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Side Dishes

Alfredo Creamed Spinach

Sautéed spinach with a decadent tasting cream sauce. The perfect dish for a steakhouse-style or regional BBQ side.

Apple & Cabbage Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing

A great slaw coupled with a BBQ sandwich.

Asian Stir Fried Rice

1/2 c provides 1 oz eq whole grain.The flavorful foundation of nearly every Asian-inspired entrée. Mix already contains a blend of soy sauce, garlic, ginger and onion and features green peas, diced carrots and red bell peppers.

Asian Stir Fried Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Au Gratin Potatoes

Create homemade yummy golden-brown, cheesy au gratin potatoes in an instant.

Bacon Egg & Rarebit Cheese Fries

Hot waffle fries covered in a savory melty cheddar cheese sauce, crispy bacon and fried egg.

Black Bean & Corn Salsa

1/4 cup provides 1/4 vegetable

Broccoli & Cheddar Rice

Combine leftover rice and broccoli with creamy cheese sauce for a delicious dish. Offer this unique side that can also be an entrée when topped with grilled chicken.

Buffalo Blue Cheese Potato Salad

This super side marries creamy potato salad with the mild heat of Buffalo wings.

Caesar Mashed Potatoes

Add Caesar Dressing mix to mashed potatoes for a new twist on an old favorite!

Cauliflower Popcorn Snack

Sweet roasted, lightly seasoned cauliflower florets - great on the go snack

Charro Beans

Smart Snack Approved as a fruits/vegetables. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of the plate. Provides 1/4 c Vegetable

Cheddar Grits

Menu a premium side with bold flavors that guests can't find elsewhere. A creamy, cheesy Southern Classic made easy.

Cheese Rice

Let guests upgrade to this premium side dish. A rich and comforting classic. This recipe blends tender rice with a mix of creamy cheese sauce to create a tasty side dish that is the perfect complement to chicken, pork or beef.

Cilantro Lime Fry Seasoning

Plain French fries are good, but perfectly seasoned French fries are better. A homemade seasoning blend combining salty and tangy for a unique taste. Great for baked home fries or frozen fries, this seasoning blend can be sprinkled on prior or after.

Cilantro Lime Quinoa

High in protein and fiber, flavored quinoa is a great nontraditional side dish.

Cilantro Lime Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq grain

Cilantro Lime Rice

The adventurous duo of crisp, chopped cilantro entwined with a juicy splash of tropical lime takes white or brown rice new places. Create flavored rice like what's served at Q'doba and Chipotle restaurants.

Cilantro Lime Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain

Citrus Pico

Mrs. Dash shows off the versatility of classic pico.Fresh chopped tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno, fresh grapefruit, cilantro, lime juice and the refreshing zest of Mrs. Dash are combined for an intoxicating blend;adding flavor & nutrition to your meal

Cole Slaw

Crispy cabbage in a lightly seasoned mayo-sour cream sauce

Corn Salsa

2 Tbsp provide 1/8 cup vegetable

Cosmic Potatoes

If you eat with your eyes…then you’re gonna be hungry! Purple potatoes are boiled, sliced into chunks and tossed with Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning,minced green bell peppers,carrots and red onions for an out of this world(and healthy)breakfast medley.

Country Mac & Cheese

A cheesy noodle casserole with spicy sausage and a crunchy golden brown topping of bread crumbs.

Cuban Black Bean

Rich traditional Cuban flavor. 1/3 cup of prepared beans (beans undrained) provides 1/4 cup of beans or 1 oz eq M/MA.

Eggplant Caviar

This tempting, tasty side will transport your menu. Poise atop a wedge of toasted wheat pita bread or pair with colorful vegetable chipes. It’s as delicious as it is unique.

Farmhouse Succotash

Mrs. Dash Lemon Pepper is the muse for a farm fresh inspired rebirth of the classic succotash. This version uses edamame and sweet corn.

Fiesta Lime Fry Seasoning

Combine our Enchilada sauce and salt over French fries to enjoy a Southwestern seasoning with a zesty taste of lime.

Fiesta Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain

Fiesta Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Fried Cauliflower with Honey Mustard Cheese Sauce

Hot home-style breaded cauliflower served with a savory melty cheddar cheese sauce.

Goat Cheese Spread

This quick spread is a perfect appetizer for your next get-together. Season with Mrs. Dash® to get a hint of garlic flavor.

Green Bean Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Make a side of green bean salad tossed in poppy seed dressing. Made with steamed fresh green beans and served chilled.

Homestyle Scalloped Potatoes

Create yummy, golden-brown homemade scalloped potatoes

Italian Fry Seasoning

A rich montage of aged cheese and spices, creates the distinctive flavor topping for these Fries.

Italian Oven Roasted Potatoes

Seasoned perfectly, tender, golden brown and crisp potatoes. The perfect side for chicken, sandwiches and to accompany breakfast.

