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23 Delicious Ways to Eat Your Veggies

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Most of us could stand to eat some more veggies, and lucky for you, we’ve got delicious ways to do so! These sides go with almost any meal, so add a few to your dinner menu this week.

Easy Napa Cabbage Slaw

napa cabbage slaw
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Whenever I make this slaw, I’m always asked for the recipe and my family has been making it for decades! It’s a great side for meat mains that are grilled, smoked, or bbq’ed.
Get the recipe: Easy Napa Cabbage Slaw

Air Fryer Broccoli

air fryer broccoli
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This is the food that comes out of my air fryer most frequently and you won’t believe how fast it disappears. You can have it on the table in under ten minutes and it’s so flavorful even non-veggie eaters will love it! 
Get the recipe: Air Fryer Broccoli

Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots

glazed carrots
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

These roasted honey glazed carrots add an elevated flavor to your meals and pair perfectly with a wide variety of mains. Sweet, and tender crisp, this tasty side dish is sure to become a dinner time staple. 
Get the recipe: Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots

Frozen Broccoli

frozen broccoli
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Chances are that you always have a bag of frozen broccoli stashed in your freezer, and if you don’t you should! But make sure you cook it properly or you’ll end up with mush! (Unless that’s what you’re going for).
Get the recipe: Frozen Broccoli

Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes

cheesy potatoes
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When you are looking for a comforting dinner side dish, this cheesy potatoes is it and easily made in the crockpot! It’s nice enough for a holiday table and simple enough for a weeknight. 
Get the recipe: Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes

Easy Haricots Verts

haricot verts
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Haricots verts, or French green beans, are similar to regular green beans, but I do think they are far superior. With a quick saute in some simple seasonings, your side is ready to eat.
Get the recipe: Easy Haricots Verts

Kale Salad with Crunchy Breadcrumbs

lemon kale salad
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

If you’re skeptical about kale salads, this is the salad that will change your mind. I made it for Thanksgiving many years in a row as it was always requested by my teenage cousins! It’s bright and flavorful and oh-so-delicious. 
Get the recipe: Lemon Kale Salad with Crunchy Breadcrumbs

Elote in a Cup (Mexican Street Corn Salad)

elote in a cup
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Elote in a cup, or esquites, is Mexican street food and if you’re a corn-lover, you’re going to want to serve this at any Mexican-inspired meal like tacos, quesadillas, etc. Roasted corn, cotija cheese, cilantro, lime juice, and tajin give this dish a fresh flavor that everyone will love. 
Get the recipe: Elote in a Cup (Mexican Street Corn Salad)

Mediterranean Tortellini Pasta Salad

tortellini pasta salad
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This Mediterranean pasta salad could be a main dish on its own, but it’s also a tasty side dish for many different entrees. This salad has it all with sweet, crunchy, chewy, acidic, and salty flavors in each and every bite. You’re going to love it. 
Get the recipe: Mediterranean Tortellini Pasta Salad

Greek Potato Salad with Green Beans

Greek potato salad
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This tasty Greek potato salad is bursting with flavor, it’s really easy to make, and the whole family will enjoy it. This healthy side salad comes with not one nutritious veggie but two! Pair it with Mediterranean meals or grilled chicken.
Get the recipe: Greek Potato Salad with Green Beans

Arugula Watermelon Salad with Feta 

arugula watermelon salad
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Spicy arugula, sweet, juicy watermelon, and salty feta cheese all come together for a delicious salad with a refreshing favor. This salad is perfect on a hot summer day! 
Get the recipe: Arugula Watermelon Salad with Feta 

Traditional Greek Cucumber Salad

Greek cucumber salad
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This Greek cucumber salad is full of crunchy vegetables, olives, and feta cheese. Not only does it taste amazing, but it’s good for you too. This salad is a perfect companion for any of your favorite Mediterranean meals or pair with some pita bread and hummus for a vegetarian meal. 
Get the recipe: Traditional Greek Cucumber Salad

Lemon Risotto

lemon risotto
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This lemon risotto uses the classic risotto ratio with the addition of bright citrus flavor from both the zest and the juice of a lemon. This restaurant quality dish can be on your table in just 30 minutes and it pairs beautifully with your favorite chicken or seafood dishes. 
Get the recipe: Lemon Risotto

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

orzo salad
Photo Credit: Greedy Gourmet.

If you are looking for an easy and delicious salad that will go well with just about everything then this Mediterranean orzo salad is for you. Orzo pasta, kalamata olives, feta cheese, and fresh crunchy vegetables are tossed in a homemade dressing. Add some chicken, chickpeas, or tofu for a full meal.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Cheesy Peas

cheesy peas
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If you are looking for a comforting and decadent side dish that everyone is going to love then these cheesy peas are for you! Tender peas are cooked with a rich and creamy cheese sauce that just can’t be beat.
Get the recipe: Cheesy Peas

Hearty Roasted Vegetable Salad

roasted vegetable salad
Photo Credit: The Peasant’s Daughter.

This hearty roasted vegetable salad is made with roasted carrots, zucchini, Brussels sprouts, beets, and eggplant covered with a delicious homemade warm dressing and served over greens for some bonus veggies. 
Get the recipe: Hearty Roasted Vegetable Salad

Edamame Salad

edamame salad
Photo Credit: Greedy Gourmet.

If you are looking for a side dish for your chicken dinners that is as beautiful as it is delicious then this edamame salad is perfect for you. Edamame, radishes, and red onions are all combined with a simple homemade vinaigrette dressing for a crunchy and filling salad you will love. 
Get the recipe: Edamame Salad

Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes

twice baked potatoes
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Twice baked potatoes are a savory and delicious side dish that adds fun flavor to any chicken, beef, or pork meals.
Get the recipe: Air Fryer Twice Baked Potatoes

Garlic Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

roasted asparagus
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When spring asparagus starts hitting stores, you’ll want to try this roasted asparagus side dish with rich garlic and Parmesan flavor.
Get the recipe: Garlic Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

Pierogies with Butter and Onions

pierogies and onion
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Pierogies are little pasta pouches stuffed with potatoes and seasonings. This recipe calls for frozen pierogies which you will boil to heat them through, and then saute them in onions and butter for a fun and tasty side dish that pairs especially well with kielbasa sausage.
Get the recipe: Pierogies with Butter and Onions

Herb Roasted Zucchini

roasted zucchini
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This easy roasted zucchini is super flavorful with a mixture of herbs and spices that will surely add some fresh flavor to your veggies and meal.
Get the recipe: Herb Roasted Zucchini

Oven Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze and Feta Cheese

roasted beets
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Roasting beets in the oven leaves them sweet, and tender with a rich flavor that balances perfectly with this slightly acidic balsamic glaze, and tangy and salty feta cheese. This keeps well in the fridge too!
Get the recipe: Oven Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze and Feta Cheese

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