If you are on the fence about what to serve at your next dinner party, how about giving these easy side dishes a try? They are simple yet flavorful and would pair well with a wide array of dishes - from creamy pastas and steamed rice to seafood and juicy roasts.
What's great is you could prepare several of these easy side dishes to ensure everyone at the table ends up with something they like. Here are some of our favorite sides for entertaining:
ROAST POTATOES WITH CHANTERELLES
Thinly sliced roasted potatoes are tossed with sautéed mushrooms in this tasty easy side dish that's perfect for a holiday dinner.
GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Prepare a delicious and comforting green bean casserole layered with mushrooms, sour cream and cheese.
SICILIAN ORANGE SALAD
Make an easy side dish with Sicilian roots by mixing oranges with onions, olives, parsley and plenty of extra virgin olive oil. and black and green olives. It's a great recipe to serve with a seafood dinner.
CAULIFLOWER WITH SAFFRON
Looking for a low-carb side? Try this Indian-inspired easy side dish featuring cauliflower is tossed with ghee and a mixture of spices including saffron and ginger.
CORN, RED PEPPER AND ZUCCHINI SALAD
If you have any frozen corn lingering in the back of the freezer use it to make this colorful vegan salad bursting with flavor.
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