15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Sides

15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Sides

15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Side Dishes ~ is your Thanksgiving table a sea of drab neutrals?  What a turnoff!  Wake up everybody’s taste buds with these 15 vibrant recipes.

Mashed Kabocha Squash with Vanilla Bean from The View from Great Island

Mashed Kabocha Squash ~ the view from great island

Lemon Parmesan Green Beans from Damn Delicious

Lemon Parmesan Green Beans from Damn Delicious

Brown Butter Garlic Rainbow Carrots from The Recipe Critic

rainbow carrots from The Recipe Critic

Purple Potato Soup from Better Homes and Gardens

Purple Potato Soup from Better Homes and Gardens

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce from She Wears Many Hats

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce from She Wears Many Hats

Cheesy Corn Casserole with Jalapenos from Saving Room for Dessert

Cheesy Corn Casserole from Saving Room for Dessert

Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes from Spoonforkbacon

Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes from Spoonforkbacon

Red Hot Jello Salad from Love Bakes Good Cakes

Red Hot Jello Salad from Love Bakes Good Cakes

Pear and Pomegranate Salad from House of Yumm

Pear and Pomegranate Salad from House of Yumm

Cranberry Vinaigrette from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Cranberry Vinaigrette from Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Roasted Red Cabbage Wedges with Z’atar from Floating Kitchen

Roasted Red Cabbage Wedges from Floating Kitchen

Butternut Bisque from The Cafe Sucre Farine

Buternut Bisque from The Cafe Sucre Farine

Persian Jeweled Rice from The View from Great Island

Persian Jeweled Rice from The View from Great Island

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Orange and Avocado Salad from Brooklyn Supper

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Orange Salad from Brooklyn Supper

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate from The View from Great Island

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15 Colorful Thanksgiving Side Dishes to wake up your holiday table! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

 

9 Comments

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    Emily
    December 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Wow Sue, not only the side foods, your list is one wonderful cooking plan for who are vegetarians like me to have good dishes in daily meals! Thank you for sharing with us!

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    2 sisters recipes
    November 22, 2016 at 9:56 am

    What a beautiful array of colors in these dishes! Who needs the turkey? We can easily eat these as a meal! Can’t wait to try them in the coming weeks, thanks Sue. Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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    Laura | Tutti Dolci
    November 21, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    I may not even need the turkey with all of these gorgeous sides… I could easily make a meal out of them! :)

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    Chris Scheuer
    November 20, 2016 at 8:06 am

    Pinned, pinned, pinned and pinned! Everything looks wonderful, thanks so much for sharing our soup too!

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      Sue
      November 20, 2016 at 8:11 am

      Your golden soup is a stunner Chris!

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    Jennifer @ Seasons and Suppers
    November 20, 2016 at 7:29 am

    I’m getting hungry just looking at all these! Wishing I was having a few this week. Oh well, I’ll live vicariously through all of you :)

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      Sue
      November 20, 2016 at 8:12 am

      These will all be sueful throughout the winter, I think ~ the dinner table can always use a pop of color :)

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    Tricia @ Saving room for dessert
    November 20, 2016 at 5:13 am

    I LOVE all of these gorgeous sides. It’s a rainbow of deliciousness Sue – and thanks for sharing my cheesy corn casserole – that’s always a favorite! You make it so hard to choose just one or two – I want them all. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

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      Sue
      November 20, 2016 at 8:12 am

      I’m planning to make your casserole this year, Tricia, I’m seriously missing summer corn…

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