20 Side Dishes Perfect for Your Holiday Menu

Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffed Squash with Kale

Surprise your guests with this elegant, colorful and sensational seasonal dish. In this vegetarian recipe, thick slices of squash are stuffed with veggies, GOYA® Organic Red Quinoa, sautéed mushrooms, kale and brown rice. Cover with Manchego cheese and bake until the cheese melts. So delicious!

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Organic Red Quinoa
Organic Red Quinoa

For your holiday parties, make nutritious and tasty meals with GOYA® Organic Red Quinoa. This powerful ingredient from the Andes is full of fiber and can be enjoyed in countless recipes, from salads to festive side dishes, like the colorful Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffed Squash with Kale.

Baked Saffron Potatoes

To make this traditional Spanish side dish, small potatoes are coated with the bold flavors of Adobo, olive oil, pimientos, onions, rosemary, garlic, white wine and Sazón GOYA® with SaffronThen the dish is baked until the potatoes are fork tender. ¡Delicious!

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Sazón with Saffron
Sazón with Saffron

Enhance your dishes with the colorful and unique flavor of Sazón GOYA® with Saffron. This aromatic ingredient is a must when preparing paellas, rice, and many other dishes. Try it in our Baked Saffron Potatoes recipe.

Calabaza Rellena – Stuffed Pumpkin

Celebrate with seasonal ingredients and create this spectacular dish! In this recipe, pumpkins are stuffed with a delicious combination of country ham, spinach, evaporated milk, and gooey cheese. Then, each is topped with GOYA® Bread Crumbs made with Sazonador Total and baked until the pumpkins are golden and bubbly.

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Bread Crumbs Made with Sazonador Total
Bread Crumbs Made with Sazonador Total

Cook endless recipes with GOYA® Bread Crumbs made with Sazonador TotalThis fabulous ingredient comes already blended with Sazonador Total to add even more flavor to your festive dishes. Try them out in our Calabaza Rellena – Stuffed Pumpkin recipe.

Creamy Baked Rice and Vegetables

Prepare this deliciously creamy side dish in a snap! In this simple recipe, cooked rice is combined with GOYA® Golden Corna poblano chile, red pepper and onion. Then, everything is mixed with sour cream and cheese and baked until bubbly. The result is exquisite!

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Golden Corn
Golden Corn

Make flavorful dishes with the wonderful taste of GOYA® Golden Corn. These whole corn kernels come ready to be part of so many tasty recipes, from soups to salads and so much more. Simply open a can and try their delicious flavor when making our Creamy Baked Rice and Vegetables recipe.

Cheddar Bread Pudding with Greens

Give your festive menu a comforting touch! The secret to this recipe’s incredible taste is GOYA® Recaito, along with a spicy salsa that is soaked up by the bread when baked with the other yummy ingredients: sautéed onions, kale, spinach, oregano and lots of cheese!

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Recaito
Recaito

Make exquisite dishes with this flavorful cooking base. It comes already prepared with a blend of cilantro, green pepper, onionsand garlic. Use it to accentuate flavors in your favorite recipes, from beans to rice, soups, stews and much more. Try it this holiday season in our Cheddar Bread Pudding with Greens recipe.

Wild Mushroom and Sausage Quinoa Stuffing

A perfect side dish for your holiday menu is made using sausage, onions, fennel, celery, sliced mushroomand the practical and pre-seasoned GOYA® Quinoa Blend Wild Rice, Carrots and Mushrooms. Try it!

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Quinoa Blend Wild Rice, Carrots and Mushrooms
Quinoa Blend Wild Rice, Carrots and Mushrooms

In this savory blend, quinoa is jazzed up with brown rice, carrots, mushrooms and seasonings. Try it as a side dish or as an exciting turkey stuffing in our Wild Mushroom and Sausage Quinoa Stuffing recipe

Quinoa and Brown Rice Stuffing

Replace traditional turkey stuffing with this nutritious crunchy alternative! This delicious baked side dish is perfect to pair with any festive menu. To make it, combine GOYA® Organic Quinoa with brown rice, veggies, sweet fruits, and nuts. You’ll surprise everyone at the table!

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Organic Quinoa
Organic Quinoa

This small but powerful ingredient from the Andes will be the star of your festive menu. Besides being high in fiber and gluten-free, it’s very versatile. Use it to prepare delicious recipes, like salads, soups or side dishes. Try it in our Quinoa and Brown Rice Stuffing recipe.

Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing

We gave the classic holiday stuffing a unique and savory Latin twist! To make it, mix cornbread with the smoky flavor of GOYA® Chorizo, onions and poblano peppers and seasonings, then bake to perfection. The result: a savory stuffing with incredible flavor.

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Chorizo
Chorizo

Make a variety of dishes with GOYA® ChorizoThis authentic Spanish sausage has an exquisite texture and is perfectly seasoned to give it unique flavor. Try it when making our delicious Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing recipe.

Green Chile Cornbread

Surprise your guests by giving cornbread a spicy kick! In this quick and tasty recipe, GOYA® Masarepa Yellow Corn Meal, a pre-cooked flour, is mixed with diced green chiles and cheddar cheese to give it a spicy Latin flavor. Bake the mixture and get ready to savor this yummy cornbread.

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Masarepa Yellow Corn Meal
Masarepa Yellow Corn Meal

A favorite ingredient in Latin kitchens, Masarepa is a finely ground pre-cooked flour. It is the star ingredient in countless authentic Latin recipes, like arepas, empanadas, tortas and breads. Try it in our festive Green Chili Cornbread recipe.

Rice with Pigeon Peas and Coconut

Celebrate the holidays with this yummy Dominican classic -- an amazing recipe, passed from generation to generation. To prepare, all the ingredients are cooked in the same pot, where the GOYA® Green Pigeon Peas are the main attraction, cooked alongside rice, creamy coconut milk and spices.

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Green Pigeon Peas
Green Pigeon Peas

Grown in the mountains, these tender green pigeon peas are packed with flavor and nutrients. They’re perfect for making soups, stews and rice. Add them to your festive dinner menu this holiday season when making our Caribbean classic Rice with Pigeon Peas and Coconut.

Green Beans with Pepitas

Add color and flavor to your table with this deliciously nutritious side dish. Make it in a snap with GOYA® Cut Green Beans, toasted pumpkin seeds, and a splash of tangy lemon juice.

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Cut Green Beans
Cut Green Beans

Make tasty dishes in minutes! GOYA® Cut Green Beans come frozen and ready to be part of countless recipes, like soups, entrees or side dishes. Add them to your celebration with our Green Beans with Pepitas recipe.

Cilantro Rice

Give classic white rice a flavorful upgrade! In this delicious and simple recipe, rice is cooked with GOYA® Recaito, a ready-to-use cooking base made with cilantro, onion and garlic. Once the rice is ready, mix in freshly cut cilantro for an extra kick of fragrant flavor.

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Recaito
Recaito

Make exciting, authentic Latin dishes with this flavorful cooking base. It comes already prepared with a blend of cilantro, green pepper, onion, and garlic. Use it to accentuate flavors in your favorite recipes, from beans to rice, soups, stews and much more. Try it this season in our Cilantro Rice recipe.

Spanish Chickpeas with Spinach

This fabulous Spanish vegetarian recipe is just as easy to make as it is delicious. Smooth and tasty GOYA® Chick Peas are cooked with sautéed spinach in olive oil and a sprinkle of crushed pepper. Make this side dish as a perfect pairing for your next festive dinner celebration!

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Chick Peas
Chick Peas

Tender, tasty, and nutritious! GOYA® Chick Peas are so versatile they can be enjoyed in endless recipes. Use them to make soups, salads, stews and even dips, like the classic Hummus. Try them in our Spanish Chickpeas with Spinach recipe for an unforgettable side dish.

Hoppin’ John with Black Eyed Peas

In this easy recipe, we gave the classic “Hoppin’ John” a fantastic Latin twist. Here, GOYA® Blackeye Peas are simply simmered with bacon and seasoned with authentic Latin spices. An exquisite dish that’s truly flavorful!

