13 Thanksgiving Side Dish Ideas

13 Thanksgiving Side Dish Ideas

There are years when Thanksgiving draws near and I completely go blank when coming up with a menu. There are always staples that everyone expects to be on the table each year, but sometimes you just want some inspiration. I have come up with some yummy side dishes in this post consisting of 13 Thanksgiving Side Dish Ideas. Check them out! 

P.S.- *whispers* You can really make these anytime of year!

Hashbrown Casserole

Get a little taste of the country with Easy Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole. Comfort food at it’s best!

Creamed Spinach

Your kiddos might even enjoy this Cheesy Creamed Spinach this year!

Bacon Green Beans

Can you go wrong with this Bacon and Green Beans Saute?

Sweet Potato Casserole

Is Thanksgiving even Thanksgiving without Sweet Potato Casserole?

Butternut Squash

This Roasted Apple Butternut Squash with Maple Cardamom Glaze looks amazing!


Slow Cooker Green Beans

Save yourself some time with these 2-Ingredient Slow Cooker Green Beans. SO tasty!

Roasted Broccoli

Here’s a healthy spin. Roasted Broccoli is an easy side dish!

Loaded Potato Cheesecake

This one is to die for. Loaded Potato CHEESECAKE! Need I say more?

Dinner Rolls

What’s a Thanksgiving feast without rolls? Check out these Perfect Wheat Dinner Rolls!

Broccoli Casserole

This Super Cheesy Broccoli Casserole looks so tasty!

Twice Baked Cauliflower

This Twice-Baked Cauliflower is great for those watching their carbs!

Mashed potatoes

And of course, you can’t forget the mashed potatoes! This recipe for Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes is a great addition to turkey and dressing!

Traditional Green Been Casserole

You can’t go wrong with Traditional Green Bean Casserole!


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  1. This is an awesome collection. I always want to bring the “best” side dish when I go to Thanksgiving get-togethers, so I love finding lists like this. I want to try the Easy Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole tonight!

  2. I love these ideas! Green bean casserole is my absolute favorite. Love Love Love Thanksgiving!

  3. I love love love all the traditional Thanksgiving food. Actually, we usually have very similar meals for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. I am really wanting to try that loaded potato cheesecake!

  4. Oh MAN, I have to say I think that the sides are the best part of Thanksgiving! They’re my favorite, anyway. I’d give anything to have my Mom’s stuffing just ONE MORE TIME.

  5. I think I am going to try the Cheese Creamy Spinach recipe this year, that sounds perfect! I love spinach dishes!

  6. That loaded potato cheesecake looks delicious! I can’t wait to try it!

  7. All of these sound wonderful! I’ve pinned it and I think the first one I’m going to try (because I’m a lazy cooker) is the green beans and ham. Thanks for sharing!!

  8. These all sound so good! I’m really loving that cheesy hash brown casserole!

  9. My fave from the 13 listed above is the cheesy hash brown recipe. At first I thought it looks like scrambled eggs until I read the title. This is a dish I would make but I have to add another ingredient which is BACON. 🙂

  10. I love the side dishes! Who started the tradition of only eating our favs on holidays? Give me green bean casserole every day.

  11. bacon and beans?! Creamy spinach? Oh my goodness, yes! I am bookmarking this post now. Thank you for all of the yummy ideas! Thanksgiving will never be the same and that is in a good way that I mean 🙂

  12. Fortunately, I’m only responsible for one of the side dishes this Thanksgiving. The loaded potato cheesecake just made the shortlist of possibilities. It looks scrumptious, and seriously made me drool on my keyboard!

  13. Oh these are great! We actually make that cheesy hashbrown casserole for Thanksgiving, everyone asks for it, it’s so good.

  14. This is a great list, I’m trying to switch it up so this will come in handy.

  15. These sound amazing! I can’t wait for Thanksgiving!

  16. That super cheesy broccoli casserole looks amazing! And the bacon and green bean saute!

  17. These are some great dishes. The cheesy hash brown casserole sounds right up my alley. Thank you for sharing.

  18. Ooh that sweet potato casserole looks amazing! I don’t know what I’m bringing to Thanksgiving- if it’s a side dish, it’ll probably be one of these!

  19. That loaded potato cheesecake looks pretty neat. My family would love that!

  20. I enjoy comfort food, such as the Easy Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole. However, I seriously hope that someone makes a Sweet Potato Casserole this year! 🙂

  21. That butternut squash looks just incredible! That’s the first one I want to try.

  22. Roasted broccoli is definitely one I want to try as well as the sauteed green beans! I think I’m going to give the green beans a test run tonight!

  23. Side dishes are a big deal for Thanksgiving dinner. They can make or break it. The creamed spinach actually looks really yummy.

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