European 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
25 votes
58200 views
Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

It is rare to have a side dish which everyone keeps reaching for instead of the main dish. That's especially true if its a fairly simple green…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
Advanced
8 votes
27611 views
Arancini (Italian Rice Balls)

Arancini (Italian Rice Balls)

Arancini means "little oranges" in Sicilian and they can be found all over Palermo. Cooked and flavored Arborio rice is formed around a filling of…

lisa
Mar 2011
Advanced
2 votes
17561 views
Fried Pasta

Fried Pasta

So what do you do when you have too much leftover pasta? Fried pasta! Fried noodle cakes are popular in a number of cuisines, particularly in Asian…

kathy vegas
Feb 2010
Advanced
6 votes
7188 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
5198 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
18687 views
Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

This is not the lightest recipe I've made, but it's a real treat when you are having guests and want to…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
9831 views
Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Ever wondered how to get that perfect consistency of spanish rice that's served in restaurants? Here's the secret...

Wendi Taylor
Jun 2012
Professional
6 votes
8607 views
Greek Rice

Greek Rice

This recipe combines my favorite traditional Greek ingredients to make a tasty rice dish. Add some chicken to make a meal out of it!

Mary Joseph
Oct 2008
Advanced
5 votes
21937 views
Healthy Summer Squash

Healthy Summer Squash

Healthy Summer Squash-is a delicious, easy and quick Italian style side recipe. It takes only 16 minutes total time to prepare and cook. Zucchini,…

RecipeKing
Sep 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
2022 views
Spinach Basil Orzo

Spinach Basil Orzo

Can you believe I *just* discovered Orzo about 2 months ago? I'm officially a huge fan and this is one of the many recipes I've come up with using a…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
3 votes
12768 views
Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I love spanakopita, but it's too much work. This is a great way to make spanakopita for a crowd. And it's really yummy, too! Just remember the filo…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
9496 views
Bavarian Semmelknoedel/Bread Dumplings

Bavarian Semmelknoedel/Bread Dumplings

This is a very traditional bread dumpling that is served in restaurants in Austria and Bavaria. This is a…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
2 votes
4939 views
St. Patrick's Day Irish Champ

St. Patrick's Day Irish Champ

This is a traditional Northern Irish dish of mashed potatoes with milk and sliced green onions. I thought it was a delicious under our St.…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2009
Advanced
4 votes
10263 views
FRENCH POTATOES

FRENCH POTATOES

I love this simple recipe. The smell of the fresh thyme reminds me of spring when they are cooking. These potatoes are also wonderful served with…

Phyllis Munro
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
9719 views