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Blackeye Peas
Blackeye Peas

These delicious fiber-filled beans are low fat and have zero cholesterol. Plus, they’re a great ingredient for making the tastiest soups and salads. You can also try them in our Hoppin’ John with Black Eyed Peas side dish.

Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut

Add a cozy touch to your menu! To make this creamy soup,  butternut squash is cooked with the mild flavor of leeks, vibrant ginger, and warm cinnamon and nutmeg. GOYA® Coconut Milk gives it the secret tropical kick everyone will delight in. 

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Coconut Milk
Coconut Milk

Create magical recipes with the fabulous taste of GOYA® Coconut Milk. Its smooth texture and fragrant tropical flavor will help you make unforgettable treats, desserts, and drinks. You can also use it to make savory dishes, like our Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut recipe.

Mango Cranberry Sauce

How about giving the classic cranberry sauce a tasty tropical twist? In this recipe, the cranberries are accompanied by the amazing flavor of GOYA® Mango Fruit Pulp, cinnamon and a touch of ginger to create a unique, delicious and unforgettable side dish.

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Mango Fruit Pulp
Mango Fruit Pulp

Prep numerous delightful recipes with the sweet and easy-to-use GOYA® Mango Fruit PulpCreate drinks, tropical cocktails, yummy desserts, or even side dishes, like our Mango Cranberry Sauce recipe.

Arugula Salad with Pear Nectar Vinaigrette

The secret to this amazingly fresh salad is in the dressing: made with GOYA® Pear Nectarlemon juice, Dijon mustard, olive oil, a pinch of salt, Sazonador Total and pepper. Drizzle the vinaigrette over arugula, diced pears, feta cheese and enjoy!

 

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Pear Nectar
Pear Nectar

Our delicious and refreshing GOYA® Pear Nectar is a fabulous drink you can enjoy at any moment. Its sweet yet lightly tart flavor comes from the highest quality fruits. You can enjoy it as a refreshing drink or use it as an ingredient to create original dishes, like our Arugula Salad with Pear Nectar Vinaigrette recipe.

Festive Bean Salad

This festive and colorful salad pairs well with any celebration, plus it’s very easy to make. Simply combine GOYA® Red Kidney Beans with savory red onions, chickpeas, cannellini and colorful veggies. Toss everything with a simple Dijon vinaigrette and voila!

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Red Kidney Beans
Red Kidney Beans

These tasty and tender GOYA® Red Kidney Beans come in a can, ready to be added to your homecooked meals. Besides being convenient, they are high in fiber and a good source of iron. Use them as the main ingredient in soups, salads and stews, or try them in our recipe: Festive Bean Salad

Lentil Salad

This traditional Spanish dish, aside from being nutritious, is also very tasty thanks to its main attraction: GOYA® Lentils. Here, lentils are cooked along with carrots, garlic and onion, then tossed in a tangy dressing made with extra virgin olive oil and silky pimientos. Make a delicious festive salad to add to your next holiday meal!

 

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Lentils
Lentils

Lentils are a favorite ingredient in many kitchens around the world. Their versatile flavor pairs perfectly with other ingredients in dishes, like soups, stews, casseroles and salads, or as a simple side along with rice. Try them when making our Lentil Salad recipe.

Orzo and Bean Salad with Charred Radicchio and Olives

Add this bright side dish to your next festive dinner menu! This easy-to-make salad takes only 25 minutes to prep. Simply mix orzo, beans, grilled radicchio, GOYA® Large Pitted Ripe Black Olives, tomatoes and parsley, and dress it with a slightly spicy balsamic vinaigrette.

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Large Pitted Ripe Black Olives
Large Pitted Ripe Black Olives

This classic ingredient can be used as the star of so many favorite dishes. Black olives have a unique flavor and are versatile, which makes them an ideal addition to endless recipes. These olives come pitted and ready to be enjoyed. Try them on their own or in our Orzo and Bean Salad with Olives recipe.

