Fourth of July, like other food holidays, isn’t just about the main course; it’s about the sides! Finding the perfect side dish can be tough, but these veggie fries and sides will shine on your Fourth of July table. These are all fries and sides, so if you and your crew are a fan of crispy foods, these are the recipes are for you! For more recipes like these, check out our Food Monster App!
1. Baked Eggplant Fries
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Eggplant is downright delicious and it’s such a versatile vegetable that can be cooked in so many ways. It is also an important antioxidant vegetable that makes a wonderful addition to your diet. It is loaded with vitamins A, B, C, folate, and minerals like potassium. It is rich in dietary fiber, contains no fat, and is low in calories. How perfect, right? This Baked Eggplant Fries by Jennifer Strohmeyer is both delicious and packs in many healthy nutrients!
2. Sweet Potato Fries With Maple-Tahini Garlic Dip
This Sweet Potato Fries With Maple-Tahini Garlic Dip recipe by Christina Bedetta contains an amazing combination of flavors, but you can easily omit or substitute any of the flavorings to make fries that are ideal for your taste buds.
3. Baked Zucchini Fries
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Try not to thank yourself after you bake this incredible Baked Zucchini Fries by Kinda Vegan, Adams Media. Really, should we even call it a substitute? How about new, fantastic, love of your life? These fries mimic your traditional fast-food favorites, but they are also healthy, crunchy, and packed with the nutritional benefits of olive oil. Heart-stopping—in a good way.
4. Dill Pickle French Fries
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These Dill Pickle French Fries by Jesse Lane Lee are salty, tangy, and bursting with dill flavor just like dill pickle chips! Apple cider vinegar gives these fries a tangy flavor and they are seasoned with fresh dill, garlic powder, and mustard powder.
Crunchy cucumbers, salty greens, and juicy cherry tomatoes are diced together in this light and refreshing Cucumber Tomato Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing by Kristina Humphreys. Tossed with a generous amount of Creamy Garlic Dressing, each vegetable is covered in a savory and flavorful sauce. Vegetables diced into tiny pieces are much more enjoyable to eat, plus they get completely covered in the dressing and absorb all its amazing flavors.
Succotash is an American Indian dish, hailing from New England, that was highly popular during the Great Depression because of its affordable ingredients and filling nature. Sometimes it was baked like a casserole or as a pot pie. This Succotash by Chris Bartis is made with fresh corn, lima beans, soybeans, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, margarine, shallots, garlic, thyme, chives with some marinated smoked tofu.
7. Roasted Beetroot, Broccoli and Green Bean Salad
This Roasted Beetroot, Broccoli and Green Bean Salad by Taryn Fitz-Gerald is a deliciously bold salad full of crimson beetroot goodness, greens and healthy fats. Perfectly balanced meal that is full of nutritional benefits.
8. Grilled Zucchini and Green Bean Salad
This Grilled Zucchini and Green Bean Salad by Taylor Kiser is a mish-mash of simple, whole-food veggie nutrition with a charred and smoky flavors slathered in the most addictive date balsamic vinaigrette. It’s a great way to make your salad more interesting and creatively use whatever veggies are laying around in your fridge! Grilling near-death vegetables is one of the sure-fire ways to make them totally delish and avoid that awkward limp-wilty situation that old vegetables have going on.
9. Sweet and Tangy Baked Beans
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10. Arugula and Strawberry Salad with Cayenne Lemon Vinaigrette
This Arugula and Strawberry Salad with Cayenne Lemon Vinaigrette by Daniela Modesto is such a refreshing and healthy salad that can really fill you up. Prep this easy salad for a lunch or dinner, or make for a nice side salad.
11. Spiced Carrot Fries
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These flavorful Spiced Carrot Fries by Sara Hohn are a great, healthy option if you’re craving some fries but don’t want all the oil involved in deep-frying. The carrots are sliced up, lightly tossed in olive oil and a bold blend of garlic, cumin, paprika, and cayenne, and popped in the oven until they’re crispy.These are a great appetizer to serve at a party or you can put them out alongside the meal of your choosing.
12. Carrot Cake Dip With Spice Chips
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Not one for baking? Well, you can still enjoy Carrot Cake Dip With Spice Chips by Taylor Kiser. Swirls of the smoothest, richest coconut cream are dancing around with healthy notes of carrot, fruity bursts of juicy pineapple, sticky-sweet agave, and that crunch of roasty-toasty pecans that will become your newest obsession.
13. Baked Kale Chips
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14. Sriracha Sweet Potato Chips
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Crispy, zesty, and just the right amount of spicy – these Sriracha Sweet Potato Chips by Cruelty Free Family are delicious! In this recipe, sweet potato is sliced into thin rounds, doused in coconut oil, drizzled in Sriracha, and then finally baked until crispy. Make a big batch, these are gonna go fast.
15. Beet Chips
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Beets are high in vitamin C, fiber, potassium, protein, folate, and manganese. They may help lower blood pressure, fight cancer, and support detoxification. They are also a vegetable that is higher in sugar than most, so don’t go overboard. These Beet Chips by Holly Bertone will make you fall in love with this nutrient-packed veggie!
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