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Side Dish

Close up of a serving bowl of pizza pasta salad, a wooden spoon in the side

Pizza Pasta Salad

Overhead view of a bowl of Chimichurri Chickpea Salad with pita in the side of the bowl

Chimichurri Chickpea Salad

Close up side view of a bowl of Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Salad

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Salad

Overhead view of a white tray lined with paper towel, with vegetable fritters and a small bowl of garlic herb dipping sauce

Vegetable Fritters with Garlic Herb Sauce

Close up side view of roasted carrot and feta salad

Roasted Carrot and Feta Salad

A pot full of sesame rice with a bowl of sesame rice on the side, both garnished with green onion

Simple Sesame Rice

A platter full of roasted breakfast potatoes with eggs, coffee, oranges, and bacon on the side

Smoky Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

A black bowl with Indian Creamed Spinach on a wooden plate with a piece of naan in the side of the bowl

Indian Style Creamed Spinach

Side view of a bowl of creamy coleslaw with a fork lifting a bite

Simple Creamy Coleslaw

Close up side view of one bowl full of spicy sweet potato fries

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Super close up side view of a bowl of olive oil mashed potatoes garnished with rosemary and a drizzle of olive oil

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Overhead view of a pot full of Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing with ingredients scattered all around

Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes in a casserole dish with a wooden spoon on a blue background with leaves and pine cones on the side.

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Close overhead view of a bowl full of Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Close up overhead shot of Apple Walnut Stuffing in the casserole dish with a wooden spoon in the corner

Apple Walnut Stuffing

Close up of Balsamic Roasted Vegetables on a white platter

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Five different bowls full of tomato soup with the soup pot and ladle at the top

Secret Ingredient Tomato Soup

Close up overhead view of Autumn Kale and Apple Salad, with balsamic vinaigrette and a fork on the side.

Autumn Kale and Apple Salad

Asparagus and Tomatoes on the baking sheet

Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Close side view of a skillet full of potatoes topped with tahini dressing and green onion

Crispy Potatoes with Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

Front view of a bowl of Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad with a black fork and spoon in the side of the bowl.

Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad

Lemon garlic dressing being poured over the salad bowl

Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

Parmesan Balsamic Vinaigrette being poured onto a bowl of Tomato Mozzarella Salad from a jar.

Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Close up of a bowl of cucumber mango salad with chopsticks picking up a piece of mango

Cucumber Mango Salad

A wooden plate full of baked sweet potato fries drizzled with peanut lime dressing and topped with cilantro, peanuts, and red pepper.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Peanut Lime Dressing

Parsley Pesto Pasta with Peas in a white bowl with a black fork in the side.

Parsley Pesto Pasta with Peas

Add Salad Dressing to Pasta Salad

“Sweep the Kitchen” Pasta Salad

A bowl of Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad on a teal napkin.

Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad

Kale and Toasted Pita Salad with Parmesan in the process of being eaten.

Kale Salad with Toasted Pita and Parmesan

Skillet full of smoky, spicy, and creamy Chipotle Pumpkin Pasta.

Chipotle Pumpkin Pasta

Close up of caramelized Smoky Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Smoky Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Fluffy as a cloud and with a rich buttery finish, these Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes will be the star of any weeknight dinner or holiday meal! Budgetbytes.com

Fluffy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

A hearty bowl of Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice with fresh lemon and parsley

Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Rich and Creamy Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese in a Bowl

Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese

Filling enough to serve as a light meal, but light enough to act as an easy side dish, this Italian Orzo Salad is a versatile addition to your weekly meal prep. Budgetbytes.com

Italian Orzo Salad

Roasted Vegetable Couscous is an easy side dish with complex flavor, with sweet roasted vegetables mixed with savory, fluffy couscous. Budgetbytes.com

Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes are an easy, flexible, and DELICIOUS side dish that can be paired with just about any meal. Keep this go-to recipe handy! Budgetbytes.com

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Cowboy Caviar is like a cross between a bean salad and fresh salsa with its colorful mix of beans, vegetables, and a fresh lime infused dressing. BudgetBytes.com

