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82 Totally Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

82 Totally Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than a month away? I have to be honest and say I can already smell the turkey cooking! Now that the Halloween decorations are tucked away for next year, I can start planning for our family's Thanksgiving dinner. If your family is like ours, you probably have a few recipes that are always a tradition. In fact, I think my family would boycott the dinner if certain side dishes were missing. I still try to add some new dishes to the table though. Who knows? Perhaps they will become the new "must have" food for the holidays. Here are some of the best Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes on the web to help inspire new traditions for your family's holiday dinner... as well as mine!

Consider Thanksgiving planned with this H U G E list of Thanksgiving Side Dishes. Those potatoes though!


From flavorful squash and vegetable dishes to savory stuffing and creamy potatoes you'll be sure to find something new to try in this collection of recipes. Fresh baked rolls too! The hard part now is waiting for Thanksgiving to try them....or if you can't wait, try one tonight! 

Potato Side Dishes

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes by Cutefetti

Easy Roasted Potatoes by Cutefetti

Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potatoes by Emily Bites

Easy Cheesy Stovetop Scalloped Potatoes by Chocolate Moosey


 Photo Credit: Delicious Meets Healthy

Buttery Fresh Herb Smashed Potatoes by Frugal Foodie Mama

Duchess Potatoes by Tea & Biscuits

Bacon Ranch Twice Baked Potato Casserole by Poet in the Pantry

Kettle Corn Grilled Sweet Potatoes by The Big Man's World


Photo Credit: Frugal Foodie Mama

Crock Pot Sweet Potato Casserole by Architecture of a Mom

Hash Brown Casserole by Julie's Eats & Treats

Vanilla Sweet Potato Casserole by Nutmeg Nanny

Make Ahead Irish Mashed Potato Casserole by Farm Fresh Feasts


Photo Credit: Tea & Biscuits

Loaded Cheesy Potato Casserole by An Edible Mosaic

Rosemary, Olive Oil & Sea Salt Mashed Sweet Potatoes by Ari's Menu

Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Orange Zest by The Lemon Bowl

Easy Cheesy Potatoes au Gratin by Yummy Healthy Easy


Photo Credit: Yummy Healthy Easy

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Mashed Potatoes by Blackberry Babe

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes by Thrifty Jinxy

Parmesan Mashed Potatoes by Delightful E Made

Sweet Potato Souffle by Six Figures Under


Photo Credit: Delightful E Made

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping by Delicious Meets Healthy

Stuffing Side Dishes

Slow Cooker Stuffing Filled Apple Cups by Cutefetti

Harvest Apple Cranberry and Sage Sausage Stuffing by The Chunky Chef

Savory Sausage Stuffing by Tried and Tasty


Crockpot Stuffing by Julie's Eats & Treats

Cranberry Pecan Quinoa Dressing by Gluten Free Yumms

Cornbread Sausage Stuffing by Ari's Menu

Cranberry Apple Walnut Stuffing by Thrifty Jinxy


Photo Credit: Gluten Free Yumms

Antonia’s Portuguese Stuffing by Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

Make Ahead Stuffing by Wine and Glue

Herbed Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing by Kitchen Treaty

Cranberry Apple Freekeh Stuffing by The Mediterranean Dish


Photo Credit: Julie's Eats & Treats

Lentil and Mushroom Stuffing by Foxes Love Lemons

Vegetables Side Dishes

Honey Ginger Green Beans by Cooking in Stilettos

Mom’s Green Bean Casserole Recipe by This Mom Can Cook

Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate by Sarah's Cucina Bella


Photo Credit: Cooking in Stilettos

Green Beans with Onion & Bacon by A Party of Four

Green Beans with Toasted Almonds by Lori's Culinary Creations

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts by Poet in the Pantry

Baked Brussels Sprouts with Apples & Bacon by Lori's Culinary Creations


Photo Credit: Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Brussels Sprout Slaw with Cranberries & Crumbled Candied Pecans by Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Roasted on the Stalk Brussels Sprouts by Nutmeg Nanny

Butternut Squash Au Gratin by Homemaking Hacks

Butternut Squash Orzo Salad by Cooking on the Front Burner


Photo Credit: Flavor the Moments

Roasted Butternut Squash with Pecans Shallots and Blue Cheese by Cooking in Stilettos

Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad by Frugal Mom Eh!

