Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Updated: November 2018
Originally Published: November 3, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving! Are you looking for some Thanksgiving recipe ideas for the upcoming holiday? Then you’ve come to the PERFECT place today! I have gathered 20+ Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas for your table. These tasty Thanksgiving recipe ideas will make the meal! From green bean casserole to mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, you will find the best Thanksgiving side dishes here.

These tasty Thanksgiving recipe ideas will make the meal! From green bean casserole to mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, you will find the best Thanksgiving side dishes here. 

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

1. The Ultimate Green Bean Casserole

This recipe for Green Bean Casserole takes the classic dish up a notch by adding bacon, mushrooms, and cheese! It’s a new Thanksgiving must-have!

This recipe for Green Bean Casserole takes the classic dish up a notch by adding bacon, mushrooms, and cheese! It's a new Thanksgiving must-have!

2. Brown Butter Garlic Hone Roasted Carrots

The best roasted carrots ever with lots of garlic, brown butter and honey. SO good

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

3. Pecan Pie Brownies

Pecan Pie Brownies are an amazing Thanksgiving dessert recipe that combines two classics, rich, fudgy chocolate brownies, and pecan pie, into one awesome dessert. It is baked on top of brownies for a dessert that will become your favorite Thanksgiving recipe!

Pecan Pie Brownies are an amazing Thanksgiving dessert recipe that combines two classics, rich, fudgy chocolate brownies, and pecan pie, into one awesome dessert. Pecan pie filling is baked on top of brownies for a sweet, fall dessert that will become your favorite Thanksgiving recipe! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdessert #pecanpie #brownies #thanksgivingrecipe #homemadeinterest

4. Corn Casserole Recipe 

This Corn Casserole recipe is a family favorite Thanksgiving food side dish. It is sweet-savory, corn bread “like” dish is super delicious and very easy to make.

Our Corn Casserole recipe is a family favorite Thanksgiving food side dish - this sweet-savory, corn bread "like" dish is super delicious and very easy to make. #christmasfood

5. Turkey Gravy Recipe

No Thanksgiving is complete without delicious, homemade Turkey Gravy. This recipe includes instructions to make turkey gravy with or without pan drippings.

No Thanksgiving is complete without delicious, homemade Turkey Gravy. This recipe includes instructions to make turkey gravy with or without pan drippings. #Thanksgiving #ThanksgivingRecipe #ThanksgivingSide #Gravy

6. Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe with Marshmallows 

Mashed sweet potato casserole topped with toasted marshmallows and a brown sugar cinnamon pecan streusel. The perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any other holiday celebration.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Pecan Streusel - Mashed sweet potato casserole topped with toasted marshmallows and a brown sugar cinnamon pecan streusel. The perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any other holiday celebration.

7. The Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe

These are the BEST Creamy Dreamy Mashed Potatoes! Step-by-step instructions on how to make the creamiest mashed potatoes every single time!

These are the BEST Creamy Dreamy Mashed Potatoes! Step-by-step instructions on how to make the creamiest mashed potatoes every single time!

8. Oven Roasted Corn Recipe

The most amazing oven roasted corn!

THE MOST AMAZING OVEN ROASTED CORN - Healthy and Diet Friendly Food Recipes. - Eating Yummy

9. Creamy Broccoli Casserole 

A family-favorite. With its cheesy broccoli goodness & buttered cracker topping, what’s not to love? A perfect side for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any day!

Creamy Broccoli Casserole ~ A family-favorite. With its cheesy broccoli goodness & buttered cracker topping, what's not to love? A perfect side for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any day!

10. Crock Pot Pumpkin Hot Chocolate Recipe 

Slow Cooker Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate a delicious treat for those cool Fall nights!

Slow Cooker Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate a delicious treat for those cool Fall nights!

11. Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Wraps

Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites are a wonderful holiday appetizer! Use up leftover stuffing and wrap thick flavorful bacon around for the perfect treat.

Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites are a wonderful holiday appetizer! Use up leftover stuffing and wrap thick flavorful bacon around for the perfect treat.

12. Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

Roasted Parmesan Green Beans- delicious fresh green beans are roasted with a crunchy mixture of parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs.  They make the perfect side dish for any meal.

