Thanksgiving Side Dishes That Will Leave Your Guests Wanting More
When we think of Thanksgiving we think of friends, family, and of course, food! While you may think the turkey is the star of the table, it’s really all the delicious side dishes that steal the show. When it comes to this highly anticipated food centered holiday, the more to eat the merrier. Here are a few must have side dishes for your feast this Thanksgiving.
Pomegranate-Glazed Carrots with Whipped Goat Cheese
Add a colorful and cooling side dish to your table with these pomegranate-glazed carrots, topped with whipped goat cheese by Dishing Out Health. With all the fall flavors mixing on your plate, it’s nice to have a simple dish that serves as a palate relief, while still looking delicious on your dining table spread.
After roasting your carrots in pomegranate juice, garnish them with pomegranate seeds and pistachios. Combined with the smooth and creamy whipped goat cheese, your guests won’t be able to get enough of these!
Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Sweet n Savory Bacon Pecans
Who said dessert has to be served after dinner? These buttery sweet potatoes topped with bacon, brown sugar and a homemade bourbon sauce by Half Baked Harvest is the perfect side dish to balance out the savory flavors on your plate. Garnished with sage and rosemary for an additional layer of fall flavors.
The best part about this recipe? This dish can be prepped in advance and popped in the oven for a few minutes before dinner starts.
Herbed Feta Biscuits
Because a simple dinner roll just isn’t enough, and because cheese makes everything that much better. Made with herbes de Provence, buttermilk, and seven ounces of crumbled feta, these buttermilk biscuits from Pop Sugar Food will have everyone at the dinner table drooling this year.
If your guests haven’t eaten every last crumb of these decadent biscuits, use them to make leftover turkey and stuffing sandwiches the next day!
Slow Cooker Corn Pudding
When it tastes delicious and is easy to make? Say less! All you need for this recipe by Show Me The Yummy is a crockpot, a few ingredients, and a little bit of patience while this slow cooker corn pudding fills your kitchen with the aroma of sweet creamed corn and cheddar cheese. Enjoy it with the herbed feta biscuits for the perfect carb and cheesy filled side dish.
We know you’ll probably want to double the recipe for this Thanksgiving creation, which means doubling the cooking time too, but it’s worth it, we promise!
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bites with Cream Cheese
We know you’ve been working up an appetite all afternoon for your Thanksgiving feast, but do need a little something to hold you over? These bacon wrapped asparagus bites by Savory Tooth are the perfect mid-day appetizer to snack on, and yes, they’re as simple as they sound. Bacon, asparagus, and cheese!
Pro Tip: If you want your bacon crispy, pre cook your bacon on the stove top for a few minutes before wrapping it around the asparagus and cream cheese. Then pop it on a wire rack in the oven so the grease can drip down.
Grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie, and the stuffing recipe that has been passed down from generations are never to be messed with, but these unique and tasty Thanksgiving side dishes are sure to leave your guests filling their plates for seconds (and thirds) this holiday. For more fun recipes to make this season, check out our blog about cozy fall comfort food.