8 Trusty Sidekicks for Your Summer Mains

Burgers, skewers, grilled meats…these are often the stars of the summer table. But what about the supporting players? From baked potatoes to pasta salad, these eight side dishes will complete any summer menu!

1. Cold Ham and Mustard Macaroni Salad

Pasta salads are a picnic staple, so do your grilled meats a solid and pair them with this bright and tangy version! Get the recipe.

2. Baked Sweet Potatoes with Onion

Baked potatoes are a given at any summer feast, but we think this sweet potato version will become a new favourite. Get the recipe.

3. Coleslaw with Corn and Herbs

Creamy coleslaw goes great with a burger, but how about this fresh and herby sort instead? It’s got a great crunch thanks to pine nuts and summer corn kernels. Get the recipe.

4. Grilled Corn on the Cob

What’s a summer party without our Mexican-inspired grilled corn on the cob, topped with queso fresco and a squeeze of lime? Get the recipe.

5. Israeli Couscous Salad

Plump pearl couscous is the star of this fresh and minty side salad. Get the recipe.

6. Potato Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

Who can resist a creamy potato salad? Especially when it includes a bright pesto and fresh herbs straight from the garden! Get the recipe.

7. Yellow Bean, Arugula and Tomato Salad

This simple wax bean salad is tossed in a sweet and tangy vinaigrette, making for a mouthwatering side. Get the recipe.

8. Greek Salad

Seasonal tomatoes, fresh cucumber, crunchy peppers, briny olives, salty feta… Nothing beats a Greek salad as a side dish to pork chops, grilled sausages or other meats! Get the recipe.