Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we all know how excited you are to cook! Maybe you are, and maybe you aren’t, but just in case you need some inspiration, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 absolutely mouthwatering Thanksgiving recipes you have to whip up this year (you’ll thank us later):
Best Green Bean Casserole Ever
You’re probably used to making green bean casserole with cream of mushroom soup, but this recipes skips it for something better! Now just add the fried onions on top and bake for a crispy side dish on your table.
Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Now, there are many people that don’t like brussel sprouts. In fact, most of them HATE this vegetable. However, we can almost guarantee that if you fall under that category, you’ll fall in love with brussel sprouts using this recipe. The combination of the veggie and sauce is delightful.
There are many versions of potato gratin, as it’s a very well-known recipe. However, this one is unique and even features tomatoes if you’d like to add them! Enjoy your rich and creamy potato gratin with a bit of a twist…and wait for your guests’ reactions to this delicious twist on the classic dish.
Antipasti makes a great addition to any dinner party. This recipe in particular, however, is more than fitting for Thanksgiving. All you need are vegetables that you and your family enjoy, plus some olive oil and spices. Baking it is much healthier and usually the way it’s done, anyway. With this, you can never go wrong.
Who doesn’t love cornbread? It’s actually the tastiest thing ever, and doesn’t even have to only be cooked on Thanksgiving. Additionally, you can whip this puppy up on the side with chili, or any soup, really. Blow your guests away with this creamy take on cornbread, and make extras to have left over!
Green Beans and Mushrooms
Not everyone loves mushrooms, but for those who do, this is a real treat. Green beans are delicious as they are, but with mushrooms, the mix is 10000000x better and richer! It goes great with turkey, as well as any other Thanksgiving-themed dishes your guests may bring. Enjoy the veggies!
Sweet Potato Gnocci
Yes, even gnocci has a place at the Thanksgiving dinner table. With this recipe, you’ll knock your guests’ socks off with this delightful recipe. Who ever said that Italians don’t celebrate Thanksgiving? Well, that’s exactly what this recipe is for. Sweet potatoes give any dish a Thanksgiving-like feel, so get crazy with this one!
Baked Hush Puppies
Hush puppies are god’s gift to humanity. No, they don’t only sell them at Long John Silver’s, because now you know how to make them in the comfort of your own home. Use them as a side dish or an appetizer with drinks, before the big meal. Either way, you’re sure to impress a load of people with this recipe.
Best Cranberry Sauce
The biggest Thanksgiving Staple is cranberry sauce. It works not only on turkey, but also mashed potatoes, stuffing, you name it! Dump it on everything at the dinner table, and I guarantee it’ll taste amazing. Instead of buying it in a can, make it fresh with this delectable recipe that is sure to keep you wanting more.
Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes
Instead of using the traditional recipe for mashed potatoes with milk, try this recipe. In order to achieve that cloudy, soft, texture you’re seeking in mashed potatoes, add mascarpone to the mix. This is the secret we’ve all been waiting for, and we swear it makes all of the difference. Try something different this year, and watch your guests’ reactions to your uber-delicious mashed potatoes.