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


It’s not a Southern Thanksgiving except 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 outdoors 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 overlook 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 all the time a superb vacation concept.


Potatoes make a highly regarded facet 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? In the event you occur to have any leftovers, I extremely advocate making these mashed potato biscuits or fried potato desserts.

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

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 facet dish. We serve it as a facet dish.


Can’t overlook the greens. Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be full with no few vegetbale dishes.

SOUTHERN BROCCOLI CASSEROLE-It’s positively a staple! In all probability one of the crucial well-liked facet dishes for Thanksgiving.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

EASY CORN CASSEROLE-This can be a highly regarded Southern recipe. Plus, it’s a easy dish that all the time acquired fantastic critiques.

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

CORN PUDDING-That is an old-timey Southern dish that’s well-liked for Thanksgiving. In the event you’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 traditional southern facet dish.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

SOUTHERN PEA SALAD-this traditional dish is all the time 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 certainly one of our hottest vacation recipes.

PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE-this is a highly regarded southern facet dish. In the event you’ve by no means had it, you gotta attempt it.

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


Each household has these dishes that all the time reveals up through the holidays. Listed here 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 to your vacation.

BUTTERMILK MACARONI AND CHEESE-when there’s a vacation or an important day, macaroni and cheese will probably be served. Interval!

SOUTHERN SPOON BREAD-That is additionally a dish that grandmother all the time served. It’s positively a household favourite.


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


Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread is simple to make and makes an exquisite reward through the vacation season.

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