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Learn How to Make Martha’s New Favorite Vegetable Side Dishes on "Cooking School" This Weekend

They're quick, easy, and colorful, plus they pair well with just about anything.

Seeking a scrumptious side to round out your warm-weather menu? Martha’s got four vegetable dishes that fit the bill perfectly on the latest episode of "Cooking School." Inspired by the flavors of the Arabian Gulf, she puts a new spin on everything from creamed spinach to roasted potatoes. She also plays with textures to delicious effect in a broiled eggplant dish and a cauliflower and chickpea salad. Choose your own veggie adventure, or better yet, make all four! Get the recipes below and be sure to tune in this weekend for Martha’s step-by-step breakdown of each dish.

eggplant herbs yogurt
Photography by: Bobbi Lin

1. Eggplant with Herbs and Yogurt

Eggplants are brushed with a spiced parsley-and-cilantro paste, then broiled and served with a citrusy yogurt sauce, jalapeno, lime wedges, sesame seeds, and pomegranate.

 

Get the Eggplant with Herbs and Yogurt Recipe
creamed coconut spinach
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2. Creamed Coconut Spinach

Not your grandma’s creamed spinach! This Omani-style version bathes the leafy greens in coconut milk, fresh ginger, jalapeno, and cumin.

 

Get the Creamed Coconut Spinach Recipe
cauliflower salad with chickpeas
Photography by: Bobbi Lin

3. Cauliflower Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

We love the combination of raw cauliflower, cooked crisp-tender green beans, and crunchy roasted chickpeas in this salad. Fresh parsley and dried currants complete the potluck-friendly dish.

 

Get the Cauliflower Salad with Roasted Chickpeas
zaatar smashed potatoes
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4. Za’atar Smashed Potatoes

Baby red potatoes are boiled, smashed, topped with za’atar and rosemary, and roasted until golden brown and irresistible. A bright, nutty cilantro-and-mint sauce takes the side to the next level.

 

Get the Za'atar Smashed Potatoes Recipe

"Martha Stewart's Cooking School" season 5 airs on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).