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Side Dishes Recipes

Andouille Sausage Dressing
Makes about 12 cups
Artichoke, Potato, and Cheese Casserole
Makes 12 servings - This dish is a little different-think of it as potatoes au gratin with artichokes added. It's hearty, rich, and very satisfying.
Artickoke Prudhomme
Makes 6 appetizer servings
Asian Coleslaw
Makes about 2 cups
Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Black Bean Salad with Roasted Parsnip Dressing
Makes about 8 cups- easy to double for lots of company! - This recipe was developed as a salad, but you can serve it as an appetizer or a side dish, and anyone with a yen for the flavors of the southwest will enjoy making a meal of it!
Broccoli Basile
Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Makes about 1 cup (if using fresh sweet potatoes) - This is one of my very favorite dishes in the whole world! If possible, use fresh sweet potatoes, but it will still be delicious if you use the canned variety.
Candied Yams
Makes 10 to 12 side-dish servings
Cauliflower Welsh
Makes 8 servings
Chef Paul's Corn-A-Val
Makes 10 to 12 side-dish servings
Chicken and Seafood Jambalaya
Makes 4 main-dish or 8 appetizer servings - When I was growing up, jambalaya was a reality at least once a week. You would think that I would be tired of eating it, but quite the contrary. It's a great rice dish with a smoky flavor and an explosion of t...
Corn Casserole
Makes 10 to 12 side-dish servings
Corn Maque Choux
Makes 10 to 12 side-dish servings - Maque choux, pronounced “mock-shoe,” is a traditional south Louisiana vegetarian dish that always contains corn, but you can also add diced cooked chicken or fish. It’s great served with chopped fresh tomatoes on...
Cornbread Dressing
Makes about 12 cups
Couscous with Pan-Seared Vegetables
Makes about 3 cups
Crabmeat Stuffed Potatoes
Makes 6 Main-Dish or 12 Side-Dish or Appetizer Servings
Crawfish, Shrimp, or Crabmeat Pasta
Makes 2 main-dish or 4 side-dish servings
Creamed Spinach
Makes 4 servings
Creamy Rice Salad
Makes about 3 cups
Deep Fried Eggplant Sticks
Makes 10 appetizer servings
Dirty Rice
Makes 6 side-dish servings - This recipe was named not for real dirt but for all the little bits of ground meat that give it its color. If I had to list the dishes in my very favorite meal, this wonderful Louisiana specialty would definitely be included,...
Dumplings
This dumpling recipe accompanies the "Louisiana Chicken and Dumplings" recipe, however it can be used with other meats or done by itself.
Easy Microwave Buttercup Squash
Serves 1-2 persons
Eggplant and Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers
Serves 4
Fresh Tomatillo Dipping Sauce
Makes 2 cups - This colorful sauce is sure to be a hit around your Magic Brightening table. Some of the ingredients are a little unusual, but the increasing popularity of exotic fruit, vegetables and herbs means they are more widely available.
Fried and Stewed Spinach with Cilantro
Makes 8 servings - Using vegetable stock instead of chicken stock in this dish makes it perfect for those who abstain from meat products.
Fried Green Tomatoes with Cream Gravy
Makes 6 servings - Fried green tomatoes constitute an American classic. They’re popular in the Midwest and on the Atlantic Coast, but our favorites are from the South. These are great for breakfast, with eggs, or delicious as lunch.
Gingered Green Vegetables
Makes about 7 cups - The combination of the most ordinary ingredients makes a fairly exotic vegetarian dish, perfectly at home at a simple family meal or complementing an array of unusual, maybe even international recipes.
Glenn's Magic Chili
Makes 4 servings without beans, and 5 servings with beans - This is best if made a day before serving.
Green Tomato Chow Chow
Makes 2 quarts - This wonderful chow chow will perk up any meal, adding color and taste to your meal. Because it’s so pretty, not to mention a little bit different, it makes a great gift. If you can’t find green tomatoes at your market, ask the prod...
Hot German Potato Salad
Makes 8 side dish servings - This dish is best served warm, but is also good at room temperature, and even better a day or two later, after the tart flavor of the vinegar and the sweet tastes of the bacon and sugar have blended completely.
