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Recipes » Side Dishes

Potato Rolls

Potato rolls have a softer, more moist texture than the traditional dinner rolls you might be used to, and they’re versatile enough to go with almost any meal you would normally eat with bread.

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Pigeon Pea Escabeche

These marinated pigeon peas, high in protein and fiber, are ideal for the holiday season. Enjoy with baked cassava, baked tortilla chips, or as a filling for a burrito or wrap. The flavors intensify in the refrigerator overnight.

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Orange Ginger Roasted Vegetables

This dish blends the wholesome flavors of the earth with two of the most energetic flavors in the culinary toolbox. The brightness of the citrus and the bite of the ginger might seem like a lot on their own, but the roasted veggies keep them down to earth.

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Carrot Fries

These crispy carrot fries are a super quick and easy side dish or snack. Seasoned to perfection, these fries are packed with beta carotene and are anything but boring.

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Sweet Potato Cornbread

Cornbread is the perfect accompaniment to chili and so many other comforting dishes. This version puts a new spin on an old favorite with the addition of sweet potato.

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Chorizo Hash

This healthy version of the traditional Mexican sausage makes a tasty side dish for your favorite brunch. It’s so fun to make, you can even get the kids involved. These can be prepared as patties or as a hash.

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Vegan “Crab” Cakes

Did somebody say vegan crab cakes? These plant-based patties are loaded with the flavor and texture of traditional crab cakes but are prepared with wholesome ingredients.

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Cauliflower Picadillo

This version of picadillo is our plant-based take on the traditional Latin American dish. This recipe is versatile and can be used to stuff tacos, tortillas, or serve with rice and beans.

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Yuca Arepas with Hogao (Tomato and Onion) Sauce

Arepa is a patty made traditionally in Colombian and Venezuelan cuisine with precooked corn flour that can be baked, grilled, or fried. These arepas are made with yuca root, also known as cassava. The outside is crispy and golden, while the middle stays slightly moist and soft. Hogao, a very important component of Colombian cuisine, is a savory sauce made with onions, tomatoes, garlic, and other spices that are sauteed until soft and fragrant.

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Venezuelan Corn Arepas

Arepas are small, round patties made from precooked ground cornmeal or flour. They are a typical component of Venezuelan and Colombian gastronomy. Traditionally, they are deep fried, baked, or pan fried and filled with meat and/or beans.

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Red Potatoes in Salsa Verde

This Mexican dish is delicious and very easy to make. It is usually eaten in tacos, but you can eat it as a side dish or to make Mexican enchiladas. The salsa verde gives a special flavor to the potatoes.

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Easy Eggless Potato Salad

My grandmother always made the best potato salad-- creamy, flavorful, and satisfying. It was the perfect side dish for barbeques and holiday meals. When she went plant-based, it was a snap to fit this same potato salad into her diet just by substituting a plant-based mayonnaise for the egg mayonnaise she used to use. Now it’s even better than I remember!

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Quick Pickles

This quick and easy recipe for homemade pickled cucumbers can be adapted to pickle all sorts of fresh vegetables. Try a variety of vinegars and spices for a truly custom pickle delight. Pickling is also a brilliant solution to preserve an overabundance of vegetables from your garden or farmers’ market.

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Easy Vegan Shakshouka

I tried vegan Shakshouka during a recent visit to Tel Aviv and it was delicious. This simplified plant-based version of the original is a perfect side or breakfast dish.

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