Everybody understands it’s the side meals that make Thanksgiving supper incredible! From Southern cornbread dressing to giblet gravy, these timeless Southern Thanksgiving side meals will have your visitors raving!


It’s not a Southern Thanksgiving unless dressing is on the table! Lots of ask what the distinction is in between stuffing and dressing and it’s truly basic. Packing is “packed” into the cavity of the turkey, where the dressing is prepared beyond the bird. In the South, you’ll hear the majority of people utilize the term “dressing.”

SOUTHERN CORNBREAD DRESSING– Our popular cornbread dressing is made with both cornbread and biscuits. Enjoy our Action by Action cooking video Do not forget that giblet gravy

SAUSAGE BISCUIT DRESSING– This southern dressing is made with biscuits and sausage. It’s wet and scrumptious! You can make our popular Cathead Biscuits a number of days ahead of time to make this recipe.

SAUSAGE RICE DRESSING– Rice prevails in the South, and this rice dressing is constantly an excellent vacation concept.


Potatoes make a preferred side meal! Plus, you got ta have something to put the gravy over.

CREAMY MASHED POTATOES– Is it even Thanksgiving if mashed potatoes aren’t on the table? If you take place to have any leftovers, I extremely advise making these mashed potato biscuits or fried potato cakes

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE– For numerous, Thanksgiving is the only time they consume sweet potatoes. This casserole has wonderful evaluations.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

SWEET POTATO PONE– it’s made with sweet potatoes and molasses and is a conventional vacation food. It can be acted as a dessert or a side meal. We serve it as a side meal.


Can’t forget the veggies. Thanksgiving supper would not be total without a couple of vegetbale meals.

SOUTHERN BROCCOLI CASSEROLE– It’s absolutely a staple! Most likely among the most popular side meals for Thanksgiving.

25 Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

EASY CORN CASSEROLE– This is a preferred Southernrecipe Plus, it’s a basic meal that constantly got terrific evaluations.

GREEN BEANS AND POTATOES– you can never ever fail with this recipe.

CORN PUDDING– This is an old-timey Southern meal that is popular for Thanksgiving. If you have actually never ever had corn pudding, it’s a should attempt.

GARLIC CHEESE GRITS– Mommy made these for every single vacation when we were maturing. It’s definitelya timeless southern side meal.

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SOUTHERN PEA SALAD– this timeless meal is constantly a preferred!

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STRAWBERRY PRALINE SALAD– A great fluff salad is a should for the vacations! This strawberry praline salad is SO GREAT!

SIMPLE CRANBERRY SALAD– simply 3 ingredients and among our most popular vacation recipes.

PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE– this is a preferred southern side meal. If you have actually never ever had it, you got ta attempt it.

PISTACHIO SALAD AKA WATERGATE SALAD– it’s absolutely an old made preferred!


Every household has those meals that constantly appears throughout the vacations. Here are a few of our household favorites.

BARLEY CASSEROLE– Granny made it every year for Thanksgiving. Now Anne makes it and it’s a should for your vacation.

BUTTERMILK MACARONI AND CHEESE– when there is a vacation or an unique celebration, macaroni and cheese will be served. Duration!

SOUTHERN SPOON BREAD– This is likewise a meal that granny constantly served. It’s absolutely a household favorite.


For several years we had a non-traditional Thanksgiving. We served various meals and everybody liked it. You do not need to go the conventional path.


Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread is simple to make and makes a fantastic present throughout the holiday.

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