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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
Cranberry Mango Chutney
Let ginger add a hint of heat to this tangy-sweet mango and cranberry combo.
Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Speed up cooking by roasting the potatoes before mashing. Then, add sweet maple syrup.
Quick Cauliflower Puree
Cauliflower cooks up fast -- and beautifully! -- in the microwave. Whiz it in the food processor, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and serve.
Roasted Spiced Squash
Give your squash cubes character with a hint of spice, then top them off with chives.
Sweet & Sour Collards
Make your greens pop with a kick of balsamic.
After you've roasted the cauliflower to the perfect crisp, add toasted almonds to give this dish some nuttiness.
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!
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.
Cheesy Vegetable Gratin
Wow your dinner guests with this cheesy, carrot-parsnip-potato and more dish.
Black Forest Brussels Sprouts
Finish this bacon and brussels sprout combo off with whole caraway seeds for an even bigger burst of flavor.
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
These cheesy and crispy Idaho potatoes will help you really give thanks.
Farro and Roasted Squash Pilaf
Warm or at room temp, this dish has the perfect balance of sweet and hearty.
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!
Thanksgiving Green Beans
Bacon makes everything better, right? Take your green beans to the next level this year with this spiced-up classic.
Golden Potato Mash
Top this mix of sweet and golden potatoes off with crumbled bacon.
Pine-Nutty Swiss Chard
Pack the flavor in your swiss chard with garlic and yummy pine nuts.
Continue the Feast
Check out all our different menus for Thanksgiving including vegetarian, first-timers and budget-friendly combos.