19+ Delicious and Unique Thanksgiving Sides

Are you thinking of Thanksgiving sides yet? If not, these unique Thanksgiving side dishes should give you some inspiration for the big day!

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If you’re tired of the same old Thanksgiving sides, these delicious and unique Thanksgiving side dishes will be a fresh addition to your Thanksgiving table!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I’ve already been planning for weeks! Thanksgiving food has got to be one of my favorites as a whole.

Of course when you think of the basics, you always have mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green beans, rolls and mac and cheese; but this year I wanted to switch it up a little!

These unique Thanksgiving sides add a little variety to your Thanksgiving table, without straying too far from the traditional. These are some of my favorites!

Thanksgiving Salads

Cranberry Feta Brussels Sprout Salad
Thanksgiving sides Brussels sprouts salad ingredients in a line
Serve Cranberry Feta Brussels Sprout Salad with Candied Pecans and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette as a festive side dish this season!
Roast Pumpkin Pear Salad
Thanksgiving sides roast pumpkin pear salad in a white bowl
This delicious Roast Pumpkin Pear Salad is made with all FRESH and seasonal ingredients – baby spinach, sweet roasted pumpkin, juicy pomegranate and pear topped with crunchy walnuts.
Roasted Carrot Salad
Thanksgiving sides carrot apple pistachio salad with wooden utensils
This Roasted Carrot Salad has wonderful flavors that come together with crisp apples and savory pistachios making the most amazing salad! Easy enough for a weeknight dinner, and beautiful enough to include in your Thanksgiving sides!
Kale Salad
Kale Salad Recipe-tossed with currants, radicchio, walnuts and a lemon dressing. Find out my secret tips on making your kale salads silky smooth and how to make kale chips with the leftovers! www.savoryexperiments.com
Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing is tossed with currants, radicchio, walnuts and a lemon dressing. Learn how to massage kale salad and make a delicious salad! 

Thanksgiving Breads and Rolls

Sweet Potato Cornbread
Sweet Potato Cornbread is a combination of two of my favorite fall foods: sweet potatoes and cornbread. Serve with your favorite chili or fried chicken! #sweetpotatocornbread #sweetcornbread www.savoryexperiments.com
Sweet Potato Cornbread is a sweet combination of two of my favorite fall foods: sweet potatoes and cornbread. It also uses my love of cooking in cast iron, so really, Sweet Potato Cornbread is the perfect recipe.
Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins
Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins- Mexican cornbread muffins, make full or mini. Simple to make, no Jiffy mix needed. These jalapeno cornbread muffins are great with chili or to make cornbread stuffing! www.savoryexperiments.com
Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins- Mexican cornbread muffins, make full or mini. Simple to make, no Jiffy mix needed. These jalapeno cornbread muffins are great with chili or to make cornbread stuffing!
Rosemary Parmesan Crescent Roll
Thanksgiving sides rosemary crescent rolls in a black bowl
This Rosemary Parmesan Crescent Roll recipe is as easy as it is delicious! A great way to mix up your Thanksgiving breads!

Thanksgiving Sauces and Gravy

Cranberry Relish
cranberry relish with fresh rosemary
This homemade Cranberry Relish recipe is perfect for your Turkey Day festivities and will soon be a must-have every holiday season. 
Red Wine Gravy
Homemade Red Wine Gravy Recipe is a make-ahead, rich and velvety gravy recipe without pan drippings. Perfect over turkey, chicken, mashed potatoes, or beef! #pangravy #redwinegravy www.savoryexperiments.com
Homemade Red Wine Gravy Recipe is a make-ahead, rich and velvety gravy recipe without pan drippings. Perfect over turkey, chicken, mashed potatoes, or beef!
Mojito Cranberry Sauce
Thanksgiving sides mojito cranberry sauce in a white bowl with mint and lime
Take your traditional holiday cranberry sauce and give it a cocktail twist! Rum, mint, and lime juice star in this Mojito Cranberry Sauce, perfect for your Thanksgiving sides.

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Chestnut Dressing
Chestnut Dressing Recipe- vegetarian and festive, Chestnut Dressing is a perfect side dish with any Christmas meal!
Roasted Chestnut Dressing is a rich and buttery stuffing recipe using roasted chestnuts, apples and raisins. The perfect holiday side dish! 
Sausage Stuffing
close up of chinese sausage stuffing
Sausage Stuffing Recipe is a unique blend of sweet and savory making it the perfect holiday side dish for any turkey recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Muffins
Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Muffins will become your favorite stuffing for Thanksgiving recipe. Who doesn't love stuffing with bacon?! #stuffingrecipe #stuffingforthanksgiving #stuffingmuffins www.savoryexperiments.com
Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Muffins will become your favorite stuffing for Thanksgiving recipe. Who doesn’t love stuffing with bacon?! 
Herb Stuffing Wreath
stuffing wreath
Of all of the homemade stuffing recipes, this Herb Stuffing Wreath is the best! It will be the star of your Thanksgiving dinner!Of all of the homemade stuffing recipes, this Herb Stuffing Wreath is the best! It will be the star of your Thanksgiving dinner!

Thanksgiving Vegetable Side Dishes

Creamed Spinach
If you are wondering how to make creamed spinach, look no further! This easy creamed spinach recipe makes the perfect side dish to any meal. #creamedspinachrecipe #easycreamedspinach www.savoryexperiments.com
If you are wondering how to make creamed spinach, look no further! This easy creamed spinach recipe makes the perfect side dish to any meal. 
Garlic Parmesan Broccolini
close up of cooked broccolini
Making broccolini couldn't be easier than with the BEST Garlic Parmesan Broccolini Recipe! You only need 5 ingredients and 15 minutes!
Instant Pot Potatoes and Carrots
You can’t go wrong with such a classic that is sure to please everyone at your Thanksgiving table- give potatoes and carrots some love!
Copycat Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole
sweet potato casserole with a spoon
If you’ve ever been to Ruth’s Chris, you’ll know this Sweet Potato Casserole is out of the world. And now you can make it at home.
Green Beans in Mascarpone Cream Sauce
Green Beans in Mascarpone Cream Sauce is a sophisticated and delicious update to the old green bean casserole. It is sure to become a family favorite. #greenbeans #mascarponecreamsauce www.savoryexperiments.com
Green Beans in Mascarpone Cream Sauce is a sophisticated and delicious update to the old green bean casserole. It is sure to become a family favorite.
Baked Kale Gratin
Cheesy fork of kale gratin
This Baked Kale Gratin is one of the best kale recipes! You'll never have to wonder how to cook kale after you've tried this cheesy goodness!
Bourbon Glazed Carrots and Pumpkin with Brown Sugar
Thanksgiving sides close up of bourbon glazed carrots in a white dish
Bourbon Glazed Carrots and Pumpkin with Brown Sugar are a great way to add extra fall flavor to your Thanksgiving meal!
Garlic Brussels Sprouts Mac and Cheese
Thanksgiving sides close up of Brussels sprouts mac and cheese
This Garlic Brussels Sprouts Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food and super easy to make. A great way to add veggies to comfort food!
Sherry Green Beans
bowl of steamed green beans
If you're in need of an easy green bean recipe, look no further than these Sherry Green Beans! Steamed green beans have never been so good!
Classic Green Bean Casserole
A close up of green bean casserole
A classic green bean casserole doesn't get much better than this Green Bean Casserole recipe! Perfect for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Potatoes

Roasted Beets and Sweet Potatoes
Thanksgiving sides close up of roasted beets and sweet potatoes on a fork
Roasted Beets and Sweet Potatoes make for a healthy and delicious side dish for the whole family!
Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes
These cheesy twice baked potatoes are the BEST! My whole family gobbles them up, so I make double. The secret ingredient really makes these POP and stand out from the rest.
Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes are velvety, buttery and cheesy- the perfect trifecta of potato perfection and the ultimate potato side dish!
Melting Sweet Potatoes
Thanksgiving sides melting sweet potatoes in a white bowl
These Melting Sweet Potatoes make a delicious side dish perfect with any meal! Baked sweet potatoes topped with a maple pecan glaze!
Rosemary Parmesan Sweet Potato Stacks
Rosemary Sweet Potato Stacks are a simple and visually appealing side dish or appetizer fit for any occasion. #sweetpotatostacks #sweetpotatoes www.savoryexperiments.com
Rosemary Sweet Potato Stacks are a simple and visually appealing side dish or appetizer fit for any occasion.
Duchess Potatoes
Thanksgiving sides duchess potatoes on a white plate
This easy Duchess Potatoes recipe is an elegant potato recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving sides!
Herbed Au Gratin Potatoes
sliced herbed potatoes and cheese
Herbed Au Gratin Potatoes makes the perfect side dish made with layers of thinly cut potatoes, Swiss cheese, shallots, herbs and cream sauce make this beautiful dish delicious as well.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans is the ultimate sweet potato souffle recipe using fresh sweet potatoes, pecan topping and marshmallows. #sweetpotatocasserole #sweetpotatosouffle www.savoryexperiments.com
Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans is the ultimate sweet potato souffle recipe using fresh sweet potatoes, pecan topping and marshmallows.

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