30 Easy Fall Side Dishes You Can Make in Less Than 30 Minutes
It’s the eternal kitchen struggle: You want great food, but you don’t want to spend hours toiling away over a hot stove to make great food. Luckily, amazing side dishes don’t have to take all day, as evidenced by these 30 mouthwatering seasonal recipes that come together in 30 minutes or less.
Cacio e Pepe Cauliflower
Cheese all day, every day.
CARROT, FETA AND PISTACHIO SALAD
This one tastes as good as it looks.
Sweet Potato Hummus
The dipping possibilities are endless.
Smoked Gouda Potato Pancakes
Top these guys off with a dollop of sour cream.
lemony fried brussels sprouts
We’re keeping this one in rotation all season long.
20-Minute Mashed Potatoes
Because the faster it cooks, the sooner we eat.
Savory Monkey Bread
Um, we each get our own loaf, yes?
Easy 30-Minute Pumpkin Soup
It doesn’t get anymore autumn than this.
BOURBON VANILLA CIDER CRANBERRY SAUCE
Say goodbye to the canned stuff.
Stove-top Mac and Cheese
Sorry, just drooled a little.
FIG, PISTACHIO AND HONEY GOAT CHEESE BITES
Everything is better bite-sized.
Lemony Roasted Asparagus
The veggie dish you never knew you needed. (Oh, but you do.)
Brussels Sprouts Skillet with Crispy Pancetta-Garlic Bread Crumbs
We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Brussels sprouts are the greatest.
GREEN BEAN BACON BUNDLES
Question: Does anything taste bad with bacon? (Answer: No).
fresh fig, prosciutto, and arugula salad
More cherry tomato vinaigrette, please.
Gnocchi with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
Well, doesn’t this look lovely?
Spinach Artichoke Mini Quiches
Fun fact: These cuties are made with wonton crust.
LOADED SKILLET TOASTED GREEN BEANS
Pretty much everything we love in one bowl.
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Bonus: You don’t need to turn on the oven.
WARM ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SALAD
Squash season has commenced, and we’re pumped.
Additional reporting by Alexandra Hough