Curried Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Dates & Pecans by Food Faith Fitness

Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Salad with Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette by The Mediterranean Dish


Photo Credit: Sarah's Cucina Bella

Roasted Maple Carrots with Pepitas by Food By Mars

White Cheddar Cauliflower Gratin by Greens & Chocolate

Spinach Gratin by Karen's Kitchen Stories

Cranberry Citrus Salad with Goat Cheese & Pecans by Delightful E Made

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Photo Credit: Food By Mars

Quinoa Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash by Our Small Hours

Easy Glazed Carrots by Yummy Healthy Easy

Chili Maple Roasted Winter Squash by Flavor the Moments

Three Bean Salad by Cupcake Diaries


Photo Credit: Sarah

Broccoli Casserole by Kristine's Kitchen

Corn Casserole by My Turn For Us

Bite Size Stuffed Mushrooms with Sausage and Arugula by Sarah

Asparagus and Bacon by Sarah


 Photo Credit: Frugal Mom Eh!

Fall Harvest Roasted Pear and Kale Salad by Tasting Page

Wilted Kale and Couscous Salad with Carrots and Cranberries by Floating Kitchen

Parmesan Herb Microwave Spaghetti Squash by Joyful Healthy Eats

Pasta Sides

Panko Crusted Macaroni and Cheese by Tried and Tasty

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Photo Credit: Greens & Chocolate

Cranberry and Squash Wild Rice Salad by Greens & Chocolate

Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole by All in All

Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad by Chelsea's Messy Apron

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Photo Credit: Chelsea's Messy Apron

Fruit Sides

Ruby Port Cranberry Sauce by Karen's Kitchen Stories

Sparkling Strawberry and Cranberry Jam by Thrifty DIY Diva

My Aunt’s Cranberry Relish by Trish Sutton

Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash by Life Love Liz


Photo Credit: Snappy Gourmet

Homemade Cranberry Sauce by My Turn For Us

Cardamom Apple-Pearsauce by Snappy Gourmet

Cranberry Fluff Salad by Cincy Shopper

Homemade Cranberry Saucemyturnforus

Photo Credit: My Turn for Us

Easy Cranberry Sauce with Apples, Pecans and Pineapple by Two Healthy Kitchens

Soup Recipes

20 Minute Pumpkin and Corn Cheddar Soup by Homemaking Hacks


Food Stylist: Anne Disrude Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

Photo Credit: A Day In Our Shoes


Copycat Famous Dave’s Sweet Cornbread Muffins by Thrifty DIY Diva

Butter Biscuits by All in All

Tender Buttery Sweet Potato Biscuits by Flavor the Moments


Photo Credit: Celebrating Sweets

Clover Yeast Dinner Rolls by Frugal Foodie Mama

Pumpkin Cornbread by Celebrating Sweets


Which of these delicious side dishes will you be trying out this Thanksgiving?

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Faith (An Edible Mosaic)

Saturday 7th of November 2015

I am always looking for new side dish ideas for the holidays! This is a great collection. Thanks so much for including me!

Dawn Lopez

Monday 9th of November 2015

My pleasure Faith! Your potato casserole looks absolutely scrumptious. ;)

Carrie|Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

Friday 6th of November 2015

What a comprehensive roundup! Thank you so much for including my stuffing recipe.

Dawn Lopez

Monday 9th of November 2015

Thank you for sharing your recipe Carrie. Your stuffing looks delish!

Sarah L

Thursday 5th of November 2015

What a great list of recipes! I want to try the Honey Ginger Green Beans (among others)

Dawn Lopez

Monday 9th of November 2015

The Honey Ginger Beans do look amazing! I hope you get a chance to try them out. :)

sheila ressel

Thursday 5th of November 2015

There are some really yummy looking recipes in the collection. I think I'll give a couple of them a try this year.

Dawn Lopez

Monday 9th of November 2015

If you do try any of these recipes, let me know how it goes. I know I'll be trying some of them myself! ;)

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