50 Ultimate Side Dishes

Need an easy side that the whole family will love? From garlic roasted cauliflower to the ultimate mac & cheese, we've got the quintessential dish to complete any meal.

Simple Brown Rice Pilaf

"This was very quick and easy to make. Our guests wouldn't believe how simple it was."

-Rebecca F.

Roasted Parmesan & Garlic Cauliflower

"This is such a tasty cauliflower recipe. I'll definitely be passing this on to my family and friends."


Bacon & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

"This was a nice change from the usual mashed potato. Plus, it was hardly any work to make."


Broccoli Dal Curry

"This is one of the best Indian recipes I've ever made. it was the hit of our meal."


Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

"This was a great side dish. The flavors all enhanced the sweetness of the tomatoes."

-Cookie j

Buttered Parmesan Rice

"Parmesan, butter and rice — what a wonderful combination."


Roasted Carrots With Lemon Dressing

"This is a nice side dish. Lemon and honey accent the roasted carrots without being too heavy or sweet."


Sauteed Mushrooms with Red Wine

"These are perfect. I quartered my mushrooms instead of slicing them and added a little roasted garlic for fun."


Elegant Baked Potatoes

"These are wonderful potatoes. They are so elegant looking with almost no fuss at all."


Creamed Spinach

"This spinach was so great. Even my kids loved it."

-Jessica Hoylman

Easy Baked Beans

"These are so addictive. Plus they're so easy to make."


Party Cheese Bread

"This decadent cheese bread was such a treat. It was devoured immediately."


Popcorn Cauliflower

"This cauliflower had such a great flavor. Even my kids loved it."


Nuttin' Honey Peas

"This is excellent. I usually add sugar and butter to my peas, but the honey gave them much better flavor."

-Robbin in Texas

Agave-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

"These sweet potatoes are so addictive and can be prepared with just about any ingredients."


Refried Beans

"This has got to be the easiest and healthiest way to make 'refried' beans. You just plop everything in your slow cooker and walk away."


Buttery Balsamic Broccoli

"This is such a nice side dish. It's not overly dressed and allows the main ingredient to shine."


Curried Chickpeas & Kale

"I really enjoyed this. It's a great way to serve kale."


Simple Garlic Mashed Potatoes

"This is a delicious, garlic-infused mashed potato."


Zesty Herbed Carrots

"This is a nice side dish to serve with any meal. It has a nice blend of flavors and is quick and easy to make."

-Seasoned Cook

Cheesy Garlic Bread

"This garlic bread is fabulous. It was scarfed up so quickly, I was lucky to get one piece!"


Peas a L'orange

"This is an outstanding way to dress up the lowly pea. We just love them."

-Karen Elizabeth

Corn on the Cob

"Wow this was good! The corn is so sweet and tender."


New Year Fried Rice

"This is incredibly good. I love that it uses bacon."


Garlic Hasselback Potatoes with Herbed Sour Cream

"Not only are these delicious, but they're so pretty, too. They've become a staple at my house."


Spanish Green Beans with Bacon

"One of my favorite vegetables made even better with the addition of bacon. The taste was just perfect."


Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

"I wish I could give these zucchini crisps even more than 5 stars."


Sauteed Baby Spinach & Garlic

"I love sauteed spinach, and I loved the hint of nutmeg in this version."


Roasted Asparagus with Crunchy Parmesan Topping

"This was really quick and easy to make. We really enjoyed the flavor of the breadcrumbs and freshly grated cheese."

-Baby Kato

Cheesy Mini Corn Muffins

"These muffins are wonderful. They are easy to put together and have a great taste and texture."


Mashed Cauliflower

"If you like the taste of goat cheese you will love this recipe."


Simple Steamed Broccoli

"This really does make the most delicious broccoli ever. Melting the butter in the bowl first and then coating the veggies is a new trick for me."

-Soeur Souris

Garlic Cream Cheese Corn

"Great side dish. Easy to put together and a good option for something a little different on a busy week night."


Oven-Roasted Parmesan Potatoes

"These just might be the best oven-roasted potatoes I've ever made."

-L&M�s mom

Sauteed Mushrooms

"These are great mushrooms. The garlic and soy sauce really add a tasty flavor."


Israeli Couscous Salad

"This has the perfect combination of flavors. It's cool, refreshing, and great for a pool party."


Sauteed Asparagus and Snap Peas

"This great recipe is so easy and tasty, it made my day."

-Sydney Mike

Curried Lentils

"This tastes excellent and is super easy to make. I served the lentils over basmati rice and the combination was wonderful."

-Gina Wilkerson

Basic White Rice

"In twenty years of cooking, I have never had perfect rice until I tried this recipe."


Memphis Sweet Potato Fries

"This is an awesome, simple and delicious recipe."


Last Minute Dinner Rolls

"These biscuits came out perfectly. They were soft and full of flavor."

-Cajun Homeschool Mom

Broccoli Parmesan

"My son and I really enjoyed this broccoli. It was very simple to make and so tasty."


Couscous with Corn

"This was my first time making something like this and it was fantastic. I'm a big couscous fan now."


Garlic Mashed Potatoes

"What a lovely recipe. The potatoes were light, fluffy and full of flavor."

-Baby Kato

Cheesy Grits Casserole

"I love that you can make these ahead of time and bake them while preparing the rest of your meal."

-Owned by a Westie

Lemon Asparagus

"I really enjoyed the subtle lemon and oregano flavor of this asparagus."


Spanish Rice

"This was absolutely amazing. I loved this rice, and so did my kids."


Slow Baked Sweet Potatoes

"These were the best sweet potatoes I've ever eaten. I'm so glad I finally found this recipe."

-Rita D.

Confetti Rice Pilaf

"This rice is very good. I love that it's loaded with vegetables."

-Krista Smith

Super Creamy and Cheesy Mac & Cheese

"I've tried a bunch of mac and cheese recipes, but this one is my family's favorite by far."