Side Dishes

Everyone focuses on the main attraction: the entree. But what happened to the supporting artists? The sides?

Baked Acorn Squash with Pecans

Easy side dish recipes including rice recipes, quinoa recipes, potato side dishes and vegetable side dishes and even pasta side dishes.

They quite frequently end up being an afterthought and we settle for a plain romaine salad or rice from a bag. No judging, I totally use rice from a bag too, but you know what I am saying.

Scrounging around in the pantry to find something to pair perfectly with your chicken dinner. Odds and ends out of the vegetable crisper.

Cheesy Squash Casserole


With this collection of side dish items you’ll be planning the main course around the sides! Or just serving an entire meal of side dishes. No joke, it’s been done!

Here are some of our favorite side dish recipes broken down into categories!

Holiday Side Dish Recipes:

Herb Stuffing Wreath

Vegetable Side Dishes:

How to Boil Corn and Corn Seasoning

Potato Side Dish Recipes:

Close up of loaded baked potatoes
Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes

Rice Sides:

Easy Fried Rice in a skillet
Homemade Fried Rice

Pasta Sides:

Mac and cheese in a black bowl - quick and easy meals
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
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