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Sides & Salads

Looking for side and salad recipes? Here you’ll find delicious recipes from healthy to indulgent. Perfect for quick lunches, Holiday dinners, or every day.

Our German Cucumber Salad is a reader favorite and one of our most popular recipes! Looking for Thanksgiving or Christmas side dishes? Check out Oven Roasted PotatoesRoasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, and Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes!

German Bread Dumplings on a plate with parsley

Bread Dumplings

Roasted Cauliflower in a bowl

Air Fryer Cauliflower

Close up shot of roasted carrots

Air Fryer Carrots

Roasted Asparagus on a plate with lemon slices

Air Fryer Asparagus

A baked potato loaded with sour cream, bacon, and chives

Air Fryer Baked Potato

Roasted potatoes on a serving plate

Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes

Brussels Sprouts

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Cauliflower in a bowl

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Air Fryer Potato Wedges

Air Fryer Potato Wedges

Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

Roasted Corn Zucchini Salad is an easy but so flavorful vegetable side dish made with fresh corn, zucchini, and onions. A delicious summer salad that will dress up every meal.

Zucchini Salad

German Cucumber Salad is a refreshing summer salad made with simple ingredients that are a staple in most kitchens! This easy recipe is easy to make, budget-friendly, and perfect for a potluck, family dinner, or summer cookout.

German Cucumber Salad Recipe

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots

Carrot Salad with Raisins

Carrot Salad

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Air Fryer French Fries

Air Fryer French Fries

German Red Cabbage Recipe

German Red Cabbage

Tomato Mango Salsa is sweet, tangy, and slightly spicy! A simple and colorful recipe that is perfect for summer entertaining.

Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe with Mango

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Pomegranate Pear Salad with Walnuts is loaded with flavors and would be a delicious addition to your Holiday dinner table! A vibrant salad full of different textures that is easy to whip up and makes every dinner special.

Pomegranate Pear Salad

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon are so easy to make with just a few simple ingredients but are so flavorful! Roasted in the oven to perfection and tossed with crispy bacon, this easy side dish is perfect for a holiday meal.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes are so flavorful and make an easy side dish for the holidays and family dinners! Loaded with roasted garlic and parmesan cheese these creamy mashed potatoes will surely become a dinnertime favorite.

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes