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.

10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Add a deliciously different side dish to your Christmas spread with these pan-fried sprouts and juicy pomegranate seeds, drizzled with pomegranate molasses

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple sauté of fresh beans with lightly fried garlic and a touch of olive oil makes a healthy, versatile side

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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70 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A slice of our classic sausage, sage and onion stuffing is a must-have for Christmas dinner. It's also great as a side with your Sunday roast

1 hr
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This veggie side is perfect for those who love the taste of Brussels sprouts but don't like the texture

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These savoury snacks are brilliant for picnics and lunchboxes - plus they can be frozen ahead

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Runner and green beans make a delicious addition to a comforting pasta bake - top with pumpkin seeds for added crunch

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 2.3 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a classic Christmas dinner side dish of carrots and parsnips. Herby and slightly caramelised, these sticky maple roots are sure to go down a treat

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this spiced cranberry sauce to serve at your festive dinner table. It's thick and chunky like chutney – for a thinner consistency, just add 100ml water

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try our festive take on American cornbread, with bacon, pecans, apricots and cranberries to pack in the flavour. A great Christmas side dish

40 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Roasting carrots intensifies their flavour and the honey and vinegar make them deliciously sweet and sour

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
27 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Crisp-skinned, fluffy jacket potatoes are a budget-friendly way to feed a crowd. Serve our easy baked potatoes with soured cream, cheese or baked beans

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
575 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come in from the cold to a warming bowl of autumnal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This pie is loosely based on the flavours of an American sloppy joe, but we've topped it with mash as an alternative to the traditional cottage pie

1 hr
Easy
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Don't spend Christmas morning peeling potatoes, make our freeze ahead roasties

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Golden polenta and frozen sweetcorn make a deliciously different alternative to your regular loaf - best eaten fresh from the oven

50 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
40 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give your guests more than just mash with this tasty bake. Comfort food has never tasted so good

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
29 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Fantastic as part of your Christmas lunch – so much more than just a stuffing for the turkey

45 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This Persian inspired spiced rice dish makes a hearty vegetarian main, a side dish to roast meats, or an attractive addition to a Boxing Day buffet

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A Scandinavian bake with herbs and butter - cutting the spuds really thin helps them to crisp up nicely

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Side dishes don't get much better than this - creamy, classic mashed potatoes with a hot mustard kick

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A versatile side dish to be served alongside meat, fish, chicken or vegetables. Serve corn in a cream and parsley sauce

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

For vegetarians, cauliflower is veg patch royalty. This dish captures all that is right about the marriage of grains and vegetables 

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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