3 Of The Tastiest Side Dish Recipes To Make For Your Family This Thanksgiving

by Ileana Paules-Bronet
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No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without a variety of side dishes. Most people make mashed potatoes, stuffing, and green beans, but there are so many other good side dish options out there.

This year, try making one or all of these three incredibly tasty side dishes! Your family will be instantly obsessed.

Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Combine fresh cranberries, chopped walnuts, and 4 tbsps. of brown sugar. Cut acorn squash in half and spoon out the inside. Fill squash with cranberry mixture and top with a slice of butter. Cover with tinfoil and bake at 400°F for 25 minutes.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Pull stems out of mushrooms and place on a baking sheet.

Brush with olive oil. Spoon cranberry sauce into the mushrooms, then place a small piece of Brie cheese on each mushroom. Top every mushroom with a walnut. Bake at 400°F for 15 minutes. Sprinkle mushroom bites with thyme.

Acorn Squash With Brussels Sprouts

Peel acorn squash, then chop it into bite-size pieces. Trim brussels sprouts, and chop in half. Combine acorn squash and brussels sprouts in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and maple syrup, then sprinkle with cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine, then pour onto baking sheet. Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes. Take the mixture out of the oven, then stir in pecans and cranberry raisins.

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