44 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Are you looking for delicious side dishes to make for Thanksgiving Dinner? You have come to the right place. I have gathered a list of the best side dishes for you to try. Included are recipes for potatoes, green beans, brussels sprouts, casseroles, gravy, breads, macaroni, carrots, spinach, salads, stuffing, squash, and soups.

Let’s get started going through the recipes.

Thanksgiving Potato Recipes

creamy mashed potatoes

1. Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Looking for the perfect mashed potatoes to serve at Thanksgiving dinner? You need to try this delicious creamy mashed potatoes recipe. These mashed potatoes are creamy, fluffy, rich, and are perfect to serve for Thanksgiving dinner. These mashed potatoes are sure to be a hit at your holiday dinner, filling your home with incredible aromas.

Get this recipe on Chef Savvy.

2. Scalloped Potatoes

Fall is here and what better way to celebrate than with delicious scalloped potatoes, made from scratch. This Thanksgiving recipe includes a tasty cream sauce with cheese, onion, and bacon.

Get this recipe on Gimme Some Oven.

3. Oven Roasted Potatoes

Thanksgiving side dishes need to be easy and delicious, especially when you’re juggling the turkey, stuffing, and cranberries. Get these roasted potatoes on the table in less than an hour. They have a great texture and are full of flavors.

Get this recipe on Cookie and Kate.

4. Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Bring the sweet taste of fall to your table with glazed sweet potatoes. Combined with brown sugar, and cinnamon, these sweet potatoes are sure to satisfy your taste buds on every bite.

Get this recipe on Taste of Home.

5. Candied Sweet Potatoes

Add a dash of color and lots of flavor to your Thanksgiving dinner. Try this candied sweet potato recipe. The outside is slightly crispy, while the inside is soft and creamy, with incredible sweetness from the brown sugar along with the spices, like cinnamon.

Can this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

Thanksgiving Green bean Recipes

green beans with lemon

6. Roasted Green Beans

This simple side dish is always a hit at the holidays. Fresh green beans trimmed, rubbed with seasonings, then roasted until they’re browned and crisp around the edges.

Get this recipe on Dinner at The Zoo.

7. Sauteed Green Beans

This hearty vegetable side dish will complement any meal. These sauteed green beans are easy to make and are full of flavor. Only 10 minutes of cooking time are needed to get this recipe to the table.

Get this recipe on Savory Nothings.

8. Garlic Green Beans

These quick and easy sauteed green beans with garlic are the perfect Thanksgiving side dish to serve with juicy turkey. With only 4 ingredients, this simple recipe is one you will turn to again and again.

Get this recipe on The Endless Meal.

9. Green Beans With Bacon

Not only does bacon make everything taste better, it makes these green beans absolutely incredible. This recipe requires 20 minutes of cooking time.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

10. Parmesan Green Beans

This easy vegetable side dish is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any occasion. The green beans are topped with seasonings and parmesan cheese. This side dish only requires 5 ingredients and will be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Get this recipe on Cafe Delites.

Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts Recipes

brussels sprouts

11. Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts are a healthy, surprisingly delicious side for your holiday feast. They’re tossed with olive oil then roasted in a hot oven until tender and caramelized on the inside with a crispy exterior.

Get this recipe on Well Plated.

12. Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Looking for a simple, healthy, and veggie-full side dish? Look no further! These Brussels sprouts are an easy side dish to make for Thanksgiving.

Get this recipe on Martha Stewart.

13. Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

This Thanksgiving, forget the rolls and try cooking some delicious garlic parmesan brussels sprouts. Roast these little nuggets of goodness and let them absorb the flavors while adding a hint of balsamic vinegar and parmesan to create the best fall holiday meal.

Get this recipe on All Recipes.

14. Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts roasted with olive oil and balsamic vinegar with a touch of honey. This is one of my favorite side dishes to serve at Thanksgiving or any holiday gathering. The perfect blend of ingredients makes it so delicious.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

Thanksgiving Casserole Recipes

sweet potato casserole

15. Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole is a popular Thanksgiving side dish made with fresh green beans, cream of mushroom soup, and french fried onions. This homemade recipe is easy to make.

Get this recipe on Betty Crocker.

16. Sweet Potato Casserole

Looking for the perfect side dish to pair with your turkey and stuffing? Sweet Potato Casserole is the perfect complement to any holiday spread. This one-dish holiday casserole is an attractive, gooey treat

Get this recipe on Spend With Pennies.

17. Loaded Potato Casserole

Loaded potato casserole filled with potatoes, bacon, cheese, and other ingredients. A perfect side dish to enjoy on Thanksgiving.

Get this recipe on The Pioneer Woman.

18. Corn Casserole

Try this delicious Paula deen copycat corn casserole. This is an easy recipe to make ahead of time, and then reheat when you are ready to eat.

Get this recipe on The Cozy Cook.

Thanksgiving Gravy Recipes

turkey gravy

19. Turkey Gravy

Start your Thanksgiving dinner with a delicious turkey, glazed to perfection, and gravy made with pan drippings. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and stuffing.

Get this recipe on The Kitchn.

20. Brown Gravy

Brown gravy is perfect for any holiday or special occasion dinner, especially Thanksgiving dinner. This homemade recipe is rich and flavorful, budget-friendly, and can be made in under 15 minutes.

Get this recipe on Sprinkles and Sprouts.

21. Country Gravy

This recipe shows you how to make a delicious country gravy with sausage. A great recipe to serve over biscuits.

