These Thanksgiving vegetable sides will fill your table with colors and flavors. Sometimes, the sides can make your Thanksgiving feast truly unforgettable. Get ready to indulge in dishes that are not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes. What’s your favorite Thanksgiving vegetable side?
Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta
These addictive Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta are made quickly on the stovetop. Add pancetta and pine nuts for over the top flavor that will have your whole family eating their vegetables.
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Roasted Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries
Roasted Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries will be a sure hit at your Thanksgiving celebration. The cranberries become so sweet and juicy when roasted with maple syrup and the sweet potatoes get a nice caramelization.
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Gluten Free Sweet Potato Casserole
This gluten-free sweet potato casserole is a must-try recipe this season that you just won’t be able to get enough of! It’s a healthier version of traditional sweet potato casserole featuring a creamy filling and a crunchy oatmeal topping that’s sweet to just the right level.
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Buttery Roasted Acorn Squash
This Buttery Roasted Acorn squash is so easy to prepare and looks beautiful on the table. It has a light flavor that is really complimented by the butter and pure maple syrup.
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Mexican Elote Street Corn Kale Salad with Spicy Yogurt Lime Dressing
Mexican street corn with ingredients like cotija cheese, chili powder and kale makes a hearty dish which boasts nutrients and oh so much south of the border flavor in every delicious mouthful.
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Garden Veggie Macaroni Salad and Creamy Avocado Dressing
Try this macaroni salad with vegetables the next time you’re in a pasta mood. A fresh vegetable salad is always a healthy option but when you elevate the appeal with tender pasta shapes and a homemade dressing, nobody can resist a second helping!
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Radicchio Endive Chicken Salad with Creamy Honey Mustard Dressing
This radicchio endive chicken salad with creamy honey mustard dressing is the perfect idea now the weather is getting warmer. Salads always tend to make an appearance when spring is on the way out and summer is on the way in.
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Shaved Brussels Sprout Slaw with Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Are you looking for an alternative to coleslaw? If so, this Brussels sprout slaw might be perfect. This shaved Brussels sprouts salad with lemon apple cider vinaigrette is made with one part cabbage to two parts sprouts.
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Air Fryer Vegetable Skewers
Vegetable skewers in the air fryer are one of my favorite ways to get that “grilled” crisp veggie without the grill. If you love quick and easy, you’ll love these air fryer vegetable skewers.
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This easy copycat KFC Coleslaw recipe is the perfect side dish! It’s so close to the real thing that no one will ever know it was made in your own kitchen. This homemade coleslaw recipe is one of my favorite things to add as a side or a simple snack, and it’s perfect for a summer BBQ.
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Air Fryer Scalloped Potatoes
Air fryer scalloped potatoes are an easy, cheesy side dish. The flavors are amazing and this simple recipe is soon to be a family favorite.
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Mandarin Orange Salad
Mandarin Orange Salad with Chicken is sweet, yummy and full of fresh flavor. With the bursting tastes of red pomegranate, cherry tomatoes, and mandarin oranges, you’ll be sure to wow your guests with this colorful salad.
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Green Beans Almondine
Green Beans Almondine has to be one of the easiest vegetables dishes to make! It is great for the holidays, because the green beans can be blanched the day before and then can be finished in a few minutes!
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Green Bean Casserole
Learn how to make green bean casserole, and you mastered like, 90% of hosting Thanksgiving dinner. Ok, that’s maybe a bit of an exaggeration, but this classic side dish has appeared at many a holiday table over the last 65 years.
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Maple Roasted Butternut Squash
Maple roasted butternut squash is one of the best side dishes as we head into the colder months of the year. It’s nutty, sweet, and perfectly seasoned with maple syrup and a hint of chipotle powder.
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Easy Haricots Verts Recipe
If you are new to haricot vert, prepare to become obsessed! These French green beans are delicious, nutritious, and an incredibly versatile veggie side dish that you’ll find yourself making time and time again.
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Roasted Vegetable Salad
This roasted vegetable salad is perfect for the Fall. Loaded with tons of flavor and a light vinaigrette, you can serve this salad hot or cold and it is perfect for leftover for back to school lunches!
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This simple daikon and carrot salad has a refreshing sweet and sour dressing, and comes together in under 10 minutes!
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Roasted Beets & Butternut Squash Salad
Roasted beets and butternut squash are served over spicy arugula and topped with crunchy pepitas, creamy goat cheese, fresh herbs, and a simple balsamic vinaigrette. This beautiful salad is a simple gluten-free recipe packed with nutrition and flavor. Enjoy it for lunch, dinner, or as a colorful side dish for your fall and winter holiday meals.
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Air Fryer Baby Carrots
Make delicious Air Fryer Baby Carrots in under 20 minutes from start to finish, for a delicious side dish the whole family will love. Coated in butter & honey this is an air fryer version of the classic French Carrots Vichy. Try them yourself – and experience the perfect combo of salt, sweet, & silky butter.
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Garlic Roasted Broccoli
This crispy & delicious Garlic Roasted Broccoli will be your new favorite side! It’s healthy and vegan and is done in 25 minutes together with just a little bit of prep.
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Grilled Vegetable Napoleon
This grilled vegetable Napoleon is a showstopper with vibrant, char-grilled layers of veggies like eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, portobello mushroom, and more. If you want a visually stunning and flavorful side dish, look no further. Served with aromatic basil pesto, it is stunning and flavorful.
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Experience the delightful combination of vegetables and aromatic pesto sauce in our pesto vegetables recipe. This culinary fusion is sure to satisfy. Prepare to savor the vibrant flavors and enticing aromas as roasted veggies are perfectly paired with a flavorful pesto sauce!
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Healthy Creamed Spinach
Healthy Creamed Spinach! This vegan creamed spinach is so delicious, you’d never believe it was dairy-free!
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Made with homemade tempeh sausage, sautéed vegetables and sourdough bread. This stuffing is a must make for Thanksgiving and the holidays.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.