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Are you looking for some easy prime rib side dishes to complete your Christmas feast? Look no further! In this blog post, we are sharing with you lots of recipes that are simple to make and perfect for complementing a juicy prime rib roast. There are over 45 recipes!

Prime Rib for Christmas and More!

There is something about a well-marbled, perfectly seasoned standing rib roast or even a boneless prime rib roast for your Holiday menu when you want to celebrate with a festive flare. While prime rib is an amazing showstopper for Christmas dinner, Thanksgiving dinner, and New Year’s Eve, it is the perfect main course dish for any special dinner party.

Here is our Prime Rib Recipe that we use every time we make this dish.

Easy Prime Rib Side Dishes

An amazing main dish deserves the best side dishes too. However, they don’t have to be hard to make. Let’s explore our best picks for Easy Prime Rib Side Dishes. Just think of how your Holiday table will look this year. The perfect side can make the prime rib shine.

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Easy Prime Rib Side Dishes

Mashed Potato and Stuffing Balls 

Leftover Holiday Recipe

Mashed potatoes and stuffing are two Thanksgiving side dish staples. Why not combine them into one delicious ball? These mashed potato and stuffing balls are easy to make and the perfect use for any leftover mashed potatoes or stuffing. Give them a try this Holiday season.

Get the full recipe for Mashed Potato and Stuffing Balls 

Creamy Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Hot and Bubbly Cheesy and Creamy Brussels Sprouts

Just imagine enjoying a side dish of creamy cheesy bacon Brussels sprouts. This recipe is quick, easy, and delightful. Turn an everyday vegetable into something rich and indulgent with this one-pan recipe.

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Cauliflower and Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Cauliflower and Potatoes

These Cauliflower and Mashed Potatoes are a comfort food with less carbs than our usual mashed potato side dish. Sneak in healthy goodness that your family will love to eat.

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Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans

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If you love Christmas side dishes, this simple recipe lets the true flavors of the ingredients shine through. For best results, choose fresh ingredients. They really do taste better in this easy quick side dish.

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Crispy Hash Browns

Crispy Hash Browns with Butter and Salt

Have you ever gotten a craving for hash browns, but didn’t want to go through the hassle of peeling and chopping potatoes? Well, with this easy recipe, you can cook up frozen hash browns in no time. Just follow these simple steps, and you’ll have a delicious side dish ready in no time. 

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The Best Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Buttery Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower

These really are the best creamy mashed potatoes and I make them every year for our Holiday meals. They are easy to make, and everyone always raves about them.

Get the full recipe for The Best Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Mexican-Style Green Beans

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Ejotes a la Mexicana is a guilt-free and easy side dish to dress up any meal. These Mexican green beans are ready in minutes and packed with flavor. This just might become your new green bean casserole dish.

Get the full recipe for Mexican-Style Green Beans

Easy 5-ingredient Gochujang Butternut Squash

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An easy 5-ingredient gochujang butternut squash recipe that is bursting with flavor. The hardest thing about this roasted Asian butternut squash recipe is cutting the squash.

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Smoked Crab Imperial

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This Smoked Crab Imperial is a simple yet decadent side dish or entrée. Delicate pieces of jumbo lump crab are folded into a rich, creamy imperial sauce, then smoked for a bonus layer of umami flavor. 

Get the full recipe for Smoked Crab Imperial

One Skillet Potatoes Au Gratin

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One Skillet Potatoes au Gratin is a cheesy, decadent, easy to make version of the classic potato casserole that requires no boiling and just one skillet to make!

If you’re looking for a classic comfort food side dish, you are in the right place.

Get the full recipe for One Skillet Potatoes Au Gratin

The Best Skillet Fried Mushroom Recipe

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The best skillet fried mushroom recipe – perfect for pairing with steak, burgers or a roast.  This is our go-to way to cook delicious mushrooms every time.

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Potatoes Romanoff

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Potlucks are not only fantastic because you just have to make one thing and you get to eat tons of other things, but you also get to try new things. That’s precisely how I have acquired so many of my recipes. And this Potatoes Romanoff is no exception.

Although it’s great anytime, it’s also the ideal side dish for big holiday gatherings (like Thanksgiving dinner) or for a simple Sunday dinner.

Get the full recipe for Potatoes Romanoff

Créme Fraîche Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Créme fraîche is one of the most magical creamy dairy-licious products out there.  It’s a French-style cream cheese, so you know it’s rich and delicious.  It’s very similar to regular cream cheese, but it has the most lovely tang that transforms sauces, and in this case, mashed potatoes.  Imagine the flavor combo of cream cheese with the tang of Greek yogurt, so good.  You can generally find it in the fancy cheese or dairy section of your store.

