Country Fried Basil Pesto Cauliflower Bites in a takeout-style container with pesto and sour cream on the side

Side Hustle: Veggies Worthy Of Any Entree

Flavor Means Business—and that doesn’t just apply to the main dish. Side dishes should never be an afterthought; they are the perfect opportunity to add surprising and bold flavors to the plate. We invite you to utilize our versatile products to create show-stopping sides to perfectly complement their entrée—or maybe even steal the show.


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MINOR’S® Basil Pesto

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MINOR’S® Mushroom Base

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Basil Pesto Roasted Sweet Potatoes on a plate

Basil Pesto Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients

Basil Pesto Roasted Sweet Potatoes on a plate

Build It

  1. Cut sweet potatoes into wedges.
  2. Drizzle with canola oil and oven roast.
  3. Toss with the Basil Pesto.
  4. Garnish with parmesan cheese and julienned bell peppers.
Country Fried Basil Pesto Cauliflower Bites in a takeout-style container with pesto and sour cream on the side

Country Fried Basil Pesto Cauliflower Bites

Ingredients

Country Fried Basil Pesto Cauliflower Bites in a takeout-style container with pesto and sour cream on the side

Build It

  1. Cut cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Mix buttermilk and Basil Pesto. Toss cauliflower in the mixture.
  3. Bread cauliflower bites by dipping in flour.
  4. Deep fry in oil. Serve with lemon sour cream.
Southern Style Greens in a takeout-style container with plastic cutlery and napkin

Southern Style Greens

Ingredients

  • MINOR’S® Mushroom Base

  • Chopped Onions

  • Bacon, chopped (optional)

  • Fresh turnip or collard greens

  • Cider vinegar

  • Red pepper flakes

  • Hot sauce (optional)

Southern Style Greens in a takeout-style container with plastic cutlery and napkin

Build It

  1. Dissolve Mushroom Base with water in a large stock pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add onions and greens and simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Strain greens, toss with vinegar and pepper flakes. Place in a serving bowl.
  4. Top with hot sauce. Add diced cooked bacon if desired.
Roasted Butternut Squash on a plate

Roasted Butternut Squash

Ingredients

Roasted Butternut Squash on a plate

Build It

  1. Melt butter and add Mushroom Base and Ready To Use sauce to make a glaze.
  2. Put the squash pieces onto a sheet pan and brush with glaze.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and bake in a 350° oven for 15-20 minutes.