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Snow on the Mountain Green Beans

Snow on the Mountain Green Beans

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"This is a side dish of fresh green beans cooked in olive oil and lemon juice and topped with feta cheese." — by Carrie 
Garlic Penne Pasta

Garlic Penne Pasta

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"This recipe is so easy to make, tastes great and is a big hit at dinner time. It's even a hit as leftovers! It uses simple ingredients that you always have on hand and you can replace the penne with any pasta you want." — by Taliesen 
Cabbage on the Grill

Cabbage on the Grill

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"Sweet and delicious, cabbage wedges are cut, sprinkled with garlic powder, wrapped in foil and cooked on the grill. Try adding some apple slices, and it 's best to use heavy-duty aluminum foil." — by Debbie 
Pakistani Spicy Chickpeas

Pakistani Spicy Chickpeas

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"Tender cooked chickpeas are simmered lightly with tomatoes, lemon juice and onions in a spicy blend of toasted cumin seeds, chili powder and lemon pepper. Served warm, this makes a deliciously fragrant appetizer." — by Komal 
Butternut Squash, Apple, Onion Au Gratin

Butternut Squash, Apple, Onion Au Gratin

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"Great fall dish! Our family uses it as a Thanksgiving side. Can be made vegetarian by leaving out bacon and substituting vegetable stock for chicken stock." — by LJFQ27 
Beets and Greens

Beets and Greens

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"Roasted beet pieces nestled among their sauteed greens makes a beautiful, delicious side dish. If yellow beets are available, double the recipe using a bunch of red and a bunch of yellow, they're gorgeous! I think these go especially well with pork or chicken. This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled, or expanded to whatever amount you need without adding very much to the preparation time." — by Carolyn Bunkley 
Stir-Fried Kale and Broccoli Florets

Stir-Fried Kale and Broccoli Florets

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"Kale and broccoli are stir-fried with slivered garlic and chopped chile peppers, and finished with a splash of lime juice for a bright-tasting, satisfying side dish." — by BILLINLA 
Curried Cumin Potatoes

Curried Cumin Potatoes

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"A flavorful side dish of Indian cuisine. This dish blends the mild flavor of cumin with the unrelenting spice of curry. A truly engaging dish." — by DRAGONSBANE 
Eggplant and Tomato Bake

Eggplant and Tomato Bake

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"This is a rich, substantial meal when served with pita or crusty bread and salad. It gets better with time and makes a popular leftover, if there are any leftovers!" — by Mai Forrester 
Garlic Teriyaki Edamame

Garlic Teriyaki Edamame

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"One of my favorite sushi restaurants had this yummy edamame dish, so I tried to duplicate it at home. I think I came pretty close." — by CRAZY4SUSHI 
Pesto Quinoa

Pesto Quinoa

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"Quinoa is cooked in chicken broth, seasoned with pesto, and mixed with fresh tomato in this Ecuadorian side dish." — by Sarah 
Quick Mediterranean Pasta

Quick Mediterranean Pasta

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"In just minutes you can whip up this flavorful cold pasta salad by tossing cooked spaghetti with oregano, basil, olive oil and bread crumbs. Chill to let the flavors meld, and serve cold." — by Elise 
Easy Mexican Rice

Easy Mexican Rice

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"Brown rice is cooked with taco seasoning, kidney beans, tomatoes and lettuce for a sort of 'taco salad' in a pot!" — by LIL_ROCK_STAR 
Calabacitas

Calabacitas

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"A light lunch, or serve with cheese and tortillas. Also good as a side dish with your favorite Mexican food." — by HAWAIIAN_MOMMA 
Bean and Kale Ragu

Bean and Kale Ragu

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"Simmer leafy green kale, canned tomatoes with chile peppers, onions, garlic, spices, and fresh herbs with plump, white canned cannellini beans to make this savory, Italian-inspired ragu or vegetable stew." — by Stefanie N 
Campfire Foil Packs

Campfire Foil Packs

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"Chicken, potatoes, mushrooms, and peppers are wrapped in aluminum foil for one-dish meals cooked in a campfire! These are easy to make for camping, my husband loves them! We prepare them at home and then leave them in the cooler until we are ready to cook. You can use any combination of meat and vegetables that you like." — by Natural Chef Michelle 
Cholay (Curried Chickpeas)

Cholay (Curried Chickpeas)

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"This is a very flavourful recipe from North India, usually eaten with fried bread like bhatura or puri. I like to serve it over rice for a very filling meal. You can also try it as a quick snack over toasted bread. This recipe is much quicker to make if you use precooked canned beans, but I like to think that the authentic flavour comes from doing it the hard way!" — by SHAMMI EDWARDS 
Mediterranean Quinoa

Mediterranean Quinoa

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"Onions and peppers are sauteed, then simmered with quinoa and tomatoes to make a delicious whole grain side dish. This colorful quinoa dish is easy to cook, and my toddler loves it!" — by CHEESEWEASEL 
Mom's Baked Beans II

Mom's Baked Beans II

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"These beans could be a meal in themselves! They're baked with bacon,ham, molasses and mustard." — by Diane Blanchard Angell 
Easy Curried Cauliflower

Easy Curried Cauliflower

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"This is quick and delicious! Eat the cauliflower with plenty of naan or rice; it's especially delicious with a side of plain yogurt!" — by mn 
 
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