I make this recipe as a side dish for homemade macaroni and cheese and Italian pasta dishes. The leftovers work great chopped up and thrown into spaghetti sauce!

I make this recipe as a side dish for homemade macaroni and cheese and Italian pasta dishes. The leftovers work great chopped up and thrown into spaghetti sauce!

I make this recipe as a side dish for homemade macaroni and cheese and Italian pasta dishes. The leftovers work great chopped up and thrown into spaghetti sauce!

These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal.

These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal.

These beans are briefly boiled and tossed with cherry tomatoes in a buttery basil sauce to make the most yummy green beans ever! We serve these at Easter Dinner every year but are a delicious accent to any meal.

Toasted orzo pasta is simmered with garlic, then tossed with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, and gorgonzola cheese in this delicious Italian-inspired side dish.

Toasted orzo pasta is simmered with garlic, then tossed with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, and gorgonzola cheese in this delicious Italian-inspired side dish.

Toasted orzo pasta is simmered with garlic, then tossed with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, and gorgonzola cheese in this delicious Italian-inspired side dish.