Trader Joe’s Frozen Vegetables & Sides

Looking to complete your meal? Wondering what Trader Joe’s carries in the frozen section? Look no further, as a Trader Joe’s junkie, I’ve gotcha covered! These plant-based Trader Joe’s frozen vegetables and sides are worth stocking in your freezer to help round out future meals!

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Trader Joe’s Stir Fried Garlicky Cabbage

Hands down my favorite frozen item at Trader Joe’s, humble cabbage is transformed into the most delicious dish. So simple, yet so hard to replicate! I especially love to make chili onion cabbage noodles with it!

Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower

Assortment of riced cauliflower from. Trader Joe's.

Impressively, Trader Joe’s currently offers three flavors of riced cauliflower:

  • Plain organic riced cauliflower, a simple ingredient to add to dishes or in place of white rice
  • Spicy Mexican-style Riced Cauliflower, with tomatoes, bell peppers, and jalapeño…this one is really quite spicy, so I like to mix in some plain tofu or other veggies like kale or broccoli to help temper the heat.
  • Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower Stir Fry is a simple, Asian-flavored option with veggies, ginger, and sesame oil. A tasty side to countless Asian main dishes.

Trader Joe’s Kung Pao Tempura Cauliflower

Trader Joe's Kung Pao Tempura Cauliflower.

For a quick fix, this frozen tempura cauliflower hits the spot! Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The sauce is a bit too sweet IMO so consider serving it on the side.

Gochujang Vegetable Stir Fry with Zucchini Spirals

Korean stir fried vegetables.

This frozen vegetable item makes a great meal base. The Korean-flavored stir fry is on the mild side, so I like to add some more Gochugang paste and some coconut aminos. Throw in some tofu for a complete meal…I also like to add in rice or noodles.

Asian Style Vegetables with Stir Fry Sauce

Asian style vegetables.

Another easy base to a quick meal, this stir fry kit just needs a protein and rice and DONE! I like to add some sriracha to this one.

Colorful Carrot Coins

Trader Joe's frozen roasted carrots.

Craving roasted veggies but don’t wanna wait? These frozen gourmet carrots are ready in 5 minutes on stove or microwave.

Trader Joe’s Multigrain Blend with Vegetables

TJ's multigrain blend.

This simple multigrain blend is one of my go-tos for a quick and healthy meal or snack. Check out my favorite way to prepare it.

Roasted Potatoes with Peppers and Onions

Roasted potatoes with peppers and onions, some of the best Trader Joe's frozen vegetables and sides.

For a quick potato side, try these frozen potatoes with onions and peppers. A quick few minutes on the stove or microwave, and you have a flavorful, savory taste-like-it-was-roasted-for-an-hour side And these potatoes are surprisingly not dry, either.

Seasoned Corn Ribs: Trader Joe’s Frozen Vegetables and Sides

Seasoned corn ribs, in the frozen aisle at Trader Joe's.

For a unique corn side, try these ribs. A trendy craze in 2022, Trader Joe’s jumped on the bandwagon, and they are pretty tasty!

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Bird’s Nests

Vegetable Bird's Nests, some of best Trader Joe's frozen vegetables and sides.

Craving a crispy, fried side dish without the frying part? These vegetable bird’s nest will hit the spot! Eat them as a snack, appetizer, or side dish to an Asian-inspired meal.

Japanese Style Fried Rice

Japanese fried rice from Trader Joe's.

This Japanese spin on fried rice, with unique and flavorful ingredients and textures that are totally cravable. It makes a quick weekday meal all on its own, or with some additional tofu, greens, and chile sauce mixed in.

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable fried rice, one of Trader Joe's frozen vegetables and sides.

For a more traditional version of fried rice, without the egg, try this one.

Fire-Roasted Veggies

Roasted Corn and fire-roasted peppers and onions.

Trader Joe’s fire roasted corn and fire roasted peppers and onions are a little more special than just regular veggies. With that slightly smoky, browned edges, these options will up your veggie game, no matter how you use them.

Spanish Style Rice

Frozen Spanish style rice.

