If you’re looking for new, delicious and easy Thanksgiving side dishes to make for the holiday table this year, we’ve got you covered! From make-ahead casseroles to fun takes on favorite veggies, there’s something for everyone.
Thanksgiving is coming! If you’re anything like me, you’re looking for a new recipe or two to add to the holiday table this year.
So today, I want to share some of the best and easy side dishes I have to offer. I’m also pulling in some recipes from friends of mine that are also awesome!
I’ve categorized these Thanksgiving side dish recipes to make it easier on you to figure out what’s best.
These categories are:
Make Ahead Casseroles… for those of us who need easy side dishes that can also be made in advance. These recipes are also good for travel, too. Make ’em ahead of time and bring ’em along warm or to bake at your final destination.
Veggie-Centric Side Dishes. Because everyone has at least one vegetarian at their Thanksgiving celebration and because we want them to enjoy the meal as much as any meat-eater!
Side Dishes with Meat. Why? I shockingly have a lot of sides that involve bacon, and they needed their own category. 🤷🏻♀️
So if you’re looking for new Thanksgiving side dishes to make this year or just want to peruse some different options, we’ve got you covered.
If you're looking for new, delicious and easy Thanksgiving side dishes to make for the holiday table this year, we've got you covered! From make-ahead casseroles to fun takes on favorite veggies, there's something for everyone.
Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole makes the PERFECT Thanksgiving and holiday side dish! Creamy russet potatoes are cooked with garlic cloves, then mashed with butter, milk and parmesan cheese. Top with additional parmesan before baking to create a crispy exterior on this comforting casserole.
Knock the socks off your guests with this slightly sweet Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole, covered with a crunchy streusel topping. The bourbon sings, the sweet potatoes are light and creamy, and the streusel topping adds texture to this take on a holiday classic.
This from-scratch Creamed Cornbread Casserole is a Southern classic and a decadent casserole for the holiday table. Combine cream corn with a homemade sweet cornbread and a jalapeño to delightful side dish that's perfect for sharing.
Sweet and spicy, Drunken Cranberry Sauce pairs perfectly with a traditional holiday dishes like turkey, gravy and stuffing. Ready within 15 minutes, this lightning fast spiced cranberry sauce side dish adds sweetness to a meal.
Vegan Green Beans with Toasted Pine Nuts make the BEST accompaniment for any meal or celebration. Steamed green beans are topped with toasted pine nuts and a diced shallot, then finished with olive oil. This simple side dish is sure to be a winner any time of year.
In search of a vegan, grain-free Thanksgiving side? Look no farther than this simple, but incredibly flavorful Garlicky Spaghetti Squash. Spaghetti squash is baked, then shredded and sauteed with red pepper flakes and tons of garlic.
This roasted acorn squash salad is a fall-favorite recipe with roasted veggies, fluffy quinoa, crumbly queso fresco and roasted pumpkin seeds, all tossed in a delicious honey-lemon dressing and sprinkled with pomegranate.
Serve Cranberry Feta Brussels Sprout Salad with Candied Pecans and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette as a festive side dish this season! Slightly sweet, savory, salty and crunchy, this salad is a delicious new way to enjoy Brussels sprouts!
A spin on traditional French bread stuffing, Bacon and Baguette Stuffing is sure to be a hit at this year's Thanksgiving table! This decadent stuffing dish calls for day-old baguettes and bacon, as well as onions, carrots, celery, garlic, fresh herbs, cheese and broth.