Bowl of green bean casserole

Thanksgiving side recipes

Pair your Thanksgiving roast turkey with a selection of sensational sides. From mashed potatoes and cornbread, to sprouts and green bean casserole, we've got plenty of ideas.

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Make this easy green bean and mushroom casserole as a veggie side to accompany a main course. You could add cheese to the white sauce if you fancy

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

A great accompaniment for spicy stews and chillies, or just with a salad for lunch

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Complete a roast dinner with sage and onion stuffing. Make it even easier by packing the mixture into a small baking dish instead of rolling into balls

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Put a new spin on the classic baked potato with this quick and tasty recipe

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love!

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whizz your roots into a smooth, creamy mash, then bake with breadcrumbs, cream, cinnamon and nutmeg

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
294 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pop this classic side dish in the oven when you take your roast chicken out to rest, so there's no hot shelf juggling

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This full-flavoured, festive gravy can be made in advance - our secret ingredients of soy sauce and dried mushrooms add a deep hit of 'umami', or savouriness, to complement a roast

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try this great veggie midweek meal with nuts, feta and mixed roots of your choosing, plus a lemon and herb dressing. Leave out the feta to make it vegan

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
25 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A classic Christmas combination – and it counts as two of your 5-a-day

30 mins
Easy
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Making your own cranberry sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days in advance. Plus, this one calls for only three ingredients

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
38 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Pair this comforting mash with a warming casserole for a match made in heaven

30 mins
Easy
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The best side dish in the States, this addictive, creamy, cheesy mix goes well with pretty much everything, but pairs particularly well with barbecue dishes

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up Brussels sprouts for Christmas Day with the addition of garlic, lemon and chilli. The result is a flavourful vegan side dish that's healthy too

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple vegetable side dish is prepared quickly, then slow-roasted in the oven for a sweet and sticky caramelised finish

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
42 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Make this vegetarian gravy ahead of time and keep in the freezer to pair with veggie sausages, or meat. Great for a tasty, fuss-free supper

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
44 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This festive stuffing brings together all the trimmings in one gorgeous mass

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This decadent mashed potato uses clever substitutions to reduce fat and calories but maintain a rich creaminess

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Wondering how to make winning sprouts for your Christmas menu? Try our cheesy sprout gratin and you'll convert anyone who previously snubbed this festive veg

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
249 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your roast potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
184 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this easy pumpkin soup as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper when you need a bit of comfort – it has a lovely silky texture

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Spread a wedge of cornbread with some spiced jalapeño butter for a knockout combination served with a chilli con carne. It's fantastic sharing food

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Swap regular mash for a sweet potato version, full of vitamin C and fibre. It's great as a topping for shepherd's pie or fish pie, or as a veggie side dish

12 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Cover sweet potatoes in smoky chipotle paste and bake with lime and coriander for super-healthy and super-tasty side dish

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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