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French side dishes

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Dauphinoise potatoes is how the French say casserole of potatoes, heavy cream, and cheese. This recipe is delicious and also incredibly easy to make.

12 · 70 minutes · A classic French side dish made with slices potatoes, heavy cream, and Gruyère cheese.


  • 2 Bay leaves, dried
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Thyme, fresh leaves
  • 2 1/2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg, ground
  • 1 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 8 oz Gruyere cheese
  • 2 cups Heavy cream
  • 2 cups Whole milk
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Tossed with buttery, caramelized onions, Lyonnaise Potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender within. A side dish that everyone loves!

Green Beans Almondine (Green Beans with Almonds) - A Beautiful Plate

272 · 20 minutes · This classic French recipe of green beans with almonds has been elevated with sautéed shallots, garlic, freshly grated lemon zest, and lemon juice. This elegant, simple, and delicious vegetable side dish comes together quickly and is great for the holidays!


  • 1 lb French green beans
  • 2 Garlic cloves, medium
  • 1 Lemon, zest of small
  • 2 Shallots, medium
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 Kosher salt
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/4 heaping cup Almonds, raw
  • 2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
11 Easy French Appetizers

11 of the best French appetizers you have to try! They are easy to make. These are the French appetizer recipes we love here in Paris!

The BEST French Recipes

4 · This collection of classic French Food includes many elegant dishes perfect for serving company! We love this chicken provencal:


  • 4 Chicken thighs, bone in skin on
  • 8 oz Cherry tomatoes, red
  • 8 Garlic cloves, large
  • 2 tbsp Parsley
  • 2 sprigs Rosemary
  • 5 Shallots
  • 9 sprigs Thyme
Canned Goods
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
  • 8 Black olives, jumbo
  • 2 tbsp Capers
  • 8 Green olives, jumbo
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Flour
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 cup White wine
33 Classic French Recipes to Transport You to France - The Passport Kitchen

Wish you were in France right now? Me too. I find myself longingly dreaming of French patisseries, perfectly cooked steaks with crispy fries, delicious crisp white wines and deep earthy red wines… However, for the time being, I am stuck in Bulgaria, far from any French food — unless, of course, that which I can...Read More

Fondant Potatoes (no soaking required!) - Pinch and Swirl

Crispy on the outside and creamy within, Fondant Potatoes are the ideal date night or dinner party side dish. Simplified no-soak recipe!

Classic Fondant Potatoes

Fondant Potatoes with tender and creamy insides and a crispy outside are packed with flavor. These are easy enough for a weeknight side dish.

Classic French-Style Potato Salad

No mayo, fresh herbs and zippy add-ons are what make a Classic French-Style Potato Salad a Summer favorite! In comparison to its American counterpart, almost always thickly dressed with mayonnaise,…

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These Skinny Oven Fries are a healthy makeover of an all-time favorite side dish. They're ready in 40 minutes, have only 4 ingredients, and are vegan! #healthy #fries #frenchfries #easy #sidedish #potatoes #potato
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Here’s a quick recipe for you all that not only works as a healthy and easy snack, but also goes as the perfect side dish with all your Chinese as well as Indian dishes. Loaded with oriental flavours, this simple back bean French beans recipe is perfect to prepare any time. #Blackbeans #stringbeans #healthyrecipes # potsandpans #meyerindia
French green beans, also known as haricots verts, are slender green beans. Here, they’re blanched, then sautéed in rich butter with onions and fresh herbs. Serve them as a side dish for any occasion!