Vegetable Side Dishes

Staff Picks

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Fatty bacon, crispy Parm, and plenty of garlic make these beans easy to love.

Quick Pickled Slaw Recipe

This light, healthy slaw recipe is mildly acidic and full of flavor.

Field Pea, Corn, and Bacon Salad Recipe

This deliciously simple Field Pea, Corn, and Bacon Salad is the perfect way to exhibit the flavors of the summer season.

Green Beans with Garlic Recipe

Whip up these quick green beans for a healthy weeknight side dish.

Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Baking caramelizes the sugars in this so-good-for-you vegetable, adding delicious flavor.

Okra and Rice Casserole Recipe

This dish is simple to make, but it packs an amazing amount of flavor from tender sautéed okra, sweet corn, Cajun spices, and buttery garlic breadcrumbs.

Classic Fresh Field Peas

Smoky ham hocks enrich the broth, yielding a delicious pot of field peas. Try smoking your own hocks – they will yield roughly double what you'll get from store-bought hocks. 

Oven Baked Chicken Thighs with Vegetables

Rating: 5 stars 1
This pretty skillet supper tastes (and smells) as good as it looks.

Slow-Cooker Collard Greens with Ham Hocks Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
This classic Southern side gets a slow-cooker makeover with this recipe that you'll use countless times this holiday season.

Classic Candied Yams Recipe

Lightly spiced and oh-so-sweet, these candied yams will become a mainstay in your Thanksgiving recipe lineup.

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Rating: 3 stars 7
In her cookbook United Tastes of Texas, Jessica Dupuy shares her family recipe for Shrimp and Okra Gumbo.

Herbed Cucumber-and-Tomato Salad

Rating: 5 stars 4
Fresh, easy, and pretty enough for a party.

Inspiration and Ideas

50 Old-Fashioned Picnic Recipes
Ditch the dining room this season and take it outside.
Vidalia Onion Soup Recipe

The natural sugars in Vidalias make them a perfect candidate for French onion soup.