25 Easy Fall Side Dishes

Enjoy one of these delicious fall side dishes. You will find a variety of options on the list so you are sure to find something you will enjoy.

These recipes are:

  • Easy to make
  • Delicious
  • Great for holidays
  • Perfect sides for lunch or dinner
  • Full of Fall Flavors

Easy Fall Side Dishes

Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

1. Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

This is a great recipe to use up your brussels sprouts with. This is a flavorful fall recipe that combines brussels sprouts with onions, crispy bacon, and a tasty balsamic glaze. This side dish is perfect for holiday dinners.

Get this recipe on Downshiftology.

2. Harvest Rice

Get creative with your rice recipe and make them fall-inspired. This recipe shows you how to make the best harvest rice. The rice is loaded with veggies, craisins, almonds, herbs, and broth.

Get this recipe on Jo Cooks.

3. Harvest Quinoa Brown Rice Salad

This is the perfect fall side to enjoy with dinner. It contains 10 tasty ingredients which include butternut squash, pecans, and quinoa.

Get this recipe on The Clean Eating Couple.

Smoked Sausage With Sweet Potatoes

4. Smoked Sausage With Sweet Potatoes

This is a sheet pan recipe that uses sweet potatoes and sausages. For this recipe, you will only need 5 ingredients. Get this recipe to the table in under 55 minutes. If you have any leftovers you can store them in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Get this recipe on Bowl of Delicious.

5. Carrots and Candied Pecans

Carrots and candied pecans go together so well with this recipe. This is a tasty treat to enjoy as your side dish. Very flavorful and tastes amazing. Top with goat cheese.

Get this recipe on Inspired By Charm.

6. Brussels Sprouts With Bacon and Pecans

Here is another great brussels sprout recipe for you to try. Just like the first recipe this one also includes bacon but with added pecans. The ingredients are topped with maple syrup and balsamic vinegar.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

honey butternut squash

7. Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

I love making butternut squash as a side dish for my family’s meals. They are so tender and go well with just about anything. This recipe shows you how to make the best-carmelized honey butternut squash.

Get this recipe on Salt and Lavender.

8. Homemade Mac and Cheese

The perfect comfort food side dish the whole family is sure to enjoy. Creamy and loaded with cheese. You can bake this mac and cheese or make it on the stove. It is also customizable so you can add extra toppings to it like bacon.

Get this recipe on The Chunky Chef.

stuffed sausage acorn squash

9. Stuffed Acorn Squash

If you are looking for a low-carb recipe you should try this stuffed acorn squash. For this recipe, you will bake the acorn squash until nice and golden. Then you will stuff it with ingredients like sausages, apples, herbs, and spices.

Get this recipe on Well Plated.

10. Maple Walnut Sweet Potatoes

Here is another recipe that you can stuff with tasty ingredients. This one uses sweet potatoes. For this recipe, you stuff the sweet potato with the best maple walnut topping. This is a great side dish for holidays.

Get this recipe on Savory Nothings.

Apple Cranberry Sauce

11. Apple Cranberry Sauce

Try something different other than the traditional cranberry and make it with apples. This cranberry sauce is so delicious. It features berries and honey crisp apples combined with spices.

Get this recipe on Jessica Gavin.

12. Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This is a comforting side dish that uses sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes are cut into cubes that are combined with honey and cinnamon.

Get this recipe on Buns in My Oven.

Roasted Fall Vegetables

13. Roasted Fall Vegetables

The perfect recipe to use with all your colorful fall favorite vegetables. For this recipe, you will use vegetables like brussels sprouts, cauliflower, peppers, and acorn squash.

Get this recipe on Gimme Delicious.

14. Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Slices

Try these delicious melted sweet potato slices. This is the perfect dish to make for Thanksgiving. For this recipe, the sweet potatoes are topped with a maple pecan sauce.

Get this recipe on Dessert For Two.

Fall Quinoa Salad

15. Fall Quinoa Salad

If you are looking for a great fall salad that uses quinoa, this is the one for you to try. Flavorful and full of fall flavors. Loaded with quinoa, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and butternut squash. All combined with a balsamic vinaigrette.

Get this recipe on Little Broken.

16. Apple Pecan Salad

Another great salad for you to try. This salad is filled with apples, cranberries, bacon, and greens. This recipe also includes a tasty maple vinaigrette.

Get this recipe on Creme De La Crumb.

17. Cranberry and Walnut Stuffing

You have to have the perfect stuffing to go along with holiday dinners or any meal really when you are craving stuffing. This is an easy stuffing recipe that is filled with walnuts, celery, cranberries, and a few other ingredients.

Get this recipe on Foodie Crush.

18. Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

Everyone will be asking for seconds after trying this tasty dish. Sauteed mushrooms combined with the best parmesan cream sauce.

Get this recipe on Build Your Bite.

Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

19. Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Roasted tender crispy garlic sliced potatoes combined with parmesan. The perfect side to go along with your dinner meat. Get it to the table in under 45 minutes.

Get this recipe on Damn Delicious.

Autumn Couscous Salad

20. Autumn Couscous Salad

This couscous salad is loaded with all the autumn flavors. Filled with cranberries, butternut squash, and pecans. All the ingredients are combined with the best dijon vinaigrette.

Get this recipe on Little Spice Jar.

21. Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples

This is a tasty treat to enjoy. You can enjoy it by itself or as a side dish. You only need 6 ingredients to make this recipe. This recipe includes sweet potatoes, apples, cinnamon, and maple syrup.

Get this recipe on Joy Food Sunshine.

Mashed Butternut Squash

22. Mashed Butternut Squash

Switch out the traditional mashed potato for mashed butternut squash. This is an easy recipe to make that is perfect for Thanksgiving.

Get this recipe on Spend with Pennies.

23. Broccoli Cranberry Salad

Use up your broccoli and make this salad. This salad is loaded with broccoli, cranberries, bacon, and cheese. It also includes a simple dressing. It is best if you refrigerate the salad for at least 2 hours to let the flavors soak in.

Get this recipe on Mom 4 Real.

24. Cranberry Pecan Roasted Fall Veggies

Another fall roasted vegetable recipe. Loaded with brussels sprouts, cranberries, pecans, onion, and butternut squash. All combined with a great maple cinnamon butter.

Get this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow.

25. Glazed Carrots

The last recipe shows you how to make the best-glazed carrots. These carrots are combined with a brown sugar mixture and then topped with parsley.

Get this recipe on Dinner At The Zoo.

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25 Easy Fall Side Dishes

Delicious Fall Side Dishes.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fall Side Dishes
Servings: 6
Calories: 180kcal


  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Acorn Squash
  • Seasonings


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


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