Side Dish Recipes

The best dinner side dishes. Find vegetable sides, BBQ sides, and the perfect sides for chicken, pork chops, or a spaghetti dinner. Browse hundreds of side dish recipes with photos and reviews.

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Creamy au Gratin Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 5886
Thinly sliced potatoes and onions layered in a rich, creamy cheese sauce.

Easy Pizza Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 1087
A quick, easy, and deliciously fresh pizza sauce — no cooking required.

18 Quick and Easy Asparagus Side Dishes

It's all asparagus all the time right now, and we are here for it.
By Hannah Selinger

16 of the Best Side Dishes to Pair With Your Spaghetti Dinner

Don't settle for limp, boring salad or frozen garlic bread — it's time to take your spaghetti side dishes up a notch.
By Melanie Fincher

Byrdhouse Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 156
This is an easy, tasty, pretty way to whip up a side dish, or a leading man for a salad, in about 1 minute. Be careful and quick with these - we want 'em blistered, not blown apart!

30 Best Side Dishes for Chicken, No Matter How You Cook It

In a contest for the most versatile meat, chicken would win. But what's a chicken dinner without sides?
By Mary Claire Lagroue

Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 6
Tired of plain mashed potatoes? Why not try adding something new?

15 Best Side Dishes for Pork Chops

One of the best things about pork chops is that the complementary side dish possibilities are endless. Here are some of our favorites.
By Melanie Fincher

Greek-Style Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 269
Lemony, tender, golden-brown potatoes are a winning side dish for any meal.

Lemon-Parsley Green Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 101
This is a delicious lemony, fried green bean recipe. I found it while shopping one Saturday at the local produce market.

13 Delicious Ways to Make Instant Pot Risotto

The Instant Pot helps you step away from the stovetop and still create deliciously creamy risotto.
By Hayley Sugg

Inspiration and Ideas

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Alfredo Sauce
Rating: 4.5 stars 4686

This creamy Alfredo sauce turns a busy weeknight dinner into something special. Serve it with fettuccine or pour it over chicken breasts or steamed vegetables.