For many people, a creamed spinach dish is often pivotal in getting them to give spinach another chance, after a childhood of being served boiled spinach out of a can.
A really tasty way to enjoy cauliflower, and it’s not that much work. If you’re not in the habit of keeping all the spices required, you can just use a mild curry powder instead in roughly the same quantities.
A great Indian side dish.
If your eyes popped at the thought of this, imagine your friends. This dish is served at some bbq places and state fairs in the American south.
Some baked onion recipes seem to think you have an army of sous-chefs to back you. This recipe will taste just as impressive.
You can serve this hot, or at room temperature, making it an hour in advance.
This is a medieval English recipe. The plain frumenty can be used as a breakfast dish.
A classic North American 1950s dish to make and take to feed a crowd at gatherings. It was dubbed Funeral Beans because it was a stand-by crowd-pleaser for gatherings after funerals.
These roasted, caramelized root vegetables taste fantastic.
For green beans, you can use whatever you call green beans: Runner Beans, Wax Beans, French Beans, Green Beans, etc.
You can use any kind of greens you like: mustard, beet, chard, etc. Good as a side to meat or pork.
All the work here is up-front, chopping the veg.
A recipe from the American south.
Really tasty mash, worth the little bit extra effort.
This is a Greek recipe. They will use the large lima beans called “gigantes.”
A very tasty way to present peas.
A slow cooker recipe for very delicious, tasty, deep-brown baked beans with a thick hearty sauce. The recipe really only requires about 20 minutes of attention from you at various intervals.
This is a savoury cheese and tomato bread pudding from the Beatrix Potter cookbook. The custardy texture of the bread, with the melted cheese, and tomatoes and basil, makes this a very morish, comfort-food dish that people are sure to reach for seconds of, yet it costs very little to make
Exotic and rich-tasting cauliflower side dish.
Lovely with gravy on them.
You can make this a few hours ahead, and then reheat using a bit of milk or butter.
Goes well with ham. In America, this is more likely to be referred to as pease porridge.
Most stuffed pepper recipes take hours just to make the filling; these you can have in the oven in under 15 minutes.
This is a fantastic tasting vegetable side dish. You could also serve it as a starter on its own.