18 Flavorful Veggie Sides for Thanksgiving

18 Flavorful Thanksgiving Veggie Side DishesLooking for fresh ideas for your veggie sides for Thanksgiving? We’ve got you covered with 18 tasty side dish recipes that your guests are sure to love.

Zucchini Parmesan Bake

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Even picky eaters will enjoy this cheesy veggie bake.

Maple Glazed Delicata Squash

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Sweet and succulent, this squash side is bursting with fall flavors!

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

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The perfect recipe for introducing kids of all ages to the deliciousness that is brussel sprouts.

Daddy’s Fried Corn and Onions

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No one can make it better than daddy use to make. But this recipe come close!

Grilled Eggplant Rolled with Ricotta and Basil

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Serve as a side dish for all or an entree option for vegetarian guests.

Grilled Artichokes

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Served with clarified butter and garlic aioli, this simple dish is the perfect addition to any plate.

Cauliflower with Apples and Pecans

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A medley of fall flavors come together in this simple yet satisfying side dish.

Creamy Hummus Broccoli

Creamy Hummus BroccoliSource: the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

Dress up your greens with garlic hummus to give it an extra creamy taste.

Tomato and Basil Bake

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Bring some of summer’s best flavors to the table this Thanksgiving with this crowd-pleasing dish.

The Ultimate Green Bean Casserole

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You’ll never go back to your old casserole recipe once you taste the difference fresh mushrooms and cream can make.

Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes

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Add an unexpected color to your table this Thanksgiving with this sweet and savory side dish.

Sauteed Garlic Asparagus

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Side dishes don’t need to be complicated or costly to be great. Sometimes simple is the best way to go.

Oven Roasted Mushrooms with Butter and Parsley

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Even if you’re not regularly a fan of mushrooms, you’ve got to try this dish! We never knew mushrooms could be quite so decadent!

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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These honey- and cinnamon-sweet bites are the perfect side for Thanksgiving dinner AND Black Friday breakfast.

Maple Dill Carrots

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The naturally sweet flavor of carrot is complemented by dill and brown sugar in this classic recipe.

Pumpkin with White Beans and Bacon

Pumpkin with White Beans and BaconSource: quickanddirtykitchen.com

Pumpkin shouldn’t be reserved just for pies–especially when you’ve got a recipe this good!

Mashed Turnips with White Truffle Oil

Mashed Turnips with White Truffle OilSource: melangery.com

For those of you who’ve never tried turnips, this recipes will make you fall in love!

Garlic Sauteed Spinach

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Don’t forget to make room on your table for your simple greens.


  • Ivy Pollock

    Mashed purple sweet potatoes for the win!