This frozen rice brings easy into flavorful rice. Savory and colorful, this is the rice to serve when you want to impress and get your meal on the table quickly. Note: its a bit on the salty side, so consider that when pairing.

Sweet Potato Fries: Trader Joe’s Frozen Vegetables and Sides

Frozen sweet potato fries.

Sweet potato lovers will appreciate this easy side. They actually get crispy too. YUM!

Frozen Vegan Focaccia with tomato and red onion

Frozen vegan focaccia at Trader Joe's.

Frozen focaccia?! Yup, and you would never believe that its frozen (my husband was even impressed and he is a bread snob)! Pull it out of the freezer for a quick appetizer or impressive side 🙌🏼.

Mini French Baguettes

Frozen mini baguettes.

Who knew that frozen baguettes was a thing. But it is! No need to hit up the store when you want to add a baguette anymore!

Tteok Bok Ki (Korean Spicy Stir-Fried Rice Cakes)

Trader Joe's Korean spicy rice cakes.

These spicy rice cakes may just blow your mind, like they did mine. Chewy and spicy, they curb the noodle craving and then some! Serve as a side dish in your Korean feast, or enjoy as a savory snack.

Sliced Korean Rice Cakes

TJ's plain Korean rice cakes.

Looking for a blank slate to create a delicious, quick meal? These frozen rice cakes are calling for you! Season, sauce, veg, protein, and enjoy!

Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi

Trader Joe's cauliflower gnocchi.

Perhaps the originator of cauliflower gnocchi, TJ’s brings easy into low carb meals. Enjoy as the center of your meal or a low starch, tasty side.

Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns

Trader Joe's frozen hashbrowns.

Breakfast was forever changed with these Trader Joe’s hashbrowns. Dare I say better than McDonald’s version (there, I just did!), these hashbrowns are breakfast staples across America and beyond. Try them air fried if you haven’t already!

Shredded Potato Hash Browns

Trader Joe's shredded potato hash browns.

If you’re looking to make a quick breakfast hash, you will wanna grab these. Plus they are oil free, unlike the hashbrown patties above.

Thai Vegetable Gyoza

Thai vegetable gyoza.

Arguably the tastiest frozen side dish at Trader Joe’s, the Thai Veggie Gyoza are life changing. Naturally vegan, these potstickers are full of flavor. Try them in a semi-homemade gyoza soup!

Frozen Crushed Ginger and Frozen Crushed Garlic

Frozen garlic and frozen ginger at Trader Joe's.

These frozen aromatics make cooking SO much easier, as you can always have ginger and garlic on hand!

Frozen Veggies (Conventional)

Trader Joe's frozen veggies.

Curious what frozen veggies Trader Joe’s has on hand? A LOT! Corn, green beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, peas, artichoke hearts, edamame, and bell peppers are all in abundance in the frozen aisle!

Frozen Organic Veggies Vegetables

Trader Joe's frozen organic veggies.

Trader Joe’s offers almost any organic vegetable you could want in the frozen section: organic rainbow cauliflower, organic green beans, organic broccoli, organic vegetable medley, organic corn, and organic peas!

Trader Joe’s Frozen Rice

Trader Joe's frozen rice.

For a quick rice side dish, Trader Joe’s has you covered! With an assortment of organic jasmine rice, brown rice, organic brown rice, and a rice medley, you can have this simple grain on your plate in 3 minutes!

Trader Joe’s Frozen French Fries

Trader Joe's frozen fries.

It doesn’t get more all American than french fries, and Trader Joe’s makes them quick & easy to prep at home!

Seasoned Waffle Cut Fries

Trader Joe's seasoned waffle cut fries.

Finally, waffle fry lovers will love this option. Spicy and thick, these fries are reminiscent of some of the most quintessential American fast food fries! Note: they take a few minutes longer to crisp up than the packaging instructions.

Perhaps I have introduced you to something new?! Or, maybe I am missing some of your favorite Trader Joe’s frozen vegetables and sides?! Please, tell me what you think in comments below!

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