Sides

Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes

Serves 8-10

This recipe offers a bit of Rachael’s hometown flavor; the maple will take your sweet potatoes the extra mile for Thanksgiving and all autumn long!

Turkey Meatballs with Fennel, Golden Raisins and Pinenuts

Serves 6-8 as an appetizer

Make extra, as these tasty meatballs won’t last long! They have all your favorite fall and winter spices. Serve with gravy or cranberry sauce, for dipping.

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Balsamic Vinegar

Serves a Brussels sprouts lover out of anyone with this recipe!

Quick Fennel Slaw

Serves about 4 cups

This fresh and zesty slaw works equally well for brunch or a picnic.

Mashed Potatoes with Soft Cheese and Herbs

Serves 8-10

Your secret ingredient is the herbed soft cheese in these mashers, which replaces butter; the super-super secret ingredient is the lemon zest.

Orange You Glad It’s Sweet Potato Mash

Serves 4-6

To celebrate Thanksgiving and help bring more nutritious options to the table, Rachael wrote this mashed sweet potato recipe for the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (Rach was named a Council member in 2014!) that your friends and family will love!

Meatball in a Tomato

Serves 4

Stuffing isn’t just for stuffed peppers anymore! Try these stuffed tomatoes topped for a delicious variation that can be served as a light meal or served warm or at room temperature for a potluck.

Pilaf with Spinach and Garlic

Serves 6

This tasty side goes with a variety of meals.

Caramelized Onion and Cheese Twice Baked Potatoes with Roasted Broccoli or Broccolini

Serves 4 as an entrée, 8 as a side dish

These double-stuffed potatoes are a nutritious and comforting side dish to be shared or a wonderful meat-free, hearty entrée served as a lunch or supper.

Ratatouille and Ricotta-Stuffed Peppers

Serves 4

Start out with Rachael’s Big Batch Ratatouille as the filling for these sensational peppers.

Cheeseburger Potato Skins

Serves 4

These game day-ready potato skins bring cheeseburger flavor into a bite-size nosh.

Spinach Artichoke Potato Skins

Serves 6-8 snack-size servings

Your favorite spinach-artichoke dip inside a potato skin. Touchdown!

Blue Cheese Ranch Mashed Potatoes

Serves 6-8

These blue cheese ranch mashed potatoes are a guaranteed crowdpleaser! Parsnips are your secret ingredient, adding texture and flavor to the blue cheese and seasonings.

Deviled Pumpkin-Eggs

Serves 6-8

Deviled eggs, Halloween-style!

Garlicky Beef Skewers with Potato Hash and Spiked Ketchup

Serves 4

As the weather cools, bring the picnic inside with skewered steak served with taters topped with a sassy ketchup.