Delicious, Show-Stealing Thanksgiving Side Recipes

A few of our favorite side dishes for your Thanksgiving menu

Delicious, Show-Stealing Thanksgiving Side Recipes

Beth Lee OMG! Yummy

Thanksgiving is less than a month away, which means you’re probably starting to sift through tons of recipes to determine what’s going to make it on to the table this year. We’re here to help.

Crispy & Tender Rosemary Red Potatoes

Kathy Penney/Penney Lane Kitchen

When you’re cooking a Thanksgiving feast for the whole family, a simple side dish may just save you from going completely insane. Click here to see the recipe.

Chipotle-Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Lori Yates/Foxes Love Lemons

These spicy and sweet mashed sweet potatoes will be great for any non-traditional Thanksgiving menu. Click here to see the recipe.

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Aaron/The Hungry Hutch

Brussels sprouts may not be everyone’s favorite vegetable, but add some bacon and you get a classic side dish that never fails to please. Click here to see the recipe.

Roasted Delicata Squash

Beth Lee/OMG! Yummy

Slightly milder than butternut squash, delicata squash are a treat throughout their short season (early to mid-fall). Cook delicate squash with the skin on — it’s edible! Click here to see the recipe.

“Thanksgiving in a Dish” Sausage Maple Bread Stuffing

Christine Carlisle/Chew Nibble Nosh

This is the stuffing recipe you’ve always been searching for. You have to start it a few days in advance of Thanksgiving, but the end result is worth it. Click here to see the recipe.

Kale, Butternut Squash, and Feta Salad

Tina Muir/Feed Your Future with Tina Muir

A lighter option to balance out all of the rich food that pops up on the Thanksgiving table, this cooked salad should be dressed simply with a bit of olive oil and some spices. Click here to see the recipe.

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Mary Cressler/Vindulge

Break the mold this Thanksgiving and go with a small side of soup to clear your palate throughout the meal. Click here to see the recipe.

Green Chile and Cheddar Skillet Cornbread

Michelle Sandstrom/Feed Me I’m Hungry

Everything about this simple, cheesy cornbread is better than what you can find pre-made at the store. Click here to see the recipe.

Creamy Chipotle Sweet Potato & Quinoa Casserole

Mary Helen Leonard/Mary Makes Dinner

With lots of protein, fiber, and superfood sweet potato, this semi-healthy casserole is balanced out with a healthy dose of cream cheese and gooey mozzarella. Click here to see the recipe.

Arugula, Fennel, and Green Lentil Salad

Diane Balch/Simple Living and Eating

Most side dishes end up being covered in butter or drowned in cream (not a bad thing, just an observation). Lighten up with a seasonal salad to complement the turkey. Click here to see the recipe.