Summer Sides So Hearty You'll Skip the Main

Corn Pudding: Jiffy mix and canned corn make Southern corn pudding dish easy to make. This is comfort food.

Cantina Pinto Beans: Uses delicate pinto beans, cumin, cilantro, and red pepper flakes. It makes a great Tex-Mex side or full meal with cornbread.

Sweet Macaroni Salad: A sweet unusual dressing makes this macaroni salad distinctive. It still tastes excellent.

Lemon Couscous with Broccoli: I blended two broccoli-pasta recipes to make this side. The lemon zest provides taste.

Shrimp Pasta Salad:  I love shrimp, so this pasta salad dish was a pleasure. Light and vibrant lemon-dill sauce. One of our favorite cold spaghetti salads.

Spicy Potatoes with Garlic Aioli: Spice mix, the potatoes are fried to a crispy golden brown. The garlic aioli makes it a unique potato salad.

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