6-Ingredient or Less Vegetable Side Dishes
Save time and money with these simple veggie sides.
Make this colorful and delicious side dish in steps. Chop veggies the night before. Sprinkle with salt and let sit when you get home from work, then bake for thirty minutes while you whip up an easy main dish. You'll end up with a heaping bowl of veggies perfect for a side dish. Use the leftovers in a lunch wrap.
Glazed Butternut Squash
Give squash a new treatment with this sweet and nutty side dish. Apple cider adds warm autumn flavor and chopped pecans bring a welcome crunch.
New Potatoes and Pesto
Three ingredients are all you need for this colorful side. Sprinkle new potatoes with salt as they boil and serve with store-bought pesto, for dipping.
Broccoli with Lemon Crumbs
Steam broccoli in the microwave, then top with crispy flavor-infused bread crumbs. Microwave the florets in a serving bowl–you'll have a delicious side dish and one less pot to clean after dinner.
Easy Skillet Pimiento Mac 'n' Cheese
Pair this hearty side with a simple pork chop supper or even a slice of meatloaf. Sharp cheddar adds bright flavor sure to please kids and adults alike.
Quick Braised Kale
Need a quick side of greens to go with dinner tonight? Look no further than some braised kale, which is sure to bring some color to your plate.
Green Bean-and-Red Bell Pepper Toss
Add life to the classic green veggie dish. Bell pepper strips add bold crunch to this 10-minute dish.
Creamed corn, just like grandma used to make, doesn't have to take all day. Cook this fifteen-minute recipe using fresh corn to enjoy the dish's best flavor.
Boil carrots for 20 minutes, then toss with parsley, honey, and orange rind for a tasty and quick side dish. Pair with your favorite chicken recipe for a well-rounded menu.
Skillet Asparagus with Pecorino
Sautee the asparagus for three to four minutes until tender-crisp and lightly browned.
Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
Shelve the casserole dish and serve sweet potatoes in a new, finger-food style. Toss wedges with oil, brown sugar, and nutmeg then bake for about an hour. Make this dish on nights when you're busy at home–it's ideal because you can toss it in the oven and forget about it until it's ready to eat. Pair with chicken or burgers.