Our Most-Pinned Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Cue up the buffet line and pull out the big plates

With just under two weeks to go until we sit down to our Thanksgiving feasts, we’re starting to think about what we’re serving for the big meal. If our handy analytics tools have anything to say about it, it looks like you are, too. Here’s a collection of our most popular Thanksgiving sides that you’ve shared on Pinterest this fall. And for even more recipe inspiration, follow us: pinterest.com/saveur.

Ciabatta and Sausage Stuffing

Whole Cranberry Sauce

Fresh orange and grapefruit juice add zest to this seasonal staple. Get the recipe for Whole Cranberry Sauce »

Maple-Glazed Carrots

Braising carrots slowly in butter, rather than steaming or boiling them, brings out their natural sweetness. Maple syrup adds a delicate glaze and a rich flavor. Get the recipe for Maple-Glazed Carrots »

Julia Child’s Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Julia Child’s Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Green Bean Casserole

With a creamy mushroom sauce and topped with flash fried onions, this holiday classic is the epitome of a crowd-pleasing casserole. Get the recipe for Green Bean Casserole »

Oyster Stuffing

We’ve always been partial to traditional New England–style stuffing, particularly when it’s made with French bread, smoky cured pork, and oysters.

Sautéed Green Beans with Pickled Shallots

Shallots are quick-pickled and sautéed with green beans in this refreshing side.

Herbed Lemon Quinoa

Herbed Lemon Quinoa

Roasted Turnips and Greens with Bacon Vinaigrette

Pleasantly bitter turnips are roasted until sweet and then slicked with bacon fat and tossed with sherry vinegar and their own wilted green leaves in this warming side dish. Get the recipe for Roasted Turnips and Greens with Bacon Vinaigrette »

Apple & Sausage Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and Cheese with Sausage and Apple Casserole

Cranberry-Walnut Relish

Raw cranberries and earthy walnuts are transformed into a tart, fresh condiment for turkey.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble

This sweet potato casserole is an especially festive, over-the-top take on the Thanksgiving classic, topped with a crisp pecan crumble and dotted with marshmallows. Get the recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble »

Sautéed Brussels Sprout Leaves

For this simple side dish, chef Hugh Acheson chars the leaves, sautéing them in very hot olive oil to crisp each one individually right before serving. A touch of sherry vinegar adds brightness and tempers their bitterness.

Apple, Sage, and Sausage Stuffing

A combination of apples and sausage lends a nice sweet-savory balance to this simple stuffing enhanced with sage. Get the recipe for Apple, Sage, and Sausage Stuffing »

Mashed Yams with Lime and Honey

Creamy baked yams are mashed with butter, lime juice, and honey in this easy autumn dish developed by chef Mary Sue Milliken.

Cornbread Dressing

This classic Southern-style Thanksgiving dressing is tossed with crumbled breakfast sausage and plenty of sage, then cooked in a casserole dish beside the browning bird. Get the recipe for Cornbread Dressing »

Creamed Brussels Sprouts

Bring out the best in Brussels sprouts with this simple, creamy preparation.

Creamed Onion Gratin

Sweet, translucent roasted onions marry beautifully with the bechamel and Gorgonzola in this rich casserole.

Kale and Sweet Potato Gratin

In this cheesy, rich gratin, traditional pie-spices take on a savory note alongside kale, sweet potatoes, and sharp white cheddar.

Cheesy Corn Casserole

Baked with cheese and bacon, this warm corn casserole is sure to go quick at any holiday buffet.
Potato and Rutabaga Gratin