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This post lists the 50 best Thanksgiving side dishes to try ASAP.

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Alrighty, the most anticipated feast of the year is nearly upon us…it’s Thanksgiving!

It’s time to celebrate Thanksgiving, a time-honored tradition filled with laughter, love, and an abundance of scrumptious Thanksgiving food recipes that will leave you in the ultimate food coma as you watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade or the Dallas Cowboys on TV!

I LOVE Thanksgiving food. With a cornucopia of sides that deserve their spotlight in dazzling Thanksgiving serving dishes—this is a foodie’s dream come true! I know it’s mine!

I didn’t forget to consider the best Friendsgiving dishes! Impress your buddies with a bomb-ass Thanksgiving side dish this year!

It’s time to embrace the comforting Thanksgiving food that fills the air with love and coziness.

This post lists the best Thanksgiving side dishes to try this year.

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Complete the perfect Thanksgiving dinner with these delicious and festive side dishes. From the perfect Thanksgiving peas recipe to Thanksgiving bread recipes, let’s get after this awesome Thanksgiving food list!

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1. Creamed Peas

Creamed Peas
Photo Credit: Belly Full

Give your sweet peas some TLC with this yummy Belly Full Creamed Peas recipe. It’s a great peas recipe for Thanksgiving.

2. Candied Yams

Candied Yams
Photo Credit: Whisk It Real Guide

Yams are among the top 5 Thanksgiving foods, so try this Whisk It Real Guide Candied Yam recipe!

3. Turkey Pot Pie Soup

Turkey Pot Pie Soup
Photo Credit: Baked By Rachel

Thanksgiving soups for sides are perfect compliments to a tasty main course! This Baked By Rachel Turkey Pot Pie recipe is the perfect soup Thanksgiving side dish.

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4. Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits
Photo Credit: Bon Appetit

Buttery biscuits by Bon Appetit are cheap Friendsgiving meals that everyone will enjoy!

5. Maple Bacon Wrapped Carrots

Maple Bacon Wrapped Carrots
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Give your bacon a twist (lol) with these delish Bacon Wrapped Carrots by I Am Homesteader.

6. Baked Mac N Cheese

Baked Mac N Cheese
Photo Credit: Will Cook For Smiles

Be the MVP this Thanksgiving and bring this decedent AF Will Cook For Smiles Baked Mac N Cheese. Mac n Cheese is one of the best Thanksgiving food recipes.

7. Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Cream Cheese Mashed Potatos
Photo Credit: The Salty Marshmallow

Buttery Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes by The Salty Marshmallow are THE way to go for Thanksgiving dinner! It’s also a Thanksgiving food baby will love and perf for BLW.

8. Three Bean Salad

3 Bean Salad Recipe
Photo Credit: Savory Nothings

This Three Bean Salad recipe by Savory Nothings is an awesome and easy Thanksgiving appetizer you can make.

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How cute are these table settings? They are perfect for Thanksgiving and give a nice touch to your table presentation. It’s also perfect for Friendsgiving.

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9. Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Roasted Beet and Goat cheese Salad
Photo Credit: From A Chef’s Kitchen

Give your guests some greens this Thanksgiving with this Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad From A Chefs Kitchen.

10. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

These Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes by I Am Homesteader is one of the best dishes for Friendsgiving!

11. Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse Rolls
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Complete your traditional Texas Thanksgiving dinner with these absolutely delish Texas Roadhouse Rolls by I Am Homesteader. Buttery AF rolls are the Thanksgiving food you need, girl.

12. Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli cheese Casserole
Photo Credit: Nums The Word

Looking for Broccoli Thanksgiving recipes? I got you! Try this Cheesy Broccoli Casserole by Nums The Word.

13. Buttery Parsley Potatoes

Buttery Parsley Potatoes
Photo Credit: Foodie Crush

These boiled Buttery Potatoes by Foodie Crush are the perfect Thanksgiving side dish and super easy to make.

14. Cheddar Grits

Cheddar Grits
Photo Credit: Lana’s Cooking

These Cheddar Grits by Lana’s Cooking are creamy and rich!

15. Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole

Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole
Photo Credit: Celebrating Sweets

Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole like this one by Celebrating Sweets is undoubtedly a Thanksgiving special!

