Side Dish Recipes

The best dinner side dishes. Find vegetable sides, BBQ sides, and the perfect sides for a chicken dinner. Browse hundreds of side dish recipes with photos and reviews.

Staff Picks

Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 5737
Thinly sliced potatoes and onion are layered in a creamy cheese sauce creating the perfect au gratin potato recipe.
By CathyM

Simply Steamed Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 133
An easy and delicious way to cook fresh asparagus stalks. Tender and tasty!

17 Favorite Jasmine Rice Recipes

With these top-rated recipes, you'll discover how to cook jasmine rice perfectly with soft, fluffy grains every time.
By Ita Mac Airt

Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 4
Tired of plain mashed potatoes? Why not try adding something new?

Lemon-Parsley Green Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 100
This is a delicious lemony, fried green bean recipe. I found it while shopping one Saturday at the local produce market.

Byrdhouse Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 150
This is an easy, tasty, pretty way to whip up a side dish, or a leading man for a salad, in about 1 minute. Be careful and quick with these - we want 'em blistered, not blown apart!

Greek Spinach Rice (Spanakorizo)

Rating: 5 stars 1
Chef John's spinach rice is flavored with tons of fresh herbs and feta cheese.

Greek-Style Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 233
This recipe delivers lemon-flavored roasted potatoes to your table, making a great side dish for Greek dishes such as souvlaki.

13 Delicious Ways to Make Instant Pot Risotto

The Instant Pot helps you step away from the stovetop and still create deliciously creamy risotto.
By Hayley Sugg

Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 3843
A delicious mashed sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan topping. Easy to make ahead, this recipe bakes in only 30 minutes.

Microwave Baked Potato

Rating: 4.5 stars 361
This microwave baked potato tastes like it was slow-roasted in the oven.

Easy Roasted Broccoli

Rating: 4.5 stars 135
Roasted broccoli is quick and easy to prepare with just four ingredients.

Inspiration and Ideas

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Alfredo Sauce
Rating: 4.5 stars 4455

This creamy Alfredo sauce turns a busy weeknight dinner into something special. Serve it with fettuccine or pour it over chicken breasts or steamed vegetables.