When guests think of side dishes, they’re probably imagining steaming-hot serving dishes filled with fresh vegetables prepared in any number ways.
From New Year’s Day through New Year’s Eve, holidays create opportunities for special sides, and everyday dinners and quick-fix suppers mean you’ll need something besides the main course to fill that plate. Some of our favorite sides bring together the great tastes of the season. You’ll marvel at a Roasted Vegetable Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette, while Balsamic Green Beans prove that simple can be synonymous with sensational.
Roasted Garlic Duchess Potatoes, swirled from a piping bag or a simple zip-top bag, show how your sides can look as amazing as they taste. Or, if you want to spice up the table a little, make some Orange-Ginger-Chile Glazed Carrots that mesh citrus and heat just right. Super spring sides like Lemony Green Bean Pasta Salad, and Creamy Spring Pasta Bake, show how simple it is to get the flavors of the new season on the table. Be sure to prepare plenty of these incredible side dishes—your guests may be so impressed they won’t want anything else.