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Keep your Thanksgiving utensils clean, cute, and organized with a batch of handmade utensil holders.

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16. Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Photo Credit: Avery Cooks

Get after these tasty Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes by Avery Cooks.

17. Brown Sugar Bacon Baked Beans

Brown Sugar Bacon Baked Beans
Photo Credit: The Chunky Chef

These Brown Sugar Bacon Baked Beans by The Chunky Chef are a mouthful!

18. Sausage and Herb Stuffing

Sausage and Herb Stuffing
Photo Credit: Once Upon A Chef

This Sausage and Herb Homemade Stuffing recipe by Once Upon A Chef is one of the best Friendsgiving dishes. Stuffing is a staple Thanksgiving food and a must!

19. Slow Cooker Cheddar Corn

Slow Cooker Cheddar Corn
Photo Credit: Plain Chicken

This Cheddar Corn recipe by Plain Chicken will twist your traditional corn side.

20. Roasted Garlic and Brie Pull Apart Bread

Roasted Garlic Pull Apart Bread
Photo Credit: Life’s Ambrosia

This Roasted Garlic and Brie Pull Apart Bread by Life’s Ambrosia will make the perfect Thanksgiving bread recipe!

21. Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots

Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots
Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer

Use the article’s delish Maple Bourbon Glaze recipe to make these yummy Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots by Cooking and Beer.

22. Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
Photo Credit: Amy + Jacky

Looking for instant pot Thanksgiving sides? Try the Instant Pot Corn on the Cob by Amy + Jacky.

23. Pecan Cranberry Brussel Sprouts

Cranberry Pecan Brussel Sprouts
Photo Credit: Rachel Schultz

Try this yummy Cranberry Pecan Brussel Sprout dish by Rachel Schultz.

Related Reading: 50 Amazing Thanksgiving Appetizers To Try This Year

24. Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole
Photo Credit: The Novice Chef

Get your greens this Thanksgiving with this Green Bean Casserole by The Novice Chef.

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25. Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic Roasted Parmesean Asparagus
Photo Credit: Bobbie’s Cozy Kitchen

These Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus by Bobbie’s Cozy Kitchen are a must at Thanksgiving.

26. Oven Roasted Butternut Squash

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
Photo Credit: The Healthy Foodie

Get after this Oven Roasted Butternut Squash recipe by The Healthy Foodie for your Thanksgiving sides! Squash is a staple Thanksgiving food.

27. Mac N Cheese Casserole

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Photo Credit: Carlsbad Cravings

Looking for easy Thanksgiving casserole recipes? Take your ma n cheese to the next level with this Mac N Cheese Casserole by Carlsbad Cravings.

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Handcrafted Wooden Turkey Sucker Holder

How cute is this wooden Turkey sucker holder? It’s a perfect addition to the kiddie table at your Thanksgiving!

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28. Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower
Photo Credit: Foodie Crush

Want to cut back on carbs? Try this Mashed Cauliflower recipe by Foodie Crush

29. Tofu Butternut Squash Soup

Tofu butternut Squash Soup
Photo Credit: Real Good Eats

This Tofu Butternut Squash Soup recipe by Real Good Easts is one of the best tofu Thanksgiving recipes.

30. Garlic Parmesan Broccoli Quinoa

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Photo Credit: Well Plated By Erin

If you’re looking for broccoli recipes for Thanksgiving, I got you! This Garlic Parmesan Broccoli Quinoa recipe by Well Plated By Erin.

31. Roasted Spiced Carrots

Roasted Spice Carrots
Photo Credit: Rachel Schultz

These Roasted Spiced Carrots by Rachel Schultz bring something rich and flavorful to Thanksgiving dinner.

32. Apple Manchego and Pomegranate Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shaved brussels sprouts salad
Photo Credit: Little Spice Jar

This Apple Manchego and Pomegranate Shaved Brussles Sprout Salad by Little Spice Jar is a decadent AF, crisp, and refreshing Thanksgiving side dish!

Related Reading: 71 Amazing Thanksgiving Food Recipes To Try Right Now

34. Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets
Photo Credit: Foodie Crush

Roasted Beets that are oven-roasted from Foodie Crush make for a sweet and healthy Thanksgiving side dish.

