What to Serve with Beef Tenderloin
Whether it's the holidays our you're just going all-out for a dinner party, there's a strong chance a classic beef tenderloin will be the star of your dinner table at some point. That doesn't mean, however, that the supporting players can't be memorable. From mashed potatoes to roasted vegetables and baked maraconi and cheese, these sides will compliment your tenderloin well, but they're tasty enough to hold their own.
Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes
This highly comforting, classic dish has never been easier thanks to your trusty slow cooker. Yielding a creamy, savory potato side the whole family will love, this recipe for crock pot scalloped potatoes is sure to be a new holiday go-to.
Sweet Potato Soufflé
Sweet and comforting, this soufflé is the perfect holiday dish. The topping provides the perfect contrast in texture to support the soft and creamy soufflé.
Bitter Greens Salad with Lemon and Pecorino
Brussels Sprout-and-Leek Slaw with Bacon and Pecans
Garlic-Herb Shoestring Fries
These irresistible oven fries are inspired by April Bloomfield's iconic version at The Spotted Pig restaurant in New York City.
Roasted Greek-Style Potatoes
The oven temperature may seem too high, but don't fear: The wedges are thick enough that they will cook through without overbrowning.
Twice Baked Potatoes With Fontina and Chives
If you’re ready to go beyond the standard pot of mashed potatoes, we highly recommend giving these cheesy, twice-baked spuds a go for your next dinner party or holiday feast. We love the nutty-rich flavor and creaminess that the combo of Parmesan and fontina provides, but feel free to switch up the cheese to include your favorites. This recipe is easily adaptable to include whatever stir-ins you’re craving—from crumbled bacon to wilted spinach. If you want to get a jumpstart on your prep, these potatoes can be made up to 2 days in advance through step 2 of the recipe.
Instant Pot Butternut Squash
Instant Pot Butternut Squash is the easy fall side dish recipe that everyone needs in their repertoire. This simple recipe is similar to your go-to roasted butternut squash, yielding browned edges and a melt-in-your-mouth tender interior, but made in your go-to countertop appliance. Make your own by adding your favorite spices and herbs to the cubed butternut squash.
Instant Pot Melting Potatoes
You’ve seen the Internet-famous “melting potatoes;” now here’s how to do them in your Instant Pot—i.e. without cranking your oven up to 500°. Buttery, creamy, perfectly salty Instant Pot Melting Potatoes make for a divinely decadent celebration of potato—no cream or cheese necessary. If you want to double the recipe, you’ll need to brown your potatoes in batches, but can steam them all together. Feel free to garnish with a sprinkling of whatever herbs you desire; parsley, sage, or rosemary are all great options.
New Potato and Fennel Salad
This bright and tangy potato salad pairs wonderfully with the ham. We prefer buttery Castelvetrano olives if you can find them.
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Brussel sprouts combine with bacon to create one delicious and quick-cooking side dish.
Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas, and Olives
Green Peas With Crispy Bacon
The addition of mint and orange really brightens this often underrated legume, while the bacon lends a smoky flavor. When in season, use fresh sweet green peas.
Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes
Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Caramelized Onions
Easy seared Brussels sprouts get salty-sweet undertones from crispy ham and long-cooked onions.
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Sweet Potato Soldiers
This new take on glazed sweet potatoes looks as good as it tastes. We used the slender 'Garnet' variety commonly grown in North Carolina. If you can't find them, any petite sweet potato will work well in its place.
Fipps Family Potato Salad
Rock Salt-Roasted Potatoes
Roasting potatoes in a bed of rock salt produces evenly cooked spuds with buttery-soft flesh and firm skin. We used fingerlings, but any small potato will work, including Alex, Pink Fir Apple, Baby Red, or German Butter. You don't want the potatoes to touch when baking, so the rock salt should fill in spaces between the potatoes, as well as bury them.
Shredded Kale Salad with Bacon and Dates
Pair a rustic soup with this hearty winter Shredded Kale Salad with Bacon and Dates that's dressed with a red wine vinaigrette.
Mediterranean Green Beans
Use the olive mix to dress other veggies, such as tomato wedges, cooked baby potatoes, or roasted bell peppers.
Sautéed Carrots with Sage
Winter Citrus, Escarole, and Endive Salad
This bright, fresh salad of winter greens and sweet-tangy citrus is studded with red pomegranate arils: It's a dramatic, holiday-worthy plate and a welcome course for vegetarians.
Parmesan-Coated Potato Wedges
Crunchy on the outside and creamy within, these wedges are like amped-up oven fries with the added appeal of Parmesan cheese.
Potato Gratin with Goat Cheese and Garlic
Roasted Baby Beet Salad
Trim the tops, but leave part of the stems to ensure the colorful pigment remains inside the beet during roasting.
Bacon and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
A loaded baked potato in a creamy format--with sour cream, cheddar, scallions, and bacon.
Asparagus with Garlic-Parsley Butter
We're serving up spring's brightest star in this recipe for Asparagus with Garlic-Parsley Butter. You'll want to make extra Garlic-Parsley Butter. You'll find yourself spreading the butter on bread and dousing roast chicken with it.
Honey and Herb-Roasted Root Vegetables
This versatile side dish showcases the natural sweetness of the vegetables. Serve with roast pork loin, chicken, beef, ham, or duck.