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Chili season is in full force (have you tried our turkey chili with avocado?), but no dinner is complete without a few tasty sides (hint, corn bread) to balance things out. Transform a simple pot of chili into total dinner nirvana with these 25 side dishes.

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Julia Turshen’s Skillet Corn Bread with Cheddar and Scallions

The ultimate side? Corn bread, of course.

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Jalapeno-Goat Cheese Grilled Stuffed Mini Peppers

Only three ingredients to deliciousness.

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Macaroni and Cheese in Acorn Squash Bowls

We’re not drooling, you’re drooling.

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Brussels Sprouts Three Ways

Our favorite cold-weather veggie strikes again.

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Buttermilk Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

How can you resist?

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Bacon Cheddar Biscuits

No, there will not be leftovers for breakfast.

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Garlicky Cauliflower ’Rice’

It’s the brainchild of Chrissy Teigen, so you know it’s fabulous.

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Smoky Barbecued Corn

Let’s keep grilling season going all year round.

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Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Chopped Salad

There’s a reason this classic is still popular.

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Kale Salad with Persimmons, Crispy Chickpeas and Fried Shallots

Look up “hearty” in the dictionary and you’ll find a photo of this amazing salad.

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Cheesy Vegan Roasted Broccoli with Smashed Root Vegetables

Cool if we have seconds?

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Cheesy Roasted Mushroom Melts

It’s like grilled cheese times 100.

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Cheese and Bacon Baked Potatoes

There’s extra surface area for more toppings. Brilliant.

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Mango Guacamole

Sweet and spicy, just the way we like it.

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Creamy Fall Root Vegetable Gratin

Put that farmers market haul to good use.

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Sauteed Swiss Chard

It’s all about the pickled onions on top.

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Zucchini ‘Fries’

We don’t miss potatoes. (Can you believe we said that?)

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Cheesy Polenta Bites with Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta

So fancy.

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Passover Pull Apart Garlic Rolls

Where have these been all our life?

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Baked Mac-and-Cheese Bites

A total crowd-pleaser.

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Small Batch Black Pepper Parmesan Chive Biscuit Recipe

You: 1. Bakery: 0.

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Vegan Kentucky Fried Chick’n

Who needs the bird anyway?

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The Best Baked Sweet Potato Fries

You heard us: the best.

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Black Rice with Spinach, Squash and Sesame Ginger Dressing

We almost don’t want to call this brilliance by Jodi Moreno a side.

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‘Everything Bagel’ Cauliflower Rolls

Yeah, we’re eating three.

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