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Christmas Dinner Side Dish Recipes (Slide 20)

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The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient boost to mashed potatoes. Double it: Cook the potatoes in a Dutch oven rather than a large saucepan.

Recipe: Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

 
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Sizzled Green Beans with Crispy Prosciutto & Pine Nuts

Sizzled Green Beans with Cr…

Sizzling green beans in a little oil helps to bring out their natural sweetness. Prosciutto, pine nu…View slide
Shredded Root Vegetable Pancakes

Shredded Root Vegetable Pan…

Red beets and golden carrots look especially festive in these zesty horseradish-and-bacon-flecked ca…View slide
Layered Mashed Potato & Mushroom Casserole

Layered Mashed Potato & Mus…

Fancy up regular mashed potatoes with a layer of mushroom duxelle—a sauté of finely chopped mushr…View slide
Chard with Shallots, Pancetta & Walnuts

Chard with Shallots, Pancet…

For this simple sautéed chard, flavored with rich-tasting pancetta and walnuts, we prefer the milde…View slide
Cranberry-Apricot Delicata Squash

Cranberry-Apricot Delicata …

Slice delicata as thinly as you can, toss it in the steamer and you have an almost instant side dish…View slide
Sweet Potato & Turnip Mash with Sage Butter

Sweet Potato & Turnip Mash …

This sweet potato and turnip mash is fragrant with fresh sage.…View slide
Brown Butter & Dill Brussels Sprouts

Brown Butter & Dill Brussel…

When you brown butter, as in this recipe, the flavor intensifies so adding just a little to Brussels…View slide
Creamed Onions

Creamed Onions

A holiday staple in many households, creamed onions are usually bathed in a rich white sauce made wi…View slide
Parsley Smashed New Potatoes

Parsley Smashed New Potatoes

Freshly dug, true “new” potatoes are so creamy and flavorful they hardly need any additional ing…View slide
Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets

Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets

Try a sweet glaze on beets or other root vegetables to help balance their earthy flavor. This easy r…View slide
Parmesan-Herb Focaccia

Parmesan-Herb Focaccia

Puffy, chewy-crisp and fragrant with fresh herbs, this Parmesan focaccia goes well with soups, stews…View slide
Mixed Green Salad with Grapefruit & Cranberries

Mixed Green Salad with Grap…

Grapefruit juice is the base for the tangy vinaigrette on this salad studded with grapefruit segment…View slide
Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin

The rich flavor of Gruyère cheese brings out the nutty flavor of the roots in this creamy gratin. A…View slide
Cranberry, Cherry & Walnut Marmalade

Cranberry, Cherry & Walnut …

Fresh cranberries get crunch from walnuts and an infusion of sweetness from dried cherries in this t…View slide
Pear, Prosciutto & Hazelnut Stuffing

Pear, Prosciutto & Hazelnut…

Crisping the prosciutto and toasting the nuts adds a powerful punch of flavor to the stuffing withou…View slide
Butternut & Barley Pilaf

Butternut & Barley Pilaf

Winter squash contributes a rich, full flavor to a simple barley pilaf. Gremolata, an Italian mixtur…View slide
Braised Red Cabbage with Chestnuts

Braised Red Cabbage with Ch…

With slightly tart and sweet accents and aromatic caraway seasoning, braised red cabbage is an excel…View slide
Baby Beet Greens with Spicy Mediterranean Vinaigrette

Baby Beet Greens with Spicy…

This unusual salad ties together earthy greens, sweet-tart cranberries, smoky cheese and crunchy cro…View slide
Cider-Glazed Roots with Cinnamon Walnuts

Cider-Glazed Roots with Cin…

Here we roast a variety of roots with a brown sugar-cider glaze. Make them instead of candied sweet …View slide
Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient boost to mashed potatoes. Double it: Cook …View slide
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