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20 Side Dishes Perfect for Your Holiday Menu

Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffed Squash with Kale
Organic Red Quinoa
Organic Red Quinoa

For your holiday parties, make nutritious and tasty meals with GOYA® Organic Red Quinoa. This powerful ingredient from the Andes is full of fiber and can be enjoyed in countless recipes, from salads to festive side dishes, like the colorful Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffed Squash with Kale.

Surprise your guests with this elegant, colorful and sensational seasonal dish. In this vegetarian recipe, thick slices of squash are stuffed with veggies, GOYA® Organic Red Quinoa, sautéed mushrooms, kale and brown rice. Cover with Manchego cheese and bake until the cheese melts. So delicious!

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Baked Saffron Potatoes
Sazón with Saffron
Sazón with Saffron

Enhance your dishes with the colorful and unique flavor of Sazón GOYA® with Saffron. This aromatic ingredient is a must when preparing paellas, rice, and many other dishes. Try it in our Baked Saffron Potatoes recipe.

To make this traditional Spanish side dish, small potatoes are coated with the bold flavors of Adobo, olive oil, pimientos, onions, rosemary, garlic, white wine and Sazón GOYA® with SaffronThen the dish is baked until the potatoes are fork tender. ¡Delicious!

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Calabaza Rellena – Stuffed Pumpkin
Bread Crumbs Made with Sazonador Total
Bread Crumbs Made with Sazonador Total

Cook endless recipes with GOYA® Bread Crumbs made with Sazonador TotalThis fabulous ingredient comes already blended with Sazonador Total to add even more flavor to your festive dishes. Try them out in our Calabaza Rellena – Stuffed Pumpkin recipe.

Celebrate with seasonal ingredients and create this spectacular dish! In this recipe, pumpkins are stuffed with a delicious combination of country ham, spinach, evaporated milk, and gooey cheese. Then, each is topped with GOYA® Bread Crumbs made with Sazonador Total and baked until the pumpkins are golden and bubbly.

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Creamy Baked Rice and Vegetables
Golden Corn
Golden Corn

Make flavorful dishes with the wonderful taste of GOYA® Golden Corn. These whole corn kernels come ready to be part of so many tasty recipes, from soups to salads and so much more. Simply open a can and try their delicious flavor when making our Creamy Baked Rice and Vegetables recipe.

Prepare this deliciously creamy side dish in a snap! In this simple recipe, cooked rice is combined with GOYA® Golden Corna poblano chile, red pepper and onion. Then, everything is mixed with sour cream and cheese and baked until bubbly. The result is exquisite!

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Cheddar Bread Pudding with Greens
Recaito
Recaito

Make exquisite dishes with this flavorful cooking base. It comes already prepared with a blend of cilantro, green pepper, onionsand garlic. Use it to accentuate flavors in your favorite recipes, from beans to rice, soups, stews and much more. Try it this holiday season in our Cheddar Bread Pudding with Greens recipe.

Give your festive menu a comforting touch! The secret to this recipe’s incredible taste is GOYA® Recaito, along with a spicy salsa that is soaked up by the bread when baked with the other yummy ingredients: sautéed onions, kale, spinach, oregano and lots of cheese!

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Wild Mushroom and Sausage Quinoa Stuffing
Quinoa Blend Wild Rice, Carrots and Mushrooms
Quinoa Blend Wild Rice, Carrots and Mushrooms

In this savory blend, quinoa is jazzed up with brown rice, carrots, mushrooms and seasonings. Try it as a side dish or as an exciting turkey stuffing in our Wild Mushroom and Sausage Quinoa Stuffing recipe

A perfect side dish for your holiday menu is made using sausage, onions, fennel, celery, sliced mushroomand the practical and pre-seasoned GOYA® Quinoa Blend Wild Rice, Carrots and Mushrooms. Try it!

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Quinoa and Brown Rice Stuffing
Organic Quinoa
Organic Quinoa

This small but powerful ingredient from the Andes will be the star of your festive menu. Besides being high in fiber and gluten-free, it’s very versatile. Use it to prepare delicious recipes, like salads, soups or side dishes. Try it in our Quinoa and Brown Rice Stuffing recipe.