Italian Vegetarian Casserole
Makes 4 servings - This recipe is a good example of how versatile Magic Seasoning Blends® are--we specified Seafood Magic®, but don't be afraid to experiment and use Vegetable Magic® or any of the other varieties.
Jalapeño Pie
Makes 6 To 8 Servings - A Texas treat, Jalapeño Pie was nothing more than a cheese omelet with peppers . . . until we got hold of it. The cornmeal base gives it some real substance, and the ground chile peppers in the seasoning mix bring out the very bes...
Jalapeño, Cheddar Cheese, Idaho Mashed Potatoes
Makes 6 side-dish servings - This is the way we make mashed potatoes at K-Paul's, and our customers say they are to die for! Since people are always asking what our secret is, we thought we'd share it with you.
Jazzy Fried Rice
Makes 2 servings - about 1½ cups each
K-Paul's Mashed Potatoes
Serves 6 - This is the way we make mashed potatoes at K-Paul's, and our customers say they are to die for! Since people are always asking what our secret is, we thought we'd share it with you. If a potato dish can be considered first class, this one defin...
Kentucky Fried Tomatoes With Cream Gravy
Makes 6 servings
King Midas Rice
Makes 8 (1-cup) servings - The gorgeous golden color of this rice comes from the saffron and turmeric, both used in several cultures for coloring as well as for flavor.
Macaroni Salad
Makes about 8 cups, enough for 12 side or 8 main-dish servings - Every cook's repertoire ought to contain a recipe for macaroni salad-it goes so well with barbecue and other spicy meat dishes, and makes a nice light lunch all by itself.
Magic Baked Turnips and Tomatoes
Makes 8 servings
Magic Broiled Tomatoes
Makes 2 servings - Quick and easy to make, this dish is a perfect accompaniment to just about any meat, fish, or poultry main course. Try this recipe in the morning for a real change of pace.
Marinated Roasted Peppers
Makes 6 servings - Fire-roasting the peppers gives them a delicious flavor that you can't get any other way. The fragrance reminds many people of rural Mexico, where the method is very popular.
New Orleans Macaroni Salad
Makes 6-8 side dish servings - Great to serve on buffets or as a salad or as a side dish for sandwiches and entrees!
Peas and Cheese Pasta
Makes 6 servings
Potato Gorgonzola Gratin
Makes 4 servings
Potato Salad with Green Onion Salad Dressing
Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings
Potatoes Au Gratin
Makes 8 to 10 servings - You're in for a real treat if your experience with potatoes au gratin has been with boxed versions. You'll need a big casserole dish in which to bake this--and the result is big, rich, and very satisfying.
Roasted Lemon Pepper Winter Vegetables - No Salt & No Sugar Magic Seasoning Blend™
Makes 4 side dish servings
Seafood Jambalaya
Makes 6 to 8 main dish or 16 appetizer servings
Seasoned Corn on the Cob
To serve 4
Shiitake Mushroom Relish - No Salt & No Sugar Magic Seasoning Blend™
Makes 3 cups
Shrimp Dressing
Makes about 11 cups
Six Spice Pineapple & Sweet Pepper Salsa
This fresh and sweet salsa will surely be a crowd pleaser!
Spanish Rice
Makes 10 to 12 Servings - This colorful, flavorful dish goes well with almost any meat, fish or poultry, but I think it's especially delicious with grilled andouille, a hot smoked sausage from Louisiana. Balance with a nice green salad and you've got a me...
Succotash
Makes 6 side-dish servings - If you think of succotash as something that's been sitting in a cafeteria lineup for 15 hours, getting old and pitiful, then this is the next recipe you should try! You have no idea how wonderful it can be until you make ...
Summer Pasta Salad - Low Salt & Low Sugar
Makes 4 Servings
Wall Street Salad
Makes 4 to 6 servings - You can peel the apples or leave the peel on, depending on your preference. Just be sure to use a good quality but fairly firm-eating apple, such as Granny Smith, McIntosh or Rome.