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Fall Side Dishes

The leaves are falling and the air is getting colder, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for some cozy fall comfort food! These delicious fall side dishes are the perfect way to warm up on a chilly day. And as a bonus, they are all quick and easy to make! From roasted butternut squash to creamy mashed potatoes, there’s something here for everyone to enjoy.

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Forget turning on your oven – make perfectly roasted pumpkin in just minutes with this easy air fryer pumpkin recipe.
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Take your veggie game from meh to AMAZING with this easy, wildly flavorful spicy roasted cauliflower! Humble florets get a generous coating of robust spices then roast until caramelized and crispy at the edges. Seriously addictive!
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These air fryer sweet potato wedges are an easy side dish you’ll come back to over and over again. They’re insanely delicious – perfectly crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with flavor. You would never know they are so easy to throw together.
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Whip up these fast, foolproof air fryer spaghetti squash noodles for tender, flavorful strands minus the lengthy baking time of traditional methods.
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These Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes are the perfect side dish for your holiday feast! They're smooth and creamy, and oh-so-delicious. They're super easy to make in the Instant Pot, and even better you can make them sweet or savory, depending on your mood.
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This Instant Pot mushroom risotto recipe is a favorite fall dish. It’s warming and hearty and packed full of nutritious mushrooms.
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Get weeknight vegetable sides on the table fast with these delicious air fryer roasted vegetables! They are easy to prepare and take just minutes to cook, making them the perfect side for mid-week dinners.
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With just a few simple ingredients and less than 20 minutes of cook time, you can have delicious and creamy mashed potatoes that are the perfect side for any meal. Plus, with minimal prep time and hands-off cooking, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknights when you need a quick and easy side dish.
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These wonderfully crunchy air fryer accordion potatoes are a fun twist on traditional roast potatoes or fries. They are sliced to create extra surface area, which maximises the crunch factor when they are air fried.
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Caramelized and crispy air fryer parsnips, roasted plain or honey-glazed, make a delicious and easy side dish. Parsnips roast up tender and caramelize in minutes in the air fryer for a naturally sweet side that beats the oven every time.
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Cut out the dishes with this incredibly cheesy and creamy one-pot stovetop mac and cheese! Elbow pasta cooks right in the velvety cheese sauce instead of boiling separately for maximum flavor infusion (and convenience!).
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Sweet homemade applesauce is on the table in under 30 minutes with this easy Instant Pot applesauce recipe.
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