Easy Holiday Side Dishes (Slide 1)

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This green bean recipe is impressive-looking but simple to make. The bundles make a wonderful addition to a holiday table or a fun presentation to liven up any dinner party menu.

Recipe: Green Bean Bundles with Garlic Browned Butter

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Green Bean Bundles with Garlic Browned Butter

Green Bean Bundles with Gar…

This green bean recipe is impressive-looking but simple to make. The bundles make a wonderful additi…View slide
Pomegranate Molasses-Glazed Carrots with Pistachios

Pomegranate Molasses-Glazed…

In this glazed carrot recipe, instead of a traditional sugar glaze, we glaze spiced carrots with a c…View slide
Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we use “no-chicken” broth instead of milk, cream or butter…View slide
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta & Sage

Roasted Brussels Sprouts wi…

In this roasted Brussels sprouts recipe, pancetta—cured Italian-style bacon—seasons sweet Brusse…View slide
Kale Salad with Preserved Lemon & Walnuts

Kale Salad with Preserved L…

In this kale salad recipe, we massage dressing into the kale leaves until they’re tender and coate…View slide
Orange Cranberry Sauce

Orange Cranberry Sauce

Orange juice and fresh orange segments brighten the flavors in this traditional cranberry sauce reci…View slide
Sweet & Sour Green Beans

Sweet & Sour Green Beans

This slightly sweet, slightly sour green bean recipe takes just a few minutes to make and is great s…View slide
Roasted Vegetable Antipasto

Roasted Vegetable Antipasto

A zesty vinaigrette makes these roasted Brussels sprouts, fennel, carrots and beets pop. If you can…View slide
Miso-Butter Braised Turnips

Miso-Butter Braised Turnips

Slowly braising turnips in savory miso-spiked broth and butter gives them a sweet flavor and velvety…View slide
Roasted Mushroom Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Mushroom Mashed Pot…

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with sherry-infused roasted mush…View slide
Creamed Spinach Casserole

Creamed Spinach Casserole

This creamy spinach casserole recipe is a more sophisticated cousin to creamed spinach. It’s perfe…View slide
Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted…

Roasting isn't usually the first cooking method you think of for cauliflower but the results are qui…View slide
Grape & Fennel Salad

Grape & Fennel Salad

Crunchy fennel and celery are combined with grapes in this delicious salad recipe.…View slide
Sautéed Leek Mashed Potatoes

Sautéed Leek Mashed Potatoes

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with leeks lightly sautéed in b…View slide
Winter Greens Salad with Squash & Cranberry Vinaigrette

Winter Greens Salad with Sq…

In this winter greens salad recipe, the steamed squash adds a tender yielding texture and a mild, al…View slide
Citrus Salad with Olives & Radicchio

Citrus Salad with Olives & …

This tangy winter salad recipe combines oranges and grapefruit with flavorful bitter greens. Green o…View slide
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potat…

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with roasted garlic and tangy bu…View slide
Crab Cake Stuffing

Crab Cake Stuffing

This crab-cake-meets-stuffing recipe gets a double dose of crabby goodness—little bits of claw cra…View slide
Maple-Bacon Roasted Apples & Celeriac

Maple-Bacon Roasted Apples …

Roasted apples and celery root (celeriac) with a maple-bacon glaze make a perfect fall side dish. If…View slide
Cheddar, Scallion & Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Cheddar, Scallion & Bacon M…

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we use low-fat milk and flavor the mashed potatoes with sharp …View slide
Sautéed Mushrooms with Caramelized Shallots

Sautéed Mushrooms with Car…

This recipe for sautéed mushrooms with caramelized shallots is one of those dishes that will haunt …View slide
Cauliflower, Romanesco & Broccoli Gratin

Cauliflower, Romanesco & Br…

This cauliflower-and-broccoli gratin is healthier than traditional gratins thanks to a sauce made wi…View slide
Bulgur Stuffing with Dried Cranberries & Hazelnuts