Get this recipe on Ready Set Eat.

Thanksgiving Bread Recipes

dinner rolls

22. Dinner Rolls

These Thanksgiving dinner rolls are just right for the occasion. They’re tasty, fluffy, and good with turkey or other dishes. This recipe takes you through the steps needed to make the best dinner rolls.

Get this recipe on Mom On Timeout.

23. Cornbread

This quick and easy recipe will have you serving a moist, delicious cornbread within 25 minutes. Perfect with turkey or any other main course, it makes a great side dish to eat with soups and stews.

Get this recipe on Bless This Mess Please.

24. Homemade Biscuits

These super-soft, melt-in-your-mouth biscuits are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner. They are created with a recipe of only 6 simple and delicious ingredients

Get this recipe on Sugar Spun Run.

Thanksgiving Macaroni Recipes

creamy mac and cheese

25. Baked Mac and Cheese

A hearty casserole of creamy macaroni and cheese combined with a delicious cheese sauce, topped with melted cheese. A comforting dinner that can be made quickly and effortlessly.

Get this recipe on The Chunky Chef.

26. Loaded Mac and Cheese

Here is another great mac and cheese recipe that is loaded with delicious ingredients. A great side dish to go along with your Thanksgiving dinner.

Get this recipe on Lemon Tree Dwelling.

27. Seafood Mac and Cheese

Try something different and make this tasty seafood mac and cheese. It is loaded with delicious ingredients and tastes amazing.

Get this recipe on The Blond Cook.

Thanksgiving Carrot Recipes

roasted carrots

28. Parmesan Roasted Carrots

This Roasted Parmesan Carrots make a delicious side dish for Thanksgiving dinner. Get this dish to the table in 20 minutes. With a touch of garlic and parmesan cheese to season, they’ll quickly become a new holiday favorite.

Get this recipe on Diethood.

29. Sautéed Carrots

This is a super easy side dish you can have ready for Thanksgiving day. With only 3 simple ingredients and 10 minutes of time, you will have a side dish that tastes as good as it looks.

Get this recipe on A Couple Cooks.

30. Honey Garlic Butter Carrots

The honey butter garlic sauce provides a rich and sweet flavor to the carrots while caramelizing the outside for a delicious taste. This is a side dish that can go perfectly along with any main dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Critic.

Thanksgiving Corn Recipes

creamed corn

31. Creamed Corn

Perfect for any holiday spread, this creamed corn recipe is great and everyone will love it! This is a great dish that you will make over and over again.

Get this recipe on Lil Luna.

32. Easy Sautéed Canned Corn

This recipe makes a great side dish for holiday dinners. It tastes delicious with turkey and mashed potatoes.

Get this recipe on Go Money Mom.

Thanksgiving Spinach Recipes

creamed spinach

33. Creamed Spinach

This spin on creamed spinach is similar to the delicious version served at steakhouses. It is a rich, creamy side dish that will be the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table

Get this recipe on The Pioneer Woman.

34. Garlic Sautéed Spinach

Here is another great spinach recipe. This recipe had a touch of garlic added in.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

Thanksgiving Salad Recipes

spinach cranberry salad

35. Spinach Cranberry Salad

This spinach salad is filled with cranberries and almonds. With a sweet and savory taste, it’s the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any holiday feast.

Get this recipe on Cooking Classy.

36. Butternut Squash Salad

For a unique twist on the traditional Thanksgiving side dish, try this butternut squash salad recipe. A mix of zesty and sweet flavors, this is a sure crowd pleaser.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

37. Thanksgiving Salad

Here is another great salad recipe. This one is loaded with pomegranate, pears, and other tasty ingredients. It is topped with the best homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

Get this recipe on Five Heart Home.

Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes

thanksgiving stuffing

38. Easy Stuffing Recipe

This recipe shows you how to make a simple stuffing recipe that tastes amazing.

Get this recipe on The Girl Who Ate Everything.

39. Herb Stuffing

Here is another stuffing recipe that you can make for Thanksgiving.

Get this recipe on All Recipes.

40. Sausage Stuffing

This stuffing recipe is loaded with sausages and other tasty ingredients.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

Thanksgiving Squash Recipes

roasted squash

41. Roasted Butternut Squash

This roasted butternut squash is topped with an incredible maple cinnamon glaze, adding a sweet caramelized flavor. This dish is a perfect Thanksgiving side.

Get this recipe on Jessica Gavin.

42. Cinnamon Roasted Squash

Here is another delicious roasted squash recipe that you should try. This recipe uses a touch of cinnamon and maple syrup.

Get this recipe on Well Plated.

pumpkin soup

Thanksgiving Soup Recipes

43. Pumpkin Soup

With a creamy texture and mellow pumpkin flavor, this classic soup is the perfect start to your Thanksgiving dinner. The pumpkin flavor will remind you of those comforting fall days.

Get this recipe on Cookie and Kate.

44. Squash Soup

The last recipe shows you how to make the best squash soup.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

Enjoy spending time with your family and enjoy eating these delicious side dishes.

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44 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Delicious side dishes to make for Thanksgiving Dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Holiday Recipes, Side Dish Recipes, Thanksgiving Recipes, Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Servings: 8
Calories: 300kcal

Ingredients

  • Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Cream
  • Sweet Potatoes

Instructions

  • Pick a side dish to make.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Follow the recipes instructions.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.

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