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.

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Roasted Red Potatoes

Rating: 3 stars 755
Fresh rosemary complements the earthy taste of roasted red potatoes in this simple but satisfying side dish.

Easy Creamed Spinach

Rating: 3.5 stars 488
Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

Quick Potato Side Dishes for Every Night of the Week

Mashed, fried, roasted, casseroled, or made into salad, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week—and with these quick potato recipes, we can.
By Jennifer Anderson

John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese

Rating: 3.5 stars 1738
It's one of the most popular, probably the most popular comfort food. It's cozy and cheesy and filling. And if you're in the camp that believes baked mac and cheese beats stovetop macaroni and cheese then this is the recipe for you. Musician John Legend shared his macaroni and cheese with Martha Stewart and his secret ingredient for a creamy delicious casserole is evaporated milk, plus a combination of extra-sharp cheddar and Monterey Jack.

13 Quick Vegetable Side Dishes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Let's face it: It's so easy to get stuck in a vegetable rut, but these quick recipes are going to lift you right out of it. Best of all, you can get each on the table in under half an hour. The gorgeous, delicious, vegetable recipes here will help you up your side-dish game.

12 Tasty Sides to Serve with Burgers (Other Than Fries!)

You love a burger, but you're not always in the mood to enjoy one with a pile of fries. Are they your only side option? We think the simplicity of a classic burger makes it an ideal canvas for pairing with all manner of easy dishes. These are our favorite ideas.
By Teri Tsang Barrett

Basic Potato Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 156
Combining the potatoes with the vinegar mixture while they're still hot allows them to absorb it all for a more flavorful salad.

Easy Steamed Artichokes

These leafy, mild-flavored veggies get at the heart of spring. Our method for steaming artichokes could not be easier, but the result is an impressive, delicious side dish.

Potato Salad

Rating: 3 stars 247
Chopped scallions are sprinkled on a potato salad made with Yukon golds.

Cucumber Salad with Sour Cream and Dill Dressing

Rating: 3 stars 1074
We've given this creamy cucumber salad recipe a healthy update. But it's still so good, you won't even notice! Reduced-fat sour cream (in place of full-fat) lowers the calorie count without losing taste.

Ratatouille

Rating: 3.5 stars 439
This hearty ratatouille is a country dish from the Provence region of France that's an easy mix of seasonal vegetables, garlic, and olive oil.

Tomato, Corn, and Avocado Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 616
Nothing compares to the juiciness of summer tomatoes. Go beyond the expected with this showstopping salad.
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Inspiration and Ideas

The 23 Best Side Dishes to Serve with Steak
What should you serve with your steak dinner? From tried-and-true options like a wedge salad and garlic bread to less expected (but equally perfect) pairings like corn and avocado salad or Brussels sprouts with dill butter, these our all-time favorite sides to enjoy alongside a juicy steak.
20 Quick Side Salad Recipes for Any Occasion
In less than 30 minutes, you can make a crisp and colorful seasonal salad.
Simple Coleslaw

Layer pulled pork sandwiches with coleslaw and cucumber, both of which provide crisp, cool counterpoints to the rich meat.