7 Delicious Side Dishes That Pair Perfectly with Pork Roast

Smashed-Cucumber Salad

Smashing cucumbers causes fractures and fissures that let the dressing seep in from skin to core. Instead of being rapidly prepared, the salad tastes marinated and well-seasoned.

Sweet Potato-And-Cabbage

Slaws traditionally include cabbage, but we added shredded sweet potatoes for crunch and color. These add sweetness to maple syrup and lime slaw. Add some pepitas for crunch.

Strawberry, And Burrata Salad

A Southern Life Serve a tray of Crispy Prosciutto, Strawberry, and Burrata Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Southern Fried Corn

Heat butter and bacon oil in a cast-iron pan until sizzling, then sauté ingredients. This traditional Southern side takes 15 minutes to make on a barbecue or bonfire. Summer is about that.

Simple Roasted Okra

Okra is usually served fried, but once you sample it roasted, you may only cook it that way. This delicious dish involves sprinkling okra with oil and spices, putting it on a baking pan, then roasting.

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Summer herbs like basil, parsley, and chives pair well with luscious, sun-kissed tomatoes. This salad goes with shellfish and grilled meat.

Okra With Cornmeal

This dish proves summer okra can shine without fancy ingredients. The ingredients are in your cupboard, so no dredging is needed. Okra is tenderest when harvested young.