Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes from Food Network


Need some help preparing Thanksgiving dinner, or your Christmas feast? Maybe you’ve never hosted before, or had to prepare “the spread”. The Food Network website is like one-stop shopping for all of your cooking needs this holiday season. There are dozens of recipes in every category. You could spend days on the site exploring holiday recipes.


Below are recipe summaries for Thanksgiving dinner side dishes. Explore ideas for green beans, Brussels sprouts, corn, squash, greens, cranberries, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese, biscuits, and stuffing. Just click on the title to take you to the full recipe.


Green Beans
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Green Beans


Not Your Mama’s Green Bean Casserole from Alton Brown

Beans Ingredient Summary: fresh green beans, water, Kosher salt

Sauce Ingredient Summary: unsalted butter, mushrooms, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, garlic cloves, fresh ground nutmeg, all purpose flour, chicken broth, half and half

Topping Ingredient Summary: onions, all purpose flour, panko bread crumbs, Kosher salt, nonstick spray


Green Beans and Bacon from Pat Neely

Ingredient Summary: fresh green beans, Kosher salt, bacon, yellow onion, garlic cloves, red pepper flakes, toasted pecans, lemon juice, fresh ground pepper


Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic from The Neelys

Ingredient Summary: fresh green beans, extra virgin olive oil, butter, garlic cloves, red pepper flakes, lemon zest, fresh ground black pepper


Green Beans with Caramelized Onions and Almonds from Tyler Florence

Ingredient Summary: Kosher salt, fresh green beans, sliced almonds, unsalted butter, extra virgin olive oil, onions, fresh thyme leaves, fresh ground black pepper


Sautéed Green Beans and Mushrooms from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: fresh green beans, sliced mushrooms, butter, salt, pepper, French fried onion rings


Bacon Braised Green Beans from Emeril Lagasse

Ingredient Summary: olive oil, bacon, onion, garlic, fresh green beans, chicken broth, salt, fresh ground black pepper


Best Evergreen Bean Casserole from Alton Brown

Beans Ingredient Summary: Kosher salt, fresh green beans, unsalted butter, mushrooms, fresh ground pepper, garlic cloves, fresh ground nutmeg, all purpose flour, chicken broth, half and half

Topping Ingredient Summary: onions, all purpose flour, panko bread crumbs, Kosher salt, nonstick cooking spray


Haricots Verts with Shaved Parmesan from Sandra Lee

Ingredient Summary: fresh haricots verts (long thin green beans), sour cream, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, fresh ground black pepper


Orange Scented Green Beans from Rachael Ray

Ingredient Summary: orange peel, fresh green beans, butter, salt, fresh chives


Garlic Green Beans from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: garlic cloves, cayenne pepper, butter, fresh green beans, salt, sugar, pepper


Green Bean and Mushroom Salad from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: haricots verts or tender green beans, extra virgin olive oil, Kosher salt, lemons, shallots, cremini mushrooms, walnuts, sugar, fresh parsley, fresh ground pepper


Spicy Parmesan Green Beans and Kale from Giada De Laurentiis

Ingredient Summary: olive oil, onion, cremini mushrooms, green beans, salt, fresh ground black pepper, white wine, red pepper flakes, kale, lemon juice, Parmesan


Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots from Ellie Krieger

Ingredient Summary: olive oil, shallots, fresh string beans or haricots verts, button mushrooms, garlic cloves, fresh thyme, low fat milk, all purpose flour, Parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, nutmeg, salt, fresh ground pepper, olive oil cooking spray


Brussels Sprouts
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Brussels Sprouts


Brussels Sprouts Gratin from T’afia

Ingredient Summary: unsalted butter, Kosher salt, Brussels sprouts, red pepper flakes, fresh ground pepper, heavy cream, white cheddar cheese, breadcrumbs


Basic Brussels Sprouts from Alton Brown

Ingredient Summary: Brussels sprouts, water, Kosher salt


Bacon Brussels Sprouts from Emeril Lagasse

Ingredient Summary: lean bacon, Spanish onion, garlic cloves, Brussels sprouts, coarse salt, fresh ground black pepper, sugar


Brussels Sprouts Gratin from Claire Robinson

Ingredient Summary: fresh Brussels sprouts, butter, all purpose flour, milk, Kosher salt, fresh cracked black pepper, Gruyere cheese


Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: fresh Brussels sprouts, olive oil, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, white wine vinegar, honey


Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta from Giada De Laurentiis

Ingredient Summary: fresh Brussels sprouts, olive oil, pancetta, garlic cloves, salt, fresh ground black pepper, chicken broth

Roasted Brussels Sprouts from The Barefoot Contessa

Ingredient Summary: Brussels sprouts, olive oil, fresh ground black pepper


Fried Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts and Capers from Michael Symon

Ingredient Summary: canola oil, garlic cloves, anchovy fillets, Serrano chile, red wine, honey, scallions, walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, Brussels sprouts, fresh parsley, capers, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper


Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Hazelnuts from Bobby Flay

Ingredient Summary: Brussels sprouts, canola oil, Kosher salt, fresh ground pepper, pomegranate molasses, pomegranate seeds, hazelnuts, lime zest, orange zest


Creamed Corn
Creamed Corn | Source

Corn


Corn Casserole from Paula Deen

Ingredient Summary: can of whole kernel corn, can of cream-style corn, package corn muffin mix, sour cream, melted butter, cheddar cheese


Corn Pudding from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: cream cheese, can of cream corn, frozen corn, cornmeal, onion, milk, butter, egg, sugar, cheddar cheese, salt, pepper


Grandma Moore’s Creamed Corn from Claire Robinson

Ingredient Summary: bacon, fresh white corn, Kosher salt, fresh ground pepper


Mama’s Fried Cream Corn from Paula Deen

Ingredient Summary: fresh corn, thick slab bacon, butter, fresh ground black pepper


Southern Creamed Corn from The Neelys

Ingredient Summary: fresh corn, sugar, all purpose flour, salt, fresh ground black pepper, heavy cream, cold water, bacon drippings, butter


Better than Grannie’s Creamed Corn from Alton Brown

Ingredient Summary: onion, butter, Kosher salt, fresh corn, fresh rosemary, sugar, turmeric, yellow cornmeal, heavy cream, fresh ground black pepper


Butternut Squash
Butternut Squash | Source

Winter Squash


Lemon Maple Squash from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: butternut or calabaza squash, maple syrup, water, lemon juice and zest, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, butter


Mushroom and Fall Squash Barley Risotto from Emeril Lagasse

Ingredient Summary: unsalted butter, grapeseed or canola oil, shallots, pearl barley, salt, fresh ground pepper, dry white wine, baby bella mushrooms, acorn squash, chicken stock, fresh parsley, fresh sage, parmigiano-reggiano cheese


Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Tangerine Rosemary Vinaigrette from Marcela Valladolid

Ingredient Summary: butternut squash, extra virgin olive oil, fresh rosemary, salt, fresh ground black pepper, tangerines, spinach, cranberries


Sauteed Greens
Sauteed Greens | Source

Greens


Creamed Spinach from Ellie Krieger

Ingredient Summary: frozen chopped spinach, extra virgin olive oil, shallots, all purpose flour, low fat milk, chicken broth, evaporated milk, nutmeg, Kosher salt, fresh ground pepper


Sauteed Wild Mushrooms with Spinach from Robin Miller

Ingredient Summary: olive oil, shallots, garlic cloves, mixed wild mushrooms, dry sherry wine, low sodium soy sauce, fresh spinach


Hearty Winter Greens Sauté from Gina Neely

Ingredient Summary: fresh mustard greens, fresh turnip greens, fresh kale, fresh Swiss chard, extra virgin olive oil, yellow onion, garlic cloves, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, chicken broth


Sauteed Carrots
Sauteed Carrots | Source

Miscellaneous Vegetable Dishes


Broccoli Casserole from Paula Deen

Ingredient Summary: frozen chopped broccoli, mayonnaise, sharp cheddar, cream of mushroom soup, eggs, crushed crackers, melted butter


Sauteed Carrots from Barefoot Contessa

Ingredient Summary: carrots, Kosher salt, fresh ground pepper, unsalted butter, fresh dill, fresh parsley


Peas with Shallots and Pancetta from Bobby Flay

Ingredient Summary: olive oil, pancetta, shallots, red pepper flakes, frozen peas


Creamed Onions with Crispy Bacon from Emeril Lagasse

Ingredient Summary: pearl onions, apple smoked bacon, all purpose flour, chicken broth, heavy cream, fresh thyme, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, Emeril’s Essence, fresh chives

Essence Ingredient Summary: paprika, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme


