Treat Your Family And Friends To 55 Of The Very Best Holiday Side Dishes This Year

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 - my family uses thinly sliced red onions,red wine vinegar and no dill. Old Austrian recipe.

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.

From: Can’tStayOutOfTheKitchen

2. Sweet Potato Casserole

Layers of sweet potatoes, brown sugar, marshmallows, cranberries, pecan, and pomegranates make this Cranberry Sweet Potato Casserole perfect as a Thanksgiving side dish or a Christmas side dish. Everyone is going to love this easy sweet potato casserole recipe!

Cranberry Sweet Potato Casserole is filled with cranberries, pecan, and pomegranates. Perfect as a Thanksgiving or Christmas side dish!

From: HomemadeInterest

3. Sweet Onion Galette with Fontina and Thyme

Sweet Onion Galette w/ Fontina & Thyme | A mouth-watering side dish that every Thanksgiving table needs, this Sweet Onion Galette w/ Fontina & Thyme is going to be your new holiday classic! #thanksgivingrecipes #sidedish #vegetarian #comfortfood #galette

This wildly simple, gorgeous and blatantly dripping with holiday indulgence is going to be gracing your table this holidays!

From: WryToastEats

4. Honey Herb Roasted Carrots

Honey Roasted Carrots (sub agave)

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.

From: LifeMadeSweeter

5. Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots

Easy Honey Roasted Carrots are such a flavorful and simple side dish for weeknight meal or the holidays! Carrots are roasted to tender perfection with honey, garlic, and a simple blend of seasonings. #carrots #cookedcarrots #sidedishes #sidedishrecipes #roastedcarrots #thanksgivingrecipessidedishes #saltymarshmallow

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.

From: TheSaltyMarshmallow

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. #sidedish #thanksgiving #broccoli #corn #easyrecipe

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.

From: TasteAndTellBlog

7. Southern Style Baked Mac and Cheese

Absolutely perfect Southern Style Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe. Easy, delicious holiday or weeknight side dish that's the perfect amount of creamy.

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!

From: BasilAndBubbly

8. Glazed Carrots

Glazed Carrots Recipe | Brown Sugar Carrots | Carrot Side Dish #carrots #brownsugar #sidedish #glutenfree #thanksgiving #fall #dinner #dinneratthezoo

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.

From: DinnerAtTheZoo

9. French Melted Potatoes

This is a delicious buttery side dish, or use as a tapas for gatherings!

This is a delicious buttery side dish or use as a tapas for gatherings!

From: SweetPaulMag

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.

From: FoodieCrush

11. Bacon, Pea, and Ranch Pasta Salad

Easy Creamy Bacon Pea and Ranch Pasta Salad Side Dish Recipe Family Favorite - No chopping, dicing or waiting required. Ready in 15 minutes start to finish! SO yummy, quick, simple and perfect for 4th of July picnics, holiday potlucks, summer dinner parties and family barbecues by Dreaming in DIY

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!

From: DreamingInDIY

12. Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

Roasted Parmesan Green Beans- delicious fresh green beans are roasted with a crunchy mixture of parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs. They make the perfect side dish for any meal. #roasted#parmesan#greenbeans#delicious#sidedish

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.

From: MadeToBeAMomma

13. Twice Baked Potatoes

One of the best and easiest side dishes - Twice Baked Potatoes. Loaded with bacon & cheese!

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!

From: LilLuna

14. Roasted Brussels with Bacon, Cranberries, Feta, and Toasted Pecans

Roasted Brussels with Bacon & Feta | easy Brussels sprouts recipes | healthy Brussels sprouts recipe | gluten-free side dish | grain-free side dish | egg-free side dish | paleo side dish | how to cook Brussels sprouts || The Real Food Dietitians #brusselssprouts #glutenfreesidedish #paleorecipe

Serve these delicious Roasted Brussels with Bacon & Feta at an upcoming Holiday gathering or dinner with friends.

From: TheRealFoodDietitians

15. Garlic Thyme Mushrooms

Buttery roasted mushrooms with garlic, thyme and breadcrumbs. A healthy and easy side dish | rasamalaysia.com

Garlic Thyme Roasted Mushrooms – buttery roasted mushrooms with garlic, thyme, and breadcrumbs. A healthy and easy side dish!

