Dinner 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
Zesty Cauliflower SaladCauliflower gets a double dose of zest, from grainy and Dijon mustard, in this creamy salad.
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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.
Our Best Grilling SidesRecipe
Saucy Black BeansBlack beans are a go-to side dish for any Baja meal.Recipe
Grilled MahimahiYou can use other types of firm, white-fleshed fish, or even shrimp or chicken for this grilled dish.Recipe
Sesame-Broccoli SaladThe simple addition of sesame seeds and the perfect vinaigrette turn plain broccoli into a delicious salad.Recipe
Cucumber RelishThe fresh taste and refreshing crunch of cucumber makes this a perfect addition to any grilled fish dish.Recipe
Baja Pico de GalloFresh and spicy pico de gallo is an important part of any Baja meal.Recipe
Cheese QuesadillasQuesadillas can be assembled in advance and fried quickly before serving.Recipe
Baby Red Potatoes with CilantroServe this side dish with our Hot-Smoked Salmon Steaks with Morel Sauce.Recipe
PolentaWe served the polenta with Braised Lamb Shanks with Tomato and Fennel, but it is equally delicious with chicken, veal, or pork, or as part of a vegetarian meal with a salad.Recipe
Mint JellyMint jelly is a classic accompaniment to lamb and is particularly well suited to the simple flavors of Roasted Leg of Lamb.Recipe
FlageoletFlageolet, pale-green kidney beans, are prevalent in French cooking. Their delicate flavor is well suited for simple preparations and is particularly good with lamb. We served them with Mint and Pistachio Stuffed Leg of Lamb.Recipe
Arugula RisottoPeppery arugula is the ideal foil for creamy Arborio or Carnaroli rice in this side dish.Recipe
Simple Steamed Thick AsparagusDon't be tempted to undercook the asparagus; the stalks should be tender and bend slightly when held in the center.Recipe
Arugula PureeThis verdant puree can be tossed with pasta or drizzled over boiled potatoes just like pesto.Recipe
Mini Corn Cakes with Goat Cheese and Pepper JellyPepper jelly adds a bit of sweetness and subtle heat to these petite corn cakes topped with fresh, tangy goat cheese. Look for it at farmers' markets and in gourmet shops.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Southwestern Cobb SaladOur version of this classic salad is a variation on the original, concocted late one hungry night by Robert Cobb from leftovers in the kitchen of his famous Los Angeles restaurant, the Brown Derby.Recipe
Melon and Cucumber SaladPuree any leftover melon in a blender with plain yogurt and honey to taste. (For three cups of chopped melon, use two cups of yogurt and two to three tablespoons of honey.) Serve over ice.Recipe
Creamed Corn BreadSour cream makes your corn bread creamy and delicious.