Gourmet Side Dish Recipe Index
Vegetables - Potatoes, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Peas, Carrots, Rice


Many choices of side dishes to choose from to make your dinner menu complete for an excellent combination of delicious flavors.

stuffed tomato
Stuffed Tomatoes

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Twice Baked Potatoes
a different and unique way to serve, cut in half horizontally for a great presentation

Parisienne (Marble Potato)
small potato balls made with a melon baller and sauteed in butter and garlic, perfect for a dinner party menu

Pureed Sweet Potatoes
piped into a baked won ton basket, an attractive way to serve this for a different vegetable

Small Red Potatoes & Truffle Oil
beautiful vegetable to accompany the main entree...so easy and delicious 

Small Red Potatoes carved into Mushrooms
uniquely carved into mushroom shapes, easy to do, what a great looking vegetable!

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Gourmet
with an herb encrusted chip ... a unique vegetable!

Smoked Bacon & Cheddar Twice-baked Potato
twice baked potato with bacon, cheese and chives, who doesn't love this this one.

Sweet Potato Streusel Low Fat Casserole
Low fat recipe, pecans, apples, brandy, orange juice, ginger...  excellent flavors, especially for Thanksgiving!

Yukon Gold Mashed Potato
with smoked bacon and sharp cheddar cheese.. a yummy way to serve.

Hasselback Potato
accordion baked potato fans with parmesan cheese and bread crumbs...  lovely 

Cheesy Potato Cups
flavorful cheesy and shredded, baked in muffin tins

Scalloped Potatoes
encircle potato ramekins with cucumber slices

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes (or yam) Boats
mixed with savory ingredients cut to look like boats

Savory Yam Souffle
an easy potato dish for a special dinner party

Potato, Cheese and Cayenne Puffs
baked in ramekins until puffed.. serve with lunch

Baby New Potatoes with Truffle Oil
toss with snipped chives ... simple to make

Potatoes Dauphinoise
thinly sliced and baked with Gruyere cheese and cream ... a delicious size dish

Asiago Potato Stacks
Thinly sliced with butter and herbs stacked in muffin tin cups and baked 

Baby Red Potatoes
stuffed with Asiago cheese and garlic, you could use this as an appetizer too.


Tomato Ceviche 
A gourmet tomato cup filled with shrimp and chopped vegetables.. beautiful!

Stuffed Tomatoes
filled with celery, shallots and breadcrumbs baked in the oven.

Broccoli & Brussels Sprouts

Steamed Broccoli
with toasted pine nuts and White Truffle Oil 

Carrots & Broccoli Stems Salad

julienne vegetables and toss with a rice wine vinegar dressing.. delicious!

Sliced Brussels Sprouts 
sauteed with shallots, garlic, pine nuts and other ingredients

Peas and Carrots 

Julienne Snow Peas and Carrots
refreshing and colorful to accompany any entree

Carrots & Broccoli Stems Salad
julienned and tossed with a rice wine vinegar dressing.. delicious!

Carrot Spaghetti Strands
carrots cut into long thin matchstick strips with dill weed and vegetable oil

Carrot Julienne Basket
raw carrots cut thinly with a mandoline and formed into a basket...  fill them with your favorite foods

Green Beans

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans
easy gourmet way to prepare  green beans.. they are delicious!

                Salad Greens

Caesar Salad in a Wonton Basket
serve with the main entree or a sandwich...  so cute!


Zucchini Spaghetti
a crisp refreshing zucchini and unique idea for the main entree

Raw Zucchini Ribbons
super thin sliced zucchini tossed with oil, salt, pepper and dill weed for a different size dish.

Stuffed Round Globe Shaped Zucchini
a beautiful presentation of diced zucchini with herbs served in a globe shaped zucchini..  serve this vegetable with the main entree

Dilled Zucchini
finely diced zucchini tossed with butter and dill weed... delicious and easy ...  one of my favorites!

Spaghetti Squash
pasta like strands of crispy spaghetti like flesh enhanced with garlic butter and crisp bacon


Rice Pilaf
fresh lemon zest and toasted almonds make this a flavorful rice pilaf for chicken, lamb or fish

Creamy Rice Pilaf
with Red Bell Peppers and Arugula, a little different recipe


Savory Sage Stuffing Balls
Flavorful easy to make sage stuffing rolled into little balls, unique idea to serve with chicken or turkey any time of the year

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