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Top 10 Holiday Side Dishes


These holiday side dish recipes just might steal the spotlight from your main course this holiday season!

1. Sweet Potato Bake

Paula’s Sweet Potato Bake is so good and sweet, you might just think it’s dessert. 

2. Smashed Potato, Parsnips and Rutabaga

Add parsnips, rutabaga, and cream cheese to your mashed potatoes, and you’ll have a side dish your holiday guests won’t soon forget.

3. Brussels Sprouts with Onion and Bacon

Brussels sprouts look and taste a little like cabbage, but they make for a fancier looking side dish. 

4. Roasted Cauliflower

Thyme and Dijon mustard will offer your cauliflower a welcome twist. Drizzle them with olive oil, and roast them in the oven. It will have you thinking twice about your usual side dishes.

5. Mrs. Hoggle’s Stuffed Cranberry Sauce

Nothing says the holidays quite like cranberry sauce, and this stuffed cranberry sauce is a great way to spruce up your canned sauce.

6. Corrie’s Bacon Creamed Spinach

Dazzle your holiday dinner plates with this beautiful and savory side dish. Bacon and spinach together—who knew?!

7. Butternut Squash Casserole

If your family isn’t into sweet potato bakes or casseroles, give this winter squash casserole a try. It’s just as sweet and you might even find a new family favorite!

8. Blue Potatoes au Gratin

Here’s a savory and romantic side dish that’s bursting with flavor. Gruyere and blue cheese melded together make this one of our absolute favorites.

9. Green Beans with Almonds and Caramelized Onions

Want an elegant and delicious dish that’s fit for your holiday gatherings? Look no further than these green beans with almonds. Your taste buds will thank you.

10. Sour Cream Butter Biscuits

Now, what holiday dinner would be complete without bread? Not ours—that’s for sure! Simply serve these biscuits piping hot from the oven with some herbed butter.

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