Whether you are planning a low-key potluck or a more formal affair, it's always a great idea to include a few vegetarian sides in your menu. This ensures guests that have jumped on the meat-free bandwagon will still have something satisfying to eat. The vegetarian sides presented here range from creamy and decadent to light and simple but all are flavorful and easy to make.
SWEET POTATO AU GRATIN
The sweetness of oven-baked sweet potatoes is enhanced by the addition of maple syrup, pecans, orange juice and butter in this easy vegetarian side.
MASHED POTATOES WITH CREAM CHEESE
Cream cheese takes mashed potatoes from ordinary to superb. Try the decadent recipe now.
ENDIVE SALAD WITH PLUMS AND APPLES
The sharpness of endive is beautifully balanced with sliced plums, apples and flax seeds in this light salad dressed in a honey vinaigrette.
GRILLED CORN ON THE COB WITH HERB BUTTER
Who doesn't love grilled corn? Turn up the volume on this classic by pairing it with a garlicky herb-infused butter.
WHITE BEAN SALAD
This Tuscan salad is naturally vegan and gets better as it stands. For best results, prepare the day before you intend to serve or allow it to marinade at least 2 hours.
Did we miss your favorite vegetarian side? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Follow Fine Dining Lovers Also on Facebook