Blue Ribbon Vegetable Recipes

Eating your veggies has never tasted so good! Browse this collection of deliciously creative side dish recipes featuring vegetables of all kinds.


Fried Cream Corn

By Dorothy Rose
This is one of my families favorite side dishes. My mother-in-law made this for me...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Cabbage Roll Casserole

By Michelle Crawford
My kids are very finicky when it comes to cabbage (one of my favorites) so I...

Slap Your Mama It's So Delicious Southern Squash Casserole

By Sherri Jackson
This is a tried and true Southern recipe that can be modified by adding meat or...

Sauteed Parmesan Zucchini & Yellow Squash

By Lynelle Caldwell
Every summer no matter how few plants we plant it seems like we have too much...

Grits and Greens Casserole

By Debbie W
This dish will convert a proclaimed grits hater into a grits lover. This creamy cheesy goodness...

Avocado and Artichoke Hearts Holiday Salad

By JoSele Swopes
My mom has made this salad for the holidays for years it is a favorite from...

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!

Glorious Baked Cheese Cauliflower

By Kelly Williams
My hubby doesn't care for cauliflower, so I get to make a small casserole dish of...

Light and Delicious Spaghetti Squash

By Julia McGinnis
Last year I was introduced to spaghetti squash, and I was amazed by its versatility! ...

Faux- Fried Zucchini

By Nicole Barth
A great way to use an oversupply of zucchini. Most people can't believe these aren't fried.

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

By Amy H.
My Grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe...

Fried Green Tomatoes

By Heather Haddo
I've lived in a Southern state for over 6 years now and I've finally made these...

Potato & Veggie Casserole

By Dawn Whitted
Potato Casserole, Cheesy Potatoes, Company Potatoes, Hashbrown Casserole, Heart Attack Potatoes are among the many...

Zucchini and Squash Au Gratin

By Bobbie Seacrist
This zucchini and squash au gratin is an amazing side dish and cooks up so quick...

Parmesan Asparagus

By Aku N
This is the only way to eat asparagus! Very good!!! This is asparagus tossed in a...

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...

Squash Stir-Fry

By Beverley Williams
For vegetarian: substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth.

Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

By Kitchen Crew
When the garden is overflowing with zucchini, give this zucchini chips recipe a try. Cooking them...

Mixed Greens

By Faye Patterson
This is a dead-ringer for the recipe a local restaurant makes. A great side for...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Baked Green Tomatoes

By Faye Patterson
I love fried green tomatoes, so this is my try at lightening it up a bit...
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