Easy side dishes for every day or any occasion.

Dearborn Brand makes cooking for every day and special occasions as simple as possible. Here are some side dishes to complete your meals with clear, step-by-step directions and easy-to-find ingredients, including Dearborn Brand products. Try these recipes to upgrade your meal without upping your heart rate.

Kielbasa & Kraut

Ingredients: 1 lb Dearborn Brand Kielbasa 2 lbs Dearborn Brand Sauerkraut ⅓ lb Dearborn Brand bacon ¼ cup onions 1 tbsp brown sugar ¼ tsp pepper Directions: Rinse 2lbs of Dearborn Brand kraut & drain Cook ¼ lb of Dearborn Brand bacon, chop & add to kraut Sauté...

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Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts

Total prep & cook time: 40 min Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1.5 lbs Dearborn Brand Sliced Bacon, diced 1.5 lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 1 cup chicken stock 2 tbsp butter 1 clove garlic, sliced freshly squeezed lemon juice to taste salt and ground black...

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Ham and Swiss Rolls

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Ingredients: 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter2 tablespoons pesto2 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 tablespoon dried minced onion (or fresh minced onion)1 teaspoon red pepper flakes1 package Hawaiian rolls (12 rolls)1/2 cup mayonnaise14 ounces...

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Smoked Sausage Bacon Bombs

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Print Recipe: Click to Print our Recipe Ingredients: 1 lb. Dearborn Brand Smoked Sausage 10 slices of Dearborn Applewood Smoked Bacon 1 & ½ Cups brown sugar, packed 3 Tbsp stone-ground...

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Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Total prep & cook time: 95 min Serves: 10–12 Ingredients: 3 cups Dearborn Brand boneless mini ham, diced & cooked 2 lbs russet potatoes, washed thoroughly 2 cups Monterey jack cheese, grated 4 tbsp butter – plus extra for greasing dish ½ yellow onion, diced ⅓...

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Dearborn Ham and Cheese Soup – Instant Pot

Short Video: Click to Watch the Video! Print Recipe: Click to Print our Recipe Ingredients: 5 Pounds Russet Potatoes Peeled and Cubed 2 Cups of Carrots Peeled and Cubed 1 Pound Package Cubed Ham, such as a Dearborn Brand Ham Steak 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 Teaspoon...

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Slow Cooker Kielbasa Dip

Slow Cooker Kielbasa Dip Ingredients: 1.5 lbs kielbasa, diced small 2 8oz packages cream cheese 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup apricot preserves 4-5 jalapenos, diced, seeds and stems removed 2 tablespoons hot sauce, or to taste Salt, to...

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Leftover Hambone Soup

Total prep & cook time: 75 min Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1 leftover Dearborn Brand hambone 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, dried 2 carrots, peeled & diced 1 russet potato, peeled & diced 1 cup canned white kidney beans, drained & rinsed...

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