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Easy Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes (Slide 16)

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Freshly dug, true “new” potatoes are so creamy and flavorful they hardly need any additional ingredients to make them spectacular. Here we tumble them with a bit of butter, tangy yogurt, scallions and just-chopped fresh parsley. If new potatoes are not available, use any small red potatoes.

Recipe: Parsley Smashed New Potatoes

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Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potat…

This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole is spiked with crushed pin…View slide
Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

This healthy revision of green bean casserole skips the canned soup and all the fat and sodium that …View slide
Cider-Glazed Roots with Cinnamon Walnuts

Cider-Glazed Roots with Cin…

Here we roast a variety of roots with a brown sugar-cider glaze. Make them instead of candied sweet …View slide
Mashed Garlicky Potatoes with Portobello Gravy

Mashed Garlicky Potatoes wi…

The creamy texture of these mashed potatoes is achieved without using cream or milk. The secret is t…View slide
Creamed Onions

Creamed Onions

A holiday staple in many households, creamed onions are usually bathed in a rich white sauce made wi…View slide
Lemon-Dill Green Beans

Lemon-Dill Green Beans

This lemon and dill vinaigrette is a natural complement to green beans. It's also great tossed with …View slide
Layered Mashed Potato & Mushroom Casserole

Layered Mashed Potato & Mus…

Fancy up regular mashed potatoes with a layer of mushroom duxelle—a sauté of finely chopped mushr…View slide
Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms t…View slide
Mashed Roots with Buttermilk & Chives

Mashed Roots with Buttermil…

Plain mashed potatoes may seem a bit tame after you've tried this flavorful version, full of celery …View slide
Brown Butter & Dill Brussels Sprouts

Brown Butter & Dill Brussel…

When you brown butter, as in this recipe, the flavor intensifies so adding just a little to Brussels…View slide
Roasted Acorn Squash with Cider Drizzle

Roasted Acorn Squash with C…

Roasting squash in the oven caramelizes its natural sugars. Here we serve acorn squash with a cider …View slide
Pear, Prosciutto & Hazelnut Stuffing

Pear, Prosciutto & Hazelnut…

Crisping the prosciutto and toasting the nuts adds a powerful punch of flavor to the stuffing withou…View slide
Garlicky Green Beans

Garlicky Green Beans

We cook then cool the beans in advance so they can be heated up and seasoned moments before the meal…View slide
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts w…

Fresh herbs, onion and bacon pair beautifully with Brussels sprouts. This vegetable loves the cool w…View slide
Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk gives a pleasant tart flavor to biscuits. These are best served right from the oven, but …View slide
Parsley Smashed New Potatoes

Parsley Smashed New Potatoes

Freshly dug, true “new” potatoes are so creamy and flavorful they hardly need any additional ing…View slide
Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Wild mushrooms make an amazing, rich base for a stuffing for Thanksgiving dinner. This stuffing incl…View slide
Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient boost to mashed potatoes. Double it: Cook …View slide
Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Fontina Tart

Sweet Potato, Red Onion & F…

Try this roasted-vegetable free-form tart as an appetizer or side dish for a special dinner or as a …View slide
Lemon-Herb Roasted Beets

Lemon-Herb Roasted Beets

We love how roasting brings out the sweet flavor of beets. Golden beets look especially pretty when …View slide
Squash Rounds with  Shallot-Cider Sauce

Squash Rounds with Shallot…

A richly flavored caramelized shallot-cider sauce turns baked butternut squash rounds into a beautif…View slide
Pear Risotto with Prosciutto & Fried Sage Leaves

Pear Risotto with Prosciutt…

Sweet ripe pear matched with the delicate saltiness of prosciutto defines this creamy risotto that g…View slide
Wild Rice with Shiitakes & Toasted Almonds

Wild Rice with Shiitakes & …

Toasted almonds enhance the nutty flavor of wild rice in this simple yet luxurious side dish. You co…View slide
Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted…

Roasting isn't usually the first cooking method you think of for cauliflower but the results are qui…View slide
Carrot Puree with Hazelnut Tapenade

Carrot Puree with Hazelnut …

This carrot-potato puree has an amazing silky-smooth texture. We give it a sophisticated touch with …View slide
Delicata Squash with Orange & Pistachios

Delicata Squash with Orange…

If you haven’t tried delicata squash, it’s worth seeking out. The skin is tender enough to eat w…View slide
Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Typical green bean casseroles bathe ingredients in a heavy cream sauce and top them with buttered br…View slide
Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing

Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing

Cornbread stuffing, a Southern favorite, is a nice change from more traditional white-bread stuffing…View slide
Roasted Vegetable Antipasto

Roasted Vegetable Antipasto

A zesty vinaigrette makes these roasted Brussels sprouts, fennel, carrots and beets pop. If you can…View slide
Sautéed Leek Mashed Potatoes

Sautéed Leek Mashed Potatoes

In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with leeks lightly sautéed in b…View slide

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