Side Dish Recipes

Broccoli with Sesame Salt Broccoli with Sesame Salt
Broccoli is perfectly cooked when it is brilliant green and tender-crisp. Remove it from the heat at once and serve it right away. Cauliflower is also done cooking when it is tender-crisp. Although sesame seeds are high in fat and should be consumed in moderation, they can serve as a great source of calcium and dietary fiber.
Brown Rice Brown Rice
Brown rice is higher in fiber and nutrients than white rice and has a wonderful nutty taste. There are many different varieties of brown rice, each with a slightly different flavor and texture. Two favorites, brown basmati and jasmine, are sold in many supermarkets, natural food stores and specialty shops.
Brown Rice and Barley Brown Rice and Barley
Both brown rice and barley are good sources of protective soluble fiber, and the textures of the two grains make them a most pleasing combination. Enjoy this recipe as a warm breakfast cereal topped with fresh fruit. Alternatively, serve it as a side dish or add it to soups and salads.
Brown Rice Pilaf Brown Rice Pilaf
Serve this richly flavored pilaf as a side dish or as a stuffing.
Bulgur Bulgur
Bulgur, which is similar to cracked wheat, has a pleasant, nutty flavor. It cooks quickly and is very versatile. Bulgur can be simmered for a soft texture, or it can be soaked in boiling water when a firmer, fluffier texture is desired.
Calabacitas Calabacitas
This recipe is from a burrito shop in Ithaca, New York. It’s a perfect vegetable combination for tostadas, tacos, or burritos, or it can be used as a side dish or as a baked potato topping.
Caraway Potato Salad Caraway Potato Salad
Potato salad goes hand-in-hand with picnics and bbq's. Try this variation with caraway seeds for a delicious side dish.
Chinese Fried Bulgur Chinese Fried Bulgur
Mung bean sprouts are a rich source of protein and vitamins A, B, C, and E. In just one cup of mung bean sprouts there are 3 grams of protein and 0 grams of fat. Rinse the sprouts thoroughly before using.
Courgettes and Champignons Courgettes and Champignons
Courgettes and Champignons, or, as these vegetables are known in North America, Zucchini and Mushrooms, make a quick and easy side dish.
Couscous Couscous
Couscous is a tiny pasta that is cooked and served like a grain. It is quick and easy to make.