The holidays are usually the time to get together with family and friends. Make this holiday special with these absolutely delectable holiday side dishes your guests will never forget! Here are 55 of the very best.
1. Cucumbers in Sour Cream
Cucumbers in Sour Cream is a really easy and tasty side salad. It’s a light, cool, refreshing way to eat cucumbers and so simple to make even a child can make this.
2. Sweet Potato Casserole
Cranberry Sweet Potato Casserole is filled with cranberries, pecan, and pomegranates. Perfect as a Thanksgiving or Christmas side dish!
3. Sweet Onion Galette with Fontina and Thyme
This wildly simple, gorgeous and blatantly dripping with holiday indulgence is going to be gracing your table this holidays!
4. Honey Herb Roasted Carrots
Honey Roasted Carrots with Herbs is an easy side dish recipe that’s perfect for potlucks, holidays and any busy weeknight. Best of all, you can easily customize it with your favorite seasonings.
5. Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots
Easy Honey Roasted Carrots are such a flavorful and simple side dish for the weeknight meal or the holidays! Carrots are roasted to tender perfection with honey, garlic, and a simple blend of seasonings.
6. Scalloped Corn and Broccoli
A delicious side dish, corn and broccoli are baked with cheese until bubbly and hot. This Scalloped Corn and Broccoli makes a comforting side dish that everyone will beg for.
7. Southern Style Baked Mac and Cheese
This recipe for the perfect Southern Style Baked Macaroni and Cheese has been in the works for a while. I am a huge fan of a Classic Mac and Cheese, so I really put a ton of time and effort in making sure I got it RIGHT, and I am really convinced this is the BEST macaroni and cheese recipe out there!
8. Glazed Carrots
These glazed carrots are tender carrot coins simmered in a mixture of brown sugar and butter and topped with a sprinkling of parsley. An easy and inexpensive side dish that’s perfect for a holiday meal or an everyday dinner.
9. French Melted Potatoes
This is a delicious buttery side dish or use as a tapas for gatherings!
10. Buttery Parsley Potatoes
Boiled baby red potatoes get an infusion of butter and parsley to make this super easy, 3-ingredient side dish one of my all-time favorite side dish recipes for any meal.
11. Bacon, Pea, and Ranch Pasta Salad
This quick and easy pasta salad, packed with everyone’s favorite flavors (BACON and RANCH for the WIN) is the perfect last minute side dish to bring to any holiday potluck or barbecue!
12. Roasted Parmesan Green Beans
Roasted Parmesan Green Beans- delicious fresh green beans are roasted with a crunchy mixture of parmesan cheese and panko breadcrumbs. They make the perfect side dish for any meal.
13. Twice Baked Potatoes
After Having These Twice Baked Potatoes, You’ll Never Want Regular Baked Potatoes Again! These Super Easy Twice Baked Potatoes Are Loaded With Sour Cream, Cheese, Bacon, And Seasonings! For Being Such A Delicious Side, They Are SO Simple!
14. Roasted Brussels with Bacon, Cranberries, Feta, and Toasted Pecans
Serve these delicious Roasted Brussels with Bacon & Feta at an upcoming Holiday gathering or dinner with friends.
15. Garlic Thyme Mushrooms
Garlic Thyme Roasted Mushrooms – buttery roasted mushrooms with garlic, thyme, and breadcrumbs. A healthy and easy side dish!
16. Scalloped Corn Casserole
This scalloped corn casserole is so good and the bacon flavor really adds to the recipe. A great side dish for any meal.
17. Bourbon Bacon Green Beans
These SKILLET BOURBON BACON GREEN BEANS add some spice, flair, and beauty to any holiday table! The ultimate Thanksgiving side dish SO full of flavor, you’ll be blown away!
18. Cheesy Broccoli Casserole
Cheesy Broccoli Casserole is the perfect side dish to any meal. Easy to prepare, tastes delicious and is a crowd pleaser! A family favorite recipe!
19. Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing
Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing — This festive stuffing recipe is loaded with savory ground sausage, fresh apples and dried cranberries. The perfect side dish whether you’re serving turkey or ham this holiday season!
20. Cranberry Fluff
This pretty Cranberry Fluff Cranberry Salad, made with fresh cranberries, makes a sweet and delicious cranberry salad, side dish, or dessert for a Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday dinner.
21. Garlic Parmesan Roasted Broccoli
This Garlic Parmesan Roasted Broccoli is a quick and easy side dish that’s healthy and delicious, and made with only 4 simple ingredients! It’s a family favorite recipe that’s the perfect holiday side dish, but it’s delicious any time of the year!
22. Creamy Bacon Corn Casserole
Made with simple ingredients like cream cheese and cornbread mix, this corn casserole is so delicious. It’s one of my family’s favorite side dish recipes!
23. Duchess Potatoes
This easy Duchess Potatoes recipe is an elegant potato recipe that is perfect for the holidays. Duchess potatoes can even be made ahead of time and frozen to save you time on the day of your dinner party!
24. Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Sweet and tender these Brown Sugar Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes are the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal!
25. Classic Stuffing
This Easy Stuffing Recipe will complete just about any meal! Celery, onions, and butter are tossed with dried bread cubes, then topped with broth and baked until hot and golden.
26. Cranberry Apple Coleslaw
This Apple Slaw with crunchy apples, cabbage, carrot, tart cranberries in a creamy dressing is healthy and easy to make. Cranberry apple slay is a perfect side dish to serve and can be made in just 10 minutes.
27. Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes
These easy roasted sweet potatoes are tossed in maple cinnamon butter and cooked until caramelized and tender. A simple yet satisfying side dish that’s perfect for a casual dinner, yet elegant enough for a holiday meal!
28. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Streusel
Everyone goes crazy for this Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Streusel! Mashed sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows and a brown sugar-cinnamon-pecan streusel. The perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any holiday celebration.
29. Cranberry Quinoa Salad
We’re in love with this healthy gluten-free Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Candied Walnuts, and so will you when you taste it!
30. Broccoli Casserole
This cheesy broccoli casserole from scratch is filled with fresh broccoli and a homemade cream sauce. A buttery, cheesy breadcrumb topping adds a crispy finishing touch to this classic broccoli casserole.
31. Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Carrots
Carrots are the easiest side dish that you can prepare for dinner. And with Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it seems quite fitting to share this recipe with you. Bunnies…. carrots… it’s not a coincidence that easy garlic and herb roasted carrots make the holiday dinner cut.
32. Garlic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes
Deliciously cheesy scalloped potatoes are full of garlic flavor and parmesan cheese! Soft and tender potatoes smothered and enveloped in a thick and creamy garlic sauce, layered with mozzarella cheese for a cheesy string then crisped with your oven broiler or grill to get a crispy, cheesy top layer!
33. Slow Cooker Ricotta Creamed Corn
Meet the newest star of your holiday side dish spread: Slow-cooked Ricotta Rosemary Creamed Corn. It’s prepped and cooked right in the slow cooker so you can spend less time at the stove and more time with guests!
34. Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles
Every cook needs a few go-to vegetable side dishes in her back pocket. So let us introduce you to one that we want to serve at basically every single meal: broccoli and cauliflower gratin. It brings two veggies together in cheesy harmony, and what could be tastier than that?
35. Oven Roasted Herb and Garlic Parmesan Potatoes
Oven Roasted Herb and Garlic Parmesan Potatoes are the perfect side dish to whatever you’re making for dinner tonight! Perfectly crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside!
36. Easy Crock Pot Fried Apples
These Easy Crock Pot Fried Apples are a perfect, effortless Thanksgiving side dish or an everyday treat! You’ll love how easy they are to whip up!
37. Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta – This sweet and savory side dish is perfect for the holidays and loaded with Fall flavor!
38. Creamy Garlic Mushrooms
This Creamy Garlic Mushroom is an incredible and by far one of the easiest mushroom side dishes ever!
39. Honey Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese and Thyme
Carrots get a big boost of flavor in this easy to make side dish! Honey Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese and Thyme are colorful, sweet, savory and perfect for this year’s Thanksgiving table!
40. Winter Fruit Salad
Winter Fruit Salad is loaded with delicious winter fruits, like oranges, kiwi, pomegranates and is perfect for a holiday party or dinner side dish!
41. Bacon Cranberry Almond Green Beans
These sauteed green beans with bacon, cranberries, and almonds are delicious and absolutely perfect for your Thanksgiving and Christmas meals.
42. Bacon Cauliflower Gratin
This Cauliflower Bacon Gratin recipe is a low-carb delicious dish to serve for a cozy gathering, a holiday potluck or a weeknight meal. Cauliflower gratin is a winner at every table, because who doesn’t love bacon? Watch the video below!
43. Horseradish Mashed Potatoes and Caramelized Onions
These horseradish mashed potatoes with caramelized onions are an exciting twist on a traditional dish… full of mouthwatering flavor combinations!
44. Holiday Corn Casserole
Corn Casserole for the Holidays is definitely a family favorite side dish. It is a sweet and savory, cornbread-like dish that is super delicious and very easy to make.
45. Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Buttery Pecans
This bourbon sweet potato casserole with buttery pecans has a little less sugar and butter for a boozy, not-too-sweet holiday side dish!
46. Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole
Our Stuffed Mashed Potatoes Have Layers Of Mashed Potatoes And Cheese All Topped With Bacon. This Potato Casserole Is Perfect For Dinner And Holiday Meals!
47. Southern Bacon Fried Cabbage
You’ll want to make this southern bacon-fried cabbage again and again! It’s hard to believe that such simple ingredients could result in such a flavorful and delicious side dish!
48. Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Casserole
Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Casserole is a delicious side dish slow cooker recipe perfect for holidays, potlucks or a special weeknight treat for family dinner!
49. Five-Ingredient Corn Casserole
This no-fail corn 5 ingredient corn casserole recipe is versatile and bakes up into a savory side dish that will complement any meal.
50. Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon
Literally taking 15 minutes to put together, this creamy confetti corn with bacon is one of the most amazing side dishes ever.
51. Funeral Potatoes
Cheesy And Delicious Funeral Potatoes (Aka Cheesy Potatoes, Party Potatoes). This Simple Casserole Is A Potato Lovers Dream. With Cheesy, Sour Cream, Butter, Cream Of Chicken And Born, These Potatoes Are Perfect For Any Meal Or Holiday.
52. Grandma’s Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing
This buttery, savory, melt-in-your-mouth stuffing has stood the test of time and might be the best stuffing recipe around!
53. Melting Sweet Potatoes
The yummiest and easiest way to serve roasted sweet potatoes as your holiday side dish!
54. Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing
Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing – Nothing frilly or trendy. Classic, amazing, easy, homemade stuffing that everyone loves!! Simple ingredients with stellar results! It’ll be your new go-to recipe!
55. Apple, Sausage and Cranberry Stuffing
This 5-Star Sausage Apple and Cranberry Stuffing is fresh, savory, tart, sweet and festive. It’s the perfect stuffing for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays!