Get ready for turkey day with some of the best Thanksgiving side dish recipes on the internet!
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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love that it is all about food, family, and thankfulness. My hubby usually likes to take care of the turkey (or turkeys - he's obsessed with leftovers) by deep frying or smoking. That means that I'm in charge of the side dishes. Green beans, corn, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are almost always on the menu in some way or another.
Even if you are not hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house, it's nice to bring a side dish if you're invited to someone else's family style dinner. So, I've rounded up a list of some of the best Thanksgiving side dish recipes you can make this year.
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Enjoy this smooth and creamy Low Carb mashed cauliflower at your next meal! Roasted garlic and fresh rosemary give it great flavor and an elegant twist, making it perfect for special occasion dinners.
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The best thing that can happen to sauteed mushrooms is to get cooked in a garlic soy sauce. It gives them such a beautiful appetizing caramel glaze.
This yummy stuffing recipe combines traditional Thanksgiving flavors of apple and cranberry with savory onion, celery and herbs.
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Easy stovetop recipe for homemade creamed corn that will your best side dish for any occasion, from holidays to weeknight dinner. Made from frozen or fresh corn, with lots of cheese and cream in the skillet or pot!
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This Farro Risotto With Butternut Squash gives you the savory and sweet flavors of fall in one delightful dish! Make this risotto easily in your Instant Pot with minimal effort!
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These stuffed sweet potatoes are vegan, gluten free and deliver a savory combination of caramelized onions, brown rice, cranberry, pecans and bell peppers – all baked and finished with a balsamic maple glaze.
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Southern baked macaroni and cheese, also called soul food mac and cheese, is the ultimate in comfort food. Creamy, rich, ooey-gooey, super cheesy, with those crispy browned cheese edges…no one can resist perfectly baked mac and cheese.
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This Cream Style Corn is creamy, cheesy, and delicious! So easy and quick and uses no sugar.
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These delicious and pretty nutmeg sweet potato stacks make a great side for turkey and chicken dishes and are easily baked in a muffin pan. If you’re tired of sweet potato casserole, this is a great alternative for your next Thanksgiving dinner.
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This Traditional Bread Sausage Stuffing is baked in a casserole dish with a delicious fresh herb flavor.
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Start off your Thanksgiving dinner right with this beautiful mezze platter. A unique and healthy alternative to regular charcuterie board
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Only 4 ingredients! This Brown Sugar Pecan Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe is crunchy, flavorful, delicious and easy to make!
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Roasted delicata squash with rosemary is an easy vegan side dish for Thanksgiving or any random weeknight.
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This Holiday Wild Rice Salad is a beautiful deconstructed salad paired with an easy-to-make maple Dijon dressing. It’s hearty and nourishing. You’re going to want this salad all winter long!
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Pecan Crumb Sweet Potatoes elevates mashed sweet potatoes to a new level! This easy mashed sweet potatoes recipe is flavored with brown sugar and cinnamon, topped with a buttery pecan crumb topping and baked to perfection. An ultimate side dish recipe for the holidays and entertaining!
This classic holiday salad gets a healthy twist with substituting Greek yogurt for mayonnaise.
It's so easy to make a delicious cranberry sauce at home. You'll never go back to canned cranberry sauce again.
This super simple side dish is perfect for serving up at Thanksgiving and can be made in about 5 minutes.
This easy recipe for mushroom rice is bursting with flavor and full of creamy goodness.
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Hasselback Butternut Squash is a beautiful and delicious vegetarian side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This Hasselback squash recipe is half roasted for easy slicing, then basted with maple sage brown butter and roasted again. It’s fairly simple to make, but is impressive looking enough for the high holidays!
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The sweet, nutty flavor of this Italian grain pairs perfectly with walnuts and cranberries to create a healthy Warm Farro Salad.
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With sweet caramelized onions and crunchy almonds, this easy green bean recipe is a flavorful vegan side dish!
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With just some simple ingredients and about 30 minutes, you could have the most delicious, creamy whipped sweet potatoes, perfect for Thanksgiving or any holiday meal!
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Amber-colored maple syrup and fresh orange juice glaze parsnips, carrots and celeriac for a simple and fast Autumn-inspired side dish.
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The best balsamic-maple roasted Brussels sprouts with butternut squash, pecans, cranberries and avocado roasted garlic dressing. Ultimate healthy vegan Thanksgiving side dish ready in just 40 minutes!
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Green Bean Casserole is a classic holiday side dish. This casserole is made with fresh green beans, creamy mushrooms sauce, and French’s fried onions. This side dish is incredibly delicious and really easy to make from scratch.
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Parmesan Quinoa combines warm fluffy quinoa with warm creamy goat and parmesan cheeses, sauteed spinach, and buttery toasted pecans. This light and fluffy recipe will definitely become one of your family’s favorite side dishes!
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Move over traditional Green Bean Casserole, and make room for a new show-stopping, side-dish for your holiday table, savory Green Bean Pie with a Ritz Cracker Crust.
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Yukon Gold Sweet Potato Au Gratin ~ sliced sweet potatoes and Yukon gold in a creamy, gruyere cheese, sauce.
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You may have had butternut squash and bacon or butternut squash and sage, but have you had them all together? A perfect Thanksgiving side, you can serve this to a group or to your own family any night of the year.
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This Rice Dressing is the perfect alternative for those who don't like traditional stuffing! Plus it's naturally gluten free!
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These Moroccan Carrots are spiced just right and are the perfect easy side dish for every day, but great for special occasions too. Seasoned with cumin, coriander, parsley, in a warm vinaigrette, they're a lovely colorful vegetable Thanksgiving side that the whole family will love.
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Your whole family will love this super cozy and easy to prepare Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes!!! It is a great comfort food side dish for everyday family dinners, fall gatherings, Thanksgiving, Christmas and even breakfast
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A wonderful fall salad with shaved brussels sprouts, crispy bacon, goat cheese, pecans, and apples with a citrus shallot vinaigrette
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This popular Sweet Potato Casserole is made with mashed sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows and a brown sugar streusel.
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Buttery Brown Sugar Pecans is a simple side dish with all the classic flavors.
Well, do you have new items to add your shopping list now? I'm getting ready to head out to the grocery store myself to grab some ingredients to make a lot of these tasty recipes.
If you liked this list of the Thanksgiving side dishes, you might also like this roundup of Fresh Corn Recipes.
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That's it for this list of the best Thanksgiving side dish recipes. Until next time!
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Hi, I’m Jordan – a work at home mom with 3 super fun little boys and a rising country star hubby. I love entertaining guests and want to help you make entertaining easy!