Ever get this great idea on what to make for dinner then as you are preparing it you wonder what to serve with it? Well here are 5 easy side dishes you can pair with almost any meal. Don’t forget to check back for more side and main course recipes.
3 Easy Side Dishes For Any Meal
#1- Roasted Parmesan Garlic Asparagus
Total Time: 22 mins
One pound of fresh asparagus
Ten minced garlic cloves
Three Tbsp of olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
One quarter cup of freshly grated Parmesan
Heat the oil and garlic in small saucepan over a low heat until the garlic becomes a golden color, allow oil to cool.
Bend your asparagus gently and when it snaps, discard the end pieces.
Put asparagus on a roasting pan and toss them with olive oil and garlic, make sure to coat all pieces.
Line the asparagus up and push them together. Then season them with the salt and pepper, and sprinkle with grated Parmesan.
Roast the asparagus in a preheated oven at 400 F for about twelve minutes or until cooked how you like.
Serve and enjoy.
#2- Fried Cabbage With Bacon, Onion And Garlic
Total Time: 55 mins
Six slices of chopped bacon
One large diced onion
Two minced cloves of garlic
One large cored and sliced head of cabbage
Salt and pepper to taste
Half tsp of onion powder
Half tsp of garlic powder
One eighth tsp of paprika
- Place bacon in large stockpot and cook it over a medium-high heat until it is nice and crispy. Add your onion and garlic. Cook and stir it until the onion gets soft. Then immediately stir in your cabbage and continue to cook for another 10 minutes, keep stirring. Season with the salt and pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and your paprika. Reduce the heat to low, cover it, and let simmer. Keep stirring it occasionally for about 30 minutes more. Serve and enjoy.
#3- Parmesan And Garlic French Fries
Total Time: 60 mins
Four lg unpeeled potatoes, cut into Quarter-inch strips
One quarter cup of olive oil
Three minced cloves of garlic
Half tsp of ground dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
Half cup grated Parmesan
Quarter cup of chopped parsley
Quarter cup of grated Parmesan cheese (keep separate)
Quarter tsp of seasoned salt
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Place your potatoes in mixing bowl and drizzle them with olive oil. Season with thyme, salt and garlic. Toss it until evenly coated. Then take fries out of the bowl and place on a nonstick baking sheet in a single layer. Save your remaining oil in the bowl. Bake fries in preheated oven for thirty minutes, flip the fries halfway through baking. Return fries to the bowl with the olive oil, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley. Toss them to coat, and spread again on baking sheet. Put back in oven, and bake until the Parmesan melts. Sprinkle the fries with the remaining quarter cup of Parmesan and season with salt to serve.
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