Sizzling green beans in a little oil helps to bring out their natural sweetness. Prosciutto, pine nuts and lemon zest dress up the flavor without adding a lot of fat - a nice alternative to full-fat, creamy green bean casseroles.
Broccolini's tender texture and flavor make for a deliciously light and healthy side to your holiday meal. Serve it simply, tossed in a bit of olive oil with a squeeze of lemon juice, so that its fresh flavor shines through.
This is an easy yet elegant side dish that compliments anything from a turkey dinner to a standing rib roast. Set aside some beans, before they're tossed with the mushroom mixture, for the pickier eaters at your table.