Blue Ribbon Side Recipes

Memorable sides can make the meal... or even become a meal in themselves. Dig into these scrumptious sides: vegetables, casseroles, risottos, beans and more!


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Roasted Butternut Squash in Brown Sugar

By Tiffany Bannworth
This is great for soups, sauces, pies, sweet bread, or even cubed and sauteed.
Sep 14, 2021

Ultimate Crispy Smashed Potatoes

By Kitchen Crew
Tired of basic roasted potatoes? Then try smashed potatoes. Each bite has crispy toasted skin and...
Sep 14, 2021

Hot German Potato Salad

By Opal Jackson-Cakmak
Super easy, this one-skillet hot German potato salad with vinegar and bacon is a great side...
Sep 10, 2021

Maw-Maw's True Louisiana Cajun Dirty Rice

By Stacey Lawson
My family is Cajun, my grandparents spoke Cajun French as well as English, for every holiday...
Sep 7, 2021

Easy Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

By dawn Tesam
I love beans but I never remembered to overnight soak them. Then a friend of mine...
Sep 4, 2021

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

By Kristin D
These are AWESOME for a quick and hearty weeknight meal. I hope you all enjoy them...
Sep 1, 2021

Acorn Squash Baked in Butter and Maple Syrup

By Jane Whittaker
When acorn squash became plentiful in the fall, my Mom would fix this frequently, and no...
Aug 20, 2021

Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Butternut Squash

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love butternut squash just about any way. But with brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon, it's...
Jul 31, 2021

Super Bowl Award Winning Chili Beans

By Joyce Newman
My personal recipe for spicy chili beans won a "Chili Cook-Off" at a Super Bowl party....
Jul 26, 2021

Carmelized Onion and Pepper Potato Salad

By Sharron Boerum
Was trying to think of how I could make potato salad without my usual ingredients and...
Jul 24, 2021

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...
Jul 20, 2021

Chinese Style Broccoli & Zucchini Stir-Fry

By Jessica Fontenot
This is another one of my favorite sides to make. The original recipe doesn't call for...
Jul 19, 2021

Jen's Deep Fried Cajun Okra

By Jennifer J
My family loves okra! Whether it boiled, fried or mixed in a dish, we love it!...
Jul 17, 2021

Broccoli and Rice Casserole

By Rose Dailey
This is my version because I like spicy. :-)
Jul 17, 2021

The Not So Sweet Potato Casserole

By Sherry Peyton
My family may be one of ten who really doesn't like the marshmallowy, brown sugary cloying...
Jun 28, 2021

Southern Potato Salad

By Pam Lloyd
This is a recipe I have been making for my family for as long as I...
Jun 26, 2021

Easy Turkey With Apples and Glaze

By sherry monfils
A very easy, yummy, and moist turkey with a hint of fall.
Jun 19, 2021

Sweet Potato Casserole With a Hint of Orange Flavor

By laura cassanos
My boys love this and not just for Thanksgiving. I make this all fall and winter...
Jun 19, 2021

Sweet Potato Biscuits, Millie's

By Millie Johnson
I first had these little biscuits at a quaint mountain restaurant. This is my own version....
Jun 18, 2021

Sweet Potato Dumplings

By Callie Hill
These sweet potato dumplings are are a great appetizer to make year-round but are especially perfect...
Jun 15, 2021

Vegetarian Squash Saute Pasta Dish

By Rebecca Trent
This is something new I decided to try. My family loves squash. I combined the recipe...
May 29, 2021

Grits and Greens Casserole

By Debbie W
This dish will convert a proclaimed grits hater into a grits lover. This creamy cheesy goodness...
May 28, 2021

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...
May 25, 2021

Mexican Corny Cucumber Salad

By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Love this salad for something different to be served as a Mexican side, over your enchiladas,...
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