recipes for: Side Dishes
This refreshing and light tomato and onion salad comes together in minutes and is a great summer side dish alongside breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The marinade is equal parts extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar, and intensifies as it sits. GF, DF, V.
When you're craving diner-style breakfast potatoes, make these fried potatoes and onions! Parboil the potatoes, then get 'em all crispy in a cast iron skillet. Season with garlic, paprika, then serve with a couple of fried eggs for the complete diner experience. Brunch goals at home!
This quick and simple antipasto salad is loaded with Italian cold cuts, fresh mozzarella cheese, marinated veggies, olives, and then tossed with a seriously flavorful Italian vinaigrette. You'll love this no cook recipe for summer cookouts, picnics, or easy meal prep. Serve mixed with potatoes or pasta for a summer salad that guests will fight over! GF
This is our go-to house salad recipe, which we serve almost weekly (and is infinitely adaptable)! It features baby arugula, fresh summer raspberries, creamy goat cheese, marcona almonds, and a sprinkle of fresh dill. Toss with rich, sweet balsamic vinegar then serve. A perfect side salad to accompany any lunch or dinner entrée!
Would I rather win the lottery or stumble upon ramps at the farmer's market? Ramps, obviously! With a short season of just 3 weeks per year, make the most of any wild leeks you find by making quick pickled ramps. Their spring onion and garlicky flavor is the perfect addition to many savory dishes, while the remaining brine can be used in salad dressings. Quick, easy, and so flavorful!
Thick, creamy, buttery homemade red skin mashed potatoes! Infuse melted butter with smashed garlic cloves before folding into tender mashed potatoes with a touch of heavy cream. Garnish with chives, flaky sea salt, and black pepper for a cozy side dish that goes well with everything!
Take a pot of creamy corn grits, then turn it into something new: crispy polenta fries! Mix in lots of grated Parmesan cheese, creamy mascarpone, and whatever fresh herbs you've got on hand. Once cool, cut into sticks, then cook until crispy and golden around the edges. We love serving polenta fries with marinara sauce, but these would also be fantastic with homemade aioli! A side dish the whole family loves!
Simple crispy baked sweet potato fries are an easy, flavorful side dish! Toss thinly cut sweet potatoes with olive oil, then season with oregano, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook until crispy, tossing once, then serve with a quick homemade chipotle aioli! Makes 4 servings.
Roasted root vegetables are an easy, flavorful side dish to enjoy all fall and winter long. Mix and match veggies that you love most: beets, parsnips, carrots, sweet potatoes, shallots, radishes. Roast until tender, then add a bit of creamy goat cheese (we recommend Selles-Sur-Cher). The perfect side dish that goes with everything from roast chicken to steak to seafood!