Kid friendly vegetarian side dishes recipes

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Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

This is a simple, tasty side dish to add to your menu. I've adapted it from Marcella Hazan's recipes for other…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
23 votes
33863 views
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
9997 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
50636 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
5700 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
6260 views
Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions

This is a great side dish for roast beef, pork, or lamb. It would also be great with any grilled meat. The…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
14 votes
4938 views
Green Lentil "Moong" Curry

Green Lentil "Moong" Curry

I've made this with green lentils and also with a mix of brown and yellow lentils. It doesn't really matter. They all taste awesome! Healthy and…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2010
Advanced
7 votes
2287 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
2979 views
Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

I used to think cauliflower was boring and my family agreed. But I've now found so many wonderful ways to prepare it that it is becoming one of our…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jun 2011
Intermediate
4 votes
780 views
Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

This is a delicious way to consume large quantities of one of the healthiest foods on the planet...spinach! I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
7524 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
7060 views
Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Technically these are not "baked" as in oven-baked. But this method yields surprisingly close results to the traditional baked potato. I had strong…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
382 views
Basmati Rice with Herbs

Basmati Rice with Herbs

This is an excellent, flavorful side dish that goes really well with fish, shrimp, or chicken. It's like a mild version of a Briyani...easy to make…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
4983 views
Pasta with Butter and Parmesan Cheese

Pasta with Butter and Parmesan Cheese

I've been cooking this recipe for so long, and it is so simple, that I have often overlooked posting it. We…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2010
Advanced
6 votes
1380 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
8510 views