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From asparagus salad to potatoes au gratin, brighten up your holiday table with lots of delicious side dishes. Happy Easter!
This vibrant and crunchy spring salad is made with thinly sliced raw asparagus, scallions, almonds, and a ginger-sesame dressing. One reader called it “a revelation.”
Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped with coarse salt and fresh rosemary but feel free to get creative with other toppings.
This potato salad is made with a tangy vinaigrette instead of the typical mayo dressing. The onions get pickled in the vinaigrette, which tempers their sharp edge and makes them tangy and sweet. They are 100% the best part of the salad!
Forget those squeaky boiled green beans. These roasted beans are tender and caramelized, and then tossed with mellowed chunks of garlic, lemony olive oil, pine nuts and nutty Parmigiano-Reggiano.
This dish involves layering thinly sliced potatoes with heavy cream and grated cheese, and then baking until the cream reduces and blankets the potatoes in a rich, creamy sauce. Definitely special occasion-worthy!
This salad is the kind of dish that makes you wonder if you might possibly be a very happy vegetarian. Serve it with a loaf of crusty bread for mopping up the lemon scented olive oil.
Gorgeously (or shockingly?) green, this purée is a welcome change from the usual steamed or roasted broccoli. It’s also a great low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes.
Combine thick-cut bacon, spinach, mushrooms, and soft-boiled eggs in a warm bacon vinaigrette and you’ve got a hearty salad fit for a special occasion.
These tender and sweet cornbread muffins are the perfect side to ham. You can whip up the batter in ten minutes, and enjoy them with your feast 20 minutes later.
Sweet potato casserole makes a wonderful Easter side dish. Everyone loves this version topped with a pecan streusel. Make it a day ahead of time and reheat until the top is crisp.
These ultra-creamy mashed potatoes can be made two days ahead of time and reheated in the microwave. Perfect for the busy holidays!
With fragrant spices, bright colors & savory flavors, this exotic twist on the carrot-raisin salad is a feast for the senses — and you can make it ahead of time.