Southern Thanksgiving Sides: 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

If you need a new side dish for your Thanksgiving celebration, check out this article!

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor,
Southern Thanksgiving Sides 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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. You don't have to be a super experienced chef to create a holiday to remember; you only need articles like this one!

From corn casserole recipes to mashed potatoes to green bean casserole recipes, this collection of 19 Thanksgiving Side Dishes has got you covered. There are so many possibilities to create a Thanksgiving to really remember with these dishes. Give your family a great time with these ideas.

While it's fun to go with standby classics, it's also fun to create some new dishes for a holiday celebration. Show up your aunt's boring mashed potatoes by bring ones loaded with toppings, or get rid of that tasteless corn pudding and swap it out for one that really sings with flavor.

However you decide to use this collection, you'll be sure to love each and every recipe included! You may just want to incorporate some of these into your daily dinner plans, which would also be a fun way to celebrate the ordinary.

We hope you enjoy the making and eating of these dishes as much as we would! Your Thanksgiving table is going to be absolutely stacked with delicious recipes this year! No one will believe you made it all yourself, but it is so doable.

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Corn Casserole Recipes

What could be more Southern than a classic corn casserole or pudding for your Thanksgiving celebration? You're going to love these traditional recipes that don't slack on flavor! Any of these would catch the attention of your Thanksgiving guests.

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

Channel the energy of your grandmother's recipe box with this classic recipe.

Grandma's Old-Fashioned Corn Pudding

Another favorite of your granny's, this corn pudding is so beautiful!

Potato Side Dish Recipes

Potatoes don't have to be boring! From loaded mashed potatoes to deliciously decadent sweet potatoes, you'll find a potato dish in this section that may just upstage your turkey. These are so simple and so tasty.

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

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.

Loaded Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Make the most flavorful mashed potatoes super easily with this dish.

Vegetable Side Dishes

If you want a somewhat healthier take on your dinner this Thanksgiving, check out these veggie-tastic side dishes! You can highly green beans in traditional ways with casseroles, or you can go out on a limb and make some Italian ones that are so good. Either way, you'll be in veggie heaven.

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.

Prosciutto Garlic Green Beans With Tomatoes

Add an Italian touch to your Thanksgiving with this delicious side dish made with an unexpected ingredient.

Dinner Roll Recipes

Add another traditional element to your Thanksgiving spread with some homemade dinner rolls. Popping a can of rolls will not be nearly as satisfying as taking some fresh ones out of the oven. Treat your family well with these recipes!

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

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.

Other Thanksgiving Side Dishes

You need to add an unexpected note to your celebration, and these are the perfect recipes to do just that! From something sweet to something traditional, these dishes will be a popular element to your spread.

Cranberry Fluff

Cranberry Fluff offers an unexpected twist on traditional Thanksgiving cranberries.

Savory Sausage and Cornbread Stuffing

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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