Bulgur Stuffing with Dried …

For a change of pace from traditional bread stuffing, try this elegant, nutty-tasting pilaf, which f…View slide
Olive Oil & Herb Mashed Potatoes

Olive Oil & Herb Mashed Pot…

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with an herb-infused olive oil. …View slide
Horseradish, Parsley & Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Horseradish, Parsley & Sour…

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we use reduced-fat sour cream instead of butter and cream and …View slide
Roasted Pears with Brie & Pistachios

Roasted Pears with Brie & P…

Roasted pears with Brie and pistachios is delicious as a first course or a side with roast pork or l…View slide
Savory Corn Pudding

Savory Corn Pudding

This corn pudding recipe gets a flavorful twist from the addition of vanilla bean. Though you may th…View slide
Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe, Yukon Gold potatoes and sweet potatoes are roughly mashed together with leeks for a …View slide
Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet …

Wild rice is intensely aromatic so it’s a great match for the bold flavors of saffron and Madeira …View slide
Cranberry Sauce with Star Anise

Cranberry Sauce with Star A…

This cranberry sauce recipe is scented with star anise, which has a dynamic flavor—earthy, spicy a…View slide
Braised Endive

Braised Endive

Often a scoop for appetizers, Belgian endives also make an outstanding side dish. Slow braising in a…View slide
Wild Rice Stuffing with Apple & Sausage

Wild Rice Stuffing with App…

This amazing wild-rice stuffing recipe is bursting with rustic fall flavors, including rye bread, sa…View slide
Quinoa Salad with Oranges, Beets & Pomegranate

Quinoa Salad with Oranges, …

Roasted beets and sweet dates, tangy oranges and juicy pomegranate seeds make this quinoa salad reci…View slide
Cranberry Cornbread

Cranberry Cornbread

Cornbread gets a festive makeover in this recipe with the addition of fresh and dried cranberries. I…View slide
Potato-Pear Latkes

Potato-Pear Latkes

It’s easy to make crispy latkes for Hanukkah without oodles of oil. Adding shredded pears to the t…View slide
Cornbread Stuffing with Brussels Sprouts & Squash

Cornbread Stuffing with Bru…

Brussels sprouts and winter squash make this cornbread stuffing look and taste great. You may need t…View slide
Beer-Braised Cipollini Onions

Beer-Braised Cipollini Onions

Creamed pearl onions have long been a staple Thanksgiving side dish, but this lighter, sweet-and-sav…View slide
Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Bru…

Speed up roasting vegetables, like these lemon-and-thyme-infused Brussels sprouts, by cooking them o…View slide
Honey-Glazed Roasted Delicata Squash

Honey-Glazed Roasted Delica…

Tangy cider vinegar, sweet honey, crunchy pine nuts and fresh mint come together to make an amazing …View slide
Green Beans & Pancetta with Whole-Grain Mustard Dressing

Green Beans & Pancetta with…

In this easy vegetable side recipe, green beans are tossed with crispy bits of pancetta, shallot and…View slide
Jalapeño-Cranberry Relish

Jalapeño-Cranberry Relish

Give some zing to your traditional cranberry sauce recipe by adding jalapeño and lime. This healthy…View slide
Polenta-Stuffed Kabocha Squash

Polenta-Stuffed Kabocha Squash

The cheesy polenta filling in this healthy stuffed squash recipe makes a great alternative to mashed…View slide
Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Sage Brown Butter

Roasted Rainbow Carrots wit…

Wow your guests with multicolored carrots dressed in a brown butter and sage sauce. They only take 1…View slide
Rutabaga Puree with Goat Cheese & Rosemary

Rutabaga Puree with Goat Ch…

Buttery rutabaga and creamy goat cheese team up in this lower-carb recipe that’s an alternative to…View slide
Sautéed Broccoli & Kale with Toasted Garlic Butter

Sautéed Broccoli & Kale wi…

In this easy vegetable side dish, broccoli and kale are drizzled with a butter, garlic and crushed r…View slide
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