I've recently had the opportunity to try Green Giant's New Restaurant Sides and let me tell you, not only are they convenient and easy but they are also delicious!
Garlic and Parmesan Green Beans and Cauliflower and Onions with Garlic Butter make for quick and delicious side dishes to things like Pan Seared Lamb Chops, Grilled Salmon Fillets, and Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Bolognese.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Why You Will Love These Side Dishes
Easy to Make: These side dishes come ready to cook! Simply sauté the entire contents of the package for 8-10 minutes and serve!
Delicious Sauces: The chef-inspired sauces use minimal ingredients and have a gourmet taste without any of the work!
Versatile: These side dishes can be eaten as is or add your own twist with extra Parmesan cheese or a little heat from a pinch of crushed chili flakes.
Convenient: Having a bag or two of these side dishes in the freezer takes the guess work out of what vegetables to serve with your meal.
Nutritious: Green Giant vegetables are picked at their peak and flash frozen after harvesting, locking in valuable nutrients that can decrease over time with fresh produce. Read more about the benefits of Green Giant frozen vegetables here.
How to Prepare Green Giant Restaurant Sides
Garlic and Parmesan Green Beans
Step 1 - Heat a tablespoon of oil or butter in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
Step 2 - Empty entire contents of the package into the pan.
Step 3 - Cover and cook for 8-9 minutes or until vegetables are thoroughly cooked, stirring occasionally.
Cauliflower and Onions with Garlic Butter
Step 1 - Preheat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
Step 2 - Pour entire contents of package into the pan.
Step 3 - Cook covered for 81/2 minutes stirring occsionally.
Step 4 - Uncover and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes with frequent stirring until golden brown.
Side Dish FAQs
For best results sauté restaurant side dishes in a non-stick skillet.
All vegetables from Green Giant Canada are planted, picked and packed in Canada. You can read more about Green Giant Canada farmers here.
The vegetables are picked at their peak and flash frozen right after harvesting. The flavor and nutrients are preserved by freezing, locking in valuable vitamin and minerals that can decrease in fresh produce over time. Read more about the benefits of freezing vegetables here.