Looking for some new ideas for Thanksgiving? Here are a collection of side dishes that will shake the pilgrim right off the Mayflower. Want some more Thanksgiving inspiration ? We’ve got a growing collection of traditional and twisted recipes on our Pinterest page.
Stuffing/Dressing Bacon Cornbread Stuffing
Really popular around the South is sausage and cornbread stuffing. This is an update that uses one of the most popular parts of the pig and adds it to a savory stuffing. Get the recipe here.
Potatoes: Crispy Potato Roast
Do you remember the Friends episode where Monica made and burnt three different kinds of potatoes? Maybe she should have just made these. While the mashed potato is the king of the spud universe serving this dish is not only an update but a pretty edition to your table. Get the recipe here.
Sweet Potatoes: Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad
You don’t have to smother sweet potatoes in a ton of marshmallow fluff. Instead lighten up your sweet potatoes while adding a touch of another fall produce the pomegranate. Get the recipe here.
Bread: Pumpkin Cornbread
This time of year the pumpkin seems to sneak its way to everything – so why not bring it to the main stage and add it to the dinner table.
Green Beans: Roasted Green Beans with Beets, Feta, and Walnuts
This is not your mama’s green bean casserole. Another way to celebrate a classic of the Thanksgiving table with a modern twist. Get the recipe here.
Cranberries: Ginger-Orange Cranberry Sauce
Step away from the can opener! Using fresh cranberries and unexpected ginger brightens up this ascent dish. Get the recipe here.
Vegetables: Parmesan Garlic Roasted Mushrooms
So yummy and unexpected. The combination of garlic and Parmesan cheese with the roasted mushrooms is a great addition to any Thanksgiving feast. Get the recipe here.
Vegetables: Brussels Sprouts Gratin
You may see Brussels sprouts and your inner six-year old screams in terror – but cooked in the right way and brussels sprouts are divine. This takes a classic grain in all its creamy, cheesy glory and updates it. Get the recipe here.