From: RasaMalaysia

16. Scalloped Corn Casserole

Scalloped corn casserole is a wonderful side dish for any meal. The bacon makes this casserole. #corn #scalloped #casseroles #sidedishes #recipes #baking #recipes

This scalloped corn casserole is so good and the bacon flavor really adds to the recipe. A great side dish for any meal.

From: TheSouthernLadyCooks

17. Bourbon Bacon Green Beans

Skillet Bourbon Bacon Green Beans | The Cookie Rookie | Bloglovin’

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!

From: TheCookieRookie via Bloglovin’

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!

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!

From: NumsTheWord

19. Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing

Sausage, Apple, and Cranberry Stuffing Recipe: This festive stuffing recipe is loaded with savory ground sausage, fresh apples and dried cranberries. The perfect side dish whether your serving turkey or ham this holiday season. #stuffing #holiday #thanksgiving #christmas #recipes

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!

From: Let’sDishRecipes

20. Cranberry Fluff

This pretty Cranberry Fluff Salad, made with fresh cranberries, makes a sweet and delicious salad, side dish, or dessert for a Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday dinner. via @flavormosaic

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.

From: FlavorMosaic

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 favourite recipe that's the perfect holiday side dish, but it's delicious any time of the year! Recipe from thebusybaker.ca! #sidedish #roastedbroccoli #garlicparmesanbroccoli #easysidedishrecipe

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!

From: MotherSpecialRecipe

22. Creamy Bacon Corn Casserole

Creamy Bacon Corn Casserole, made with simple ingredients like cream cheese and cornbread mix. So delicious, one of my family's favorite side dish recipes!

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!

From: AdventuresOfMel

23. Duchess Potatoes

Duchess potatoes are an easy way to make mashed potatoes into something fancy. This duchess potatoes recipe makes a great Thanksgiving side dish recipe or Christmas side dish. AD #thanksgiving #christmas #sidedishrecipe #dinner #potatoes #homemadeinterest

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!

From: HomemadeInterest

24. Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Brown Sugar Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes - great Thanksgiving side dish.

Sweet and tender these Brown Sugar Bacon Roasted Sweet Potatoes are the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal!

From: TinselBox

25. Classic Stuffing

This easy stuffing recipe is the perfect side dish for any holiday or Thanksgiving dinner! Stuffing is one of my favorite dishes! #spendwithpennies #stuffing #stuffingrecipe #turkeystuffing #turkeydinner #thanksgiving

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

Crunchy apples, Cabbage, carrot, Tart Cranberries in a creamy dressing, this Apple Coleslaw or Apple Slaw is healthy and easy to make. A perfect side dish to serve and can be made in just 10 minutes.

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.

From: TheFlavorsOfKitchen

27. Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe | Easy Sweet Potatoes | Baked Sweet Potatoes | Sweet Potato Side Dish #sweetpotatoes #cinnamon #maple #butter #fall #sidedish #dinner #dinneratthezoo

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!

From: DinnerAtTheZoo

28. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Streusel

The BEST Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Brown Sugar Streusel. The perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any other holiday celebration. #sweetpotatoes #sweetpotato #thanksgiving #sweetpotatocasserole #marshmallows #streusel #sidedish

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.

From: CelebratingSweets

29. Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Cranberry Quinoa Salad with fluffy quinoa salad is spiked with juicy cranberries, vibrant veggies and topped with homemade honey and brown sugar walnuts! This recipe is colorful and delicious! #glutenfree #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!

From: PeasAndCrayons

30. Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy, creamy broccoli casserole with a cheesy breadcrumb topping. This is our favorite holiday side dish! Completely from scratch. kristineskitchenblog.com

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.

From: Kristine’sKitchenBlog

31. Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Carrots

Sweet and flavourful easy garlic and herb roasted carrots is the perfect side dish to your holiday (Easter) or everyday dinner! | aheadofthyme.com via @aheadofthyme

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.

From: AheadOfThyme

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!

From: CafeDelites

33. Slow Cooker Ricotta Creamed Corn

Meet the newest star of your holiday side dish spread: Slow Cooker 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. Season the creamy corn and ricotta mixture with an aromatic blend of spices, including rosemary, garlic powder, thyme and onion powder. Garnish with green onion and crumbled bacon for the perfect thanksgiving side dish.

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!