Cowboy Caviar

This Parsley Salad with Almonds and Apricots is savory, sweet, crunchy, and drenched in a tangy homemade vinaigrette! Holds up well to refrigeration and perfect for meal prep! Budgetbytes.com

Parsley Salad with Almonds and Apricots

Roasted Summer Vegetables are the easiest side dish of the season and can be served as a simple side, or added to several other dishes to add color, flavor, texture, and nutrients. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Summer Vegetables

This Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad is an awesome base to build meals throughout the week and it holds up extremely well in the fridge, so you can eat better with less effort. BudgetBytes.com

Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

Pepperoni’s rich and peppery bite is the perfect contrast to mild spinach, mozzarella, and pasta in this Pepperoni Pasta Salad. BudgetBytes.com

Pepperoni Pasta Salad

When fresh vegetables are in short supply, make this Sweet Crunch Winter Salad packed full of winter vegetables and a homemade Maple Tahini Dressing. BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Crunch Winter Salad

Double Spinach Artichoke Dip is PACKED with spinach, three types of cheese, and just enough spice to tingle your taste buds. BudgetBytes.com

Double Spinach Artichoke Dip

If you’re trying to cut carbs, try this Spicy Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce to get your rich, creamy, cheesy fix! BudgetBytes.com

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce

This Tomato Basil No Knead Bread is the perfect partner for your winter soups and stews, and is half the cost of a store bought artisan loaf. BudgetBytes.com

Tomato Basil No Knead Bread

Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Pizza Roll Ups are the perfect last minute appetizer or indulgent snack on busy days! BudgetBytes.com

Pizza Roll Ups

These Maple Miso Roasted Carrots are sweet, savory, and rich, and make a great side dish to any Asian inspired meal. BudgetBytes.com

Maple Miso Roasted Carrots

This Kimchi Fried rice is tangy, spicy, and the perfect way to use up all the leftover ingredients and scraps in your kitchen. BudgetBytes.com

Kimchi Fried Rice

Plenty of vegetables, a hearty wild rice blend, and a super creamy sauce make this Wild Rice and Vegetable Casserole a warm comforting dish for winter! BudgetBytes.com

Wild Rice and Vegetable Casserole

This is the Creamiest Green Bean Casserole you'll ever make with no "cream of" soups. The ingredient list is short and simple, but flavors are classic and comforting. BudgetBytes.com

The Creamiest Green Bean Casserole (no canned soup)

This simple Sesame Slaw makes a great side dish, or a bed for other items like gyoza, fried tofu, or grilled chicken. BudgetBytes.com

Sesame Slaw

Braised Red Cabbage is an easy, cost efficient, and healthful side for your comforting winter meals. BudgetBytes.com

Braised Red Cabbage

Streuseled Sweet Potatoes are an easy, deconstructed version of the classic sweet potato casserole that is manageable enough for weeknight dessert. BudgetBytes.com

Streuseled Sweet Potatoes

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta is a fast, easy, and fresh weeknight dinner that you'll come back to again and again and have memorized in no time. BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta

This Easy Cheesy Broccoli Rice is a fast and flavorful side when you don't have time to make a classic Broccoli Cheddar Casserole. BudgetBytes.com

Easy Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Whether enjoyed alone as a meal or as a side for grilled meat or fish, this Smoky Quinoa and Black Bean Salad is rich, smoky, and packed with flavor and nutrients. BudgetBytes.com

Smoky Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

This flavorful Taco Rice is packed full of herbs and spices, but is neutral enough to serve as the base for several different recipes, like bowl meals, burritos, and more! BudgetBytes.com

Easy Taco Rice

Kale makes a great inexpensive and earthy pesto! Dress up this Kale Pesto pasta with add-ins to make it a meal, or keep it simple for the perfect summer side. BudgetBytes.com

Kale Pesto Pasta

Enfrijoladas are an easy, flavorful, and customizable recipe based on corn tortillas drenched in a spicy black bean sauce. BudgetBytes.com

