Side Dish Recipes

It's all about the side dishes. The right side can make a boring meal into a cheerful one. Salads, potatoes, grains, veggies: pick one or two and keep it simple. Or make your favorite side the main event. Why not?
Lemon Za'atar Potatoes with Fresh Dill, Crumbled Feta, and Lemon Slices on a Plate
Lemon Za’atar Potatoes
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts on a Plate
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
Chinese Cucumber Salad with Dark Vinegar and Chili Crisp Surrounded by a Small Bowl with Salt, Another with Sauce, and Another Bowl with Some Salad
Smashed Cucumber Salad with Dark Vinegar and Chili Crisp
Large Bowl of Cheese, Peppers, Salami, Olives, Chickpeas, and Lettuce for Italian Chopped Salad
Classic Chopped Italian Salad
Cajun-Spiced Grilled Corn Next to a Saucer with Two Lime Halves and a Small Bowl with More Cajun Seasoning
Cajun-Spiced Grilled Corn
Close-up of Sautéed Eggplant with Garlic and Parmesan
Sautéed Eggplant with Garlic and Parmesan
Sheet Pan Ratatouille in a Bowl
Sheet Pan Ratatouille
Trinidadian Boiled Corn in a Bowl
Trinidadian Boiled Corn
Tomato Rice with Coriander Leaves
Tomato Rice
Air Fryer Baked Potatoes Topped with Sour Cream
Air Fryer Baked Potatoes
Pajeon, Kimchi, and Rice on a Plate Next to a Small Bowl of Sauce
Pajeon (Korean Scallion Pancakes)
Bowl of Coconut Lime Rice with a Lime Wedge
Coconut Lime Rice
large globe artichoke for steaming
How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke
Bowl of Esquites Topped with Cilantro, Cotija Cheese, and Ancho Chile Pepper Surrounded by Bowls of Toppings
Esquites (Warm Mexican Corn Salad)
Bowl of Quick and Easy Sesame Peanut Noodles
Sesame Peanut Noodles
Corn and Ricotta Bruschetta
Corn and Ricotta Bruschetta
Jamaican Rice and Peas
Kalisa Martin’s Jamaican Rice and Peas
Kuku Sabzi on platter with yogurt dip.
Kuku Sabzi (Persian Herb Frittata)
Zucchini Stir-Fry on a Platter
Zucchini Stir-Fry
Spicy Cucumber and Jalapeno Salad on a Plate with a Halved Jalapeno and Utensils
Spicy Cucumber and Jalapeño Salad
Bowl of Simple Summer Tomato Salad with a Serving Spoon
Simple Summer Tomato Salad
Plate of Whole Grilled Eggplant Next to a Platter of More Eggplant and an Oil Dispenser
Whole Grilled Eggplant
Bowl of Green Salad with Fresh Herbs and Red Wine Vinaigrette with Serving Utensils
Green Salad with Fresh Herbs and Red Wine Vinaigrette
Sesame Soba Noodles in a Bowl Garnished with Spring Onions Next to Plate with Spring Onions and Seasoning and Another Plate with Slices of Radish
Sesame Soba Noodles
Bowl of Green Goddess Pasta Salad
Green Goddess Pasta Salad
Platter of Grilled Peppers Surrounded by Olives, Capers, Olive Oil, and Toast
Easy Grilled Peppers
Homemade French Fries Served with Ketchup
Homemade French Fries
Bowl of Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Champagne Vinaigrette with a Spoon Surrounded by a Drink on a Table
Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Champagne Vinaigrette
Crispy Tofu
Easy Crispy Tofu
Smoked Whole Cauliflower with Spiced Soy Butter and Satay Sauce
Smoked Whole Cauliflower with Spiced Soy Butter and Satay Sauce
Grilled Broccolini with Lemon Tahini Dressing and Pomegranate Arils
Grilled Broccolini with Lemon Tahini Dressing
Bowl of Fried Polenta Panzanella with Tomato, Basil, and Burrata with a Drink on a Table
Fried Polenta Panzanella with Tomato, Basil, and Burrata
Potato confit in white casserole dish.
Potato Confit
sautéed mushroom in black bowl scooped with spoon
Easy Sautéed Mushrooms
sliced challah on cutting board
Homemade Challah
Noodle Kugel
Noodle Kugel
Overhead view of roasted cabbage steaks on a baking sheet.
Roasted Cabbage Steaks with Garlic Breadcrumbs
A dark plate with stacked vegetable egg rolls and dipping sauce
Egg Rolls
Scooping a spoonful of mac and cheese with creamed spinach out of a casserole dish.
Spinach Mac and Cheese
Sautéed fennel on a white platter.
Sautéed Fennel With Fennel Fronds
Twiced baked potato casserole in casserole dish
Twice Baked Potato Casserole
Korean steamed eggs in blue bowl.
Gyeran Jjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)
Spring snap pea salad in large serving bowl.
Sugar Snap Pea Salad
Quick and easy roasted vegetables on a platter with a teal linen underneath.
Oven Roasted Vegetables
Dipping a spring roll into a sauce with more spring rolls on the plate and on a platter behind it.
Fried Spring Rolls
Leftover mashed potato pancakes stacked on a plate and topped with sour cream and chives.
Mashed Potato Pancakes
Toasted sesame and garlic spinach in a white bowl.
Sigeumchi Namul (Spinach Banchan)
Overhead view of extra flaky broccoli cheddar hand pies set on a platter.
Broccoli Cheddar Hand Pies
Stone fruit and vegetable salad in a serving bowl with a linen underneath.
Stone Fruit, Tomato and Cucumber Salad
Quick and easy slaw in a white serving bowl.
Fennel Radicchio Slaw
Overhead view of a white bowl filled with Cretan Dakos salad.
Dakos Salad
Spinach salad with grapes and bacon dressing on a ceramic plate.
Spinach Salad with Roasted Grapes and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Side view of braised green beans on an oval platter.
Turkish Braised Green Beans
The best ever grilled onions piled on a purple rimmed platter.
Grilled Onions
Overhead view of ‘In Bibi’s Kitchen’ Lasary Legioma Recipe in a dark bowl with a wooden spoon.
Lasary Legioma (Tomato Relish) Recipe from “In Bibi’s Kitchen”
Green Beans with Gochujang in a skillet.
Gochujang Green Beans
Spanakopita twice baked potatoe sliced open with a fork on a white plate with an arugula and tomato salad.
Spanakopita Twice-Baked Potatoes
Overhead view of a plate of green tomatoes that have been breaded and fried.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Bright and fresh Classic Coleslaw in a white bowl.
Classic Coleslaw
A bowl of cranberry sauce on a table with a spoon.
Cranberry Sauce