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12 Summery Festive Sides
Have you been asked to bring a plate or a side for the family get-together? Carefully curated, we’ve pulled together 12 showstopping festive sides that will pair beautifully with your beef or lamb main!
Perfect as a healthy dip for the festive season and beyond. The fresh flavours balance the creaminess of the avocado. Leave out the chilli if you’ve got little ones, or keep it on the side for those more game!
Seasonal and delicious; this asparagus and broccoli number is sure to impress guests, or simply yourselves on a weeknight. Quick and easy, it will travel well if you’re asked to bring a plate.
This is an easy throw-together salad that both adults and kids will love. Full of affordable ingredients, it’s great for bring a plate. Just keep the dressing aside until right before serving.
The sweetness of the corn is countered by an umami glaze of miso that is undeniably good. Super simple and the whole family will love this throughout the summer months!
Guests will be stunned when you serve this simple summery salad. This is ease and convenience at its finest with only two ingredients and a delicious dressing – a classic combo of mustard, lemon and honey to help everything shine at its best!
Kiwis adore potato salad and this is a grown-up version that will look equally at home with a Christmas spread or a summer barbecue. Swap the blue cheese for feta if that’s what you have on hand.
Making the most of the summer produce, this cherry tomato salad is a stunning medley of juicy cherry tomatoes enhanced with a mix of traditional Indian spices. Serve with a cucumber and lemon-laced yoghurt on the side.
Bright, crunchy and so tasty! This is that winning coleslaw combo of cabbage and carrots but modern, fresh and colourful. Gone is the mayo heavy dressing – we’ve replaced it with a refreshing and simple dressing to allow the vegetables to shine!
In this salad, summer fruit becomes the hero and here we take the humble nectarine and lean in to its beautiful flavour. Paired with goats cheese, this is a great salad to accompany beef or lamb.
Roast pumpkin is a Christmas favourite and this salad is a brilliant twist on a classic! The result is a sweet and full-flavoured salad that kids and adults will adore.
Do you have a zucchini plant going gangbusters in your summer garden? This is a great way to help get through that zucchini glut and also give everyone a taste of something a little different.
This is a bright and colourful addition to your festive table. Shake up the dressing ingredients in a jar and leave beside the salad for everyone to help themselves.
Posted by Beef + Lamb New Zealand