Replace traditional turkey stuffing with this nutritious crunchy alternative! This delicious baked side dish is perfect to pair with any festive menu. To make it, combine GOYA® Organic Quinoa with brown rice, veggies, sweet fruits, and nuts. You’ll surprise everyone at the table!

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Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing
Chorizo
Chorizo

Make a variety of dishes with GOYA® ChorizoThis authentic Spanish sausage has an exquisite texture and is perfectly seasoned to give it unique flavor. Try it when making our delicious Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing recipe.

We gave the classic holiday stuffing a unique and savory Latin twist! To make it, mix cornbread with the smoky flavor of GOYA® Chorizo, onions and poblano peppers and seasonings, then bake to perfection. The result: a savory stuffing with incredible flavor.

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Green Chile Cornbread
Masarepa Yellow Corn Meal
Masarepa Yellow Corn Meal

A favorite ingredient in Latin kitchens, Masarepa is a finely ground pre-cooked flour. It is the star ingredient in countless authentic Latin recipes, like arepas, empanadas, tortas and breads. Try it in our festive Green Chili Cornbread recipe.

Surprise your guests by giving cornbread a spicy kick! In this quick and tasty recipe, GOYA® Masarepa Yellow Corn Meal, a pre-cooked flour, is mixed with diced green chiles and cheddar cheese to give it a spicy Latin flavor. Bake the mixture and get ready to savor this yummy cornbread.

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Rice with Pigeon Peas and Coconut
Green Pigeon Peas
Green Pigeon Peas

Grown in the mountains, these tender green pigeon peas are packed with flavor and nutrients. They’re perfect for making soups, stews and rice. Add them to your festive dinner menu this holiday season when making our Caribbean classic Rice with Pigeon Peas and Coconut.

Celebrate the holidays with this yummy Dominican classic -- an amazing recipe, passed from generation to generation. To prepare, all the ingredients are cooked in the same pot, where the GOYA® Green Pigeon Peas are the main attraction, cooked alongside rice, creamy coconut milk and spices.

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Green Beans with Pepitas
Cut Green Beans
Cut Green Beans

Make tasty dishes in minutes! GOYA® Cut Green Beans come frozen and ready to be part of countless recipes, like soups, entrees or side dishes. Add them to your celebration with our Green Beans with Pepitas recipe.

Add color and flavor to your table with this deliciously nutritious side dish. Make it in a snap with GOYA® Cut Green Beans, toasted pumpkin seeds, and a splash of tangy lemon juice.

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Cilantro Rice
Recaito
Recaito

Make exciting, authentic Latin dishes with this flavorful cooking base. It comes already prepared with a blend of cilantro, green pepper, onion, and garlic. Use it to accentuate flavors in your favorite recipes, from beans to rice, soups, stews and much more. Try it this season in our Cilantro Rice recipe.

Give classic white rice a flavorful upgrade! In this delicious and simple recipe, rice is cooked with GOYA® Recaito, a ready-to-use cooking base made with cilantro, onion and garlic. Once the rice is ready, mix in freshly cut cilantro for an extra kick of fragrant flavor.

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Spanish Chickpeas with Spinach
Chick Peas
Chick Peas

Tender, tasty, and nutritious! GOYA® Chick Peas are so versatile they can be enjoyed in endless recipes. Use them to make soups, salads, stews and even dips, like the classic Hummus. Try them in our Spanish Chickpeas with Spinach recipe for an unforgettable side dish.

This fabulous Spanish vegetarian recipe is just as easy to make as it is delicious. Smooth and tasty GOYA® Chick Peas are cooked with sautéed spinach in olive oil and a sprinkle of crushed pepper. Make this side dish as a perfect pairing for your next festive dinner celebration!

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Hoppin’ John with Black Eyed Peas
Blackeye Peas
Blackeye Peas

These delicious fiber-filled beans are low fat and have zero cholesterol. Plus, they’re a great ingredient for making the tastiest soups and salads. You can also try them in our Hoppin’ John with Black Eyed Peas side dish.

