Top Side Dishes for Entertaining

by | Dec 23, 2012 | Sides, Try This, Vegetables | 0 comments

In my family, side dishes are just as important to the meal as the main course. An array of delicious sides can take a holiday meal from basic to basically amazing. Here’s my list of top sides to serve at your next holiday meal that’ll keep them coming back for seconds:

Crispy Potato Roast – Layers of potatoes stacked vertically to get crispy browned edges. The caramelized onions and fresh rosemary update this non-traditional potato side.

Crispy Potato Roast

Crispy Potato Roast

Inside-Out Stuffing: Lots of stuffing with a little chicken. Sounds about right to me.

Inside-Out Stuffing

Inside-Out Stuffing and Simple Roast Chicken

Sweet Potato Wedges – This is possibly the easiest side dish to whip up – a total of only five ingredients and ready to bake in five minutes. The unique combination of spices makes this dish extra yummy.

Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes: These tasty taters are vegan – swapping using buttery flavoured dairy-free butter. They get their flavour boost from tasty homemade caramelized onions (or use store-bought if you can find).

Lamb Gremolata with Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Lamb Gremolata with Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Biscuits – Confession: these biscuits come from a gluten-free baking mix. But they are decadent, tasty and fast. Perfect for dipping into gravy or slathering with butter.

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

Happy Holidays and Happy Eating! xo

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