Twists on Traditional Thanksgiving Sides

On the hunt for some exciting new side dish recipes? Browse through these 15 fresh takes on stuffing, potatoes and veggies for inspiration, then create your perfect combo for Thanksgiving dinner!
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On the hunt for some exciting new side dish recipes? Browse through these 15 fresh takes on stuffing, potatoes and veggies for inspiration, then create your perfect combo for Thanksgiving dinner!

Time for Sides!

Explore our 15 new and cool stuffing, potato and veggie side dishes and pick your faves for a feast everyone will flip for!

Sides

Marble Rye & Apple Stuffing

Apples, leeks and rosemary will infuse your house with scents of fall.

Marble Rye & Apple Stuffing

Marble Rye & Apple Stuffing

Wild Rice Stuffing

This traditional stuffing gets studded with wild rice for a rustic twist.

Wild Rice Stuffing

Wild Rice Stuffing

Simon & Garfunkel Stuffing

This stuffing calls for parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Just try not to sing when you say it!

Simon & Garfunkel Stuffing

Simon & Garfunkel Stuffing

Spicy Cornbread with Sausage Stuffing

Turn store-bought corn bread into a brand new dish with tons of flavor and just the right amount of heat.

Spicy Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing

Spicy Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing

Everything Bagel & Bacon Stuffing

This recipe is great for using up day-old bagels! And they don't have to be everything -- most flavors will work.

Everything Bagel & Bacon Stuffing

Everything Bagel & Bacon Stuffing

Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro

These spices and cilantro put a Mexican spin on traditional yams.

Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro

Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Three Ways

Pumpkin seeds, marshmallows and cinnamon-sugar pecans are the perfect unique toppers for sweet potatoes your guests are sure to love.

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Three Ways

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Three Ways

New Potatoes with Mushrooms

Hearty potatoes and mushrooms breathe new life with the addition of fresh herbs.

New Potatoes with Mushrooms

New Potatoes with Mushrooms

Scalloped Potatoes & Butternut Squash

Lots of squash are in season right now -- try kabocha or pumpkin in this recipe instead!

Scalloped Potatoes & Butternut Squash

Scalloped Potatoes & Butternut Squash

Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Tip: You can try this recipe with any sturdy herb, such as oregano, sage, marjoram or thyme.

Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Manchego-Almond Brussels Sprouts

Manchego is a traditional Spanish cheese. If you can't find it, try another hard, nutty cheese such as Parmesan or Pecorino.

Manchego-Almond Brussels Sprouts

Manchego-Almond Brussels Sprouts

Swiss Chard Gratin

A pinch of nutmeg brings out the rich earthy flavor of Swiss chard.

Swiss Chard Gratin

Swiss Chard Gratin

Kale Salad with Chutney Dressing

Your Thanksgiving table needs some salad love. This one, with kale, dried fruit and sunflower seeds, does not disappoint.

Kale Salad with Chutney Dressing

Kale Salad with Chutney Dressing

Onion & Gremolata Green Beans

This side dish is a fresh take on green bean casserole and we wouldn't be surprised if it took its place at your Thanksgiving table forever.

Onion & Gremolata Green Beans

Onion & Gremolata Green Beans

Peas with Lettuce & Carrots

A grown up version of peas 'n' carrots? Yes, peas!

Peas with Lettuce & Carrots

Peas with Lettuce & Carrots