Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes! Today, I'm sharing with you my 25 best side dishes for Thanksgiving dinner. You're sure to find a new favorite on this list.
From green bean casserole to classic mashed potatoes, you'll find all your favorite classics and more on this list of best side dishes for Thanksgiving.
Casseroles, like baked mac and cheese, scalloped potatoes, and sweet potato casserole, are popular Thanksgiving side dishes. And you can't go wrong with a classic cranberry sauce or cornbread dressing.
Whether making turkey or spiral sliced ham, you're sure to find the perfect side dishes for your meal here.
Potatoes make popular Thanksgiving side dishes. Go for a classic mashed potato, a scalloped potato casserole, or Southern sweet potato casserole.
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Southern Sweet Potato Casserole
Savory Sweet Potato Casserole
Gruyere Potatoes Au Gratin
Dill Scalloped Potatoes
Hash Brown Potato Casserole
Green bean casserole is a classic Thanksgiving staple, but you can also mix things up and make some maple bacon brussels sprouts or kale apple slaw. While technically a fruit, butternut squash is treated as a vegetable when cooked, which is why you'll find them here.
Green Bean Casserole From Scratch
Green Beans and onions
Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Honey Roasted Parsnips and Carrots
Cheesy Broccoli Casserole
Kale Apple Slaw
Savory Butternut Squash
Roasted Butternut Squash with Brown Sugar
Whether you make your mac and cheese baked or on the stovetop, you really can't go wrong with pasta side dishes for Thanksgiving. Noodle kugel is a traditional dish for Hanukkah, but also popular for Thanksgiving.
Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese
Creamy Stovetop Mac and Cheese
Savory Brown Butter Noodle Kugel
Fall Pasta Salad
Cornbread dressing is a staple side dish at our Thanksgiving table. Or, put a twist on the traditional dinner rolls and make cornbread muffins or buttery biscuits instead!
Southern Cornbread Dressing
Buttermilk Cornbread Muffins
Buttery Stovetop Biscuits
Condiments & extras
Thanksgiving isn't complete without a gravy boat filled with homemade gravy. Place some compound butter on the table - it can go on mashed or baked potatoes, biscuits, and more. Don't forget the cranberry sauce. Made from scratch is way better than the store bought stuff!