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Popular American Vegetable Side Dishes

American Vegetable Side Dishes

Butternut Squash Tart
A savory tart filled with roasted. mashed butternut squash and sweetened slightly with apple. Find more great side dish recipes here.

Boston Baked Beans Recipe
They don't call Boston "Beantown" for nothing. Boston baked beans has been spreading happiness at picnics and potlucks for hundreds of years.

Buttermilk Mashed Yams Recipe
Are looking for a super-easy holiday side dish recipe? Then this low-fat, highly nutritious buttermilk mashed yams recipe is for you. Three simple ingredients combine to make yam magic! You can also use sweet potatoes for a delicious variation.

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
Fried green tomatoes are an American classic, and one of the most famous southern recipes of all-time. The great thing about this fried green tomatoes recipe is that the same technique can be used for other vegetables like eggplant and squash. Fried green tomatoes are often served as side dishes, or as a snack with hot sauce.

Baked Acorn Squash Recipe
These baked acorn squash are most at home on a table with large, roasted pieces of meat.

Roasted Peppers and Seasonal Vegetables
So simple, so healthy, so delicious! This versatile roasted pepper and vegetable recipe makes a great side dish for almost any meal. You can use any number of seasonal vegetables, herbs, and spices. The secret is a nice hot oven which will help caramelize the edges of the peppers, and give the roasted vegetables a deep, rich flavor.

Fresh Sweet Corn Fritters Recipe
This easy sweet corn fritter recipe is a great way to enjoy summer's bounty of fresh corn. These corn fritters can be a snack, or a tasty side dish for barbecued meats.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fresh, Ripe, Summer Tomatoes
Here's a top 10 countdown of recipes and preparations using one of the stars of summer eating; the sweet, and perfectly ripe tomato. After suffering with pink, mealy supermarket tomatoes all winter, there's nothing that says summer like a beautiful, just picked tomato.

Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Toasted Hazelnuts
Roasting asparagus in a hot oven is an easy, and flavorful way to enjoy these delicious green spears. The flavor is concentrated as the asparagus turns a deep, dark green. A topping of hazelnuts toasted in butter and olive oil finishes this earthy dish.

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Garlic Butter
This very simple asparagus recipe really brings out the fresh flavor of the spears. Lemon and garlic butter is great on anything, but especially tender, grilled asparagus!

Cheesy Zucchini Casserole
This cheesy zucchini casserole recipe is very easy to prepare, and makes a great side dish for almost any meal. Next time you need to make a dish for a potluck dinner try this popular vegetable casserole recipe.

Pan-roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic
No need to blanch the asparagus first in this easy and delicious asparagus recipe. Asparagus cooked in this style is more flavorful, and keeps more of the valuable nutrients. This asparagus recipe is great for a first course or as a vegetable side.

Cranberry and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe
This very simple cranberry and apple stuffed acorn squash recipe makes for a delicious, colorful side dish for any special holiday dinner. This was adapted from a stuffed acorn squash recipe from Elena at Elana's pantry.

Sautéed Clamshell Mushrooms
This simple sautéed clamshell mushrooms recipe makes a perfect garnish for steak, but also can be used to top a chicken breast, pork chop, or even a bowl of pasta.

Asparagus Souffle Recipe
This asparagus soufflé recipe will prove once and for all that soufflés are not as temperamental as some make them out to be.

Pickled Grilled Vegetables
These pickled grilled vegetables should be a regular fixture on your picnic table during cookout season.

Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes are the ultimate soul food. After making this recipe for fried green tomatoes, you'll be ready for the moment when the crunch of the breading gives way to the soft tartness of the tomato.

Black-Eyed Peas in Ham Stock
Try this blackeyed peas recipe on New Year's or any other time. Your soul food repertoire isn't complete without a blackeyed peas recipe.

Collard Greens
Collard greens are a favorite of soul food cooks. Try this collard greens recipe.

Great Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Casserole with Streusel Topping recipe

Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe "Salsa Cruda"
Sure it's a lot easier to just open a jar of salsa and set it next to the bowl of chips, but there's nothing like a freshly chopped bowl of salsa. Show your guests you care, and make this easy salsa recipe for your next party.

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