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Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes

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These air fryer smashed potatoes turn out perfectly every single time! Season with olive oil, garlic, and just a touch of grated Parmesan cheese for salty goodness. Trust me, you’re going to love this easy air fryer side dish for your next Sunday dinner or Holiday Meal.

Get the full recipe for Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes

Roasted Asparagus Caesar Salad

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Roasted asparagus Caesar salad is packed full of flavor and a great twist to classic roast asparagus. Plus you’ll love the homemade Greek yogurt Caesar dressing. 

Get the full recipe for Roasted Asparagus Caesar Salad

Crispy Air Fryer Keto Radishes

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Seasoned radishes are an easy recipe & done in 15 minutes. Radishes are a great replacement for potatoes in recipes when you want to watch your carb intake.  Air fry radishes, they become tender with a texture similar to potatoes. 

Get the full recipe for Crispy Air Fryer Keto Radishes

Roasted Asparagus and Tips for Growing It

Roasted Asparagus as a Side Dish

Asparagus is one of those love it or hate it vegetables. I love it, as long as it is properly cooked. Overcook it and you get slime. But cooked until just tender, it’s sublime. And roasting it brings out its sweetness, like it does for other vegetables.

Get the full recipe for Roasted Asparagus and Tips for Growing It

Smoked Double Stuffed Baked Potatoes

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Smoked potatoes are good – they take on a light smoky flavor and cook up soft and fluffy inside. But when you make Smoked Double Stuffed Potatoes, they take on a whole new level of deliciousness! Load with cheese, bacon, green onions, and more, these potatoes are sure to be the star of your show.

Get the full recipe for Smoked Double Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Smoked Mashed Potatoes

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When you’re craving the perfect side dish, fire up the smoker and make Smoked Mashed Potatoes! They’re ultra-creamy, fluffy, and with a kiss of smoke, they’re extra delicious.

Get the full recipe for Smoked Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Creamed Corn

Homemade Cream Corn

This copycat creamed corn recipe, from Lawry’s, is ready to eat in under 15 minutes, leaving plenty time for other more important tasks on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Since it requires no baking, you don’t have to worry about juggling oven space.

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Horseradish Sauce For Prime Rib

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This horseradish sauce is a must for prime rib and roast beef. This creamy horseradish sauce is uses whipping cream. Get just enough of the horseradish kick without being overwhelming.

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Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

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These flavorful blue cheese mashed potatoes are made with Yukon gold or Russet potatoes, milk, cream, butter, and blue cheese. Cook them in the Instant Pot or on the stovetop.

Get the full recipe for Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Green Bean Almondine

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This easy green bean almondine (or amandine) is made with fresh or frozen beans cooked in butter with a toasted almond topping. This veggie side dish is based on Julia Child’s buttered green beans.

Get the full recipe for Green Bean Almondine

Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe

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Make this buttermilk cornbread recipe from scratch with a cast iron skillet. This cooking method gives this cornbread crispy edges and a moist crumb. Make this cornbread using the perfect ratio of flour and cornmeal, and the perfect amount of honey.

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Air Fryer Mushrooms

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Air fryer mushrooms are one of our favorite quick and easy side dishes. A blend of baby portobello and shiitake mushrooms are coated in a delicious garlic soy sauce then air fried to perfection in just 20 minutes.

Get the full recipe for Air Fryer Mushrooms

Ultimate Twice Baked Potatoes

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Twice Baked Potatoes are the ultimate side dish to beef, poultry and pork. Load with sharp cheddar cheese and sour cream, then top with more cheddar and crispy bacon.

Get the full recipe for Ultimate Twice Baked Potatoes

Wild Rice Stuffing Casserole

Wild Rice Stuffing Casserole

This easy, wild rice stuffing casserole is packed with fruit, nuts, and your favorite gluten-free or regular bread. It’s so easy to make, and it deserves a spot on your holiday or weeknight dinner table.

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Broccoli Salad Recipe

BROCCOLI-SALAD

Broccoli Salad is a fast, delicious, classic salad recipe everyone loves! Sweet, salty, tangy, crunchy salad full of fresh broccoli, bacon, sharp cheese and more in a sweet-tangy dressing.

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Asparagus on the Blackstone Griddle

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Making asparagus on the Blackstone Griddle is insanely easy to do. Crunchy delicious grilled asparagus is a healthy side dish. Minimal ingredients of garlic, salt, pepper and oil, this dish is done in no time at all.

