Baby boomers fondly remember the simple classic green bean casserole as a Thanksgiving standard. This version is updated a bit to add fresh mushrooms. It also uses frozen green beans, which contain less salt and retain more color.
Recipes for side dishes.
Whip up these delicious zucchini bites in a jiffy, all in one bowl and all at one time. The baking mix magically makes a crust, even though it is beaten in with everything else. Great for party appetizers or cut them into larger squares to serve as a side dish.
This method for Sun-Dried Tomato Barley treats barley like rice pilaf. First the barley is toasted in butter, then cooked with flavorful sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and scallions. This is a fast and easy welcomed change from the usual rice side dish.
The beautiful colors of this red, white, and blue potato salad come from the potatoes themselves. This recipe is obviously perfect for the 4th of July due to the coloring, but you will enjoy it year-round.
I love macaroni salad, but the traditional recipes are fairly mundane. This is not your Mama’s macaroni salad! Shrimp Garden Pasta Salad is perfect for summer picnics and potluck dinners.
Like potatoes, parsnips are a root vegetable, so it makes sense to do a mash-up with potatoes. Loaded Parsnip Mashed Potatoes take on a slightly sweet, nutty flavor from the parsnips. Here they are taken up to a truly adult level with the addition of bacon bits, Cheddar cheese, and chives.
Easy scalloped potatoes are a heart-warming comfort food. This homemade version is not only easy, it’s loaded with cheese in a creamy sauce.
Easy Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect side dish for those busy nights, because it goes together in a flash! This recipe is for a very basic, easy version, loaded with Cheddar cheese and rich with milk. You can have it in the oven within 15 minutes.