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5 Thanksgiving Side Dishes for this Christmas!

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It just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without all your favorite side dishes! Turkey may get top billing but Thanksgiving side dishes are just as important as the holiday bird.

Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of our favorite holidays! We love the kinds of food we cook this time of year, bursting with Fall and holiday flavors. While we all love good old regular recipes that we are so accustomed to this time of year. I hope you will also give a try to this side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner.

5 Thanksgiving Side Dishes for this Christmas!

Here are 5 perfect recipes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or any time you like!

1. Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash with Pecans and Cranberries

If you want a healthy side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve, try Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash with Pecans and Cranberries. It is one of the best holiday side dishes you’ll ever try! This recipe is packed with vegetables and nuts. It’s healthy, gluten-free, vegetarian, and rich in fiber!

  • Course: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American
  • Servings: 6 servings
  • Calories: 508 kcal
  • Author: Julia

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Ingredients you need

Roasted Brussels Sprouts:
  • 3 cups Brussels sprouts ends trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt to taste
Roasted Butternut Squash:
  • 1 1/2 lb butternut squash peeled, seeded,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Other Ingredients:
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2-4 tablespoons maple syrup optional

For detailed instructions, please go to Julia’s Album.

2. Roasted Mushrooms in a Browned Butter, Garlic and Thyme Sauce

Roasted mushrooms tossed in a tasty browned butter, garlic, and thyme sauce!

  • Course: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American
  • Servings: 4 servings
  • Calories: 109 cal
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Author: Closet Cooking

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Ingredients You need for this recipe

  • 1 pound mushrooms, cleaned
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

For detailed instructions, please go to the Closet Cooking Website.

3. Wild Rice Pilaf with Cranberries, Apples and Pecans

Easy one-pot Cranberry Apple Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf simmered in herb-seasoned chicken broth and apple juice and riddled with sweet dried cranberries, apples and roasted pecans for an unbelievable savory-sweet side dish perfect for the holidays. Everyone always asks for this recipe!

  • Course: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American
  • Servings: 6 servings
  • Calories: 109 cal
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hr 8 minutes
  • Author: Carlsbad Cravings

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Ingredients You need for this recipe

  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 tsp EACH salt, dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp EACH pepper, dried oregano, dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup wild rice blend, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 large onion, diced
  • 1 Fuji or Honeycrisp apple, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

For detailed instructions, please go to CarlsbadCravings.com

4. Copycat PF Chang’s Spicy Green Beans

This is the best Copycat PF Chang’s Spicy Green Beans recipe and perfect as a side dish or vegetarian main dish served over rice!

  • Course: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American
  • Servings: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Author: Allyson

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Ingredients You need for this recipe

  • 1-2 lbs green beans, trimmed
  • 2 green onions, chopped thinly
  • 1 tsp + 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 TBS sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 TBS low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 TBS rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp white granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp corn starch

For detailed instructions, please go to Domestic Superhero

 

5. Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots

Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots – the best-roasted carrots ever with lots of garlic, brown butter and honey. So good!

  • Course: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American
  • Servings: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Calories: 206 kcal
  • Author: Bee at Rasa Malaysia

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Ingredients You need for this recipe

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon chopped thyme or parsley

For detailed instructions, please go to Rasa Malaysia