28 Yummy Side Dishes for Any Meal ...

Side dishes can make or break a meal, so coming up with the perfect one is a job each time you cook. With the holidays rolling up on us pretty quickly, you might be starting to plan your menu and decide which yummy new side dishes you want to try this year. Get a load of these mouthwatering examples! The only problem will be choosing which one you want to have first. Ever had a meal that is all side dishes? You should totally give it a try with some of these.

1. Spinach with Melted Cheese

Via Makeover Spinach Gratin | Skinnytaste
Spinach isn't everyone's favorite, but cover it with a handful of melted cheese and it becomes one of those side dishes people want all the time.

2. Fully Loaded Potato Bake

Via Fully Loaded Potluck Potato Bake
If you want something different than the average plate of mashed potatoes, you have got to try this loaded version.

3. Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

Via 71 of the Best Paleo ...
Mushrooms are pretty inexpensive and they make a wonderful addition to fish and chicken.

4. Ranch Roasted Carrots

Via Ranch Roasted Carrots Recipe | ...
I can guarantee that your kids are going gobble these ranch carrots right up.

5. Oven Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

Via Oven Roasted Parmesan Green Beans
Don't you think these crispy little gems look delicious! What a great variation of the humble green bean.

6. Crock Pot Cauliflower and Cheese

Via Crock Pot Cauliflower and Cheese ...
This cheesy pot of deliciousness is something that you will never want to stop eating.

7. Southern Style Green Beans

Via Southern-Style Green Beans - Spicy ...
Add to bacon to green beans and you'll never go back to eating them any other way.

8. Easy Garlic Snap Peas

Via thewickednoodle.com
Sauteed snap peas make the perfect side dish for stir-fry or fried rice.


A medley of roasted vegetables is the epic side dish to serve with just about anything. Steak, chicken, pork chops and fish are great options.

10. Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Via Italian Parmesan Roasted Potatoes - ...
For me, nothing beats a crispy potato as a side dish.

11. Green Bean Casserole

Via Green Bean Casserole From Scratch ...
Green bean casserole is a classic holiday side that you simply can't go wrong with.

12. Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Via Easy 15 Minute Roasted Sweet ...
Sweet potatoes are a great source of nutrients, and they taste absolutely delicious roasted with cheese and cracked black pepper.

13. Creamy Veggie Casserole

Via Creamy Veggie Casserole
Creamy veggies will entice any of the pickiest eaters you know to pile them on the plate at mealtime.

14. Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Via Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic ...
If you've never had roasted Brussels sprouts, you're totally missing out. They are so tasty!

15. Zucchini Fritters

Via Zucchini Fritters
Similar to potato pancakes, these zucchini fritters are a tasty way to serve vegetables.

16. Whipped Potatoes

Via Olive Oil, Garlic & Romano ...
Potatoes are my favorite side dish. Whipping them allows you to incorporate herbs and seasonings for lots of flavor.

17. Crispy Potato Roast

Via Joyously Domestic: Crispy Potato Roast
This dish of crispy potatoes is one that everyone on your guest list is going to love.

18. Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

Via mccormick.com
Broccoli and cauliflower pair wonderfully together so using them to make this tasty dish is a no-brainer.

19. Eggplant Casserole

Via You searched for Eggplant - ...
Not everyone loves eggplant, but if you do, this is a fantastic way to serve it.

20. Bacon Wrapped Roasted Vegetables with Maple Glaze

Via Bacon Wrapped Roasted Vegetables - ...
That name says it all! And of course, you can't go wrong with anything that has bacon in it.

21. Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples and Cinnamon

Via Roasted Butternut Squash with Green ...
If you want to impress everyone on your guest list, this is the side dish you must prepare.

22. Zucchini and Carrots

Via The Best Way to Cook ...
Roasted zucchini and carrots are colorful and will make your mouth water when you smell them cooking.

23. Mexican Corn Salad

Via Mexican Chopped Salad - thecafesucrefarine.com
Try a South of the Border flavor by serving this corn salad full of onions, tomatoes, black beans and so much more.

24. Roasted Vegetable Medley

Via Roasted Vegetable Medley -
Here's another great example of how tasty and colorful a plate of roasted veggies is.

25. Green Bean Fries

Via Green Bean Fries
Everyone loves French fries, but they aren't that healthy. These green bean alternatives can make you feel a little better about enjoying a fried treat.

26. Onion Flowers

Via Onion Flowers | Once Upon ...
Not only are these beautiful, but I bet they taste great too.

27. Asparagus, Red Potatoes, and Garlic

Via My Kitchen Antics: Grilled chicken ...
Asparagus adds elegance and sophistication to any meal. The potatoes add heartiness and flavor.

28. Roasted Peas with Olive Oil and Salt

Via roasted | Search Results | ...
I've never thought to roast peas, but I'm definitely giving it a try after seeing these.

What's your go to side dish? I love roasted green beans or baked potatoes. Are you planning to try any of these soon?

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