20+Best Thanksgiving Sides

Were you looking for a new side dish?  Here are 20+ Best Thanksgiving Sides for you to try… and more!  If you’re planning to host this year’s Thanksgiving Dinner or just looking for an impressive side dish to bring as a guest, here are our 20 + Best Thanksgiving Sides for you to choose from.  They will surely make a statement on your buffet table!

Sometimes, we all get stuck in a rut making the same side dishes over and over again.  I know we do. 

And, maybe this time you’re thinking about bringing some new side dishes and flavors into the holiday. 

That’s why we put a list of some of our most popular side dishes for you. 

Plus, with these recipes, you can easily …Make-Ahead and Reheat too!

So take a look… and see if any of these recipes will inspire you! 

(Note: links to our recipes are in Red)

… and ENJOY!!  😉

1.   Healthy Italian Butternut Sweet Potato Casserole ~ is loaded with amazing smoky flavors and a melt-in-your-mouth texture! Omit the pancetta and this casserole is VEGAN, plus Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Whole 30, a healthier sweet potato casserole for everyone to enjoy! 

Healthy Italian Butternut Sweet Potato Casserole by 2sistersrecipes.com

2.  Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole ~ is an easy, cheesy casserole that’s creamy-delicious!  So good, everyone will ask for seconds….need we say more?

Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole by 2sistersrecipes.com

3.  Green Bean Creamy Casserole ~ offers a delicious creamy texture with a crunchy onion topping, that tastes amazing! Everyone who tries it – falls in love! And, they will come back for more. 😉

Green Bean Creamy Casserole by 2sistersrecipes.com

4.  Maple Glazed Carrots ~ is made with olive oil, maple syrup, garlic, and cinnamon, and bake for 15 minutes!  They’re crunchy-delicious!! 

Maple Glazed Carrots by 2sistersrecipes.com

5.  Best Creamy Mashed Potatoesare light, airy, and fluffy as ever! No need to embellish with additional fat and calories and they’re perfect every time. 

Best Creamy Mashed Potatoes

6.  Macaroni and Cheese with Pancetta & Caramelized Onions ~ for those who love mac & cheese as a side on the table… this one is a definite winner! 

Macaroni and Cheese with Pancetta and Caramelized Onions by 2sistersrecipes.com

7.  Cheesy Mini Biscuits (Jim n Nick’s Copycat) ~ Easy, NO Knead to make these little mini biscuits.  Loaded with cheddar cheese and baked in 10 minutes! And everyone will enjoy them.

Cheesy Mini Biscuits Jim n Nicks copycat by 2sistersrecipes.com

8.  Broccoli and Bleu Cheese Casserole ~ is creamy and mouthwatering cheesy!  No one will ever notice the bleu cheese in this one.  Trust me on that…  it’s wonderful!!

Broccoli and Bleu Cheese Casserole by 2sistersrecipes.com

9.  Thanksgiving Stuffing Sicilian Style! ~ is loaded with breakfast sausage, stove-top stuffing mix, plus a few more amazing ingredients!  So delicious and the aroma is unbelievable!  This stuffing is the most popular dish on our table, and everyone requests it every year.

Thanksgiving Stuffing Sicilian Style! by 2sistersrecipes.com

10.  Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin – Italian Style! ~ is scrumptious, amazingly creamy, and delicious – this recipe is a winner!

Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin by 2sistersrecipes.com

11.  Easy Stuffed Mushrooms ~ are wonderful… and with our easy step-by-step directions, you too can make these delicious stuffed mushrooms for your family to enjoy! 

Easy Stuffed Mushrooms by 2sistersrecipes.com

12.   Mom’s Best Mashed Potato Pie ~ Light, and fluffy with a crispy crust on top, our mom’s potato pie is baked with pieces of ham, cheese, and even mozzarella mixed with mashed potatoes. As a delicious casserole, your family will go back for more!

