11 Delicious & Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes You Need To Make

With Thanksgiving coming up before you know it, I thought it would be a good idea to put together my absolute favorite and easy Thanksgiving side dishes!

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Now a Thanksgiving meal is NEVER complete witjout a few tasty side dishes.

From amazing and simple casserole recipes, to quick and easy maple cranberry sauce, these side dishes will make sure you and your family celebrate Thanksgiving in the best way possible this year!

11 Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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Below are 11 of my favorite side dishes that you need to try this Thanksgiving.


1. Butternut Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

With only 10 basic ingredients, this side dish takes about 1 hour to prepare, and is pretty simple!

This healthy twist on a classic casserole dish is a must.

2. Paleo Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Apples 

Apples and bacon?!

Yes, you read correctly! Many people don’t know this, but these two are a match made in heaven. Together with brussels sprouts and some rosemary, this side dish is truly to die for.

3. Apple Cranberry Rosemary Stuffing

This stuffing is so good I bet you could eat it on its own as a meal!

The apples and cranberries give this recipe a lovely sweetness, so I am sure even your kids will love this one.

4. Fast & Easy Creamed Spinach

I have always loved creamed spinach, even as a young child!

So naturally I need to add this side dish to my favorite Thanksgiving sides list!

5. Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

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Now this healthy, clean dish is perfect for kids! But I won’t lie, I would definitely eat this too.

I love a clean looking dish, and it doesn’t get cleaner than this recipe.

You can use any healthy dip to go with the veggies, dairy or non dairy. Personally, I like to use a good cottage cheese homemade dip!

6. Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots

If you are looking for a really quick side dish to throw together with great taste and color, then add this one to your list!

7. Homemade Cranberry Sauce

If you never have cranberry sauce on the table over Thanksgiving & Christmas, then you absolutely MUST this year!

It goes perfectly with Turkey, or any other bird really!

8. Easy Sausage & Herb Stuffing

As the name suggests, this stuffing recipe is easy.

I love adding sausage to anything really, especially a good stuffing!

9. Mashed Potato Casserole

I don’t think a side dish recipe roundup could ever be complete without a mashed potato casserole!

This mouthwatering recipe is loaded with cheese, bread crumbs and topped with salty bacon.

Your food coma awaits!

10. Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

Slow cooker recipes are so easy to do, that’s why they are so popular.

Corn is another favorite food this time of the year, and this recipe is just another amazing comfort food for the cold weather!

See related post: 25 Best Fall Crockpot Recipes

11. Broccoli Casserole From Scratch

Filled with fresh broccoli and a homemade cream sauce, if you want a delicious broccoli dish for Thanksgiving, then save this recipe!

Make sure to follow my Thanksgiving Pinterest board for all the latest ideas for Thanksgiving!


Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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