Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Side Recipes


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 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,...
May 22, 2021

Crunchy-Topped Pumpkin Casserole

By Ronna Farley
I've been tweaking this recipe for years. The result is a great combination of sweet, creamy,...
May 17, 2021

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!
May 15, 2021

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

By Judy Sprague
This is a quick easy recipe that enhances any meal.
May 15, 2021

Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...
May 15, 2021

Slow Cooker Applesauce

By Stephanie Van Den Berg
My grandchildren love Nana's homemade applesauce. Today I used remnants left in my garage from November's...
May 13, 2021

Grilled Squash With Balsamic Drizzle

By Sherri Williams
I love all types of squash and I love to grill. The balsamic reduction adds...
May 10, 2021

Sauteed Squash and Zucchini

By Hope Bolen
I love these two put together. With the dill weed, it gives it just the right...
Apr 30, 2021

Faux- Fried Zucchini

By Nicole Barth
A great way to use an oversupply of zucchini. Most people can't believe these aren't fried.
Apr 29, 2021

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...
Apr 17, 2021

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Vickey Yott Morrissey
I only made 2 cups of this and it was not enough. You can increase or...
Apr 3, 2021

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...
Mar 30, 2021

Fruit, Nut, and Seed Salad

By cindy sandberg
Good for you and endlessly adaptable! I love having a salad like this for lunch... it's...
Feb 23, 2021

Baked Mashed Potato Casserole

By Lynne Lee
If your family loves potatoes, you have to try this! You can easily make it...
Feb 23, 2021

Creamy Bacon Chipotle Mac n Cheese

By Lora DiGs
I wanted to make mac and cheese. Had some bacon that I needed to use and...
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