35. Pesto Feta Rolls

Pesto Feta Rools
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

Packed with cheese, sun-dried tomato, and more, these Pesto Feta Rolls by I Am Homesteader are awesome side dishes for Thanksgiving.

36. Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes

Gryere Scalloped Potatoes
Photo Credit: I Am Baker

Give your Scalloped Potatoes an extra kick with these Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes by I Am Baker.

37. Crockpot Green Beans

Crockpot Green Beans
Photo Credit: Key To My Lime

These Southern Crockpot Green Beans by Key To My Lime will be a crowd-pleaser at Thanksgiving.

38. Rotini Pasta Salad

Rotinin Pasta Salad
Photo Credit: Key To My Lime

This Rotini Pasta Salad by Key To My Lime is a MUST at your Thanksgiving feast.

39. Cranberry Jello Salad

Cranberry Jello Salad
Photo Credit: Key To My Lime

Go sweet with this Key To My Lime Cranberry Jello Salad!

40. Loaded Baked Potatoe

Loaded Baked Potatoes
Photo Credit: Ricardo Cuisine

Loaded Baked Potatoes by Ricardo Cuisine is a filling and delish Thanksgiving side dish!

41. Blue Cheese Biscuits

Blue Cheese Buscuits
Photo Credit: Rachel Schultz

Get after this biscuit and roll hybrid Blue Cheese Biscuits by Rachel Schultz!

42. Autumn Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Feta Salad

Autumn Harvest Salad
Photo Credit: Half Baked Harvest

Give your guests a refreshing Thanksgiving side dish with this Autumn Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Feta Salad by Half Baked Harvest.

43. Autumn Braised Chicken Escabèche with Roasted Apples and Grapes

Autumn Braised Chicken Escabeche with Roasted Apples and Grapes
Photo Credit: Half Baked Harvest

This Autumn Braised Chicken Escabeche with Roasted Apples and Grapes by Half Baked Harvest is cozy, comfy and a delish Thanksgiving side dish to try this year.

44. Smoked Gouda Bread Bowl Soup

Smoked Gouda Soup Bread Bowl
Photo Credit: Little Spice Jar

A yummy AF Smoked Gouda Soup in a bread bowl by Little Spice Jar sounds like a rich Thanksgiving side dish to try this year.

45. Quinoa Salad

Quinoia Salad
Photo Credit: Foodie Crush

A Quinoa Salad by Foodie Crush is a healthy vegetarian Thanksgiving side dish.

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46. Kielbasa and Potatoes

Kielbasa and Potatoes
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

For a Thanksgiving side dish with a kick, get after this I Am Homesteader Kielbasa and Potatoes!

47. Smoky Pumpkin Beer and Cheddar Potato Soup with Candied Bacon Popcorn

Smoky Pumpkin Beer and Cheddar Potato Soup with Candied Bacon Popcorn
Photo Credit: Half Baked Harvest

Go out of the box with this Smoky Pumpkin Beer and Cheddar Potato Soup by Half Baked Harvest.

48. Southern Collard Greens

Southern Collard Greens
Photo Credit: Divas Can Cook

This Southern Collard Greens recipe by Divas Can Cook is fully southern and satisfying.

49. Cowboy Beads

Cowboy Beans
Photo Credit: I Am Homesteader

These Cowboy Beans by I Am Homesteader are PERFECT for a Thanksgiving side dish.

50. Spinach Mushroom Cheddar Hashbrown Casserole

Spinach Mushroom Cheddar Casserole

Photo Credit: Little Spice Jar

Another great vegetarian Thanksgiving side dish! Try This Spinach Mushroom Cheddar Hashbrown Casserole by Little Spice Jar.

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Girl, I hope you found this Thanksgiving side dish list to be helpful because making this list made me hungry AF! I hope I provided enough variety of Thanksgiving food options, like a good ole Thanksgiving pasta dish and a happy, elegant turkey!

Remember to give thanks for dinner and to your host if you are attending a party. Go nuts with your Thanksgiving dinner portions and have fun. Happy Thanksgiving yall!

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