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!

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Balsamic Vinegar

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

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

Farro with Asparagus

Serves 4

Get to know farro! Asparagus sliced and sautéed with garlic and shallots and mixed with farro is a nutritious and delicious side. Finish with lemon juice and parsley.

Ranch Green Bean Casserole

Serves 6-8

This is a delicious side dish for any Thanksgiving meal, and all winter long!