Explore a delightful array of Thanksgiving side dishes you won't want to miss. From classic mashed potatoes to innovative twists on traditional recipes, elevate your feast with these delectable options.
KETO CRANBERRY SAUCE
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without this Keto Cranberry Sauce. You’re likely familiar with store-bought cranberry sauce—the one grandma used to cut into slices and serve with your turkey dinner. Well, this homemade low carb cranberry sauce will completely blow that canned stuff out of the water! The best part is that it’s super easy to make and low-carb compliant for those looking to serve a keto Thanksgiving meal.
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BBQ GLAZED SMOKED BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH BACON
Add zest to your side dishes this season with these BBQ Glazed Smoked Brussels Sprouts loaded with bacon and served with a quick homemade aioli. So good, you’ll watch everyone come back for seconds!
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ROASTED GREEN BEANS RECIPE
This Roasted Green Beans recipe is the perfect side dish to accompany any main course. With simple ingredients like fresh beans, garlic powder, parmesan cheese, and panko bread crumbs, this easy recipe turns bland vegetables into a delicious masterpiece.
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UMAMI SMOKED MUSHROOMS
These hearty Umami Smoked Mushrooms are the perfect savory side dish to add some depth to any meal. They have the best taste and are super easy to make. With only 4 ingredients and a few simple steps, you’ll have the perfect side dish to pair with your entry of choice. The mushrooms are a great catalyst to absorb the smoky flavor and add a rich, earthy depth to your meal.
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Dominoes potatoes doesn’t mean copycat potatoes from the pizza place. Actually, Domino potatoes is a method of cooking sliced potatoes to get a cool browned domino pattern on the baked and roasted potato slices. Fancy, and oh so easy.
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SMOKED MAC AND CHEESE
Looking for a kicking campfire recipe or maybe something to really knock their socks off at the next bbq – this Smoked Mac and Cheese is perfect for that. Creamy mac and cheese with a hint of heat and smoke, it’s a great smoker recipe that’s amazing for any occasion.
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GIBLET GRAVY RECIPE
Are you craving that delicious, savory gravy to pour over your Thanksgiving turkey or holiday roast? You’ve got to try this mouthwatering giblet gravy recipe! Made from turkey drippings and a medley of flavorful giblets, this rich and velvety sauce is a timeless recipe that brings a whole new level of depth and deliciousness to your meal.
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HOME-STYLE MASHED POTATOES
These Home-style mashed potatoes are still my number 1 recipe on the site! Friends and family got to gawk awkwardly as I climbed atop chairs and snapped photos before allowing them to dig into the spread (better planning on the crazy train noted for the future.
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DUTCH OVEN MAC AND CHEESE
When it comes to comfort food, it doesn’t get much better than creamy macaroni and cheese. This easy Dutch oven mac and cheese is incredibly creamy and loaded with rich umami flavors for a more adult spin on everyone’s favorite side dish. Made in cast iron, with pasta boiled ahead of time, it’s a perfect recipe for a camping trip or just because.
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Glazed Grilled Carrots with Orange-Maple Glaze
Almost every vegetable I grill gets tossed in olive oil, salt and pepper. These carrots are no different. They’re seasoned and grilled over direct heat to get a nice caramelized char. While the carrots are grilling, whip up this incredible sauce. It will take your carrots from great to chef-quality.
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GRILLED ACORN SQUASH WITH MAPLE SYRUP GLAZE
Celebrate fall flavors with this easy Grilled Acorn Squash recipe. The nutty flavor of acorn squash is a staple in grocery stores during this time of the year, making it a perfect side dish for holiday meals or even weeknight dinners. This elegant, yet simple, recipe is sure to delight.
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EASY SMOKED BAKED POTATO
When it comes to classic sides, it’s hard to beat a smoked baked potato. Baked potatoes on the Traeger smoker are the perfect steakhouse side dish for any grilled steak. To amp up the flavor, these spuds are rolled through a garlic spice blend and grilled to get crispy skin and tender potato. The hardest part will be whether or not to add toppings.
Get the Recipe: Smoked baked potato