When you need something tasty to serve with your favorite proteins, these easy vegetable side dishes recipes are the perfect match!
In this post, you’ll find recipe options that can be steamed, cooked in the oven, in a pan, or simply tossed and served. There’s something for everyone in on e of these side dish recipes below.
Best Vegetable Side Dishes
From caramelized roasted vegetables to fresh salads, these vegetable side dishes ideas add nutrition and goodness to every bite. When you don’t know what to serve with that delicious chicken you baked, pick one of these yummy sides. You can always click over and pin the recipe for later too!
Crispy Sweet Potatoes Cubes
A cross between a French fry and hashbrowns, these sweet potatoes are salty-sweet with a irresistible caramelized flavor, soft middle and a crispy-edged texture!
Fresh greens with roasted seasonal vegetables and an epic maple Dijon dressing turn this salad into a healthy and delicious side dish.
Corn and Tomato Salad
A refreshing, quick, and simple salad packed with flavor and nutrition: the perfect side for grilling season!
Roasted Asparagus with Lemon
An impressive and easy side dish with a bright summery flavor of fresh lemon and slightly charred edges from the oven. Spectacular!
Savory Butternut Squash
Garlic and Parmesan give this simple recipe a delicious flavor! An easy side that pairs great with chicken, meat, and so much more!
Roasted Red Cabbage
The scrumptious bits of savory and tender cabbage with crispy edges makes an addictively yummy side dish to serve with everything!
Asian Kale Salad
This salad is full of veggies and will satisfy that Asian-inspired flavor craving. Plus, a mouth-watering sesame ginger dressing you will love!
Bake parsnips in the oven and you’ll get a potato-like veggie with irresistibly golden brown exteriors and caramelized flavor. Perfection!
Cranberry Quinoa Salad
You can assemble this salad in 15 minutes for a fresh and healthy side dish that is also delicious and packed with nutrition!
Mint Watermelon Salad
A refreshing salad that screams summer! In less than 10 minutes, you can cut, mix and get ready to enjoy this yummy side!
Turn a simple veggie into a delicious caramelized side dish you’ll want to make on repeat. Trust me, cabbage never tasted this good!
With a quick toss in oil and seasonings, carrots get a savory caramelized flavor. A delicious and healthy vegetable side dish that pairs with any meal!
Roasted Curried Cauliflower
The days of eating plain, steamed cauliflower are over! Try this spiced cauliflower, and it will soon become your go-to side dish!
Everyday Side Salad
This salad is loaded with fresh veggies and crunchy toppings coated with a tangy vinaigrette. A simple and quick side for any weeknight meal!
A terrific healthy side dish with all the flavors of garlic, lemon, and olive oil. A restaurant-style side dish you can cook quickly in the oven!
Blueberry Spinach Salad
You only need 5 minutes to assemble this side dish. It’s healthy, full of flavors, and has a touch of sweetness in every bite!
The sweet Sriracha glaze gives each cauliflower floret a crisp exterior and tender fork center with a flavor that’s addicting!
Easy Peas and Carrots with Potatoes
Ordinary veggies become a terrific side, and you don’t even have to turn on the oven! Super simple, delicious, and your next favorite side dish!
Roasted Acorn Squash Slices
Roast acorn squash on the oven to golden brown perfection and enjoy these delicious tender texture and toasted edges slices.
Parmesan Green Bean Fries
Add more veggies to your meals with this quick and easy recipe of cheesy green bean fries that are cooked in the oven for a healthy twist.
Healthy Zucchini Au Gratin
This crispy, super tasty, low-carb zucchini au gratin recipe is a perfect side dish for any protein. No one will resist!
Balsamic Roasted Beets
Roasting unlocks the best flavors in any vegetable, especially beets. A simple side dish with tons of flavor!
Sweet Potato Salad
A lighter version of the classic potato salad that’s just as delicious and much better for you!
Roasted Radishes and Carrots
Let the oven do its magic and you’ll see how radishes and carrots become a side dish with a delicious, slightly sweet flavor.
Spicy Green Beans
Pair these spicy green beans with your favorite protein, and you’ll have a tasty veggie to compliment your meals!
Roasted Sweet Potato Stacks
Each bite of these sweet potato stacks is laced with cheesy, brown buttery goodness. It looks fancy but it’s easy to make!
Baked Parmesan Zucchini
Add more veggies to your meals with these crispy, cheesy zucchini that look like French fries! The ultimate trick to make green food kid-friendly!
Roasted Frozen Vegetables
Season, bake and enjoy these super easy recipe that turns ordinary frozen veggies into a great-tasting side dish!
Carrot Raisin Salad with Pineapple
Fan of tangy-sweet flavors? Then this epic carrot raisin salad with fresh pineapple and a creamy dressing is one you need to try!
Roasted Butternut Squash Cubes
These butternut squash cubes are a healthy and delicious addition to any meal and it’s so easy to make as cut, season and bake!
In takes 5 minutes to combine juicy tomatoes with fresh basil and a dressing and you’ll have a crowd-pleaser side dish to enjoy with your favorite protein!