KC Cheese Fries

Hot sweet potato fries covered in a melty savory and sweet cheddar cheese sauce, pulled chicken, crispy bacon and green onions.

Lemon-Garlic Hummus

It’s as easy as 5 ingredients…blend…serve…delight your patrons! Mrs. Dash Lemon Pepper Seasoning, chick peas and roasted garlic are blended together until smooth; creating a luscious, easy to prepare appetizer. Serve with toasted pita bread wedges.

Loaded Asian Stir Fried Rice

1 c provides 1 oz eq whole grain, 1/4 c red/orange, 1/4 c other vegetable. The flavorful foundation of nearly every Asian-inspired entrée.

Loaded Nachos

1 serving provides 2 M/MA, 1 oz eq grain, 1/8 cup vegetable

Maple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Warming custard-like bread pudding that will smell like Sunday morning.

Memphis Cheese Fries

Hot fries covered in a melty savory and spicy cheddar cheese sauce, shaved beef with grilled onions and red bell peppers.

Mexican Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Parmesan Grits

Offer the Southern favorite of shrimp and grits with an upscale twist. Perfectly creamy and extra cheesy grits.

Peach Stuffing

Add chopped canned peaches to our Stuffing Mix for a delicious side for pork or chicken.

Pineapple Salsa

1/4 cup provides 1/4 cup fruit

Pineapple Stuffing

Crushed pineapple adds delicious flavor to our Stuffing Mix.

Poppy Seed Chicken Pasta Salad

Tender rotini pasta tossed in tangy poppy seed dressing with seasoned chicken mixed with chopped onions and celery then garnished with cranberries and toasted almond slivers

Poppy Seed Sweet Potato Fries

Plain fries are good, but perfectly seasoned fries are better. For a unique taste, sprinkle dry poppy seed dressing mix over fries.


Many of today's patrons are eating throughout the day to fit their non-stop lifestyles. A common Canadian dish made with French fries, topped with gravy and cheese curds.

Red Beans & Brown Rice - Side Dish

Traditional style red beans and rice made with kidney beans, onions, celery, peppers and whole grain brown rice. For schools it provides: 1/4 c beans, 1 oz eq whole grain and 1/8 c other vegetables

Roasted Vegetable Slaw with Creamy Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Roasted carrots, parsnips, turnips and beets blended with red and white shredded cabbage and tossed with raisins, apples and walnuts.

Savory Cajun Bread Pudding

A savory twist on a sweet favorite, inspired by the tastes of New Orleans. (Recipe by: Chris Koch,

Spicy Great Northern Beans

Spice up Great Northern Beans with our Enchilada Sauce Mix.

Spicy Pepper Jack Mac & Cheese

A unique, grown-up twist on a traditional favorite.

Steak Nachos with Three-Cheese Sauce

Tortilla chips piled high with hearty beans, a three-cheese blend, warm nacho cheese sauce, guacamole, sour cream, and grilled steak.

Steakhouse Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue cheese with roasted garlic and horseradish. Great for wedge salads, sweet potato fries and wings.

Sunshine Polenta

These square beauties are pan seared, sliced in half and served piping hot, crispy on the outside-creamy on the inside, alongside your favorite entrée.

Sweet Carrots

Low-sodium, sweet and tender baby carrots

Sweet Potato Fries with Steakhouse Blue Cheese

Side dishes are emerging as more of a menu focal point. Try crispy seasoned sweet potatoes with a tangy Steakhouse Blue Cheese Sauce.

Taco Rice

A mild blend of traditional chili powder, Mexican oregano and smoky cumin added to white or brown rice for a smooth, authentic flavor.

Traditional Three Cheese Mac & Cheese

Make the ideal version of this classic dish. Upsell by adding in premium proteins and veggies. The three varieties of cheese in the sauce give this mac & cheese recipe a complex and delicious flavor.

Ultimate Nachos

Seasoned ground beef, refried beans, melty cheddar cheese sauce, diced tomatoes and sour cream atop crispy tortilla chips. Upgrade with steak and a side of guacamole.

Vegetable Fajita Blend

A versatile blend of vegetables that's kicked up in flavor with the addition of Enchilada Sauce. Great alone, over rice or served with seafood, beef or chicken.

Vegetable Stir Fry

3/4 cup provides 3/4 cup vegetable

Vegetable Stir Fry with Asian Noodles

7.4 oz provides 3/4 cup vegetable, 1 oz eq whole grain

Vegetable Stir Fry with Asian Stir Fried Rice

Meal provides 3/4 cup vegetable, 1 oz eq whole grain

Whole Grain Asian Noodles

1/2 c provides 1 oz eq whole grain

Whole Grain Mexican Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain Rice and nutty whole grain brown rice seasoned to perfection with seasoning and spices.

Whole Grain Yellow Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain

Zucchini and Corn Sauté

Picante sauce adds flavor appeal to this vegetable saute.