Easy Winter Side Dish Recipes

Say goodbye to steamed vegetables — try these dressed-up vegetable sides from Food Network instead.
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Roasted Cheddar Broccoli

Sprinkle broccoli with panko bread crumbs and grated cheddar cheese then roast until tender.

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Cauliflower With Tomatoes

Perk up cauliflower with a bright blend of tomatoes, cilantro and spices. A dash of turmeric gives the cauliflower its yellow color.

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Balsamic Beans

Give canned white beans the Italian treatment with rich pancetta, garlic, tomato and balsamic vinegar.

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Lemony Broccoli With Anchovies

A surprise ingredient — anchovies — gives this broccoli dish rich, briny flavor.

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Sesame Eggplant

This easy side requires only 4 ingredients. Steam Japanese eggplant and then toss with sesame oil, toasted sesame seeds and lemon juice.

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Cheddar-Chive Turnovers

A pinch of salt and cayenne pepper can turn basic refrigerated biscuits into a delicious weeknight side dish. Brush them with butter and top with shredded cheddar before folding them up.

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Carrot Relish

Turn plain carrots into a delicious relish by grating them with orange, lemon and cider vinegar.

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Mushroom Ramen

Give your favorite ramen noodles new life by adding mushrooms to the mix and then frying them in a skillet.

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