Get the full recipe for Asparagus on the Blackstone Griddle

Air Fryer Spaghetti Squash

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Air Fryer Spaghetti Squash is a delicious side dish and easy low carb recipe. It’s a good low carb alternative to pasta and great for those following a keto or paleo diet. It’s easy to make and done in less than 20 minutes.

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Air Fryer Broccolini

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Air Fryer Broccolini is a super easy low carb side dish and pairs great with any protein. Whether you follow a keto diet or not, anyone can appreciate having perfectly cooked broccolini in less than 10 minutes.

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Sauteed Swiss Chard with Raisins and Pine Nuts

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Whether you’re a greens-sceptic or greens lover, this Catalan-inspired sauteed Swiss chard with raisins and pine nuts will win you over. It’s an easy and delicious side dish, that’s good for you too.

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Tomato And Mascarpone Soup

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Made from scratch in less than 45 minutes. Finish off this easy tomato soup recipe with fresh basil and perfect with a loaf of fresh bread. The perfect starter to serve for Holiday Party Food.

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Honey Butter Dinner Rolls

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Make these fluffy Small Batch Dinner Rolls easily from scratch using yeast. Brush with homemade honey butter on top. Recipe makes 4-6 eggless dinner rolls, ideal to serve alongside your dinner for two.

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Ruth’s Chris Copycat Sweet Potato Casserole

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This sweet potatoes casserole is nothing but delicious and shines as an outstanding side on your festive tables for the holidays. This is a dish that we love to serve with any entrée as it goes gorgeously with beef and poultry.

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Fluffy Crock Pot Baked Potatoes

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Just want a traditional potato with those delicious toppings like cheese, sour cream, green onions, and bacon? Then these are the perfect way to go. They sit and wait hot for you in the slow cooker to have them with your favorite meal like a big juicy steak.

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Crispy Potato Galette

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If you’re looking for a wholesome, hearty side dish, this crispy potato galette is perfection. Simple whole-food ingredients make for a warm, filling dish that goes with just about any entrée. It’s pretty enough for a festive dinner. Serve for your next Thanksgiving or Christmas feast.

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Maple Balsamic Glazed Carrots

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Roast Maple Balsamic Carrots to perfection in a cinnamon spice glaze for an easy and beautiful side dish for holidays, weekdays, or anytime.

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Creamy Cauliflower Gratin

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This creamy cauliflower gratin features a decadent cheesy sauce and a crunchy panko topping for the best easy side dish at your next holiday meal. This pairs perfectly with beef, pork, poultry, even seafood. It’s rich and indulgent.

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Garlic Butter Green Beans

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This quick and easy side dish features green beans sautéed in garlic butter for a delicious addition to almost any meal.

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Keto Cheesy Scalloped “Potatoes” Made With Turnips

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Imagine enjoying an au gratin recipe that maintains all the flavor they love from the classic dish.

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Sweet Potato, Parmesan and Rosemary Biscuits

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These homemade Sweet Potato, Parmesan and Rosemary Biscuits are tender, moist and flavorful. They are easy to make and are an excellent side dish.

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Gratin Dauphinois (a French Potato Side Dish)

Gratin Dauphinois (a French Potato Side Dish)

Gratin Dauphinois is a classic French potato side dish that is incredibly easy to make. I bet it will become a family favorite in your home.

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Delicious Blue Mashed Potatoes

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These beautiful blue mashed potatoes feature amazing color with the same texture and taste you enjoy in your favorite potatoes. A cool & unique side dish.

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Lemon Kale Salad

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The best lemon kale salad you’ve ever had! This quick and easy recipe has pistachios, cranberries and parmesan all tossed in a zippy lemon juice vinaigrette.

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Brown Rice Risotto with Butternut Squash & Mushrooms

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This healthy brown rice risotto is so good! It’s satisfying as either a main dish or side with roasted butternut squash, mushrooms, spinach, and sage.

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole is one of the best sides and it is one incredible side dish that will easily swoop in to steal the show. Creamy, savory loaded potatoes with cheese and bacon. 

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“Extreme” Caesar Salad Recipe

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This dressing whips up in just minutes, and makes a SUPER potent dressing. A little goes a long way, so use less dressing than you think you’ll need – you can always mix more in if you want to kick it up a notch or ten!

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Gouda Mashed Potatoes

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These gouda potatoes are definitely something that’s high on my list of favorite recipes. And, it’s easy to customize how much you make based on how many potatoes you use. Perfect side dish for your Easter dinner, or Holiday meal, but you shouldn’t wait for celebratory occasions to make this delicious potato recipe.

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