45 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes To Wow The Family

The family is in town and so is the flavor! Don’t choose the same old stuff this Thanksgiving. Enjoy these 45 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes…

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45 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes To Wow The Family

1. Baked Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze

Whether it’s your first Thanksgiving Family and Friends Feast you will be hosting and cooking yourself or your 35th year in a row at it, these are the recipes that MUST make an appearance on your holiday table this year!

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From: RotiNRice

2. Creamy Cauliflower Garlic Rice

This creamy cauliflower garlic rice is simple, healthy, and so surprisingly good.

From: PinchOfYum

3. Cheesy Roasted Broccoli Patties

We LOVE steamed broccoli! Throw in a little butter/salt on it and we will eat a huge bowl.

From: PomanMeals

4. Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower – sweet cauliflower tossed in olive oil, garlic, thyme, and Parmesan cheese, and roasted until tender and golden.

From: BellyFull

5. Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Puffs

Savory mashed sweet potato puffs make an elegant, healthy side dish for your family dinner. These sweet potato swirls are often called duchess potatoes.

From: TastesOfLizzyT

6. Green Bean Bacon Bundles

Wrapped with a strip of bacon, these green bean bundles add an elegant touch to the holiday table. To get a head start, you can trim and blanch the beans a day in advance, then store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

From: WilliamsSonoma

7. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

Mashed sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows and a brown sugar cinnamon pecan streusel. The perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any holiday celebration.

From: CelebratingSweets

8. Easy, Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

These Easy, Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are smothered in a creamy cheese sauce and baked to perfection. With a quick shortcut, this classic side dish takes less than an hour from start to finish. They are sure to be a hit at your holiday feast.

From: YellowBlissRoad

9. Cranberry Fluff

Cranberry Fluff is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any great meal. A simple, easy and kid-friendly recipe that has been around for generations!

From: NumsTheWord

10. Whiskey Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Apples & Pecans

I have a Thanksgiving leftover confession. My favorite time of day to eat them is not the turkey sandwich for lunch or even the double slice of pie for an afternoon snack (though I fully endorse and participate in both of these traditions). It’s the Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Whiskey Pecans for breakfast.

From: WellPlated

11. Cranberry Ambrosia Salad

This Cranberry Ambrosia Salad combines all the best flavors of the season! Fresh cranberries, pineapple, whipped cream, and marshmallows – a wonderful Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert side dish recipe!

From: MostlyHomemadeMom

12. Southern Style Baked Mac & Cheese

This recipe for the perfect Southern Style Baked Macaroni and Cheese has been in the works for a while. I am a huge fan of a Classic Mac and Cheese, so I really put a ton of time and effort in making sure I got it RIGHT, and I am really convinced this is the BEST macaroni and cheese recipe out there.

From: BasilAndBubbly

13. Parmesan & Rosemary Potato Stacks

An easy and tasty potato side dish.  Impress your guests with these potato stacks, they’ll never guess how easy they were to make!

From: SweetPeasAndSaffron

14. Brown Sugar Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet and tender these Brown Sugar Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes are the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving meal!

From: TinselBox

15. Balsamic Onions

Balsamic-Glazed Red Onions! Such an easy side dish. Great with roast chicken, Thanksgiving, or a vegetarian main dish.

From: SimplyRecipes

16. Fully Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are my favorite vegetable. EVER. No, seriously, ever. I have yet to find a single way that I will not eat them, but I won’t deny that my favorite way is loaded with things like marshmallows, pecans, cinnamon, and brown sugar. And butter, of course.

From: TheNoviceChefBlog

17. Creamy Brussel Sprouts Au Gratin

This recipe is creamy and all vegged up!

From: LittleFiggy

18. Loaded Potato Casserole

A loaded potato casserole recipe that tastes phenomenal and it’s so easy to put together! Everyone will be coming back for seconds!

From: GalOnAMission

19. Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon

Literally taking 15 minutes to put together, this creamy confetti corn with bacon is one of the most amazing side dishes ever.

From: MelsKitchenCafe

20. Easy Crockpot Fried Apples

These Easy Crock Pot Fried Apples are a perfect, effortless Thanksgiving side dish or an everyday treat! You’ll love how easy they are to whip up!

From: ANightOwlBlog

21. Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

This Cheesy Broccoli Casserole has tender broccoli smothered in a rich and creamy cheddar cheese sauce, topped with crushed butter crackers. This is one Thanksgiving side dish that is sure to please them all!

From: YellowBlissRoad

22. Bridled Noodles

Bridled Noodles are a wonderful, quick and easy side dish that my husband’s family has served at almost every Thanksgiving meal since way before John was born and definitely since I joined the family. Grandma always served this dish. This Pennsylvania Dutch recipe was her specialty

From: CantStayOutOfTheKitchen

23. Maple Walnut Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Take sweet potatoes to the next level with this recipe for twice baked sweet potatoes with maple and walnut topping. Perfect for football, as a fall party appetizer or even as a Thanksgiving side dish!

From: SavoryNothings

24. Cowboy Trifle

Giddyup! Yee-haw! And Yah-hoo! We’ve got a side dish that will make everyone feel like sittin’ down for some grub. We love to make food that not only tastes good but also looks good. We’ve taken a version of our favorite dessert and a favorite dip and combined them into one delicious and visually tempting side dish.

