This post lists the 50 best Thanksgiving side dishes to try ASAP.
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.
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!
1. Creamed Peas
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
Yams are among the top 5 Thanksgiving foods, so try this Whisk It Real Guide Candied Yam recipe!
3. Turkey Pot Pie Soup
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
Buttery biscuits by Bon Appetit are cheap Friendsgiving meals that everyone will enjoy!
5. Maple Bacon Wrapped Carrots
Give your bacon a twist (lol) with these delish Bacon Wrapped Carrots by I Am Homesteader.
6. Baked Mac N Cheese
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
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
This Three Bean Salad recipe by Savory Nothings is an awesome and easy Thanksgiving appetizer you can make.
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Thanksgiving Quote Table Settings
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.
9. Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
Give your guests some greens this Thanksgiving with this Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad From A Chefs Kitchen.
10. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
These Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes by I Am Homesteader is one of the best dishes for Friendsgiving!
11. Texas Roadhouse Rolls
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
Looking for Broccoli Thanksgiving recipes? I got you! Try this Cheesy Broccoli Casserole by Nums The Word.
13. Buttery Parsley Potatoes
These boiled Buttery Potatoes by Foodie Crush are the perfect Thanksgiving side dish and super easy to make.
14. Cheddar Grits
These Cheddar Grits by Lana’s Cooking are creamy and rich!
15. Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole
Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole like this one by Celebrating Sweets is undoubtedly a Thanksgiving special!
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Thanksgiving Utensil Holders
Keep your Thanksgiving utensils clean, cute, and organized with a batch of handmade utensil holders.
16. Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Get after these tasty Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes by Avery Cooks.
17. Brown Sugar Bacon Baked Beans
These Brown Sugar Bacon Baked Beans by The Chunky Chef are a mouthful!
18. Sausage and Herb Stuffing
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
This Cheddar Corn recipe by Plain Chicken will twist your traditional corn side.
20. Roasted Garlic and Brie Pull Apart Bread
This Roasted Garlic and Brie Pull Apart Bread by Life’s Ambrosia will make the perfect Thanksgiving bread recipe!
21. Bourbon Maple Glazed Carrots
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
Looking for instant pot Thanksgiving sides? Try the Instant Pot Corn on the Cob by Amy + Jacky.
23. Pecan Cranberry Brussel Sprouts
Try this yummy Cranberry Pecan Brussel Sprout dish by Rachel Schultz.
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24. Green Bean Casserole
Get your greens this Thanksgiving with this Green Bean Casserole by The Novice Chef.
25. Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus
These Roasted Garlic Parmesan Asparagus by Bobbie’s Cozy Kitchen are a must at Thanksgiving.
26. Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
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
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!
28. Mashed Cauliflower
Want to cut back on carbs? Try this Mashed Cauliflower recipe by Foodie Crush
29. Tofu Butternut Squash Soup
This Tofu Butternut Squash Soup recipe by Real Good Easts is one of the best tofu Thanksgiving recipes.
30. Garlic Parmesan Broccoli Quinoa
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
These Roasted Spiced Carrots by Rachel Schultz bring something rich and flavorful to Thanksgiving dinner.
32. Apple Manchego and Pomegranate Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad
This Apple Manchego and Pomegranate Shaved Brussles Sprout Salad by Little Spice Jar is a decadent AF, crisp, and refreshing Thanksgiving side dish!
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34. Roasted Beets
Roasted Beets that are oven-roasted from Foodie Crush make for a sweet and healthy Thanksgiving side dish.
35. Pesto Feta Rolls
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
Give your Scalloped Potatoes an extra kick with these Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes by I Am Baker.
37. Crockpot Green Beans
These Southern Crockpot Green Beans by Key To My Lime will be a crowd-pleaser at Thanksgiving.
38. Rotini Pasta Salad
This Rotini Pasta Salad by Key To My Lime is a MUST at your Thanksgiving feast.
39. Cranberry Jello Salad
Go sweet with this Key To My Lime Cranberry Jello Salad!
40. Loaded Baked Potatoe
Loaded Baked Potatoes by Ricardo Cuisine is a filling and delish Thanksgiving side dish!
41. Blue Cheese Biscuits
Get after this biscuit and roll hybrid Blue Cheese Biscuits by Rachel Schultz!
42. Autumn Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Feta Salad
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
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
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
A Quinoa Salad by Foodie Crush is a healthy vegetarian Thanksgiving side dish.
46. Kielbasa and Potatoes
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
Go out of the box with this Smoky Pumpkin Beer and Cheddar Potato Soup by Half Baked Harvest.
48. Southern Collard Greens
This Southern Collard Greens recipe by Divas Can Cook is fully southern and satisfying.
49. Cowboy Beads
These Cowboy Beans by I Am Homesteader are PERFECT for a Thanksgiving side dish.
50. Spinach Mushroom Cheddar Hashbrown Casserole
Another great vegetarian Thanksgiving side dish! Try This Spinach Mushroom Cheddar Hashbrown Casserole by Little Spice Jar.
The Very Best Thanksgiving Food Recipes You Must Try This Year
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!