Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! I LOVE everything about Thanksgiving–the smell of the turkey baking in the oven, watching the parade, cooking, baking, but most of all— spending time with my family.

I love Turkey and ALL of the sides.  Oh, the sides!! Seriously, where do you start? There are vegetables, casseroles, dressing, mashed potatoes and fried okra…. Most of the time, my plate is just not large enough to hold everything.

I have put together a collection of 11 Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes that you might want to try and possibly add to your collection of recipes. Next to the turkey, the sides make the Thanksgiving meal complete. Bring on the carbs!

Be on the lookout for my chicken and dressing recipe coming soon! It is definitely a family favorite and has been on our Thanksgiving table for at least 30 years!

Holiday cooking can be stressful if you are not prepared in advance for the cooking and decorating. Be sure to check out my post here on how to make your Thanksgiving stress free.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

11 Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Cornbread Dressing is a classic side dish and is expected to be on the holiday table. Start with some buttermilk cornbread, celery and onions and you end up with a delicious dressing that everyone will love!

Holiday Cornbread Dressing

What holiday is complete without the Green Bean Casserole? This is a holiday classic.  Just 5 simple ingredients, mix and bake.

FRENCH’S Green Bean Casserole

Southern Hot Corn will be a hit on your Thanksgiving table.

Spicy Southern Hot Corn

Mashed Potato Casserole is an easy side dish. It is loaded with cheese, bacon, and chives. You can also make this ahead of time and then reheat in the oven.

Mashed Potato Casserole

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots–butter, brown sugar…Need I say more!

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Classic Southern Fried Okra is tender on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Classic Southern Fried Okra with Cornmeal

This dish is packed full of holiday flavors. It’s not only tasty, its beautiful to look at.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries

Thanksgiving would not be complete if you forgot the Sweet Potato Casserole.

Sweet Potato Casserole (Thanksgiving Side Dish)

Texas Roadhouse Rolls are sweet and buttery. A must for soaking up that last bit of gravy on your plate, or for stuffing with some leftover turkey.

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Cranberry sauce is a must if you are having turkey and dressing. They just go together. This recipe only takes 15 minutes.

Best Ever Cranberry Sauce

Turkey Gravy is quick and easy and perfect for Thanksgiving.

Perfect Turkey Gravy

Happy Thanksgiving!

What are some of your favorite side dishes for the Thanksgiving Holiday?

If you are looking for a way to kick off your Thanksgiving Dinner, check out some of these appetizers.

33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

35 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes to Make Your Day Easier


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