Roasted Parmesan Green Beans- delicious fresh green beans are roasted with a crunchy mixture of parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs. They make the perfect side dish for any meal.

13. Baked Ham Recipe

Beautifully caramelized Baked Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze Recipe – a perfect alternative or addition to the Thanksgiving Turkey!

Beautifully caramelized Baked Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze Recipe - a perfect alternative or addition to the Thanksgiving Turkey!

14. Garlic Parmesan Potatoes 

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mushrooms are sautéed in a butter garlic until tender and then tossed in the most AMAZING creamy parmesan sauce. These are great as a side, on top of meat or eaten by themselves and ready in under 10 minutes!

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mushrooms are sautéed in a butter garlic until tender and then tossed in the most AMAZING creamy parmesan sauce. These are great as a side, on top of meat or eaten by themselves and ready in under 10 minutes!

15. Best Darn Ham Sandwiches You’ll Ever Have

Perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers or a pre-dinner snack! Use turkey or ham for these delicious sandwiches.

Best Darn Ham Sandwiches You'll Ever Have! Perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers or a pre-dinner snack! Use turkey or ham for these delicious sandwiches.

16. Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Absolutely perfect Southern Style Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe. Easy, delicious holiday or weeknight side dish that’s the perfect amount of creamy.

Absolutely perfect Southern Style Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe. Easy, delicious holiday or weeknight side dish that's the perfect amount of creamy.

17. Pumpkin Risotto Recipe

This Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese & Dried Cranberries is a perfect fall comfort food – Rich, creamy and perfect for an elegant weeknight meal. Or try serving this to your vegetarian guests at Thanksgiving!

This Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese & Dried Cranberries is a perfect fall comfort food - Rich, creamy and perfect for an elegant weeknight meal. Or try serving this to your vegetarian guests at Thanksgiving!

18. Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Chili

Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Chili: You’ve got to taste it to believe it! It actually tastes like pumpkin spice mixed within a spicy and savory chili. Made with pumpkin purée in a slow cooker.

Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Chili: You've got to taste it to believe it! It actually tastes like pumpkin spice mixed within a spicy and savory chili. Made with pumpkin purée in a slow cooker.

19. The Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

The BEST Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe EVER!! How to cook a turkey that is tender, moist and juicy.

The BEST Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe EVER!! How to cook a turkey that is tender, moist and juicy.

20. Thanksgiving Roast Recipe

Wow your dinner guests with this aromatic rosemary and garlic roast that is so simple to make and complete with a beautiful presentation paired with red wine.

Wow your dinner guests with this aromatic rosemary and garlic roast that is so simple to make and complete with a beautiful presentation paired with red wine.

21. Thanksgiving Salad Recipe

This Apple Pecan Fall Salad is perfect for autumn, topped with a honey mustard dressing this is perfect for a holiday or just a hearty lunch!

This Apple Pecan Fall Salad is perfect for autumn, topped with a honey mustard dressing this is perfect for a holiday or just a hearty lunch!

22. Homemade Dinner Rolls

Soft and buttery Easy Homemade Dinner Rolls are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu!

Soft and buttery Easy Homemade Dinner Rolls are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu! #recipes #thanksgivingrecipes #thanksgiving #sidedish #dinnerrolls #bread #breadrecipes

23. Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

This scalloped potatoes recipe is creamy, cheesy, and irresistibly delicious. Yet it’s made lighter with a few simple tweaks!

This scalloped potatoes recipe is creamy, cheesy, and irresistibly delicious. Yet it's made lighter with a few simple tweaks!

24. Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Look no further for the Best Ever Cranberry Sauce! This easy and delightful recipe takes only 15 minutes to make and a handful of ingredients! Spiced with cinnamon and sweetened with orange juice, it is the best combination of sweet and tart! The perfect complement to your holiday meal!

Look no further for the Best Ever Cranberry Sauce! This easy and delightful recipe takes only 15 minutes to make and a handful of ingredients! Spiced with cinnamon and sweetened with orange juice, it is the best combination of sweet and tart! The perfect complement to your holiday meal! #Thanksgiving #cranberry #sauce #recipe

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