Kid friendly side dishes recipes costing less than $3.0 per serving

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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
20376 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
4 votes
14589 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
5770 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
56198 views
Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Leftover rice is a perfect excuse to make fried rice, and this is a simple recipe for a favorite oriental comfort food. Add in any desired meat or…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2016
Professional
1 vote
550 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
11368 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
9614 views
Oven roasted broccoli with Parmesan

Oven roasted broccoli with Parmesan

A simple recipe for a quick and easy side dish of garlic roasted broccoli florets tossed in Parmesan cheese.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jan 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
314 views
Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

To a great extent, succotash was another of the many gifts to the table from Native Americans. Corn, beans and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
2721 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
3310 views
Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
3 votes
2156 views
Parmesan Polenta with Cranberries and Bacon

Parmesan Polenta with Cranberries and Bacon

I got this recipe from Giada's Food Network show. She recommends it for breakfast, but it's so good I would eat…

Kyra Martin
Oct 2013
Professional
2 votes
2050 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
8399 views
Turkey Stuffing or Side: Brown & Wild Rice w/Apples, Cranberries & Pecans

Turkey Stuffing or Side: Brown & Wild Rice w/Apples, Cranberries & Pecans

At last ~ a HEALTHY stuffing.....that seems like an oxymoron! High in…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
1 vote
1909 views
Vegan Black Bean Salad with Peppers, Sweet Corn and Cilantro

Vegan Black Bean Salad with Peppers, Sweet Corn and Cilantro

A healthy vegan/vegetarian dish packed with flavor!

Chef Chuck
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
1983 views