Dairy-Free Side Dish Recipes

There are so many ways to cook vegetables, beans and peas, pastas and potatoes without dairy. Browse 250+ trusted dairy-free side dish recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

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Oven Roasted Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 1667
Deliciously crispy roasted potatoes with lots of herbs for maximum flavor.

Maria's Broccoli Rabe

Rating: 4.5 stars 235
This is a nice side dish served with baked chicken or fish. Virtually not fattening and very healthy for you.
By Allrecipes Member

Portuguese Favas

Rating: 4.5 stars 37
Fava beans with a Portuguese style sauce.
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Spanish Rice II

Rating: 4.5 stars 1858
Rice is sauteed with onion and green bell pepper, and then simmered with water, chopped tomatoes and spices.

Jo Jo Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 58
These are great and you can change the combination of spices to a Mexican flavoring and serve with a nacho cheese dip.

Sesame Green Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 674
I had always been indifferent to green beans... until I tried this recipe, given to me by a friend. For such a simple dish, you will be surprised at how much flavor this has! Broccoli is equally delicious prepared this way.

Green Tomato Relish

Rating: 5 stars 238
This delicious, tangy relish of green tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and spices, is perfect with sandwiches, potatoes, cheese, and lots of other entrees. A jar of this makes a great gift, too!
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Roasted Beets 'n' Sweets

Rating: 4.5 stars 772
This is a great autumn or winter side dish, especially for those who like things sweet and salty. The colors are beautiful and make a nice autumn presentation.
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Baked Beans II

Rating: 4.5 stars 691
A quick and easy way to dress up ordinary pork and beans. The measurements are estimates, but really you can adjust anything to personal taste.
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Grilled Asparagus

Rating: 4.5 stars 884
Asparagus is grilled with a little oil, salt, and pepper for a simple summer side dish.
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Quick Brussels and Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 110
This very quick and flavorful side dish is easy for everyday dinner, but nice enough to serve for Thanksgiving!

Quinoa and Black Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 6007
Very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice. Quinoa is a nutty grain from South America.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Baked Sweet Potatoes
Rating: Unrated 726
"I made these last night as a side dish and we loved it. It was very easy and the oregano/sweet potato combo is very good!" – Katherine
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Rating: Unrated 4335
"This is a simple and very tasty recipe which succeeds because of the contrasts in textures and flavors." – Gracie
Black Bean and Corn Salad
Rating: 4.5 stars 1938

A colorful black bean and corn salad with a tasty lime and garlic dressing.