Planning a dinner party? It's always a good idea to prepare a few vegetarian side dishes so you'll have your bases covered in case one of your guests has adapted a meatless lifestyle. These lovely side dishes are perfect for entertaining because they pair well with pastas, roasts and seafood but could also be the core of a vegetarian dinner. Whether you are in the mood for baking a casserole or just sautéeing veggies, you'll find a recipe that suits your needs. Here's what to make:
PUMPKIN WITH CHESTNUTS
Sautéed onions, chestnuts and thyme add depth of flavor to this lovely vegetarian side dish made with pumpkin.
BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS
These baked mushrooms stuffed with Parmesan cheese and herbs are superb as an appetizer or vegetarian side dish.
If you are looking for a great alternative to scalloped potatoes, give this cheesy cauliflower bake a try. It's a decadent low-carb side dish everyone will love.
FENNEL AND RADICCHIO SALAD WITH GORGONZOLA
Shredded radicchio, sliced fennel, chopped walnuts and a honey-lemon vinaigrette make this hearty salad a winner.
STUFFED WHITE CABBAGE
These Savoy cabbage 'purses' are stuffed with a mixture of potato and Italian cheeses then served over a flavorful carrot gravy.