Mediterranean-Inspired Sides

Get inspired with recipes and ideas for Mediterranean-inspired side dishes to pair with your favorite dinners.

Chopped Greek Salad

This simple chopped salad highlights fresh vegetables and fresh herbs: tomatoes, cucumbers, Greek olives and watercress dressed with olive oil, capers and some fresh oregano.

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Spicy Escarole With Garlic

Escarole is in the same family as endive, but is less bitter and holds up well to cooking. Saute this Mediterranean favorite with garlic, olive oil and red pepper flakes.

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Eggplant With Yogurt and Dill

Roast eggplant, garlic, shallots and walnuts, then coat with yogurt and chopped fresh dill.

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Artichokes Provencal

Transform frozen artichoke hearts into a fresh, Mediterranean side with white wine, tomatoes, lemon zest and some salty olives.

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Broccoli Rabe With Cherry Peppers

Bring out broccoli rabe's slightly bitter flavor with spicy cherry peppers, garlic and just a little rich Parmesan cheese.

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Cauliflower Couscous

Toss orzo-like Israeli couscous with cauliflower, dates, olive oil and red wine vinegar.

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Bulgur Salad

Quick-cooking bulgur is a whole grain that's used for tabbouleh salad, and this cucumber, dill and olive-topped side dish.

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