15 New Twists on Classic Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Stir things up (literally) with these fantastic Thanksgiving side dish ideas


By Recipe Round-ups

Pumpkin Cornbread With Jalapeño Maple Butter

Moist from the pumpkin and served with an oh-so-yum maple butter, everyone will love this spicy cornbread.

Easy Holiday Praline Yams (Sweet Potatoes)

This light and creamy side has the prefect amounts of orange and cinnamon with a hint of whiskey.

Roasted Squash Bruschetta

Serve these as classy appetizer or side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner. Topped with a perfect balsamic drizzle.

Baked Gorgonzola & Spinach Pumpkin.

A versatile side dish that can be stuffed with cooked rice, fried mincemeat, or steamed vegetables.

Honey Cornbread With Fresh Sage

Honey, fresh sage, and green onion in the batter give this delicious skillet cornbread hints of both savory and sweet flavors.

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

A super family-friendly side! Use this mandolin slicer to create the perfect chip size.

Cranberry Jalapeño Relish

This beautiful relish, made with fresh cranberries, is a spicy take on a classic. Best served over toasted French bread slices with cream cheese to tone down the heat.

Hasselback Butternut Squash

Topped with sweet and crunchy breadcrumbs, this dish is a real show stopper without the hard work. Salty, sweet, crunchy and creamy, it will earn a spot as a new

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Spring Green Beans and New Potatoes

This colorful, tasty, and healthy potato side-dish will be a welcome change from the classic Thanksgiving potato sides.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

There's so much amazing flavor is this warm dish. The sweet flavor from the apples and nutmeg pairs with the hot sausage for a super delish taste.

Cranberry-Apple Wild Rice Salad

Packed with fresh cranberries and sweet apples, this healthy wild rice side is tossed with a tangy orange vinaigrette that perfectly completes the dish.

Crispy Ranch Brussels Sprouts

Everyone will want more of these three-ingredient brussels. Dip in hot sauce for an extra kick!

Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Like velvet, these superb mashed potatoes require only 7 simple ingredients, and 3 simple steps!

Wild Rice and Spiced Pumpkin

This side is full of Thanksgiving ingredients and flavors including: Cranberries, maple syrup, pecans, lemon zest and much more.

Orange Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Add a splash of citrus to your meal with this sweet brussels recipe, filled with dried cranberries and pistachios.