Vegetable Side Dishes

Celery Root, Potato, and Pear Mash
Move over, main dishes! Our recipes for scrumptious vegetable side dishes will steal the show at your next dinner party or weeknight meal. Some of these side dish recipes start with old favorites, like green bean casserole, and a few mix up your vegetable routine with such items as grilled artichokes or roasted beets. These yummy vegetable recipes will turn everyone into a veggie-lover!

Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

This easy veggie side dish is perfect for fall! A simple maple glaze gives these yummy roasted squash slices a hint of sweetness.

Cauliflower Gratin

This delicious layered side is full of potatoes, cauliflower, and shallots and sprinkled with panko bread crumbs and Gruyere cheese. Use purple potatoes and purple cauliflower to give the dish an unexpected burst of color.

Indian-Spiced Roasted Peas

Curry powder takes roasted peas to the next level in this yummy veggie side dish. Pea pods are perfect for scooping up the super-easy Greek yogurt and mint dip -- remember to serve it on the side!

Tiny Tomato Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Calling all tomato-lovers! This is the side dish for you. Tiny tomatoes are the star of this salad, supported by fresh arugula, fennel, parsley, and a deliciously simple champagne vinaigrette.

Winter Slaw with Kale and Cabbage

For vegetable side dishes that are packed with nutrients, consider those with kale in the mix. Here the good-for-you green partners with colorful cabbage for a go-with-anything side.

Artichokes with Tarragon Drizzle

For vegetable recipes that truly dazzle and delight, choose artichokes. Our tarragon-sauced recipe goes especially well alongside grilled chicken, beef, or lamb.

Oven-Fried Veggies

This vegetable side dish is great for picky eaters. Sprinkled with panko bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, you'll hardly notice you're eating a healthy serving of vegetables. These veggies are the perfect side dish for dinner -- or even a quick snack!

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Roasted Radishes with Chive Vinaigrette

This roasted recipe is quite possibly the best way to eat radishes. It's also one of the easiest side dish recipes ever -- just whip up the vinaigrette, drizzle it over radishes, and roast.

Brussels Sprouts Casserole with Pancetta and Asiago Cheese

Try it once, and this cheese-topped vegetable casserole might be your new favorite side dish. Featuring hearty vegetables and chopped pancetta, it also makes a delicious main dish.

 

Roasted Tomato-Bread Toss

Roasted tomatoes, Kalamata olives, Italian bread -- this dish has everything we love! For an even richer flavor, reduce the balsamic vinegar on the stove before drizzling over the tomatoes.

Bacon-Topped Green Bean Casserole

A classic vegetable casserole gets a chic update thanks to wild mushrooms, fresh rosemary, and a food-lover's favorite ingredient: bacon.

 

Root Veggie Chips with Sea Salt

Use your favorite root vegetables to make these tasty chips -- beets, sweet potatoes, parsnips, carrots, rutabagas, and celery root all work well. Tossed with sea salt, you won't be able to eat just one of these delicious chips.

Glazed Carrots with Pistachios

Coated with butter, brown sugar, and fresh thyme, this dish is perfect for carrot lovers. Plus, this easy vegetable side dish looks stunning on any dinner table.

Vegetable-Pesto Risotto Casserole

Zucchini, summer squash, corn, eggplant -- this yummy casserole is packed with veggies! Creamy rice makes this side dish a little more hearty, so it's perfect for toting to a potluck or family gathering.

Corn Cups

Add this to your list of vegetable side dishes to serve during fresh corn season. It calls on Mexican crema and queso fresco for a luscious addition to the naturally sweet corn.

Edamame Quinoa Salad

This veggie side comes together fast. Simply cook the quinoa, toss it with the other ingredients, and add a drizzle of lime juice and olive oil. Full of edamame, corn, and cherry tomatoes, this salad will brighten up any dinner table.

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Garlic-Roasted Asparagus

This so-simple side dish is great alongside a quick dinner. Adding garlic slices makes this roasted asparagus recipe a definite family favorite.

Broiled Bok Choy with Miso Sauce

Bookmark this page for those times when you want vegetable recipes that veer off the beaten path. The lightly sweet flavors of the sauce contrast the pleasingly bitter bok choy for an irresistibly intriguing vegetable recipe.

 

Medley of Roasted Root Vegetables

When you're choosing what to include on this platter of roasted vegetables, be sure to put beets in the mix. They add deep flavors and so much beauty to the plate.

 

Broccolini with Peas and Seared Lemons

This sparkling trio includes Swiss chard, which has beet-like flavor in the stems and spinach-like flavor in the leaves, for one of the most flavor-packed vegetable side dishes around.

Roasted Acorn Squash and Beet Salad

Roasted vegetables share the plate with mixed greens and maple-lemon dressing for a salad and side rolled into one amazing dish.

Grilled Corn with Smoky Lime Butter

The lime-infused, paprika-sparked butter goes beautifully with corn. Another time, partner the flavored butter with assorted grilled vegetables, such as zucchini, carrots, and sweet peppers.

 

Sesame Kale and Edamame

Say good-bye to boring salads! Fresh kale, red sweet pepper, and edamame are the main ingredients in this bright veggie side. Drizzled with an easy mix of ginger, soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil, this salad features an added burst of flavor.

Roasting vegetables brings out delicious natural sweetness that will make everyone a veggie lover. Watch as we show you step-by-step our method for roasting cauliflower, a technique that can be used for virtually any veggie.

Foolproof Roasted Vegetables

Bring out the natural sweetness in all your favorite vegetables with our simple method.

 

Rosy Beet Risotto

If you've never stirred roasted vegetables into a risotto, now is your chance to see just how yummy it can be. Here, roasted beets bring their signature flavor and color to this hearty side dish.

 

Grilled Baby Veggies with Arugula-Mint Pesto Sauce

Oh, baby! These diminutive delicacies are quite the treat. Give this medley of tiny and colorful vegetables a go the next time you want grilled vegetables on the menu.

 

Green Beans with Shallots, Thyme, and Shiitake Mushrooms

This is no ordinary green bean casserole! The fresh veggie side has a zippy coating of lemon peel, lemon juice, and thyme. If you want a little added crunch in this dish, garnish with slivered almonds.

Cauliflower and Broccoli with Swiss Cheese Sauce

When it's your turn to host a large gathering, save valuable stove top space by choosing vegetable side dishes that can be prepared in your slow cooker. This creamy and luscious blend of cauliflower and broccoli is the perfect option.

 

Celery Root, Potato, and Pear Mash

Be prepared! Guests are going to ask what you did to make this vegetable side dish so amazing. It's up to you whether to reveal the secret ingredient: celery root, which brings a fascinating nutty flavor to the mash.

 

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