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Side Dishes

From this simple whole roasted cauliflower recipe to this spicy broiled broccoli recipe to this recipe for caramelized Roasted Brussel sprouts with balsamic vinegar, this collection features all of my favorite side dish recipes, the components of meals that so often are the most memorable. 

A plate of sautéed chicories with chile oil.

Sautéed Endive & Radicchio with Chile Oil

Spicy broiled broccoli with sesame-scallion oil on a plate.

Broiled Broccoli with Spicy, Sesame-Scallion Sizzle

An overhead shot of a quart of cooked slow cooker black beans.

Simplest Slow Cooker Black Beans

An overhead shot of a 9x13-inch pan filled with just-baked stuffing.

Freezable Stuffing with Kale and Caramelized Onions

A white serving bowl filled with winter tabbouleh and roasted delicata squash slices.

Winter Tabbouleh with Roasted Delicata Squash

A plate of roasted eggplant salad with tzatziki and tomatoes.

Roasted Eggplant Salad with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Tomatoes

A plate of sugar snap pea salad with buttermilk dressing.

Snap Pea Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Bowl of just-roasted balsamic mini peppers.

4-Ingredient Balsamic Roasted Mini Peppers

A bowl of shaved fennel salad.

Shaved Fennel Salad with Avocado & Lemon

A bowl of Indian fried rice with peanuts and chilies.

Indian Fried Rice with Peanuts, Chilies, & Cilantro

charred broccoli salad with dates, almonds, and cheddar

Charred Broccoli Salad with Dates, Almonds & Cheddar

carrot-quinoa salad with lemon-tahini dressing

Addictive Carrot-Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

A bowl of roasted Brussels Sprouts with Almonds, Manchego, and balsamic.

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese

A white bowl filled with Charlie Bird farro salad and sliced raw beets.

Charlie Bird Farro Salad with Beets, Scallions & Pistachios

A steamer filled with Chinese steamed scallion buns.

Chinese Steamed Buns with Scallions (Hua Juan)

16 favorite vegetable side dishes

16 Favorite Vegetable Side Dishes for Fall

a plate of roasted cabbage wedges with walnuts, parmesan, bread crumbs and balsamic.

Crispy Oven-Roasted Cabbage Wedges

A an overhead shot of a plate of whole roasted cauliflower with lemony yogurt sauce.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Lemony Yogurt Sauce

A platter of shaved Kohlrabi Salad with basil and parmesan.

Shaved Kohlrabi Salad with Basil and Parmesan

CSA Week 3: Chatting Strategy with Margaret Roach + Storing Basil | Salted Cucumbers | Sugar Snap Pea Salad

36 Favorite Summer Salads

A bowl of 3-ingredient lentil salad.

Mind-Blowing, Three-Ingredient Trader Joe’s Lentil Salad

A bowl of Moroccan Carrot Salad.

Moroccan Carrot Salad with Harissa and Avocado

A bowl of Moroccan Rice with dates and harissa.

Instant Pot Moroccan Rice with Harissa, Dates, and Orange