Side Dish Recipes

Browse 450 Side Dish Recipes

From mashed potatoes to pasta salad, find all your side dish needs here! Let's face it, sometimes the sides make the meal. To honor our love of sides, we have an infinite collection of recipes that can accompany any central ingredient. Hopefully your main dish won't get too jealous!

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Deviled Egg Pasta Salad

Deviled Egg Pasta Salad

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Everyone loves deviled eggs -- but they can be somewhat fussy to make. This recipe is a busy cook's solution: all the flavor of deviled eggs, with none of the fuss. Think of it as a deconstructed deviled egg. You'll love it! (And by the way, this method f…

Mexican Green Spaghetti

Mexican Green Spaghetti

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This isn't a "traditional" Mexican dish but it is very common in the Northeast of Mexico, everyone in my family loves it and it's been a great hit among my friends now that I live in the USA, it is usually served to go with any type of meat (pork, beef, c…

Ground Beef and Cheese Stuffed Peppers

Ground Beef and Cheese Stuffed Peppers

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

These delicious stuffed peppers can work as an appetizer, a side dish or a main dish, depending on how many you make and what you're looking for in a meal. They're also easy-to-make and fairly affordable. Hope you like!

Homemade Saltine Crackers

Homemade Saltine Crackers

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

These are very simple to make crackers. They are a blank canvas that can take on many flavors. You can make these two ways crispy and crunchy. The only diffrence is how much butter you use. If you use 2 tablespoons they are crunch after they cool. If you…

Mini Meatloaves Wrapped in Bacon

Mini Meatloaves Wrapped in Bacon

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes

Want to know what's better than bacon-wrapped meatloaf? Little mini bacon-wrapped meatloaves that you don't have to share with anyone. This recipe makes 4 of them so if you have to share I guess you can. These are really easy to cook on the gri…

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

As a child, my favorite food was macaroni and cheese. I would eat it morning, day, and night (to my mother's dismay). The funny thing is, now my son does the same thing. Although it isn't the makings of a balanced diet, it sure is one tasty side dish,…

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Cream Cheese

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Cream Cheese

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Try this simple mushroom appetizer that even Mario and Luigi will beat the crap out of King Kuppa for this.

Spicy Thai BBQ Shrimp

Spicy Thai BBQ Shrimp

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

I'm sharing what is possibly my all-time most favorite recipe for the grill, if you enjoy shrimp then I think you'll love these guys too. I come back to this recipe often because it's got this incredibly perfect blend of Thai flavors and I'm addicted t…

Comfort Egg Salad

Comfort Egg Salad

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Not all egg salads are created equal. Not enough ingredients and you have egg on toast. Too much and you've got a soggy tasteless mess. This recipe gets it just right - crunchy, springy, sweet, tangy. Perfect for staying in on a rainy day in front of…

Grandma's Scalloped Potatoes

Grandma's Scalloped Potatoes

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 90 Minutes

This is a family recipe, passed down to me from my sweet grandma. To this day, I only ever make these potatoes in the casserole dish she gave to me. This is one of those dishes that transports me back to my childhood, and I hope you love it too!

Tater Tots Casserole with Cheddar Cheese

Tater Tots Casserole with Cheddar Cheese

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

This is a fun dish that is easy to assemble and makes for a hearty meal for a family. It is a very interesting way of serving tater tots (or fried potato rounds), which everyone loves. Feel free to remove the cheese from this dish -- it works with or with…

Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes

A quick and easy Mac n' Cheese that will be sure to be a hit!

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizers

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Appetizers

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

What's a backyard BBQ party without grilled appetizers? Pretty lame actually. If you want to show off and really impress your guests then these bacon-wrapped appetizers will really help. Imagine, jumbo shrimp stuffed with goat cheese, seasone…

Zucchini Oven Chips

Zucchini Oven Chips

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

These flavorful, crispy zucchini chips are so delicious that, just like their potato counterparts, I bet you won't be able to eat just one! They're a healthy side dish for just about any meal.

Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni & Cheese

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

A great dish for potluck dinners. One of the terrific aspects to this dish is you can change it to suit your preferences. To make it more of an entree mix in meats of your choice. Add vegetables such as broccoli and onions to give it more texture.

Fried Rice

Fried Rice

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

In just no time you can turn plain white rice into something so delicious, with just a few simple ingredients, offering a different texture and a nice blend of the different flavours, soaked up by the rice, while frying. This dish can easily prepared in…

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 11 Minutes

Here is a simple side dish to make to go with any meal. These green beans are crisp and full of flavor. Toss in some other vegetables too, if you like. For those of you watching your waistband, this recipe is healthy as well. Fast and healthy, what a…

Dinner Rolls

Dinner Rolls

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Prep Time: 120 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Light and airy, these rolls are simply divine served warm with hot butter.

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

This pasta salad is easy to make and is great for BBQs and potlucks!

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

French fries are a common side dish to go with many American meals, but did you ever try sweet potato fries instead? Well if you haven’t, you are missing out! This simple recipe is easy to prepare and jazzes up the regular burger and fries combo. Plu…

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