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Here Are The 33 Thanksgiving Side Dishes That’ll Get The Guests Coming Back Every Time. This Is Great!

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So the guests come over forThanksgiving, and you happen to be the smart host who throws good things into the food mix. One thing you can’t get mixed up on is the ‘sector’ of side dishes. Let’s break down.

When you, your family, and friends get together on a table to make merry over thanksgiving, you always want a well-cooked turkey there and up for grabs. At that moment, many of you don’t give a thought to all the deliciousservings that come with the bird. You only start ‘scrambling’ for them when it’s time to move out. You’ve noticed that the guests will rush for those side dishes to carry home, and that’s where the trap falls.

Now, this video will show you some 33 side dishes that you could cook for your guests and keep them coming year after year, and with lots of love for you and you cooking prowess.

Watch the full clipand find those recipes. You’ll agree that most of them are actually easy to cook, and that’s great. Now you want to let your buddies know about this, so hit that SHARE button and let Facebook explode with likes!

 

  • Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

 

    It’s just not Thanksgiving without potatoes, particularly the ones of the sweet and orange variety! This recipe ups the delicious factor by making them twice-baked and topping them with honeyed almonds for extra-special fall flavor.

 

  • Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

 

 

    You didn’t think we could round up Thanksgiving recipes and only include

one

     sweet potato recipe, did you? This casserole is sweet, savory, and side-dish ready.

 

  • “Turkey” Veggie Platter

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One of the easiest-to-make ideas on this list lets your vegetarian guests eat some turkeywithout eating any meat! Plus, it’s the perfect healthy appetizer for all of your guests.

 

  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples

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Brussels sprouts are no longer the veggie-to-be-avoided. Instead, they’re the star of the Thanksgiving spread, especially when they’re paired with apples and roasted to perfection.

 

  • Stuffing in a Bundt Pan

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Adore stuffing but feeling like using the same old boxed kind year after year is getting a little, well, stuffy? Then try transforming it into a gorgeous Bundt . . .

 

  • Deep-Fried Stuffing

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. . . or a deep-fried appetizer, with this recipe from Allrecipes . . .

 

  • Stuffing Muffins

 

 

    . . . or make two-sides-in-one with these warm and delicious muffins from

Cooking On The Side

    .

 

  • Cranberry Sauce

 

 

    This Thanksgiving, canned cranberry sauce just will not do. Instead, go homemade and try this classic recipe . . .

 

  • Fresh Cranberry Relish

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. . . or this more adventurous version that adds oranges, lemon juice and ginger for the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

 

  • Potato Pull-Aparts

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It would be totally possible to fill your entire table with just potato dishes, and one of our favorite new additions to the spread is this recipe for Potato Pull-Aparts. They’re like baked potatoes and fries combined, and just as delicious and fun as both.

 

  • Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread

 

 

    For the longest time, cornbread was a Southern secret, but now that the whole country is starting to catch on, it makes sense that it would immediately become a starring player in one of the most American holidays! The best-ever recipe makes it in a cast iron skillet, just as it should be.

 

  • Green Bean and Wild Mushroom Casserole with Shallot Topping

 

 

    Much as we’d like to fill our Thanksgiving menu with only turkey, potatoes, carbs and cranberries, we all know we need some veggies in there, too! One of the most classic: green beans! We can make them a little more indulgent by putting them in a casserole, like in this recipe from

Serious Eats

     that uses fresh ingredients like mushrooms and shallots to update the classic.

 

  • Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole

 

 

    Love the taste of green bean casserole but need one without the gluten? We’ve got you covered, thanks to

Serious Eats

    .

 

  • Green Beans With Crisp Shallots

 

 

    Prefer your veggies to be lean and simple? Then you’ll love

this recipe

     that sits back and lets the green beans shine with crisp, satisfying taste.

 

  • Haricort Verts with Sauce Ravigote

 

 

    Otherwise known as green beans in a mustard caper vinaigrette, this final green bean variation from

Serious Eats

     cuts the difference between casserole and sautéed simplicity for a perfectly-balanced, healthy veggie side.

 

  • Mushroom Turnovers

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Impressing your guests doesn’t have to be stressful when you can make these treats ahead of time, freeze before baking, and then bake up on turkey day! They’ll keep in the freezer for up to a whole month.

 

  • Cranberry Meatballs

 

 

    With meatballs made of turkey and cranberry sauce to dip them in, this idea from

Spoon Fork Bacon

     goes from “crazy” to “perfect” in no time flat.

 

  • Butternut Squash Soup

 

 

    Has a dish gone from a novelty to a seasonal staple and Thanksgiving favorite as fast as butternut squash soup? This recipe from

Wanna Bite It

     lets you prepare it ahead of time for convenience

and

     taste!

 

  • Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

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We can’t talk about Thanksgiving without mentioning this classic. When you make them with lots of full-fat milk, they’ll stay soft and fluffy even if you need to freeze them ahead of time.

 

  • Cheddar Green Bean Casserole

 

 

    Just one more green bean casserole recipe! We couldn’t resist the cheesy addition from

Healthy Seasonal Recipes

    .

 

  • Bibb and Beat Salad

 

 

    When you think of Thanksgiving, you normally don’t think of salad, but after tasting this beet-and-butternut-squash-starring version from

POPSUGAR

    , that’s all going to change.

 

  • Potato Basil Puree

 

 

    Tired of regular mashed potatoes? A fan of pesto? Always up for trying something new? Whatever your reason, you’ll absolutely want to try this incredibly flavorful recipe, coming to us from

Ina Garten via POPSUGAR

    .

 

  • Savory Squash Pudding

 

 

    This dish from

POPSUGAR

     is

so

     tasty and filling, it can serve as an entrée for vegetarians— and regardless of diet, it will satisfy everybody at your table.

 

  • Pumpkin Risotto

 

 

    Want to incorporate some pumpkin into your meal but pretty sure you’re full up on desserts? No worries! You can use pureed pumpkin to make a fast, filling and easy risotto, like

this one from POPSUGAR

     . . .

 

  • Pumpkin Bread

 

 

    . . . or make some

extra-special bread

     that’s so sweet and tasty, nobody will even want dessert!

 

  • Cheese Balls

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Whether you make the Pizza, Cannoli, or Honey Dijon version, a cheeseball is the perfect thing to whet your guests’ appetites before dinner and satisfy their persistent munchies after the meal is finished.

 

  • Garlic Buns

 

 

    You can

never

     have too many bread options, am I right? Choose from these garlic buns, bursting with a cheesy surprise . . .

 

  • Traditional Biscuits

 

 

    . . . these classic flaky biscuits, which you can adapt for all your favorite flavor palates . . .

 

  • Oatmeal Dinner Rolls

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. . . easy oatmeal rolls that only take 15 minutes to bake . . .

 

  • Cauliflower Breadsticks

 

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    . . . or two awesome cauliflower substitutes! We love these cheesy breadsticks . . .

 

  • Cauliflower Biscuits

 

 

    . . . almost as much as we love these bite-sized biscuits.

 

  • Mashed Cauliflower

 

 

    Speaking of cauliflower, it’s the perfect veggie to lighten up your meal’s caloric load. Swap out a potato dish and make this mashed cauliflower instead!

 

  • Cauliflower Mac ‘n’ Cheese

 

 

    If you want to get

really

     healthy and crazy with the cauliflower substitutions, you can’t go wrong with macaroni and cheese.

Wow! My Thanksgiving menu is going to be filled to the brim with new dishes this year! I’m excited to try them and turn them into family classics. Which ones will you be adding to your table?

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