50 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

With this many choices, there'll be no fighting over favorites.


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Baked Penne with Sausage and Apple

Baked Penne with Sausage and Apple
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 11 m
Bake 30 m
Broil 4 m

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Red Rice Salad

Red Rice Salad
Makes 10
Prep 15 m
Cook 40 m
Soak 5 m
Stand 10 m

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Charred Corn Flan

Charred Corn Flan
Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 12 m
Bake 30 m

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Garlicky Swiss Chard

Garlicky Swiss Chard
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 11 m

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Beets and Greens

Beets and Greens
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Roast 40 m
Cook 8 m

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Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 9 m

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Cornmeal Biscuits

Prep 15 m
Bake 20 m

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Scallion Mashed Potatoes

Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 12 m

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Cranberry-Orange Chutney

Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 15 m

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Brussels Sprout and Bacon Slaw

Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 10 m

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Bibb and Arugula Salad with Eggs

Bibb and Arugula Salad with Eggs
Makes 12
Prep 15 m

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Pear-Cranberry Relish

Pear-Cranberry Relish
Makes 12
Prep 10 m

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Spicy Italian Sausage and Multigrain Bread Stuffing

Spicy Italian Sausage and Multigrain Bread Stuffing
Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 12 m
Stand 15 m
Bake 75 m
Microwave 45 secs

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Mushroom Risotto

Makes 12
Prep 10 m
Cook 8 m
Slow Cook 180 m
Slow Cook on HIGH

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Mixed Wild Rice Stuffing with Bacon and Chestnuts

Makes 12
Prep 10 m
Cook 30 m
Bake 30 m

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Creamy Wild Mushrooms and Onions

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 17 m

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Sicilian Brussels Sprouts

Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Roast 23 m

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Rigatoni with Gorgonzola

Makes 12
Prep 5 m
Cook 17 m

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Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 25 m

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Crunchy Mac and Cheese

Makes 16
Prep 5 m
Cook 8 m
Bake 30 m

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Pumpkin Sage Scones

Prep 15 m
Bake 20 m

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Citrusy Green Beans and Fennel

Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Cook 7 m

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Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Roast 30 m

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Warm Radishes and Butter Lettuce

Warm Radishes and Butter Lettuce
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 7 m

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Shaved Butternut Squash with Asiago Dressing

Shaved Butternut Squash with Asiago Dressing
Makes 8
Prep 25 m

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Au Gratin Potatoes


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Potatoes, Carrots and Onions

Makes 6
Prep 5 m
Roast 60 m

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Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Pecans


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Sourdough Stuffing with Mushrooms and Walnuts

Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 12 m
Stand 15 m
Bake 75 m
Microwave 45 secs

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Balsamic Squash with Feta

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Roast 35 m

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Brown Buttered Carrots

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 23 m

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Citrus Sweet Potatoes

Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 33 m

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Cornbread Stuffing with Golden Raisins and Pecans

Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 7 m
Stand 15 m
Bake 90 m
Microwave 45 secs

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Maple-Glazed Acorn Squash

Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Roast 40 m

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Pineapple-Cranberry Sauce

Makes 12
Prep 10 m
Cook 10 m

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Pretzel Bread Stuffing with Pancetta and Apples

Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 15 m
Stand 15 m
Bake 75 m
Microwave 45 secs

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

Makes 12
Prep 5 m
Bake 75 m
Broil 2 m

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Green Beans, Hazelnuts and Shallots

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 8 m

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Hasselback New Potatoes

Hasselback New Potatoes
Makes 6
Prep 30 m
Roast 30 m

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Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes
Prep 20 m
Fry 6 m
Fry per batch

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Tropical Sweet Potatoes

Tropical Sweet Potatoes
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 12 m

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Cucumber, Olive and Dill Salad

Cucumber, Olive and Dill Salad
Makes 12
Prep 15 m

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Five-Minute Spinach

Makes 6
Prep 2 m
Cook 3 m

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Gingered Cranberry Sauce

Makes 12
Prep 5 m
Cook 5 m

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Herb-Roasted Parsnips

Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Roast 25 m

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Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Makes 12
Prep 10 m
Roast 40 m

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Spinach-Apple Salad

Makes 12
Prep 15 m

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Tossed Mixed Greens with Buttermilk Dressing

Makes 12
Prep 15 m

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Spicy Collard Greens

Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 18 m

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Bagna Cauda-Style Salad

Bagna Cauda-Style Salad
Makes 10
Prep 15 m
Cook 5 m