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Side dishes

Aioli with steamed asparagus

Armenian red lentils and bulgur (vospov khyma)

Asian broccoli slaw

Asian pickled cole slaw

Asian slaw

Asparagus with miso-sesame sauce

Bacon guacamole

Baby bok choy with spicy hoisin glaze

Baked potato wedges

Beet and onion salad

Beet, butternut and pecan slaw

Black bean, quinoa and red pepper salad with honey-lime vinaigrette

Blue cheese cole slaw

Boerenkool (kale with mashed potatoes)

Bok choy stir-fry with ginger and garlic

Broccoli and cauliflower sformatino

Broccoli raab (broccoli rabe) with honey and grapes

Broccoli slaw salad with cranberries, almonds and yogurt dressing

Brown rice and almond pilaf

Brussels and broccoli with maple mustard vinaigrette

Butternut squash macaroni and cheese

Cannellini vinaigrette

Caponata

Caribbean orange-spiced carrots

Carrot-beet salad

Chickpeas with peppers and sausage

Cold aubergine salad

Corn, bean, and two tomato salad

Cornbread stuffing with sausage and raisins

Costa Rican gallo pinto (black beans and rice)

Countertop dill pickles

Couscous for a summer night

Couscous salad with chopped vegetables, basil, parsley, and pomegranate vinaigrette

Couscous salad with herbs

Creamy mushroom gravy (vegetarian)

Crusty roasted potatoes

Curried apple and pecan broccoli slaw

Curried broccoli slaw salad with cashews, raisins and toasted coconut

Curried green tomatoes

Double broccoli salad with almonds and Sriracha yogurt dressing

Egg noodle, cheese and cauliflower gratin

Fregula sarda with roasted and fresh peppers, feta and basil

French potato salad

Fried sweet potatoes

Frijoles a la olla (Home-cooked beans)

Garlic eggplant

Grandma's applesauce

Green beans with lemon-dill yogurt sauce

Grilled vegetables with piment d'Espelette sauce

Hawaiian sweet potato salad

Honey-roasted beets with orange and thyme

Iceberg lettuce (or green salad) with lighter Thousand Island dressing

Indian pudding

Jilo and onions

Kamut, cranberry and feta salad

Kasha varnishkes

Lemon-caper broccoli slaw salad

Lentils and brown rice

Maple miso glazed radishes

Mashed garlic sweet potatoes

Mexican red corn bread

Mixed grain and dried fruit salad

Moroccan cucumber salad with herbs and olives

Moroccan eggplant salad

Moros y cristianos (black beans and rice)

Mushroom bhaji

Nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice)

Nasi kuning (golden festival rice)

Onion bhaji

Oven-roasted carrots

Pineapple-cucumber salad

Pizza bianca

Polenta dome

Potatoes a la huancaina

Potato pancakes/latkes

Potato salad with tahini dressing

Punjab five jewels

Quick and easy cole slaw

Quinoa rainbow salad with asparagus, feta, and orange-tarragon vinaigrette

Quinoa salad with roasted sweet potato, apples, dried cranberries and pine nuts

Ratatouille

Red quinoa, beet and pecan salad with pomegranate-orange vinaigrette

Rice pilaf

Risotto alla Milanese

Risotto with grapefruit

Roasted asparagus with manchego cheese

Roasted asparagus with Sriracha drizzle

Roasted beet risotto with goat cheese and beet greens

Roasted butternut squash with smoked paprika yogurt sauce

Roasted cabbage, apple and pecan salad with mustard vinaigrette

Roasted chickpea salad with creamy tahini dressing

Roasted chickpeas with raisins, parsley and mint

Roasted eggplant with cumin and cilantro

Roasted fennel with potatoes and onions

Roasted green beans and potatoes with creamy sesame dressing

Roasted potatoes and fennel

Roasted potatoes with lemon thyme vinaigrette

Roasted winter squash with cranberries, pepitas and honey-lime vinaigrette

Saag aloo (potatoes with spiced spinach)

Saag paneer (Indian cheese with spinach)

Sautéed escarole with garlic and parmesan cheese

Shredded Brussels sprouts salad with dried blueberries, pecans, and maple-miso dressing

Sliced carrot and almond salad with roasted lemon, basil and mint dressing

Slow cooker aloo gobi (Indian spiced cauliflower and potatoes)

Slow cooker chai-spiced pear sauce

Slow cooker Indian-spiced butternut squash

Slow cooker kasha with caramelized onions and mushrooms

Slow cooker Punjabi eggplant with potatoes

Slow cooker vegetarian chipotle baked beans

Smoky spicy cole slaw

Sophie's noodle kugel

Spanish rice with onion, garlic and bell peppers

Spicy corn with poblano peppers

Spicy green beans with ginger and garlic

Spinach salad with bell pepper, olives, feta, and pine nuts

Spinach salad with glazed beets and blue cheese

Stir-fried corn and red pepper with ginger and garlic

Stir-fried garlic lettuce

Sugar-free slow cooker cranberry sauce

Sweet and sour slow cooker red cabbage with apples and onions

Sweet couscous

Sweet couscous for a crowd

Sweet potato latke

Tabbouleh (bulgur wheat and parsley salad)

Thyme roasted new potatoes

Vegan brown rice salad with asparagus, avocado, pecans, and pesto dressing

Vegetable fried rice

Vegetarian couscous with dried fruit

Vinegar veggies

Warm Brussels sprouts, almond and goat cheese salad with maple mustard dressing

Warm potato, fennel and onion salad with balsamic vinaigrette

Warm tomato, basil and mozzarella salad

Whole wheat macaroni and cheese with mushrooms and thyme

Zucchini ribbon salad

Zucchini with golden raisins, pine nuts and lemon

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