Side Dishes

Serve up the most delicious side dish with our never-ending recipe ideas.

Nacho Pie

"In place of the ground beef and mozzarella cheese, consider topping this zesty pie with lean ground sausage and cheddar cheese. It tastes just as good." —LaVerna Mjones, Moorhead, Minnesota

Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

"My homemade spaghetti sauce got rave reviews, but it was so time-consuming to make on the stovetop. My family loves...


Marinara

"My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce 'gravy.' She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


Honey-Roasted Whole Carrots

"What I love about this recipe is that it uses the entire carrot, including the tops, and it also uses...


Braised Dill Potatoes

"Dill, chicken broth and a few other simple ingredients create a side dish your family will love. The braised potatoes...

Leek Potato Pancakes

"I received this recipe from my great-grandmother. She brought this over from England, where they enjoyed leeks immensely during the...


Pickled Eggs with Beets

"Ever since I can remember, my Mother served this pickled egg recipe at Easter. It was a tradition that my...

Waffle Fry Nachos

"My husband and two grown sons really enjoy these fun nachos—they can devour a platter of them in no time....


Garlic-Cheese Flatbread

"Unless you plan to make two, don't count on leftovers. As an appetizer or side, this cheesy flatbread will be...


BBQ Chicken Waffle Fries

"This is one of those dishes that sounds so wrong but tastes so right! Trust me—barbecue chicken leftovers are fantastic...


Deep-Fried Mac & Cheese Shells

"I created this deep-friend mac and cheese recipe for my husband, who loves mac and cheese. He describes this recipe...

Zesty Snack Mix

"This crisp snack mix is a mouthwatering combination of sweet and spicy. I've taken it to numerous gatherings. Make a...


Chicken Fries

"Kid-friendly and quick, these crunchy oven-baked chicken fries are coated with a mixture of crushed potato chips, panko bread crumbs...


Chocolate-Mint Popcorn

"I wrote a book called '20 New Ways to Enjoy Popcorn.' When I poll friends, they favour this recipe, a...


Mustard Pretzel Nuggets

"This quick and fun snack is similar to the mustard pretzels you can buy at the store, but you can...


Apple-Gouda Pigs in a Blanket

"For New Year’s, I used to make beef and cheddar pigs in a blanket, but now I like apple and...

Nacho Tots

"This is an easy, versatile party appetizer that everyone loves. If you can't find chorizo, ground beef or ground chicken...


Grilled Chicken, Mango & Blue Cheese Tortillas

"Here's a fantastic outdoor appetizer to kick-start your summer get-togethers. We double or triple the ingredients when we host parties."...


Jicama and Pineapple Guacamole

"If you’re a fan of chunky pineapple guacamole, then this combo is for you. Crunchy diced jicama and juicy fruit...


Grilled Potato Skins

"It's easy to love these delicious appetizers. They're nice to serve outside when you invite friends over for a grilled...


Eggplant Fries

"My kids love this snack—and I like that it's healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic salt, these...


Chicken Corn Fritters

"I've always loved corn fritters, but they weren't satisfying as a main dish. I came up with this recipe and...


Effortless Guacamole

"Here’s one delicious, extra-easy classic you’ll turn to again and again. 'I’ve been making this recipe since I started cooking,...


Buffalo Bites

"Low-carb cauliflower Buffalo bites cook up fast in the air fryer, making them an easy snack or side dish. I...

Pizza Potato Toppers

"Not only is this recipe quick and easy to make, but it's an economical treat as well. I don't know...


Grilled Broccoli

"I started using this grilled broccoli recipe in 1987 when I began cooking light. It's been a favourite side dish...


Mashed Garlic Potatoes

"I infuse creamy mashed potatoes with the subtle taste of garlic, which makes them a welcome addition to any meal."...


Cheddar Mashed Cauliflower

"Want an alternative to mashed potatoes? Try cauliflower jazzed up with cheddar cheese and rosemary." —Chrystal Baker, Studio City, California


Maple and Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

"For special meals, here’s a fantastic side dish that even children will love. The sweet maple syrup and smoky bacon...


Scalloped Cranberries

"This warm cranberry casserole is a nice substitute for traditional cranberry relish. It's been a staple on my holiday table...