From: 12Tomatoes

25. Bourbon Maple Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon maple glazed sweet potatoes will leave your Thanksgiving guests wanting more. Savory sweet potatoes cloaked in maple glaze is the perfect side dish.

From: IfYouGiveABlondeAKitchen

26. Broccoli Casserole From Scratch

This delicious broccoli casserole from scratch is filled with fresh broccoli, mushrooms, cheddar cheese, and a homemade cream sauce. A buttery, cheesy breadcrumb topping adds a crispy finishing touch to this classic dish. This healthier broccoli casserole is made without mayonnaise.

From: KristinesKitchenBlog

27. Roasted Potatoes

I’m certain that roasting veggies is the ultimate way to enjoy them. These Parmesan-Herb Roasted Potatoes prove that to me once again. This is one of those recipes that you will find yourself turning to regularly because they are just too hard to resist. These easy-to-make, roasted potatoes are full of fresh flavor and a depth of toasted goodness from slowly roasting that just can’t be imitated.

From: BlogLovin

28. Autumn Side Dish

Maple Butternut Squash, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin Seeds, and Cranberries – perfect Autumn salad, bursting with colors and flavors! Holiday side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Healthy, delicious, gluten-free recipe packed with veggies.

From: JuliasAlbum

29. Creamy Garlic & Cheese Mashed Potatoes

This Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes recipe is my favorite way to eat mashed potatoes. Everyone loves mash when they’re done well. There’s nothing worse than lumpy, tasteless mashed potatoes. Actually, I think everyone loves a good potato side dish recipe.

From: PetersFoodAdventures

30. Cranberry & Brie Crostini

There’s nothing like the fearlessness of a teenager to get you out of your crostini rut. These Roasted Balsamic Cranberry Brie Appetizers are so hip and fun, they might even learn how to text.

From: NeighborFoodBlog

31. Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce made with fresh cranberries, orange juice, and Grand Marnier is a sweet and incredibly flavorful Thanksgiving side dish.

From: SelfProclaimedFoodie

32. Southern-Style Green Beans

Southern-Style Green Beans are cooked long and slow until melt in your mouth tender. Flavored with lots of bacon.

From: SpicySouthernKitchen

33. Corn Casserole

Corn casserole is a staple for my family on Thanksgiving. It is made every year and every year it is AWESOME. It’s incredibly simple and you can adapt it to make it healthier…if you would like. I would suggest not adapting it for Thanksgiving because lets be honest, are we really trying to save calories on Thanksgiving? I think not. It’s a time to be thankful and indulge!

From: StuckOnSweet

34. Easy Garlic Parmesan Knots

Unbelievably easy, fool-proof, buttery garlic knots that come together in less than 20 min – it doesn’t get easier than that!

From: DamnDelicious

35. Classic Bread Stuffing

An easy Bread Stuffing made with all the classic flavors. Baked outside the bird but still buttery and moist, this recipe tastes just like Mom used to make!

From: CulinaryHill

36. Homestyle Sausage Stuffing

My Mom’s traditional Thanksgiving stuffing, the one my entire family dreams about all year and descends upon like a pack of starving wolves the moment the bowl hits the table.

From: CinnamonSpiceAndEverythingNice

37. Slow-Cooker Sausage Stuffing

This delicious slow cooker sausage stuffing will be quick to become a family classic.

From: ConfettiAndBliss

38. Most Amazing Stuffing

This Pickford stuffing is the most amazing stuffing recipe you will ever make! It’s so good we make it at Thanksgiving, Easter, and year round! Super easy.

From: TheTypicalMom

39. Slow-Cooker Stuffing with Bacon Onions & Sage

Slow Cooker stuffing loaded with bacon, sauteed onions, and sage. Save room in your oven this Thanksgiving by making your stuffing easily in your slow cooker.

From: RantsFromMyCrazyKitchen

40. Corn Casserole

Corn Casserole for the Holidays is definitely a family favorite side dish. It is a sweet and savory, corn bread-like dish that is super delicious and very easy to make.

From: TwoSistersCrafting

41. Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Apart from being ridiculously cheap and oh-so-pretty, brussels sprouts are very healthy too. If you like to eat them, you’re one lucky person. Eating this recipe for Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Garlic will make you even luckier!

From: What2Cook

42. Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Creamy, comforting green bean casserole made completely from scratch. This undeniably rich side dish will put that Thanksgiving turkey to shame!

From: SallysBakingAddiction

43. Roasted Mushrooms In A Browned Butter Garlic & Thyme  Sauce

Mushrooms have to be one of my favorite foods and they make for some of the best side dishes like these roasted mushrooms in a browned butter, garlic and thyme sauce! This recipe is super easy, you just roast the mushrooms, brown some butter, throw in the garlic and thyme and then toss the roasted mushrooms in the sauce!

From: ClosetCooking

44. Crock Pot Stuffing

Crock Pot Stuffing takes my favorite classic stuffing recipe and turns it into an easy make-ahead side dish. This stuffing is perfect to serve alongside turkey dinner!

From: SpendWithPennies

45. Apple Quinoa Spoon Bread

My cousin is a strict vegetarian, so creating satisfying veggie dishes is my yearly self-challenge. This spoonbread can act as a side, but the addition of hearty, healthy quinoa and vegetables make it a well-rounded winter casserole. This can be an amazing Thanksgiving side dish, or a main vegetarian meal; pair with a seasonal salad.

From: TasteOfHome

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