Creole Side Dish Recipes

Side Dish Recipes

Since the main course is so important during a meal, the side is just as important!
Creole Salad

The creole salad is a light dish, complete and healthy. During hot days, this salad satiates without weighing you down. The flavours and aromas of this salad are a perfect match.

Creole Salad

Creole Potato Salad

Preparing this potato salad is very simple, fast and above all delicious. Your guests will ask for more.

Creole Potato Salad

Sea pasta salad

An adaptation of the famous Haitian macaroni salad, this sea pasta salad is perfect at buffet, a picnic or light lunch.

Sea pasta salad

Cool Mango Salsa

This fresh salsa recipe is very easy to make with very few ingredients. It makes a healthy side dish with tortilla chips and great to with a fish dish.

Cool Mango Salsa

Creole Meatballs

The best recipe for meatballs to do and enjoy. Goes well with white rice and sos pwa.

Creole Meatballs

Creole Dumplings

Dumplings are easy to made balls of dough. Add them to your soup or stew. They are also great in sos pwa.

Creole Dumplings

Guacamole Cubano

Use very old or mature avocados. The guacamole will be much more tasty, of course, provided that there is no rotten part.

Guacamole Cubano

Mangú

Mangú is a Dominican traditional side dish served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Mangú can also be called los tres golpes literally "the three hits" meaning mangú with cheese, salami, eggs and then topped with sautéed onions.

Mangú

Pickliz

Pikliz is a combination of shredded cabbage, carrot, onions, shallots and peppers. Haitians serve it with Griot, Tasso or fried plantain. It's really spicy and goes great with fresh fried dishes.

Pickliz

Creole mango salad

This mango salad is simple and delicious and can easily be prepared in advance.

Creole mango salad

Cod cakes

Use panko and a touch of Dijon to create perfectly flaky and tender cod cakes.

Cod cakes

Cajuns Lentils

The combination of lentils with squash is tasty. This original recipe is pretty easy to do.

Cajuns Lentils

Fried Plantain

The preparation of the fried plantain is common in caribbean kitchen. It is served with many dishes.

Fried Plantain

Mestizo Fries

Simple and quick, this recipe for fries will surely satisfy the whole family.

Mestizo Fries

Caribbean Cheese

A dip recipe easy to make but containing much flavour. A feast for every palate.

Caribbean Cheese

Cod fritters

The acras are small fritters that can be prepared with fish, seafood or vegetables. They are served as an appetizer or starter.

Cod fritters

Caramelized onions

We all love caramelized onions for their deep, sweet flavor. But South Americans give them a twist making them more than just toppings but the starting point of your meal. Try them atop sandwiches, tossed into salads or baked on your homemade pizza.

Caramelized onions

Mayi Moulen

For many Haitians, cornmeal is another staple of Haitian cuisine that is eaten just like rice. This basic Mayi Moulen (Mayi Moulin) recipe is great as is or with sos pwà or smoked herring.

Mayi Moulen

Kelewele

Kelewele is a popular Ghanaian snack dish of fried plantains seasoned with spices. It is sometimes served with rice and stew, peanuts, or alone as a dessert or a snack. It is also popular for breakfast.

Kelewele

Shrimp fritters

The acras are small fritters that can be prepared with fish, seafood or vegetables. They are served as an appetizer or starter.

Shrimp fritters

Taso

For Haitian, taso is mostly made with beef or goat occasionally with turkey. This version offers the distinctive and delicious flavor of the meat.

Taso

Pork Grillot

Grillot (or griot) is a substantial and delicious dish, apart from being one of the most popular in Haiti. It is always served at parties and family gatherings.

Pork Grillot

Baked macaroni and cheese

Delicious and comforting, baked macaroni and cheese is always a good solution for a family meal. In addition, it is easy and simple to prepare.

Baked macaroni and cheese