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Easy veg side dishes?

What are your "go to" non-starchy side dishes? I'm particularly looking for more ideas on what veg to put with chicken or fish to keep lots of variety in my week's meals.


  • Mise_enPlace
    Mise_enPlace Posts: 63 Member
    I like parmesan baked zucchini

    Roasted brussel sprouts

    Also like drizzling olive oild and ranch mix on broccoli and roasting them
  • acpgee
    acpgee Posts: 7,749 Member
    Roasted vegetables. I use the air fryer which is more energy efficient than the oven.

    Some easy Chinese veggie sides that can be made in less than 10 minutes and held and served later at room temperature.

    A dead easy Spanish carrot recipe that can be made in advance and served at room temperature.

  • mikhnpaitsmum
    mikhnpaitsmum Posts: 119 Member
    Brussels roasted with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and maple syrup.
    Asparagus roasted with a touch of olive oil then once finished tossed in a mix of vegan butter, nutritional yeast and garlic powder.
    Cauliflower roasted with smoked paprika and garlic powder. Bit of oil to get the spices to stick.
    These are out current favorites. Kids love them too.
  • scarlett_k
    scarlett_k Posts: 812 Member
    I usually just use frozen veg now because it's easy. A few minutes in the microwave and it's done. Although as it's harvest season I've also been having fresh green beans, courgettes fried with just a tiny bit if oil and panch phoron (but whatever spice or herb mix you like would work, they're even nice plain), and corn on the cob.
  • nooshi713
    nooshi713 Posts: 4,877 Member
    edited September 2022
    Steamed broccoli, asparagus, or cauliflower. I sometimes make veggies in the oven drizzled with olive oil and herbs or even with tomatoes and feta or Parmesan.