Are you bored or tired of your usual side dishes? Well step aside, French fries; it’s time to bring in the good stuff! We’re bringing you delicious side dish recipes that will compliment any entree. Plus, did we mention that they’re healthy? Whether you’re looking to impress the in-laws with a fancy meal or are just trying to please the kids, you are sure to find a new go-to healthy side dish that you can add to your repertoire.
Roasted Potatoes with Crunchy Onions
This 3-ingredient dish is so simple and fast to make and is everyone-friendly. Made with baby red potatoes, olive oil and onion soup mix, this side is full of warm and savory flavors that are sure to hit the spot. Each bite offers a bit of crunch from the dehydrated onions, that everyone will love. Get the full recipe at The Food Charlatan.
Crispy Parmesan Garlic Edamame
Easy as 1-2-3, this recipe counts for only 123 calories! If you were a fan of Corn Nuts as a kid, then these may be your answer to a healthier homemade version of them! Baked in the oven in 400 degrees F, raw edamame is topped with olive oil, Parmesan cheese and garlic powder. Get the full recipe at Homemade Hooplah.
Strawberry Cucumber Salad
This recipe is all about being fresh and healthy. The cool crisp cucumbers pair perfectly with the sweet strawberries to offer you a delicious salad that is topped with, none other than, a honey balsamic dressing. It may sound so simple, but trust us it’ll do the trick! Get the full recipe at The Food Charlatan.
Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts have made a serious comeback in the kitchen lately and it’s partly because of all the cool new ways they are being introduced. This one adds some brown sugar and balsamic to the mix to make your taste buds go wild. Get the full recipe at Averie Cooks.
Crispy Baked Avocado Fries
We’re firm believers that you can never go wrong with an avocado recipe. Plus, we’d gladly pay an extra dollar to add an avocado to our burrito. This avocado fries recipe will have you completely forgetting about those fries from the dollar menu and have you quickly indulging in some panko breadcrumb-breaded avocado slices. Get the full recipe at Gimme Delicious.
Crispy Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes
Tender on the inside and crispy on the out, this sweet potato recipe may be the unsung hero at your next dinner table soiree. With crushed dried rosemary in between slices of buttered sweet potatoes, each fork-full offers a flavor of sweet delicacy. Get the full recipe at The Comfort of Cooking.
Garlic Mushroom Quinoa
This warm side dish is protein-rich, nutritional and sure to hit the spot. With mushrooms thrown into the quinoa, every bite is flavored with garlic, thyme and Parmesan – just enough to make your mouth water for more. Get the full recipe at Damn Delicious.
Lemon Asparagus with Pistachios
Aside from this recipe being extremely healthy, it’s also so quick and easy to make! Garnish your asparagus with some salt, pepper, lemon juice, olive oil and tarragon. Don’t forget the pistachios once they’re cooked! This will add a salty crunch to every bite. Get the full recipe at The Food Charlatan.