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Vegetable Sides

(8 Recipes) Created by SKRUBLY

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Crispy Green Beans with Pesto
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)

The trick to learning to like vegetables you hate is to disguise their appearance and flavor. Think about what it is you dislike about that particular vegetable.
I asked Fred why he's anti-green beans. It turns out that he remembers the long, mushy canned beans from childhood.
Step 1: Chop the beans into 1-inch pieces.
Step 2: Change texture. Sauté them in a bit of olive oil, salt and pepper on high heat until they're crispy on the outside and still slightly firm.
Step 3: Change the flavor: Add pesto (with homemade lemony basil from the co-op) and an extra bit of parmesan cheese!
Results: "Is this pasta?" Fred asks as I hand him a plate of beans.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 4.6g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 76.3
Herbed Roasted Potatoes
Very Good 4.9/5
(14 ratings)

Roasted potatoes are a perfect side dish for a cool weather dinner.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.6g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 153
Coconut-Cilantro Rice with Lime
Very Good 4.3/5
(14 ratings)

Turn your favorite side dish into something special in just a few minutes. Only five ingredients and packed with flavor, this dish is a winner!

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 29.9g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 195.2
Chili Cheese Fries
Very Good 4.0/5
(8 ratings)

The perfect way to serve leftover chili.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23.1g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 171
Garlic-Herb Potato Packs
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

Whether you make these on the grill or in the oven, these quick-fix potato packs are mom's best friend. No mess, no clean-up, and only 5 minutes to prep!

Submitted by GRILLGUIDE

Carbs: 34.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 165.2
Crunchy Cucumber Salad
Very Good 4.1/5
(13 ratings)

Depending on how small you chop the veggies, this light summer side can be a salad or salsa. Pair the salad with grilled chicken or shrimp. As a dip, opt for endive, jicama slices, or lime tortilla chips.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 43.8
Slow Cooker Rice
Very Good 4.1/5
(32 ratings)

Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 119.4
Crockpot Bacon Cheese Potatoes
Very Good 4.5/5
(10 ratings)

A family favorite side dish for any meal. You can't go wrong with potatoes, cheese and bacon!

Submitted by CASSIDYCREWMOMZ

Carbs: 24.5g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 11.7g | Calories: 233.6
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