Spice Roasted Cauliflower and Jerusalem Artichokes from Anne Burrell

Ingredient Summary: head of cauliflower, Jerusalem artichokes, extra virgin olive oil, Kosher salt, cumin seeds, cayenne pepper, fresh chives


Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips, and Brussels Sprouts from Giada de Laurentiis

Ingredient Summary: extra virgin olive oil, carrots, Brussels sprouts, red bliss potatoes, parsnips, sweet potatoes, oregano, rosemary, thyme, basil, sea salt, fresh ground black pepper


Cranberry Topping
Cranberry Topping | Source

Cranberries


Perfect Cranberry Sauce from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: whole cranberries, sugar, orange or lemon zest, water, salt, pepper


Cranberry Mold from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: cranberries, sugar, orange or lemon zest, water, salt, pepper, cranberry juice, gelatin, whipped cream


Whipped Cranberry Dressing from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: can of whole berry cranberry sauce, orange zest, fresh whipped cream, confectioners’ sugar


Fresh Cranberry Relish from Tyler Florence

Ingredient Summary: fresh cranberries, sugar, Grand Marnier liqueur, orange zest, orange juice


Layered Cranberry Sauce from Paula Deen

Ingredient Summary: cream cheese, mayonnaise, chopped pecans, can of jellied cranberry sauce


Mashed Potatoes
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Mashed Potatoes


Mashed Potatoes from Tyler Florence

Ingredient Summary: golden creamer potatoes, bay leaf, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, heavy cream, unsalted butter, fresh chives


The Definitive Mashed Potato with Roasted Garlic from Michael Chiarello

Ingredient Summary: whole garlic heads, pure olive oil, gray sea salt, fresh ground pepper, Yukon Gold potatoes, unsalted butter, garlic paste, heavy cream, sea salt, fresh ground black pepper, extra virgin olive oil


Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: red potatoes, cold water, salt, butter, hot milk, salt, pepper, Monterey Jack, scallions, jalapenos, sour cream


Bacon Cheddar Mashed Potatoes from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: russet or Yukon gold potatoes, cold salted water, butter, hot milk, salt, pepper, bacon, bacon drippings, cheddar cheese, fresh parsley, scallions


Cheesy Chard Mashed Potatoes from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: Swiss chard, grape tomatoes, olive oil, salt, russet or Yukon gold potatoes, cold salted water, butter, hot milk, salt, pepper, gruyere cheese


Greek Mashed Potatoes from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: red potatoes, cold salted water, butter, hot milk, salt, pepper, crumbled feta cheese, fresh dill, fresh parsley, scallions, oregano


Perfect Mashed Potatoes from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: russet potatoes, Kosher salt, unsalted butter, whole milk, fresh ground black pepper


Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Mascarpone Cheese from Bobby Flay

Ingredient Summary: Idaho potatoes, Kosher salt, whole milk, garlic cloves, unsalted butter, mascarpone cheese, fresh ground black pepper


Scalloped Potatoes with Crème Fraiche from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary: garlic cloves, unsalted butter, Yukon gold or Yellow Finn potatoes, half and half, crème fraiche, all purpose flour, fresh thyme, mace, Kosher salt, fresh ground pepper, fresh chives


Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Mashed Sweet Potatoes | Source

Sweet Potatoes


Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Pecan and Marshmallow Streusel from Tyler Florence

Ingredient Summary: sweet potatoes, unsalted butter, light brown sugar, all purpose flour, ground cinnamon, salt, toasted pecan pieces, miniature marshmallows


Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Maple Cinnamon Sage Brown Butter from Giada de Laurentiis

Gnocchi Ingredient Summary: sweet potatoes, whole milk ricotta, salt, cinnamon, fresh ground black pepper, all purpose flour

Maple Brown Butter Ingredient Summary: unsalted butter, fresh sage leaves, cinnamon, maple syrup, salt, fresh ground black pepper


Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole from Ellie Krieger

Ingredient Summary: cooking spray, sweet potatoes, honey, egg, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground ginger, Kosher salt, dark brown sugar, chopped pecans


30-Minute Mashed Sweet Potatoes from Rachael Ray

Ingredient Summary: sweet potatoes, butter, banana, orange juice and zest, chicken stock, brown sugar, nutmeg, salt, pepper


Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey from Tyler Florence

Ingredient Summary: sweet potatoes, bananas, unsalted butter, honey, Kosher salt, all purpose flour, dark brown sugar, chopped pecans


Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Baked Macaroni and Cheese | Source

Macaroni and Cheese


Macaroni and Cheese Carbonara from Bobby Flay

Ingredient Summary: unsalted butter, olive oil, pancetta, garlic cloves, all purpose flour, whole milk, egg yolks, fresh thyme, cayenne pepper, asiago cheese, Irish white cheddar cheese, aged fontina cheese, parmesan cheese, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, elbow macaroni, fresh parsley


Baked Macaroni and Cheese from Alton Brown

Ingredient Summary: elbow macaroni, butter, flour, powdered mustard, milk, yellow onion, bay leaf, paprika, egg, sharp cheddar, Kosher salt, fresh black pepper, panko bread crumbs


Creamy Macaroni and Cheese from Paula Deen

Ingredient Summary: elbow macaroni, butter, sharp Cheddar cheese, eggs, sour cream, Cheddar cheese soup, salt, whole milk, dry mustard, black pepper


Lady’s Fried Mac from Paula Deen

Lady’s Cheesy Mac Ingredient Summary: elbow macaroni, Cheddar cheese, eggs, sour cream, butter, salt, milk

Fried Mac Ingredient Summary: 1 recipe Lady’s Cheesy Mac, bacon, flour, eggs, plain bread crumbs, peanut oil


Baked Macaroni and Cheese Cupcakes from Giada de Laurentiis

Ingredient Summary: vegetable cooking spray, dried bread crumbs, olive oil, ground turkey or chicken, Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, small pasta, Parmesan, white Cheddar cheese, cherry tomatoes, chopped broccoli, asparagus


Grown Up Mac and Cheese from Ina Garten

Ingredient Summary: sliced bacon, vegetable oil, Kosher salt, elbow macaroni, milk, unsalted butter, all purpose flour, Gruyere cheese, extra sharp Cheddar, blue cheese, fresh ground pepper, nutmeg, sandwich bread, fresh basil


Homemade Biscuits
Homemade Biscuits | Source
Cornbread Stuffing
Cornbread Stuffing | Source

Biscuits, Stuffing and Such


Black Pepper Biscuits from Bobby Flay

Ingredient Summary:all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, unsalted butter, buttermilk, heavy cream, coarsely ground black pepper


Parker House Rolls from Alexandra Guarnaschelli

Ingredient Summary:active dry yeast, sugar, all purpose flour, unsalted butter, whole milk, eggs, Kosher salt


Creamed Corn Cornbread from Alton Brown

Ingredient Summary:yellow cornmeal, Kosher salt, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, buttermilk, eggs, creamed corn, canola oil


Southern Biscuits from Alton Brown

Ingredient Summary:flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, butter, shortening, buttermilk


Apple Raisin Stuffing from Food Network Magazine

Ingredient Summary:red onions, garlic cloves, celery, butter, salt, pepper, apples, thyme, aniseed, golden raisins, chicken broth, eggs, grainy mustard, fresh parsley, fresh tarragon, pumpernickel, sourdough bread


Oyster Dressing from Paula Deen

Cornbread Ingredient Summary:self rising cornmeal, self rising flour, buttermilk, eggs, vegetable oil

Dressing Ingredient Summary:white bread, cornbread, saltine crackers, celery, onion, butter, chicken stock, salt, fresh ground black pepper, sage, poultry seasoning, eggs, oysters


Apple and Onion Stuffin Muffins from Rachael Ray

Ingredient Summary:extra virgin olive oil, butter, bay leaf, celery, yellow onion, McIntosh apples, salt, pepper, poultry seasoning, fresh parsley, cubed stuffing mix, chicken stock


Good Old Country Stuffing from Paula Deen

Stuffing Ingredient Summary:oven dried white bread, cooked white rice, crushed saltines, bulk breakfast sausage, celery, onion, chicken stock, salt, fresh ground black pepper, sage, poultry seasoning, eggs, butter

Gravy Ingredient Summary:turkey or chicken stock, turkey giblets, chicken bouillon cubes, reserved stuffing mixture, cornstarch, cold water, button mushrooms, butter, hard boiled egg, salt, fresh ground pepper


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brandasaur 4 years ago from Planet X

I miss our Food Network channel. I hope our television cable will be connected soon. The dishes looks so yummy ?


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Simone Smith 4 years ago from San Francisco

This is so convenient- and hungry-making! Can't WAIT for Thanksgiving now!!!

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