Everybody is aware of it’s the aspect dishes that make Thanksgiving dinner fabulous! From Southern cornbread dressing to giblet gravy, these basic Southern Thanksgiving aspect dishes can have your friends raving!


It’s not a Southern Thanksgiving until dressing is on the desk! Many ask what the distinction is between stuffing and dressing and it’s actually easy. Stuffing is “stuffed” into the cavity of the turkey, the place the dressing is cooked exterior of the hen. Within the South, you’ll hear most individuals use the time period “dressing.”

SOUTHERN CORNBREAD DRESSING-Our well-liked cornbread dressing is made with each cornbread and biscuits. Watch our Step by Step cooking video. Don’t neglect that giblet gravy.

SAUSAGE BISCUIT DRESSING-This southern dressing is made with biscuits and sausage. It’s moist and scrumptious! You can also make our well-known Cathead Biscuits a few days prematurely to make this recipe.

SAUSAGE RICE DRESSING-Rice is prevalent within the South, and this rice dressing is at all times a very good vacation thought.


Potatoes make a extremely popular aspect dish! Plus, you gotta have one thing to pour the gravy over.

CREAMY MASHED POTATOES-Is it even Thanksgiving if mashed potatoes aren’t on the desk? For those who occur to have any leftovers, I extremely advocate making these mashed potato biscuits or fried potato cakes.

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE-For a lot of, Thanksgiving is the one time they eat candy potatoes. This casserole has implausible evaluations.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

SWEET POTATO PONE-it’s made with candy potatoes and molasses and is a standard vacation meals.  It may be served as a dessert or a aspect dish. We serve it as a aspect dish.


Can’t neglect the greens. Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be full and not using a few vegetbale dishes.

SOUTHERN BROCCOLI CASSEROLE-It’s undoubtedly a staple! In all probability one of the vital well-liked aspect dishes for Thanksgiving.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

EASY CORN CASSEROLE-This can be a extremely popular Southern recipe. Plus, it’s a easy dish that at all times acquired great evaluations.

GREEN BEANS AND POTATOES-you can by no means go mistaken with this recipe.

CORN PUDDING-That is an old-timey Southern dish that’s well-liked for Thanksgiving. For those who’ve by no means had corn pudding, it’s a should attempt.

GARLIC CHEESE GRITS-Mother made these for each vacation once we have been rising up. It’s definitelya basic southern aspect dish.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

SOUTHERN PEA SALAD-this basic dish is at all times a favourite!

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes


STRAWBERRY PRALINE SALAD-An excellent fluff salad is a should for the vacations! This strawberry praline salad is SO GOOD!

EASY CRANBERRY SALAD-just three elements and considered one of our hottest vacation recipes.

PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE-this is a extremely popular southern aspect dish. For those who’ve by no means had it, you gotta attempt it.

PISTACHIO SALAD AKA WATERGATE SALAD-it’s undoubtedly an quaint favourite!


Each household has these dishes that at all times reveals up in the course of the holidays. Listed below are a couple of of our household favorites.

BARLEY CASSEROLE-Grandmother made it yearly for Thanksgiving. Now Anne makes it and it’s a should on your vacation.

BUTTERMILK MACARONI AND CHEESE-when there’s a vacation or a special day, macaroni and cheese shall be served. Interval!

SOUTHERN SPOON BREAD-That is additionally a dish that grandmother at all times served. It’s undoubtedly a household favourite.


For a few years we had a non-traditional Thanksgiving. We served totally different dishes and everybody cherished it. You don’t must go the normal route.


Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread is straightforward to make and makes a beautiful reward in the course of the vacation season.

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