Mom's Best Mashed Potato Pie by 2sistersrecipes.com

13.  Sweet Mashed Potatoes with Mascarpone Cheese ~  Looking for different mashed potatoes?  We skipped the marshmallows and pecans and made this recipe much healthier.  And even after you reheat them, they keep their velvety texture and savory flavor!

Sweet Mashed Potatoes with Mascarpone Cheese by 2sistersrecipes.com

14.  Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon ~ are thrown together in one baking pan and roasted until they turn crispy, crunchy, and savory!  Simple, easy, and BIG on flavor!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon by 2sistersrecipes.com

 

15.  Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli ~ Frozen artichoke hearts are defrosted and then roasted with extra-virgin olive oil and salt.  Served with lemon-garlic aioli, makes the perfect snack or appetizer while dinner is getting ready!  

Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli by 2sistersrecipes.com

16.  Baked Peas and Artichoke Hearts ~ is a delicious casserole with frozen peas and frozen hearts tossed together and baked until the vegetables are perfectly tender.  Super easy and DELICIOUS!

Baked Peas and Artichoke Hearts by 2sistersrecipes.com

 17. Pumpkin Cornbread Recipe ~ Moist, delicious tasting flavor in this cornbread recipe! A perfect addition to your buffet table!

A hand holding a piece of cornbread. by 2sistersrecipes.com

18.  Mashed Cauliflower ~ is a creamy side dish and it’s a healthy alternative to mashed potatoes. This recipe is low in fat, high in fiber, dairy-free, and vegan!

Mashed Cauliflower by 2sistersrecipes.com

19.  Crunchy Broccoli Raisins Walnut Salad! ~ it’s loaded with fresh vegetables and you can make this salad one day ahead!  This salad has a refreshing and clean taste, everyone will rave about it!   

Crunchy Broccoli Raisins Walnut Salad by 2sistersrecipes.com

20. Baked Vegetable Bird’s Nests ~ are loaded with julienned veggies, and combined to form these cute little vegetable bird’s nests, then baked until golden and crispy.  Perfect side or appetizer! 

Additional Sides for you to try… and make ahead!

More Ideas and Favorite Recipes You’ll Love:

That’s it, friends!  Do You Have a Favorite Side Dish?  We’d love to hear about it and share it with our readers.

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Happy and Healthy Cooking!  😉

 xo Anna and Liz

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20+ Best Thanksgiving Sides

20 Best Thanksgiving Sides by 2sistersrecipes.com

Here are 20+ Best Thanksgiving Sides for you to try... and more!  If you're planning to host this year's Thanksgiving Dinner or just looking for an impressive side dish to bring as a guest, here are our 20 Best Thanksgiving Sides for you to choose from. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • Healthy Italian Butternut Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Baked Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole
  • Green Bean Creamy Casserole
  • Maple Glazed Carrots
  • Best Creamy Mashed Potatoes
  • Macaroni and Cheese with Pancetta & Caramelized Onions
  • Cheesy Mini Biscuits (Jim n Nick's Copycat)
  • Broccoli and Bleu Cheese Casserole
  • Thanksgiving Stuffing -Sicilian Style!
  • Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin - Italian Style!
  • Easy Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Mom's Best Mashed Potato Pie
  • Sweet Mashed Potatoes with Mascarpone Cheese
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
  • Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli
  • Baked Peas and Artichoke Hearts
  • Pumpkin Cornbread Recipe
  • Mashed Cauliflower
  • Crunchy Broccoli Raisins Walnut Salad!
  • Baked Vegetable Bird's Nests

Instructions

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  2. Gather all the ingredients for that recipe.
  3. Follow the directions on the recipe card to make it and enjoy!

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2 Comments

  1. Thanks for all those sides! The cauliflower and the carrots are calling to me.

    1. Aw, thanks so much Jeff! Those are both great sides to try this year. Have a great Thanksgiving next week!