MyPlate-Inspired Sides: Starchy Veggies and Whole Grains
Nutritious Starchy Side Dishes
Brown Rice with Sesame
Lemon-Herb Potato Salad
Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts
The perfect side-dish companion to a variety of meat-based main dishes, including fish, chicken, and steak, this quinoa recipe is simple and delicious.
Fresh Corn Salad
Microwave Sweet Potato Chips
You won't want to miss these sweet potato chips. You'll need a mandoline to slice the potato thin enough to crisp. The results are delicious and easy, sans the hassle of the oven.
Smoked Potato Salad
Quinoa, Corn, and Tomato Salad with Chive-Infused Oil
Brightly colored flavored oil coats the quinoa grains and lends the salad fresh chive flavor. Refrigerate leftover oil to use as a dressing to drizzle over grilled fish or summer vegetables. Garnish with whole fresh chives, if desired.
Creamy Potato Salad
Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges
Wild Rice and Carrots
Lemon-Arugula Potato Salad
Roasted Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes
Garlic-Lime Grilled Corn
A garlic and lime sauce adds delicious flavor to grilled corn, making for a perfect barbecue side.
Grilled Zucchini Bulgur Pilaf
Bell Pepper and Corn Sauté
Roasted Potato Wedges
Easy, Cheesy Potato Gratin
Sweet Potato Wedges
Mushroom and Pine Nut Fried Brown Rice
Fried Brown Rice with Snow Peas and Peanuts
Mint and Pistachio Tabbouleh
If you don't want to use pistachios, sub in almonds instead.
Zucchini and Walnut Fried Brown Rice
Brown Rice Pilaf with Pecans
Balsamic and Grape Quinoa
Nutty Almond-Sesame Red Quinoa
Lemon-Snap Pea Quinoa
Greek Orzo Salad
Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Gorgonzola and Sage