Best side dish recipes

Mom’s Restaurant: Best side dish recipes 

Here at Mom’s Restaurant, we offer our customers lots of food options to satisfy their cravings and their appetites. One of our popular food items is our burgers and sides. While the recipe of our gourmet burgers remains a secret, we will let you have a peek at how we make our side dishes.

Below are the recipes for our best-selling side dishes:

Greek salad

Ingredients:

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Red onion
  • Tomatoes
  • Pitted black olives
  • Green and red bell pepper
  • Cucumber
  • Feta cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Dried oregano
  • Lemon juice
  • Black pepper

How we make it:

  1. In a salad bowl, combine the romaine lettuce, red onion, pitted black olives, red and green bell peppers, tomatoes, cucumber and feta cheese.
  2. Whisk together the oregano, lemon juice, black pepper and olive oil.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss and then serve.

Garden salad

Ingredients:

  • Garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Dijon mustard
  • Dried oregano
  • Lettuce
  • Arugula
  • Carrots
  • Red and green bell peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Red onions
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Croutons

How we make it:

  1. To make the dressing, make a paste with garlic and salt first. Then add the red wine vinegar, sugar, dijon mustard, olive oil and dried oregano. Set aside.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine the lettuce, arugula, carrots, red and green bell peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, cheddar cheese and croutons.
  3. Toss the ingredients together with the dressing then serve.

Poutine

Ingredients:

  • Oil
  • Beef gravy
  • Potato, cut into fries
  • Cheese curds

How we make it:

  1. Heat oil in the deep fryer to 365 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  2. Prepare the gravy.
  3. Cook the fries in the hot oil until light brown for about five minutes. 
  4. Place the fries on a serving platter and sprinkle the cheese curds over them.
  5. Put the gravy over the fries and cheese.
  6. Serve while warm.

Hash browns

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes
  • Oil
  • Salt and pepper

How we make it:

  1. Shred the potatoes with a cheese grater and place them into a bowl of cold water.
  2. Stir the potato shreds to loosen the starch off of them and then drain off the water. 
  3. Drain as much water off of the potatoes as much as you can before drying them with a paper towel or a clean dishtowel. 
  4. On a skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  5. Put the potatoes in the pan and spread them into an even layer. Season with salt and pepper then let it fry for about three to four minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown on both sides.
  6. Remove from the heat and serve while warm.

Onion rings

Ingredients:

  • Onion
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Oil

How we make it:

  1. Heat oil in the fryer to 365 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Separate the onion slices into rings and then set them aside.
  3. In a bowl, mix the flour, salt and baking powder.
  4. Dip the onion rings into the flour mixture until they are all coated.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix the egg and milk. 
  6. Dip the floured rings into the batter.
  7. Place the breadcrumbs in a separate bowl.
  8. Coat the onion rings with breadcrumbs.
  9. Deep fry the rings for at least two to three minutes or until golden brown. Season with salt and serve while warm.