4th of July Side Dishes

By GirlCarnivore

We've got incredible side dishes that will make your taste buds dance with joy. Smoked mac and cheese is a creamy and smoky delight that will have you coming back for seconds. Then, indulge in chili fries, crispy fries topped with zesty chili and melted cheese. Finally, don't miss out on the irresistible deviled eggs, perfectly seasoned for a delightful kick.

Smoked Baked Beans

With a rich, savory sauce jazzed up with pulled pork, bacon, and onion, Smoked Baked Beans are a grownup version of a pork and beans recipe. With tons of flavor, this easy recipe is a must-try whenever you’re feeding a crowd or need a tasty side!

Smoked Potato Salad

Even your sides can have that great smoky flavor for grilling season! This Smoked Potato Salad is one of the most perfect seasonal side dishes that upgrades that All-American classic!

Smoked Corn on the Cob

Smoked Corn on the Cob, elote-style, takes corn to a whole new level. Hot, smoky, creamy, salty, and spicy, this smoked corn recipe has it all going on! And it’s crazy easy – jazz up your cookout today with this show-stopping recipe!

Smoked Jalapeno Mac & Cheese

Looking for a kicking campfire recipe or maybe something to really knock their socks off at the next bbq – this Smoked Mac and Cheese is perfect for that. Creamy mac and cheese with a hint of heat and smoke, it’s a great smoker recipe that’s amazing for any occasion.

Beef Tallow Fries with Furikake

This beef tallow fries recipe pack the ultimate crispy fry rolled in a salty savory furikake spice blend and served with a spicy fry sauce. They are the perfect fry for steak frites or to enjoy with a juicy burger. Actually, we’d say they are so good, they could be the main dish.

BBQ Glazed Smoked Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Add zest to your side dishes this season with these BBQ Glazed Smoked Brussels Sprouts loaded with bacon and served with a quick homemade aioli. So good, you’ll watch everyone come back for seconds!

Cast Iron French Fries with Chili

Take camping recipes up a level with these ultimate chili fries. Cooked over the camp stove, these potatoes fry up perfectly and are topped with a leftover pulled pork Dutch Oven chili before being topped with all of your favorites! Nothing is as good as real cast-iron French fries!

Dutch Oven Mac and Cheese

When it comes to comfort food, it doesn’t get much better than creamy macaroni and cheese. This easy Dutch oven mac and cheese is creamy but also loaded with rich umami flavors for a more adult spin on everyone’s favorite side dish. Made in cast iron, with pasta boiled ahead of time,  it’s a perfect recipe for camping.

Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs make every appetizer platter tastier. But should they be made with mayonnaise or Miracle Whip? It's debatable, yet the Miracle Whip vs mayo debate doesn't have to tear down relationships.

Umami Smoked Mushrooms

These hearty Umami Smoked Mushrooms are the perfect savory side dish to add some depth to any meal. They have the best taste and are super easy to make. With only 4 ingredients and a few simple steps, you’ll have the perfect side dish to pair with your entry of choice. The mushrooms are a great catalyst to absorb the smoky flavor and add a rich, earthy depth to your meal.