Enfrijoladas – Tortillas in Black Bean Sauce

This classic summer Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad features smoky fire licked vegetables and a homemade creamy balsamic vinaigrette. BudgetBytes.com

Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad

Colcannon is a simple Irish recipe that combines two hearty but inexpensive ingredients to make a delicious and filling side dish. BudgetBytes.com

Colcannon

Sesame Kale is a quick and easy side dish that pairs perfectly with any Asian inspired meal. BudgetBytes.com

Sesame Kale

Lemon Butter Green Beans are the perfect go-to all-purpose side dish with a fresh and vibrant flavor. BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Butter Green Beans

Chili Roasted Sweet Potatoes - BudgetBytes.com

Chili Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Thick Cut Garlic Parmesan Oven Fries - BudgetBytes.com

Thick Cut Garlic Parmesan Oven Fries

Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas - BudgetBytes.com

Mediterranean Farro Salad with Spiced Chickpeas

Oven Roasted Frozen Broccoli - BudgetBytes.com

Oven Roasted Frozen Broccoli

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes - BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Quick Garlic Parmesan Broccoli - BudgetBytes.com

Quick Garlic Parmesan Broccoli

Cabbage and Cranberry Sald - BudgetBytes.com

Cranberry and Cabbage Salad

Skillet full of Spinach and Chickpea Rice Pilaf next to a cut lemon and small dish of feta, on a blue background

Spinach and Chickpea Rice Pilaf

Garlic Parmesan Polenta - BudgetBytes.com

Garlic Parmesan Polenta

Sweet Potato Cornbread - BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Toss that boxed mix and make this fast and Easy Homemade Cornbread, which makes a great side dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Budgetbytes.com

Easy Homemade Cornbread

Vegetarian Mustard Greens - BudgetBytes.com

Vegetarian Mustard Greens

Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad

Smoky Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower - BudgetBytes.com

Smoky Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Spinach and Feta Mashed Potatoes

Spinach and Feta Mashed Potatoes

Sriracha Deviled Eggs - BudgetBytes.com

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

Cumin Lime Coleslaw - BudgetBytes.com

Cumin Lime Coleslaw

Skillet Potatoes and Green Beans - BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Potatoes and Green Beans

Curry Roasted Carrots - BudgetBytes.com

Curry Roasted Carrots

Lemony Kale and Quinoa Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Lemony Kale and Quinoa Salad

This super simple and flavorful Parmesan Portobello Orzo will become your next go-to side dish. Ready in 30 minutes, it pairs with chicken, beef, or pork. BudgetBytes.com

Parmesan Portobello Orzo

Cajun Potato Salad - Budgetbytes.com

Cajun Potato Salad

Sautéed Corn and Tomatoes

Sautéed Corn and Tomatoes

These soft, flakey Cheddar Scallion Scones are a breeze to prepare and make a great side for soups, stews, and chili! BudgetBytes.com

Cheddar Scallion Scones

Date & Gorgonzola Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Date & Gorgonzola Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

When you're in a hurry, this Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta is a filling and flavorful meal. Few ingredients, BIG flavor. BudgetBytes.com

Garlic Parmesan Kale Pasta

Cashew Rice Pilaf

Cashew Rice Pilaf

Carrot & Orzo Salad

Carrot & Orzo Salad

Sweet Potato Grits

sweet potato grits

Sweet Potato Corn Cakes

Sweet Potato Corn Cakes with Garlic Dipping Sauce

This Apple Dijon Kale Salad is tangy, sweet, and crunchy with Granny Smith apples, walnuts, raisins, and a homemade Dijon vinaigrette. BudgetBytes.com

Apple Dijon Kale Salad

Add big flavor to plain cauliflower with this simple yet delicious Curry Roasted Cauliflower recipe. BudgetBytes.com

Curry Roasted Cauliflower

Broccoli Sambal

broccoli sambal

Marinated White Beans are a fast, easy, and versatile side dish that comes together in minutes. BudgetBytes.com

Marinated White Beans

This light and fresh Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad is a great way to use up those plentiful summer vegetables! BudgetBytes.com

Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

Beer Braised Collard Greens

Beer Braised Collard Greens