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Foodblog: side dish

Side dish recipes, to be served along with a main course.

Kale Chips

kalechips

A quick, easy, and extremely healthy snack made from fresh kale, high in vitamins C and A.

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Tuna Salad

A fresh, creamy tuna macaroni salad, perfect for a summer picnic.

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Tabbouleh

Lemony quinoa parsley salad. Unlike many American variants of this traditionally Middle Eastern dish, this is a green salad, not a grain salad. Great as an appetizer or side paired with hummus. I love to eat tabbouleh as a topping for Lebanese pita bread.

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Hashwi

Hashwi is Lenten Middle Eastern rice made with ground lamb or beef, pine nuts, and spices. This versatile and delicious savory dish can be eaten as a side, main course, or as a stuffing for vegetables.

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Tomato-Artichoke Bruschetta

bruschetta

This garden-fresh appetizer is the perfect preface to any Italian-style meal. Bruschetta can also be served as a snack and is great with white wine.

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Savory Couscous

A tasty couscous preparation to go with almost any main meal. Matches particularly well with poultry. This was the result of experimentation, and the amounts may not be precise; play around with the recipe and tweak it to your personal tastes!

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