From: McCormick

34. Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Asparagus Bacon Bundles - this is one of our favorite appetizer recipes! So much flavor and so delicious.

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?

From: PureWow

35. Oven Roasted Herb and Garlic Parmesan Potatoes

These 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!

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!

From: MomOnTimeout

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!

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!

From: ANightOwlBlog

37. Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta- this beautiful side dish is full of fall flavors and colors that is perfect to make for the holidays!

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta – This sweet and savory side dish is perfect for the holidays and loaded with Fall flavor!

From: PeasAndCrayons

38. Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

This Creamy Garlic Mushrooms is an incredible and by far one of the easiest mushroom side dishes I have ever made.

This Creamy Garlic Mushroom is an incredible and by far one of the easiest mushroom side dishes ever!

From: CakesCottage

39. Honey Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese and Thyme

Carrots get a big boost of flavor in this easy to make side dish! Colorful, sweet, savory and perfect for this year's Thanksgiving table!

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!

From: RecipeRunner

40. Winter Fruit Salad

Winter Fruit Salad - This simple fruit salad is loaded full of winter fruits, and is perfect for a holiday party or dinner side dish.

Winter Fruit Salad is loaded with delicious winter fruits, like oranges, kiwi, pomegranates and is perfect for a holiday party or dinner side dish!

From: LikeMotherLikeDaughter

41. Bacon Cranberry Almond Green Beans

Bacon cranberry almond green beans - a delicious holiday side dish!

These sauteed green beans with bacon, cranberries, and almonds are delicious and absolutely perfect for your Thanksgiving and Christmas meals.

From: MomEndeavors

42. Bacon Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Bacon Gratin - delicious side dish for Easter or springtime entertaining

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!

From: ReluctantEntertainer

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!

From: TheChunkyChef

44. Holiday Corn Casserole

Our Corn Casserole recipe is a family favorite Thanksgiving food side dish…

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.

From: TwoSistersCrafting

45. Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Buttery Pecans

Sweet potato casserole with bourbon and a buttery pecan crust - lightened up with a little less sugar and butter for a perfectly balanced holiday side dish! | FamilyFoodontheTable.com

This bourbon sweet potato casserole with buttery pecans has a little less sugar and butter for a boozy, not-too-sweet holiday side dish!

From: FamilyFoodOnTheTable

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!

From: LilLuna

47. Southern Bacon Fried Cabbage

You'll want to make this Southern Bacon-Fried Cabbage again and again! Its hard to believe that such simple ingredients could result in such a flavorful and delicious side dish!

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!

From: LoveBakesGoodsCakes

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!

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!

From: RecipesThatCrock

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. via @tastesoflizzyt #corncasserole #5ingredients #corn #sidedish

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

This flavorful Creamy Confetti Corn With Bacon takes a regular corn side dish to a rockin’ new level.

Literally taking 15 minutes to put together, this creamy confetti corn with bacon is one of the most amazing side dishes ever.

From: Mel’sKitchenCafe

51. Funeral Potatoes

Funeral Potatoes. Ingredients include frozen hash browns, cheese, corn flakes, cream of chicken soup, & butter! *try with Ritz instead of corn flakes*

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.

From: LilLuna

52. Grandma’s Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing

She says this buttery, savory, melt-in-your-mouth stuffing is the best stuffing recipe around! Grandma's Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing Recipe | Tastes of Lizzy T

This buttery, savory, melt-in-your-mouth stuffing has stood the test of time and might be the best stuffing recipe around!

From: TastesOfLizzyT

53. Melting Sweet Potatoes

Maple Pecan Melting Sweet Potatoes Side Dish Recipe - The perfect vegetable side dish recipe for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Holiday Celebrations via Dreaming in DIY

The yummiest and easiest way to serve roasted sweet potatoes as your holiday side dish!

From: DreamingInDIY

54. Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

Classic Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe | Averie Cooks - The BEST Classic, Improved and Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Favorites Recipes - Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Appetizers, Salads, Yummy Desserts and more!

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!

From: AverieCooks

55. Apple, Sausage and Cranberry Stuffing

Five-Star Apple Sausage and Cranberry Stuffing Thanksgiving Menu Recipe | Wicked Good Kitchen - The BEST Classic, Improved and Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Favorites Recipes - Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Appetizers, Salads, Yummy Desserts and more!

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!

From: WickedGoodKitchen

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