Best Side Dishes and Appetizers

Friday, October 4, 2019
When I think of the best side dishes and appetizer recipes, I think of fun foods, delicious foods, and the ones that everyone asks for over and over again, you know those perfect comfort food?

Do you love casseroles, potatoes, and cheese? Well, this is a great roundup for you then!

This gallery has anything from Healthy roasted baked vegetables to comforting casseroles, along with some delicious appetizers to go with any fantastic meal your preparing or just great pick foods.

If you want to show off your skills, try some of the fritters or the roasted vegetables that are so vibrant in color to make your dinner menu burst with flavors.

There is something for everyone here.

Each recipe has its own link to show you exactly how to make these recipes!

Don't forget to pin them, tell me which one you like in the comment box below and print off the recipes!

These are recipes for side dishes and the best appetizers including this spinach pie.

this is a roundup of delicious appetizers and best side dish recipes

Strolling Through These Recipes

Whether it's summer, spring, winter or fall, there is something here either for comfort foods, game day, and party event.

Sometimes you just want a little something to snack on too?

We love fried cauliflower or zucchini fritters and enjoy them all summer long!

You will find, pizza homemade, stuffed mushrooms, broccoli casserole and a slew of my best potato recipes.

Check out the delicious spinach and broccoli pie as a first-course appetizer.

I can make a whole meal out of the salads and appetizers!

Enjoy your stroll!

this is how to make homemade pizza dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

this is how to make avocado feta cheese tomato and chickpea salad

Avocado Salad

these are a bowl of barbecued cowboy beans

Old Fashioned Cowboy 15 Beans

this is how to make roasted eggplant in the oven with bread crumbs

Eggplant with Panko Bread Crumbs Roasted

this is how to make italian seasoned french fries

Italian Seasoned French Fries

this is how to make sweet potatoes in the oven with amaretto, marshmallow topping

Amaretto Sweet Potatoes

this is how to make Mexican filled tortilla with refried bean dip

Mexican Appetizers

this is how to make stuffed mushrooms

Mom's Stuffed Mushrooms

this is how to make Italian fried cauliflower

Fried Cauliflower

this is how to make garlic parmesan roasted vegetables in the oven

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Vegetables

this is how to make a southwest salad with beans, avocado and corn

Southwest Salad

this is how to make deep fried zucchini fritters

Zucchini Fritters

this is how to make broccoli casserole with cheese

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

this is how to make baked artichokes with bread crumb topping that taste like stuffed artichoke hearts

Baked Artichoke Hearts

this is how to make bruschetta insalata caprese

Caprese Bruschetta

this is how to make spinach and broccoli pie with puff pastry dough

Three Cheese Spinach and Broccoli Pie

this is how to make Italian sauteed escarole and the recipe is from Utica New York Greens

Sauteed Escarole Utica Greens

this is how to make homemade shrimp  cocktail with sauce recipe

Mom's Homemade Shrimp Cocktail

this is a roundup of best potato side dishes

Best Potato Side Dishes

Brussels Sprouts Roasted

You May Love My Chicken Wings Spectacular!

this is how to make chicken wing appetizers grilled, fried, or baked

Best Chicken Wing Showcase of 24 Recipes

this is an antipasto appetizer tray full of cold cuts, cheeses, olives and vegetables on a red round tray

Cheeseboard Ideas Antipasto Try

Grilled or Baked Chicken Souvlaki

Eggplant Parmesan

Always Looking For New Recipe Ideas?

The side dishes will be a great addition to any weekend meal or even the Holidays.

Sometimes it can get really boring eating the same old same old.

These side dishes and appetizer recipes have been some of our favorites throughout the years.

I hope you will find something new to try that your family will love!

Try using my recipe Index.

this is a recipe roundup of best side dishes and appetizers for all holiday and meal planning.

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Thanks For Visiting Today!

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Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2013. It was edited and re-published in 2019.


  1. Brilliant! Hoarding some ideas from here. :D Got my eye on your next posts.

  2. these are lovely Claudia! So many nice little bites. Have a great weekend!

  3. It would be interesting to know how many MILLIONS of pounds of chicken wings will be consumed this coming Sunday.

  4. All of this finger food looks yummy. I usually do a appetizer meal for the Super Bowl, but this year I will be home by myself. I am going to have to come up with a game plan for 1 person.

  5. Wow, what a fantastic line up! Would I like to be invited to your home!

  6. Well now we know where to get ALL the superbowl recipes! Those wings are calling my name :) Thanks for sharing :)

  7. Great compilation of recipes for sides and apps. I'll be making some of them...

  8. What a delicious looking line up of side dishes and appetizers.

  9. Oh, wow! So many of these sides and appetizers look fantastic... amaretto sweet potatoes??! YUM!

  10. There is so much great choice for game day here. Those stuffed mushrooms look really good. Lots of choice for our next football party.

  11. Wow, I like this collection, it's really great recipes worth a try. Avocado Chickpea Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe really impressed me. This is really a great job! You are a genius! Thanks!

  12. Side dishes are my favorite part of Thanksgiving ... well, appetizers are too ... and so are desserts, if I'm honest.
    Any way - this collection is a keeper!

  13. So many tempting recipes! I think I'd try the broccoli and spinach pie first!

  14. What a wonderful collection of recipes!I enjoyed the stroll!

  15. SO many great choices! I really need to check out that baked artichoke recipe next!

  16. Wow! These look absolutely beautiful
    Especially the avocado salad. A great selection to choose from.

  17. Now that is an awesome collection of superbowl recipes. So cool. I love the sound of broccoli and spinach. Saving for later.

  18. Every time we are planning a family get together Hubby says why don't we just do appetizers? That shows you where his interest lie. But his idea of appetizers is lots of Italian meats and cheese. Everyone seems to like the side dishes and appetizers so it's great having a wonderful variety like you have here. This is a great collection -- I"m pinning.

  19. So many wonderful recipes here, Claudia! I wish I could try them all...such a delicious spread. I would love to share a meal with you dear! XO

  20. You have great recipes collection there, they make excellent thanksgiving Spread. Love to try that three cheese spinach pie.

  21. Love this roundup! So many yummy ideas, perfect for the holidays!

  22. Awesome! So many recipes in just one page! Thank you very much for sharing!

  23. All these dishes would make a wonderful festive spread! Wishing you all the best for the festive season x

  24. All of these is making me super hungry. I’ll have one of each.

  25. All of these sound absolutely delicious but the caprese bruschetta sounds especially like my kind of snack!

  26. I must say that stuffed mushrooms and avocado salad look very adorable. All recipes are great and now thanks to you, I have a lot of great ideas for the festive season.

  27. So many amazing options here! I like the artichoke appetizer and the mushrooms - anything with mushrooms is my favorite! Great recipes :-)

  28. Lovely collection under one roof!! I loved the mom's stuffed mushrooms the most and going to give them a try!

  29. What a wonderful selection of side dishes for everyday meals. Your delicious appetizers are perfect for the holidays and Super Bowl Sunday!

  30. Never too many yummy side dish recipes to bring to the table. The avocado salad sounds really yummy!

  31. I love your side dishes and appetizers. To be honest, our family will go after the side dishes and appetizers with more enthusiasm than the main event. The spinach and three cheese caught my eye. It would be great served at a brunch. Hope you're all ready for the big Christmas event.

  32. Such a great collection of beautiful creations! That bean dish is definitely on my to try list! Thanks for sharing, Claudia.


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