Now that Fall is here and Thanksgiving is right around the corner, it’s a great time to experiment with making filling and comforting side dishes! For this challenge, we want to see your favorite casseroles, roasted vegetables, rice salads, yeast rolls: whatever you enjoy making to complement the main dish.

Share your best side dish recipe for your chance to win an eight quart Instant Pot!

The Side Dishes Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive: 

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize winners will receive:
  • An Instructables Prize Pack 
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Oct 1, 2018 and Oct 29, 2018 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Side Dishes Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.