101 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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We are only five days away from Thanksgiving! While some people have had their menu planned for months, others are still unsure of what they may want to add to their feast. I think it’s always fun to sub in a new dish to the menu, we can’t have the exact same thing every year. Or can we?

Anyway, I have compiled 101 Thanksgiving Side Dishes from around the web. You will find everything from stuffing, vegetables, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, mashed and sweet potatoes. I guarantee you will find something to tickle your fancy.

Have fun making your grocery list!

Fig-and-Almond Bread Stuffing with Fennel from Noble Pig
Bread and Sausage Stuffing with Cranberries from Noble Pig
Rustic-Multigrain Stuffing with Nuts & Dried Fruit from Noble Pig
Mushroom, Kale & Sausage Stuffing from Wine & Glue
Chorizo and Roasted Poblano Dressing from A Southern Fairytale
Mushroom Challah Dressing from What Jew Wanna Eat
Italian Sausage Cornbread Stuffing from Savory Simple
Slow Cooker Stuffing from The Kitchen is My Playground
Turkey-Sage Cornbread Stuffing from An Edible Mosaic
Easy Sausage Stuffing from Lemons for Lulu
Apple Bacon & Cheddar Cheese Stuffing from Cupcakes & Kale Chips
One Pot Spicy Chicken Sausage Dressing (Gluten Free) from Around My Family Table


Broccoli and Gruyere Gratin from Noble Pig
Spiced Squash with Brown Butter Glaze from Noble Pig
Creamy Baked Leeks with Garlic, Thyme & Parmigiano from Noble Pig
Pomegranate-Balsamic Glazed Carrots from Noble Pig
Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash from Noble Pig
Creamy Baked Fennel from Noble Pig
Roasted Brown Sugar-Five Spice Butternut Squash from Noble Pig
Smokey Turnip & Parsnip Gratin from Noble Pig
Mushroom and Leek Bread Pudding from Noble Pig
Braised Carrots with Leeks from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Easy Lemony Roasted Asparagus from Wine & Glue
Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Molasses from Very Culinary
Green Beans with Brown Butter Pecans from Susie Freaking Homemaker
Acorn Squash with Rosemary & Walnuts from Dinner Dishes & Desserts
Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad w/Bacon, Kamut & Blue Cheese from The Law Student’s Wife
Cheesy Scalloped Carrots from I Heart Eating
Butternut Squash Puree with Honey & Smoked Paprika from The Lemon Bowl
Ginger Lime Brussels Sprouts from Spabettie
Green Beans with Sherried Mushrooms and Fried Shallots from Seasonal & Savory
Sauteed Carrots from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
From Scratch Green Bean Casserole from Cooking Like a Champion
Kale Gratin from An Edible Mosaic
Roasted Acorn & Butternut Squash with Corn & Smoked Sausage from Farm Fresh Feasts
Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon from Mom On Timeout
Succotash from Pastry Chef Online
Butternut Squash Apple Bake from A Cedar Spoon
Red Wine Braised Chestnuts and Pearl Onions from Cooking on the Weekends
Baked Acorn Squash with Maple Glaze from The Kitchen is My Playground
Maple, Balsamic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts from I Heart Eating
Shallot & Balsamic Glazed Green Beans w/Goat Cheese from Cupcakes & Kale Chips
Four Onion Gratin from The Hungry Goddess 
Roasted Butternut Squash with Apple, Onion & Thyme from An Edible Mosaic
Jiffy Corn Casserole from Rhubarb and Honey
Spinach Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Maple Dijon Vinaigrette from JewHungry
Ginger Glazed Carrots from Savvy Eats
Prosciutto Cranberry Brussels Sprouts from Cooking on the Weekends
Twice Baked Roasted Butternut Squash Puree w/Parm & Sage from Gourmande in the Kitchen
Caramelized Broccoli with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette from The Creekside Cook
Best Ever Roasted Turnips from Foodie Tots
Creamy Parmesan Spinach & Mushrooms from Seasonal & Savory
Roasted Butternut Squash & Pear Mash from What’s Cookin’ Chicago
Spiced Pumpkin & Carrot Mash from Masala Herb
Maple Pan Roasted Carrots from Noble Pig

Smashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese
Ranch Mashed Potatoes from Noble Pig
Smashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese & Chives from Noble Pig
Creamy Bacon and Green Onion Mashed Potatoes from Noble Pig
Salt and Vinegar Chip Scalloped Potatoes from Noble Pig
Slow Cooker Garlic Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes from Mom On Timeout
Make Ahead Irish Mashed Potato Casserole from Farm Fresh Feasts
Loaded Mashed Potato Bake from Mom On Timeout
Perfect Mashed Potatoes from Spabettie
Fried Smashed Potatoes w/Onions & Meyer Lemon Dressing from Craving of a Lunatic
Mashed Potato & Kohlrabi from Masala Herb
Cheesy Garlic Bacon Mashed Potatoes from Julie’s Eats & Treats
Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes w/Pancetta & Blue Cheese from Lemons for Lulu
Garlic-Herb Smashed Potatoes from Cooking on the Weekends
Jalapeno Cheddar Mashed Potatoes from Dinner Dishes & Desserts 

Bourbon walnut

Sweet Potatoes
Bourbon-Walnut Sweet Potato Mash from Noble Pig
Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with Lemon-Ginger Cream Sauce from Noble Pig
Streuseled Sweet Potatoes with Dried Fruit from Noble Pig
Smokey Sweet Potato Souffle from Noble Pig
Sweet Potato Noodle Kugel from Rhubarb and Honey
Vanilla Bean Sweet Potatoes with Buttered Black Walnuts from Seasonal & Savory
Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Whiskey Pecans from The Law Student’s Wife
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow Gravy from Wonky Wonderful
Sweet Potato Shepard’s Pie from Diethood

cranberry tangerine
Cranberry Sauce
The Best Cranberry-Tangerine Chutney from Noble Pig
Apple, Apricot, Beet, Cranberry Sauce from Farm Fresh Feasts
Ginger Cranberry Sauce from Spabettie
Best Ever Slow Cooker Cranberry Chutney from Pineapple & Coconut
Easy Cranberry Sauce with Cherries & Orange from Wonky Wonderful
Apple Cranberry Sauce with Orange & Ginger from Spoonful of Flavor
Honey Sweetened Orange Cranberry Sauce from Texanerin Baking
Cinnamon &Orange Scented Cranberry Sauce from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Buttermilk BiscuitsDinner Rolls
Dinner Rolls for a Crowd from Noble Pig
Best-Ever Buttermilk Biscuits w/Tip & Tricks from Noble Pig
No-Knead Onion Rolls from Noble Pig
Simple Cinnamon-Cranberry Dinner Rolls from Noble Pig
The Best Classic Popovers with Tips & Tricks from Noble Pig
Potato-Sour Cream Biscuits from Noble Pig
Bubble-Top Brioches from Cook Like a Champion
Spacatini ~ Little Cleft Rolls from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Apple Butter Cheddar Dill Biscuits from The Law Student’s Wife
Pull-Apart Buttery Dinner Rolls from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Rosemary and Black Pepper Dinner Rolls from Cook Like a Champion
Quick & Tasty 60-Minute Dinner Rolls from I Heart Eating
Brioche Buns from Because I Like Chocolate
Buttermilk-Oat Dinner Rolls from Dinner Dishes & Desserts
Soft & Fluffy Dinner Rolls (100% Whole Wheat) from Texanerin Baking

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  1. What a lot of choices. In Canada we have already celebrated of course, but these sides would also be good for Christmas. I don’t do lots of sides, only two of us, we wouldn’t eat them.

  2. Great list Cathy & thanks for including my caramelized broccoli – have a great Thanksgiving!

  3. What a great roundup!

    Thanks so much for including my sweet potato noodle kugel!

    Have a great Thanksgiving!

  4. Sabra 4

    Great selection Cathy! Thanks and happy Thanksgiving to you! Hope to see you on the 8th!

  5. Wow, you’ve really put together a great resource here, Cathy! I hope your family has a wonderful Thanksgiving :)

  6. Wow, what an amazing round-up! Thanks for including my cranberry sauce. Have a great Thanksgiving!

  7. Thank you so much for including my cranberry chutney!! What an awesome list!

  8. Thanks you so much for including Jewhungry on this amazing recipe round up. Happy Thanksgiving!

  9. So many choices! thanks for a GREAT list of new “takes” on old favorites.

  10. Merna Schneider 10

    What a resource your newsletter is!
    Thank you so much for this wonderful selection
    of side dish recipes. Have tried the pomegranate
    Balsamic carrots before, delicious.

  11. Thanks for including my smashed potatoes, chestnuts and cranberry brussels sprouts in this delicious collection of Thanksgiving recipes! Happy Thanksgiving!

  12. Thanks so much for including me! There are some really delicious side dishes here!

  13. I like all the new choices. I’ll let you know how they turn out. Working with green beans, butternut squash and dinner rolls. My turn for that portion of the meal.

  14. Bogey 14

    Your Smoky Sweet Potato Souffle has become our newest tradition added to our Thanksgiving table. Thanks so much for this original twist unlike any other sweet potato recipe I’ve ever had.


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