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Here are our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes  your family will surely love. We like to switch up our menu every year and all of these have graced our table at some point. My family loves all of these wonderful Thanksgiving side dishes. Enjoy!

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Broccoli Casserole– Every year I am asked to bring this to our family Thanksgiving. I never come home with any. It’s so good and super easy! If you’re looking for a broccoli casserole with a twist, try this one.

Cornbread Dressing-Southerners love their cornbread dressing and this recipe is always a hit.

Sausage Biscuit Dressing: This dressing is going to be a great addition to any meal.

Mashed Potato Casserole-This is a wonderful side dish. It is always a favorite. Of course, our Creamy Mashed Potatoes are always a good idea, too.

Cheesy Potato Casserole-this is a fabulous casserole that is easy to prepare. Your guests will love it.


Sweet Potato Casserole-Is it really Thanksgiving if this casserole isn’t on the table? This comment from Kristie sums it up “I made this for Thanksgiving, HANDS DOWN best sweet potatoes EVER, the family fell in love!” You may also love Sweet Potato Pone, which is a classic! This Easy Sweet Potato Casserole is also fabulous. It has a different topping and less ingredients.

Barley Casserole-This is my favorite part of our Thanksgiving dinner. My grandmother made this dish every year. It doesn’t photograph well, but it is so good. Serve this with mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, I promise your guest will rave about it. You can always stick to the classic Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese. This recipe has incredible reviews.

You will also love this delicious Macaroni and Cheese Casserole! Super easy to make and great for any holiday gathering.

Easy Corn Casserole-This is an easy side dish that comes together very quickly. You may also like this corn dish.

Green Bean Casserole-This is our favorite green bean casserole. It has bacon in it…need I say more?  If you want easy, then try this Green Bean Bake.

Thanksgiving Side Dishes The Southern Lady Cooks Green Bean Casserole

Savory Corn Pudding-We love our corn pudding. This recipe has so many wonderful reviews. You may also like our Cornbread Pudding, which is a more bread style casserole.

Garlic Cheese Grits-a staple in our house for years and years. It isn’t a holiday if this dish isn’t on the table. Southerners love their grits and this is my favorite way to make them.

Pineapple Casserole-this dish is always a good idea!

Ritzy Brussels Sprouts Casserole-this recipe has wonderful reviews on our site. If you like brussels sprouts, this one is for you. If cauliflower is your thing, try this Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower Casserole.

Creamed Peas and Potatoes-this is an old fashioned recipe that makes a great Thanksgiving side dish.

Thanksgiving Side Dishes The Southern Lady Cooks

Cranberry Apple Pecan Wild Rice– Easy to make and looks beautiful on the table.

Cranberry Baked Beans– These beans are wonderful and will be great for any holiday.


Cranberry Apricot Sauce: The flavor of this sauce goes great with turkey.


More Recipes:

Is it even Thanksgiving if cranberries aren’t on the table? We love this 3 ingredient Cranberry Salad. It is so easy and has fantastic reviews.

If turkey isn’t your thing, I encourage you to try this wonderful 4 ingredient Crock Pot Cranberry Pork. The cranberry works so well with the pork and it makes a wonderful gravy for your mashed potatoes. Our Crock Pot Chicken and Gravy is also wonderful for Thanksgiving.

Love gravy? Check out my handy tip on how to make Giblet Gravy.   I also have a great tip on how to make your own Cranberry Sauce, you can find out my tip here. You can also view 10 Cranberry Recipes here. You can always use the search bar on the right hand side to search for any recipes on our site. We also have lots of handy tips which you can find on the tool bar menu.

Here are our favorite Thanksgiving Desserts and our favorite Brunch Recipes. Check out these 5 Dinner Roll Recipes too.

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  1. LOVE all the goodies you give me to cook……..So yummy,not overly coplicated and soooo good .My husband loves them5 stars

  2. Virginia Sharp says:

    I love all your recipes with the exception of a few that is bc I don’t like certain vegetables…..yams, carrots and cauliflower. Otherwise, all recipes look so delish!5 stars

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