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!


Asian Vegetable Pasta Salad

By Linda Dalton
This is a variation of a recipe I created a number of years ago that gave...

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...

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...

Susan's Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta Salad

By Susan Din
My family loves this yummy salad It's similar to La Madeleine's Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta Salad,...

Roasted Potatoes with Bacon

By Joy Hall
This is one of those dishes that are made phenomenal by using cast iron. I make...

My Granny's Old-Fashioned Biscuits

By Elaine Bovender
When I was young and learning how to cook, this was another one of those things...

Zucchini Crescent Casserole

By Shirley Schiavone
This is a wonderful vegetable dish. My significant other really enjoyed it and wants me to...

Mom's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

By Colleen Barrett
When my mother made these potatoes for the first time 25+ years ago at Thanksgiving one...

Eggplant Parmesan

By Jennifer Bass
Since we always do more than one family dinner for Christmas, my family and I have...

Cheesy Mashed Potato Bake

By Ellen Curry
I did this instead of making individual potato cakes and frying them. Trying to get away...

Summer Squash Casserole

By Cheryl Kopcak
Something different to do with ALL that yellow summer squash and zucchini that just keeps coming!...

Cucumber & Tomato Salad

By Lorene Lloyd
Perfect salad for cookouts and summer meals. Put that veggie and herb garden to work!!!

Pami's Chunky Chopped Salad

By Pami Toll
I've lost about 60 lbs eating this. It's delicious, filling and I look forward to making...

Chicken Pasta Salad

By Bobbie Keefer
I buy chicken from the grocery store deli and a large container of macaroni salad and...

Bourbon Baked Beans

By Danielle Lorton
I know the ingredients may seem a little odd, but these are soo good. I hope...

Stuffed Bell Peppers

By Donna Brown
This is a good way to use an abundant supply of fresh veggies in the summer...

Squash Casserole

By Nadine Dowdy
Aunt Doris gave me this great recipe several years ago and is a favorite side dish.

Standing Rib Roast, Potatoes & Yorkshire Pudding

By Betsy Wolfe
I've made this for Christmas dinner for the past several years. It's a nice departure from...

Bea's Baked Cabbage

By Bea L.
We love cabbage here at this household. My friend, Rudy, had the best cabbage I had...

5 Cheese Macaroni

By jenifer carnegie
Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks me...

Fettuccine Alfredo

By Megan Olson
This rich, creamy dish is one of my favorite comfort foods and it has gotten rave...

Momma's Holiday Rice

By Gwen Mills
This was my mom's recipe that she always fixed for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter dinner. I...

Fried Zucchini

By Kim Biegacki
My Grammie (Roberta Campbell) used to make this all the time. We always had zucchini growing...

Sweet Eggplant Fritters

By Debora Hotard
This is a huge family favorite. My mom used to make these for my siblings...
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