In this easy recipe, we gave the classic “Hoppin’ John” a fantastic Latin twist. Here, GOYA® Blackeye Peas are simply simmered with bacon and seasoned with authentic Latin spices. An exquisite dish that’s truly flavorful!

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Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut
Coconut Milk
Coconut Milk

Create magical recipes with the fabulous taste of GOYA® Coconut Milk. Its smooth texture and fragrant tropical flavor will help you make unforgettable treats, desserts, and drinks. You can also use it to make savory dishes, like our Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut recipe.

Add a cozy touch to your menu! To make this creamy soup,  butternut squash is cooked with the mild flavor of leeks, vibrant ginger, and warm cinnamon and nutmeg. GOYA® Coconut Milk gives it the secret tropical kick everyone will delight in. 

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Mango Cranberry Sauce
Mango Fruit Pulp
Mango Fruit Pulp

Prep numerous delightful recipes with the sweet and easy-to-use GOYA® Mango Fruit PulpCreate drinks, tropical cocktails, yummy desserts, or even side dishes, like our Mango Cranberry Sauce recipe.

How about giving the classic cranberry sauce a tasty tropical twist? In this recipe, the cranberries are accompanied by the amazing flavor of GOYA® Mango Fruit Pulp, cinnamon and a touch of ginger to create a unique, delicious and unforgettable side dish.

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Arugula Salad with Pear Nectar Vinaigrette
Pear Nectar
Pear Nectar

Our delicious and refreshing GOYA® Pear Nectar is a fabulous drink you can enjoy at any moment. Its sweet yet lightly tart flavor comes from the highest quality fruits. You can enjoy it as a refreshing drink or use it as an ingredient to create original dishes, like our Arugula Salad with Pear Nectar Vinaigrette recipe.

The secret to this amazingly fresh salad is in the dressing: made with GOYA® Pear Nectarlemon juice, Dijon mustard, olive oil, a pinch of salt, Sazonador Total and pepper. Drizzle the vinaigrette over arugula, diced pears, feta cheese and enjoy!

 

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Festive Bean Salad
Red Kidney Beans
Red Kidney Beans

These tasty and tender GOYA® Red Kidney Beans come in a can, ready to be added to your homecooked meals. Besides being convenient, they are high in fiber and a good source of iron. Use them as the main ingredient in soups, salads and stews, or try them in our recipe: Festive Bean Salad

This festive and colorful salad pairs well with any celebration, plus it’s very easy to make. Simply combine GOYA® Red Kidney Beans with savory red onions, chickpeas, cannellini and colorful veggies. Toss everything with a simple Dijon vinaigrette and voila!

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Lentil Salad
Lentils
Lentils

Lentils are a favorite ingredient in many kitchens around the world. Their versatile flavor pairs perfectly with other ingredients in dishes, like soups, stews, casseroles and salads, or as a simple side along with rice. Try them when making our Lentil Salad recipe.

This traditional Spanish dish, aside from being nutritious, is also very tasty thanks to its main attraction: GOYA® Lentils. Here, lentils are cooked along with carrots, garlic and onion, then tossed in a tangy dressing made with extra virgin olive oil and silky pimientos. Make a delicious festive salad to add to your next holiday meal!

 

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Orzo and Bean Salad with Charred Radicchio and Olives
Large Pitted Ripe Black Olives
Large Pitted Ripe Black Olives

This classic ingredient can be used as the star of so many favorite dishes. Black olives have a unique flavor and are versatile, which makes them an ideal addition to endless recipes. These olives come pitted and ready to be enjoyed. Try them on their own or in our Orzo and Bean Salad with Olives recipe.

Add this bright side dish to your next festive dinner menu! This easy-to-make salad takes only 25 minutes to prep. Simply mix orzo, beans, grilled radicchio, GOYA® Large Pitted Ripe Black Olives, tomatoes and parsley, and dress it with a slightly spicy balsamic vinaigrette.

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