Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Need a side dish to compliment your turkey this Thanksgiving? Check out all of our favorite sides, including classics like mashed potatoes and new faves like Cranberry-Mango Chutney, to go with your bird and leave your dinner guests will full bellies and happy faces!
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Need a side dish to compliment your turkey this Thanksgiving? Check out all of our favorite sides, including classics like mashed potatoes and new faves like Cranberry-Mango Chutney, to go with your bird and leave your dinner guests will full bellies and happy faces!

Green Beans with Pine Nuts

Toss together this fresh take on the classic green bean salad in no time! You can have it on the table in five minutes flat.

Green Bean Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts

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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

On a day where gravy is already being made in big batches to pair with the turkey, you've gotta serve gravy's other partner in crime -- mashed potatoes!

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

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How to Mash Potatoes

See how these Test Kitchen experts make mashed potatoes from scratch using two types of potatoes and a surprisingly simple process.

Stir-Fried Peas with Coconut

Perk up your peas with flavors of cumin, coriander and coconut!

Stir-Fried Peas with Coconut

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Sweet Potato & Apple Gratin

Take advantage of autumn's delicious produce. This sweet potato and apple gratin is one of our best match-ups ever. Finish is off with gingersnap crumbles for a spicy crunch.

Sweet Potato & Apple Gratin

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Cranberry Mango Chutney

Let ginger add a hint of heat to this tangy-sweet mango and cranberry combo.

Cranberry-Mango Chutney

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Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Speed up cooking by roasting the potatoes before mashing. Then, add sweet maple syrup.

Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Quick Cauliflower Puree

Cauliflower cooks up fast -- and beautifully! -- in the microwave. Whiz it in the food processor, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and serve.

Creamy Cauliflower Puree

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Roasted Spiced Squash

Give your squash cubes character with a hint of spice, then top them off with chives.

Roasted Spiced Squash

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Sweet & Sour Collards

Make your greens pop with a kick of balsamic.

Sweet & Sour Collards

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Roasted Cauliflower

After you've roasted the cauliflower to the perfect crisp, add toasted almonds to give this dish some nuttiness.

Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic with Toasted Almonds

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Creamed Cabbage

Green cabbage costs a fraction of what spinach does, and the leaves don't shrink down as much when cooked. That's what we call a spinach switcheroo!

Creamed Cabbage

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Walnut & Cranberry Broccoli Salad

You'll have no problem getting the kids to eat their broccoli when it's paired with sweet cranberries and crunchy walnuts.

Walnut & Cranberry Broccoli Salad

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Cheesy Vegetable Gratin

Wow your dinner guests with this cheesy, carrot-parsnip-potato and more dish.

Cheesy Vegetable Gratin

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Black Forest Brussels Sprouts

Finish this bacon and brussels sprout combo off with whole caraway seeds for an even bigger burst of flavor.

Black Forest Brussels Sprouts

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

These cheesy and crispy Idaho potatoes will help you really give thanks.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

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Farro and Roasted Squash Pilaf

Warm or at room temp, this dish has the perfect balance of sweet and hearty.

Farro and Roasted Squash Pilaf

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Garlic-Thyme Sweet Potato Rounds

There's something for everybody in this dish -- they're the perfect size for the kids and the grown ups will love the spice!

Garlic-Thyme Sweet Potato Rounds

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Thanksgiving Green Beans

Bacon makes everything better, right? Take your green beans to the next level this year with this spiced-up classic.

Thanksgiving Green Beans

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Golden Potato Mash

Top this mix of sweet and golden potatoes off with crumbled bacon.

Golden Potato Mash

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Pine-Nutty Swiss Chard

Pack the flavor in your swiss chard with garlic and yummy pine nuts.

Pine-Nutty Swiss Chard

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Continue the Feast

Check out all our different menus for Thanksgiving including vegetarian, first-timers and budget-friendly combos.

Thanksgiving table

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