Side Dishes

Recipes for side dishes.

No constant stirring needed with this leek risotto made in the crockpot.
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Leek Risotto Recipe

 

 Classic risotto requires a lot of stirring and painstaking attention. Give your arm a rest with this crockpot version. There’s no lack of flavor thanks to leeks, Parmesan cheese, wine, and garlic. It’s the perfect side dish with meats, poultry, and fish, yet easy as pie to make. The Author […]

Creamy potatoes and peas are loaded up like a bacon potato. Yum!
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Loaded Creamed Potatoes and Peas Recipe

 

I’m a self-admitted potato freak. I have always loved the classic creamed potatoes, baby whole onions, and tender sweet peas dish from my youth. This is my uptown version, based on the loaded baked potato, and it’s to die for!

Chili oil, cherries, and pecans enhance this deliciously different Southern rice pilaf.
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Southern Rice Pilaf Recipe

 

 Take a walk on the gourmet side with this tantalizingly different rice pilaf. It’s slightly spicy, crunchy from pecans, and gets a touch of sweetness from dried cherries. It’s a savory and sweet match made in heaven. Wild rice is used, but feel free to substitute your favorite rice. It […]

Lemon, lemon zest, and Parmesan cheese make this rice an addictive side dish.
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Lemon Butter Rice Recipe

 

 This variation of rice pilaf gets a refreshing tang from lemon zest and lemon juice. It’s a delightful change of pace and incredibly easy to make. The lemon flavor is not overwhelming. The butter and Parmesan cheese add a creaminess that is hard to resist. It’s the perfect side dish […]

Savory sweet potato pie makes a delightfully different side dish.
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Savory Sweet Potato Pie Recipe – A Welcome Side Dish

 

No sugar in this sweet potato pie, just the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes. This savory side dish is rich with butter, cheese, and herbs.

Crunchy quinoa stuffed zucchini boats make a diabetic-friendly side dish or main meal.
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Crunchy Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Recipe – Diabetic-Friendly

 

 Quinoa has become a dieter’s favorite due to its vegetable protein content and low glycemic load. Quinoa stuffed zucchini makes a great meal or side dish. Whether you are diabetic, on a caloric diet, or just trying to eat in a more healthful manner, these zucchini boats filled with a […]

Creamy Orzo Rice Pilaf looks and tastes better than those box mixes loaded with preservatives.
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Orzo Rice Pilaf Recipe – Just say no to the box

 

 This winning take on Rice-A-Roni is infinitely more flavorful than the box, and it takes about the same amount of time. Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta that takes the place of the broken spaghetti strands found in Rice-A-Roni. The result is creamy with Parmesan cheese and flecked with morsels of […]

Bacon Ranch Potato Casserole is loaded with the tangy flavors of ranch dressing, bacon, and cheese.
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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potato Casserole Recipe

 

Bacon Ranch Potato Casserole will make your taste buds sing. The tang of ranch dressing and sour cream is the perfect solution to perk up those bland potatoes. Additionally, how can you go wrong with bacon and Cheddar cheese? Nothing short of awesome!