Tag: side dishes

Tortellini Pasta Salad

Tortellini Pasta Salad

This tortellini salad comes together quickly and is as pretty as it is delicious. With cheese tortellini, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, salami, olives, onions and a homemade Italian inspired dressing this cold salad makes a great side dish or a refreshing lunch or dinner on its own.

How to Make White Rice

How to Make White Rice

If you’re trying to stretch your food dollar, there are few ingredients that will serve you better than white rice. White rice is cheap, filling and delicious. It’s also easy to make, just follow a few simple steps and you are guaranteed success.

Refried Black Beans

Refried Black Beans

These refried black beans make a fantastic addition to tacos, burritos, tostadas or as a dip for tortilla chips. They’re great for busy weeknights because they come together quickly and are really easy to make.

Yuca Frita

Yuca Frita

Yuca frita (fried yuca or yuca fries) is a fantastic side dish when you want to try something a little different. Fried yuca is similar to French fries. When they’re fried, the outside gets crispy and the inside remains creamy.

Artichoke Salad

Artichoke Salad

This artichoke salad is a simple and tasty side dish that’s great for picnics, barbecues and potlucks. In this recipe, canned artichokes are combined with black olives, grape tomatoes and sliced onions. Then the salad is dressed with an easy-to-make dressing, made with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and spices.

Sausage Stuffing

Sausage Stuffing

This sausage stuffing is a family favorite. It’s really easy to make and uses simple ingredients. In this recipe, flavorful sausage, toasted almonds, vegetables and bread are combined to make the best stuffing. Now, we don’t actually stuff the turkey, instead we make the stuffing in a casserole dish and serve it as a side dish.

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a classic side dish; they’re a staple for sure on your holiday table and comfort food at its best! They’re pretty easy to make too, and in this recipe you’ll find simple tips to make the best mashed potatoes!

Tostones

Tostones

A classic Cuban side dish, tostones are fried green plantains; actually they’re twice fried green plantains. They’re really good with all kinds of dishes.

Bacon Potato Bites

Bacon Potato Bites

These Bacon Potato Bites make a delicious appetizer or side dish. Little gold potatoes are cooked until tender. Then they’re wrapped in bacon and baked until the bacon is golden and crispy.

Sausage and Butternut Squash

Sausage and Butternut Squash

In this Fall inspired dish, savory sausage pairs beautifully with butternut squash and sweet apples. This is a great dinner or side dish to enjoy when the air starts to turn a little chilly and Fall is just around the corner. Serve this dish on its own as a side or on a bed of wild and brown rice, for a filling and satisfying meal.

Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli is a really easy side dish. It’s made with just a handful of ingredients, and the only indulgent one is Parmesan cheese. It’s so good; my teenage son actually ate it. Which is amazing since his default response to broccoli is “I…

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

This Roasted Asparagus makes a delicious, easy-to-make side dish. In this recipe, asparagus is lightly brushed with olive oil, seasoned with salt and black pepper and roasted. We serve the asparagus with a cheese sauce (mornay) and crunchy breadcrumbs. Both of which come together quickly…

Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Mushroom Rice Pilaf

If you are looking for a nice rice side dish, this mushroom rice pilaf is just the thing. Long grain white rice, wild rice and sautéed mushrooms combine to make a delicious side dish. Pair this rice pilaf with chicken, fish, or pork chops, add a side of steamed veggies and you’ll have a wonderful meal worthy of a special occasion.

Homemade Garlic Bread

Homemade Garlic Bread

You know that hypothetical, “If you’re stranded on a desert island, what one food would you want with you”? For me, it’s garlic bread. This easy-to-make, homemade garlic bread makes a wonderful side to a soup, or a quick pasta dinner. As a bonus, you probably…