Southern Thanksgiving Sides: 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor,

Turkey is the star of the show on Thanksgiving Day, but everyone knows that the Thanksgiving side dishes are equally important. This collection of Southern Thanksgiving Sides: 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes is full of great recipes that will perfectly complement your turkey this Thanksgiving. From corn casserole recipes to mashed potatoes to green bean casserole recipes, this collection of 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes has got you covered.

Southern Thanksgiving Sides: 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Southern Thanksgiving Sides: 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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Explore more Thanksgiving side dishes in our collection of 8 Baked Corn Casserole Recipes.

Corn Casserole Recipes

Grandma's Corn Pudding

Savory Corn Casserole - Savory Corn Casserole is creamy, cheesy, and savory. This corn casserole recipe is simple to make but so tasty.

Classic 5-Ingredient Corn Casserole - It has never been easier to make corn casserole than with this Southern comfort food recipe for Classic 5-Ingredient Corn Casserole.

Grandma's Corn Pudding (pictured) - This corn pudding recipe is rich and custardy. Make Grandma proud by making sure that this corn pudding is one of your Thanksgiving side dishes this year.


Potato Side Dish Recipes

Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Boston Market Copycat Sweet Potato Casserole - Sweet potatoes are a classic Thanksgiving side dish, and this recipe brings some famous flavor to your holiday table.

Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes (pictured) - Garlic and cream cheese give this mashed potato recipe a rich flavor.

Thanksgiving Candied Sweet Potatoes - Simplicity is the key to this delicious sweet potato recipe. Sliced sweet potatoes are cooked with water, sugar, and butter for a sweet side dish.

Two-Topping Sweet Potato Casserole - Why have just one topping when you could have two? This Two-Topping Sweet Potato Casserole allows you have the best of both worlds.


Vegetable Side Dish Recipes

Easy Creamy Spinach Bake

Easy Creamy Spinach Bake (pictured) - This Easy Creamy Spinach Bake puts a twist on traditional creamed spinach.

Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole from Scratch - Pay homage to a classic Thanksgiving side dish recipe by making this Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole from Scratch.

Southern-Style Green Beans - These green beans are cooked with bacon and water until they are tender and flavorful.

Slow Cooker Green Beans - Free up oven and stove space by making some of the Thanksgiving side dishes in the slow cooker. This recipe for Slow Cooker Green Beans is always a hit.

Quick Southern Green Beans - This easy Southern recipe for Quick Southern Green Beans allows you to get your Thanksgiving side dishes on the table in no time at all.


Dinner Rolls Recipes

Simple Pumpkin Cornbread

Gratitude Rolls - These Gratitude Rolls are the perfect way for you and your family to share your thanks this Thanksgiving.

Sage Onion Biscuits - This easy Southern biscuit recipe dresses up traditional biscuits with the addition of sage and onion.

Simple Pumpkin Cornbread (pictured) - Give your cornbread an autumn twist with this easy Southern recipe for Simple Pumpkin Cornbread.

Thanksgiving-Worthy Cornmeal Biscuits - This easy biscuit recipe has a hint of corn flavor that is perfect for Thanksgiving.


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Other Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Savory Sausage and Cornbread Stuffing

Cranberry Fluff - Cranberry Fluff offers an unexpected twist on traditional Thanksgiving cranberries.

Savory Sausage and Cornbread Stuffing (pictured) - Everyone will love the delicious combination of cornbread and sausage in this easy stuffing recipe.

Southern Cornbread Dressing and Gravy - This easy cornbread dressing recipe is full of Southern flavor.


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