Vegetable Side Dishes

Browse more than 2,120 vegetable side dish recipes. Find recipes for green bean casseroles, corn, zucchini, and much, much more.

Staff Picks

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Who knew Brussels sprouts could ever taste this good! Caramelized and crispy, these sprouts gain a nutty flavor from the roasting process.

Best Green Bean Casserole

This great variation of the traditional green bean casserole is topped with French fried onions and Cheddar cheese.

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Rating: 4.73 stars 1269
Roasted butternut squash with garlic is a quick and easy side dish ready in less than an hour for a weeknight or a holiday gathering.

Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes

Rating: 4.81 stars 37
Everyone loves roasted potatoes, and fingerling potatoes have a natural hint of sweetness that makes them a nice alternative to other potatoes. They pair well with almost anything, from grilled steak to chicken marsala. The possibilities are endless! The Parmesan cheese and garlic brown up in the oven for crunchy bits of flavor.

Easy Roasted Broccoli

Easy roasted broccoli. My favorite part is the roasted sliced stem pieces.

Mom's Scalloped Potatoes

Rating: 4.48 stars 558
This classic recipe for scalloped potatoes showcases the flavors of potatoes and onion baked in a creamy sauce.

Southern Baked Yellow Squash

Rating: 4.66 stars 299
I coaxed this easy (and forgiving) recipe from its maker after tasting it at a pot luck, and was surprised by its simplicity. Just a few ingredients make a delicious summer side dish for anything barbecued, grilled, or smoked - especially if the squash is home grown!

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Very healthy and tasty sweet potatoes that will be a great addition to any meal. Very easy!

Buttery Garlic Green Beans

Rating: 4.7 stars 652
Quick and easy green beans pan-fried in garlic butter are a simple side dish for the Thanksgiving or weeknight table.

Garlic Kale

Rating: 4.35 stars 207
A delicious, garlicky way to cook the underused, antioxidant rich kale!

Nana's Acorn Squash

Rating: 4.68 stars 189
This is a recipe even veggie haters will love! People who like sweet potatoes also love it. It's a family favorite of mine.

Air Fryer Sweet and Spicy Roasted Carrots

Rating: 4.77 stars 6
These tender and roasted carrots cooked in the air fryer can be on your table in less than half an hour. Tossed in a honey-butter sauce and sprinkled with your choice of fresh basil, chives, or just salt and pepper.

Inspiration and Ideas

15 Fresh Green Bean Recipes
With bright color and bold flavor, fresh green beans make an excellent side dish for any meal.
Chef John's Best Potato Side Dishes
Potato people, we've got you covered. Get recipes and tips for everything from French fries to mashers, roasted potatoes to potato dumplings, gratins and more.
Oven-Roasted Asparagus
Rating: 4.79 stars

Parmesan cheese adds a salty, savory component to sweet, tender asparagus. Try it next to grilled fish or lamb.