Experimenting with new side dishes is an easy way to introduce new recipes into your routine. Choose a category below to find your new favorite!
Maybe you’ve mastered roast chicken and are wondering what to serve with it, or you’ve been asked to bring a side dish along to the next picnic or potluck. Maybe you love steamed salmon but like to mix it up with a different side now and then, or have a BBQ this weekend and want to see those plates licked clean. Whatever you’re serving, choose one of these easy side dishes to steal the show.
Potato side dishes
Crispy, roast Maris Pipers; warm, buttery Yukon Golds; soft, lemony sweet potatoes. No dinner is complete without a potato side dish on the table, and these recipes are guaranteed plate-cleaners. Potatoes are naturally fat and cholesterol free and are a good source of vitamins and minerals, making it easy to enjoy these starchy side dishes as part of a deliciously balanced diet.
Sweet, crispy sweet potato roasted to perfection and served with iron-packed spinach and a delightful creamy lemon dressing. This makes a great side dish for homemade fried chicken.
Crispy, roasted skins that burst to reveal a melt in your mouth, fluffy interior. This classic side dish is perfect for a roast Sunday lunch, or as a side to your favorite steak dinner.
Side dishes for chicken
So you’ve mastered your favorite way to prepare chicken, and now you’re wondering what to serve with it. Whether you love creamy and indulgent mac and cheese or a light and healthy salad, you’ll find the perfect side dish to serve with chicken here.
A quick and easy summer side salad that’s bursting with flavor. This is a great alternative to heavier vegetables if you’re looking for a light side dish to serve with roast chicken.
Sides for fish
Introducing more fish to your diet couldn’t be easier when you have these delicious side dishes to serve with it. An excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids (the good fats!) and vitamin D, fish is one of the healthiest protein sources available. Check out these sensational sides if you’re wondering what to serve with your fish dinner.
Healthy side dishes
From fresh and flavor-packed salads to perfectly roasted vegetables, there’s no need for healthy to mean boring. Healthy side dishes are a great way to bump up the vitamins and minerals in the whole meal, and fill you up with goodness from the inside out.
No summer BBQ is complete without a table of tempting side dishes, ready to be piled on a paper plate and washed down with a lemonade. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy addition to your own party menu, or a show-stopping side to bring along to a friend’s cookout, you’ll find something you love here.
Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of all that wonderful fresh produce and make simple, delicious side dishes. Find recipes for the best summer sides here, from picnic favorites to no-cook salads.
This easy summer side dish would also work well as a vegetarian main, or try serving it as a healthy side to burgers.
Side dishes for ham
Dress up your holiday ham dinner with these delicious side dishes. Ham is an easy and crowd-pleasing choice for Easter and spring menus, and it’s topped off perfectly with these classic and simple sides.
Roasted carrots are lovely with ham, and this side dish from Cookie and Kate is made extra special with the addition of a herbed crème fraîche.