16 Thanksgiving Side Dishes
It’s almost Thanksgiving, the one day a year we can indulge in foods full of calories with little to no guilt. Every family has its own favorite dishes to enjoy alongside the turkey. But Thanksgiving also offers a chance to try your favorite produce in new and different ways.
If you’re still planning your menu for Thursday, consider these 16 Thanksgiving side dishes. I’m sure you’ll find a few that your family will love!
Spice up boring carrots with cumin! Just a pinch of cumin brings an earthy, warm flavor to these Cumin Carrots from Kroger.
Instead of a basic salad with iceberg lettuce, try this Fresh Spinach, Avocado, Rainier Cherry and Feta Salad from Sage Fruit. Your holiday guests will love the fresh ingredients topped with a cherry Dijonnaise dressing.
Sweet, soft onions are the star of this Onion Tart from Wada Farms. And crispy bacon sends this tart over the top! Serve this warm or cold.
Here’s another fresh salad option. The pears and oranges balance out the bitter greens in this Holiday Crimson Pear Salad from Chelan Fresh. And the cranberry rosemary vinaigrette adds a welcomed sweetness.
For some green on your Thanksgiving table, go for this Roasted Sweet Baby Broccoli and Lemon with Parmesan Pecan Gremolata from Josie’s Organics. The sweet baby broccoli has a great mellow flavor, and the gremolata brings a crunchy, nutty taste.
Thanksgiving side dishes make any table look stunning. These Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Grapes and Walnuts from Teenie Cakes bring beautiful shades of green and red to your holiday gathering. Be sure to use Grapery grapes for a subtle sweetness that pairs so well with the Brussels sprouts!
Sweet potatoes are the quintessential Thanksgiving vegetable. But have you tried roasting them? With these Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary & Parmesan from Mann’s, you won’t even miss the sweet potato casserole!
If you haven’t added asparagus to your Thanksgiving menu, you’re missing something! This Parmesan Asparagus from Military Produce Group is a fresh and healthy way to enjoy asparagus!
To please the kiddos at your Thanksgiving table, you have to serve this Glorys® Tomato Mac ’n’ Cheese from NatureSweet. It’s a spicy Mexican twist on classic mac and cheese.
No Thanksgiving dinner would be complete without warm homemade rolls! Dried cranberries elevate plain rolls into these Simple Cinnamon-Cranberry Dinner Rolls from Naturipe Farms. Make an extra batch today in honor of National Cranberry Day!
Celebrate fig season with these Warm Figs with Goat Cheese, Pistachios and Balsamic Glaze from Culinary Ginger. These figs are stuffed with goat cheese and pistachios then baked, and a balsamic glaze is drizzled on top. Be sure to use figs from North Bay Produce for the best flavor and texture.
Do you serve artichokes at Thanksgiving? Well, you should! Try these Wine-Braised Artichokes from Ocean Mist Farms this year. These savory artichokes are braised with white wine and garlic. Don’t forget to serve them with the aioli dressing. It’s a delicious dipping sauce!
If you want to switch up your traditional stuffing this year, go for this Salad Savoy® and Mushroom Stuffing from Salad Savoy. Colorful greens and mushrooms join bread and classic herbs to make a stuffing your family will love.
This time of year, it’s all about roasted fruits and vegetables. These Roasted Pears with Delicata Squash from USA Pears are covered with a pomegranate glaze and tossed with pomegranate arils.
Watermelon on your Thanksgiving table? Sure! Watermelon truly belongs with cranberries in this Watermelon Cranberry Sauce from the Watermelon Board.