Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes
The Thanksgiving holiday provides a great opportunity for family and friends to come together and truly appreciate each other. While everyone catches up and celebrates with gratitude, many families are also feasting on delicious food. From turkey to ham, or perhaps both, everyone enjoys the fantastic food that coincides with the holiday.
Whether you’re cooking an entire dinner or just bringing a side dish, these recipes will help jazz up your menu and will bring a smile to your guests’ faces.
I have to admit when I first saw the recipe title Funeral Potatoes, I definitely had my doubts. Usually I just go to the restaurants near me when I want to try new foods. If you’re wondering where the title came from—the Pretty Providence website explains that the dish is traditionally served at funerals in Utah because it’s considered to be the “ultimate comfort food.”
Kale and Sweet Potato Bake
Via Carrie On Living
If you’re in need of a vegetable for your Thanksgiving table, then you should try Carrie’s Kale and Sweet Potato Bake. The three core ingredients that you’ll need are kale, sweet potato, and onion. You’ll probably have the necessary seasonings in your pantry.
Heavenly Green Bean
Via The Girl Who Ate Everything
Christy is the writer behind The Girl Who Ate Everything website and she highly recommends her Heavenly Green Bean recipe. The sauce on these beans is so flavorful that you may want to consider putting it on other vegetables such as broccoli and asparagus.
Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing
No Thanksgiving table is complete without stuffing. Julie, Maddie, and Kinslee share their Grandma’s Thanksgiving Turkey Stuffing recipe via their site, Tastes of Lizzy T. The recipe is very easy and only calls for a handful of ingredients. You can bake the stuffing in the oven or in the turkey.
Are you ready for the best deviled-egg recipe ever? Brace yourself because bacon is included. The recipe is very easy. You’ll probably have a majority of the items already in your cabinet. This is definitely a recipe to hold onto because many will have an influx of boiled eggs during the Easter holiday.
Do you have a favorite recipe that you’re making this Thanksgiving? Share in the comments below. We would love to hear from you!
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Angela Guzman is a contributing writer for Learning Liftoff. She has interviewed notable celebs such as Reese Witherspoon, Dwyane Wade, and Hugh Jackman. With a degree in journalism from Old Dominion University, she strives to inspire others through her writing. She enjoys long walks at Target with a Starbucks drink in hand. When she’s not busy writing, she loves spending time with her husband and their two daughters.