menu with a selection of seasonal vegetable side dishes, from the rustic to the elegant. Choose from green bean casserole, creamed spinach, cauliflower gratin, sauteed brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, and more.
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Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lighter PestoFresh pesto is always a better choice than pre-made; here the basil flavor is intensified.Recipe
Green Beans with Golden RaisinsThis recipe combines golden raisins and Parmesan cheese from the West with sesame and tea from the East.Recipe
Spicy Vegetable SauteThis spicy-hot saute goes well with Jerk Pork Tenderloin or grilled chicken and beef.Recipe
Savory Sweet PotatoWho says sweet potatoes can't talk a walk on the savory side? Balancing sweet, salty, and spicy, this would be a great side dish or a satisfying snack.Recipe
Quick Tuna and White BeansA natural pairing, white beans and tuna fish get a bit of brightening from a squeeze of lemon juice for a protein-packed snack idea.Recipe
Roasted Cauliflower with Goat Cheese and LemonServe this so-flavorful side with roast chicken or fish.Recipe
Corn with Curry ButterThis spiced side is always a favorite with fried chicken, grilled sausage, or burgers.Recipe
DIY VinaigretteShake this up for a salad dressing you will have for several days.Recipe
Fava Beans ProvencaleThese fava beans are cooked with whole head of garlic for a mellow, almost buttery garlic essence.Recipe
Quick-Cooked Green Beans with LemonThese simple green beans strike the perfect balance between salty and tart. Blanch beans up to a day ahead, then saute just before dinner for a fresh side dish that comes together in a flash.Recipe
"Creamed" Pearl OnionsTender pearl onions melt in a flavorful sauce; reduced chicken stock and white wine, flavored with roasted garlic and thyme, take the place of cream.Recipe
Mashed Roasted Butternut SquashServe this comforting side dish with our Cider-Braised Pork Loin.Recipe
Creamy Roasted Potatoes, Garlic, and ApplesThe apples add sweetness to this dish, and roasting intensifies the flavor, without adding any fat.Recipe
Tomato and Wax-Bean Salad with Olive-Oil CroutonsPurple beans turn green when blanched. If you have very tender young beans, you can leave them raw as we did, if desired. Recipe courtesy of Erin French, chef and owner of Lost Kitchen in Freedom, ME.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Potato, Snap Pea, and Pea-Tendril SaladThe peas and dressed potatoes can be cooked two days ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve. Bring them to room temperature, then toss them with the pea tendrils, mint, bacon, and dressing just before serving. The seasoned rice vinegar tossed with minced shallot is Lost Kitchen chef/owner Erin French's signature flavor; she loves it in salads of all kinds.Recipe
Pommes FritesClassic bistro-style pommes frites (the Belgian version of fries) are served with mayonnaise as a dipping sauce.Recipe
Roasted SquashThe baking pan must be removed from the oven just before placing squash slices on it. It is best to use small, long, thin squash for this recipe (try 'Costata Romanesco') .