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The Perfect Holiday Side Dishes

Your main holiday dish is selected and now you need to find the perfect sides to make your meal a success– look no more, we can help!  We’ve put together a selection of our favourite festive side dishes that are sure to impress and elevate your holiday dinner into a delicious feast.

  • Easy
    Cheese Topped Fennel and Potatoes

    This baked potato gratin has fennel, which gives it a slight licorice flavour. Serve it as a side dish with a roast meat dinner.

  • Medium
    Wild Rice and Dried Cranberry Pilaf

    For this pilaf,  dried cranberries and thyme are added to wild rice to make a hearty winter side dish.

  • Difficult
    Ricotta Gnocchi

    Gnocchi made with ricotta rather than potato is also known as gnudi. These pillowy little dumplings go wonderfully with our Kale Pesto or most other pasta sauces. Serve them as a side dish or a luxurious vegetarian entrée.

  • Easy
    Caramelized Onion and Sage Mashed Potatoes

    Give your mashed potatoes a lift with sweet caramelized onions and savoury fresh sage. This rich side dish pairs wonderfully with roast meats.

  • Medium

    This delicious cornmeal stuffing casserole is a traditional Ukrainian side dish that is served at special occasions and holidays.

  • Easy
    Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

    This luxurious vegetable dish combines Brussels sprouts with maple syrup, crispy bacon and toasted walnuts.

  • Easy
    Green Beans Amandine with Majoram

    We use frozen green beans to put together this classic side dish. The marjoram adds a slightly pine-like flavour.

  • Easy
    Sweet Tarragon Carrots

    The intense, slight licorice-y taste of tarragon goes wonderfully with these honey-sweetened carrots. Serve them with roast meat, fish or chicken.


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