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10 Simple and Delicious Holiday Side Dish Recipes

Whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other holiday, these 10 simple and delicious holiday side dish recipes are sure to please!

The holiday season is fast approaching! Have you got those menus planned yet? Do you need some ideas for what to serve with that turkey, ham, prime rib, or whatever else your main dish might be?

No worries…I’ve got your back!

I rounded up 10 of my all-time favorite classic side dish recipes from right here on the blog that go with just about anything and that always get rave reviews at my holiday dinners.

There’s everything from mashed potatoes to stuffing to veggies, biscuits, and cranberry sauce.

And the best part? They’re all easy to make, super yummy, and many of them can even be made up to a day ahead of time, which could definitely help keep your stress levels down on the big day!

a bowl of instant pot mashed potatoes with a pat of butter on top and a spoon on the side

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

These Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are the easiest and most delicious mashed potatoes I've ever made. They're fluffy, smooth, creamy, and perfect every time!

classic bread stuffing in a white baking dish with a spoonful being taken out

Easy Classic Bread Stuffing

This homemade Easy Classic Bread Stuffing is a must-have side dish to go with your Thanksgiving turkey. It's made with just a few simple ingredients and is sure to be gobbled up by your family and guests!

Easy Green Bean Casserole (No Canned Soup!)

This Easy Green Bean Casserole tastes even better than the classic, and it's made without canned soup. It's so good, you might want to make extra to be prepared for second helpings!

easy broccoli cheese casserole on a white plate with a fork

Easy Broccoli Cheese Casserole

This Easy Broccoli Cheese Casserole is one of the best side dishes ever! It's got tender broccoli in a creamy cheese sauce with buttery crackers mixed in and on top. Need I say more?

a spoonful of yellow squash casserole being taken out of the baking dish

Yellow Squash Casserole

This creamy, cheesy Yellow Squash Casserole with a buttery cracker crumb topping is an easy and delicious way to enjoy your summer squash. It's a classic Southern side dish that is sure to become a favorite!

Easy Cheesy Creamed Corn

This Easy Cheesy Creamed Corn transforms plain old corn into a rich, creamy, cheesy side dish that everyone is sure to love!

oven roasted broccoli on a baking sheet

Oven Roasted Broccoli

With this easy Oven Roasted Broccoli, you can say good-bye to boring, soggy broccoli…and say hello to vibrantly green, crisp-tender broccoli that's lightly caramelized on the edges, and full of amazing flavor!

easy cheesy garlic biscuits on a white plate

Easy Cheesy Garlic Biscuits

Love those biscuits at Red Lobster? With this recipe for Easy Cheesy Garlic Biscuits, you can enjoy some of that soft, buttery, cheesy garlicky deliciousness at home any time – from scratch – in less than 30 minutes!

Easy Homemade Cornbread Muffins

These Easy Homemade Cornbread Muffins are made totally from scratch in only 30 minutes and are a delicious side dish with just about any meal!

pineapple orange cranberry sauce in a white bowl garnished with orange and pineapple

Pineapple Orange Cranberry Sauce

This easy homemade Pineapple Orange Cranberry Sauce is the perfect combination of sweet and tart with a hint of vanilla. It's a must-have Thanksgiving side dish that is sure to be a hit!

Want even more side dish recipes? Check out my round-up of 10 More Simple and Delicious Holiday Side Dish Recipes and also my side dishes page and salads page.

I hope I made planning your holiday menus a little easier and that you found a recipe or two that you’d like to try. Thanks for visiting today!

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