100+ Holiday Side Dish Ideas

I don’t know about you, but no matter how great the main dish is, my favorite part of any meal is the side dishes. When it comes to special meals, all the better. These 100+ Holiday Side Dish Ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to make those amazing side dishes to go with your celebrations.

100+ Holiday Side Dish Ideas

100+ Holiday Side Dish Ideas

What are your holiday side dish traditions? We have some must-have options but then with some others, we like to experiment with something new now and then. This roundup is jam-packed with amazing recipe ideas that you’re going to love!

Sausage & Apple Stuffing - a moist and flavourful addition to any holiday meal AND it can be made in the slow cooker!

STUFFING

Slow Cooker Sausage Apple Stuffing by Gagen Girls

Make Ahead Stuffing by Wine And Glue

Stuffing Muffins by Creative Cynchronicity

Southern Cornbread Dressing by Merry About Town

Gluten Free Stuffing by The Bewitchin Kitchen

BEANS

Instant Pot Creole Black Beans by Merry About Town

PEAS

Snap Peas and Mushrooms in Black Bean Sauce by Merry About Town

Company Peas by Simply Stacie

Au Gratin Creamed Peas by Made in a Day

BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Savoury Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Broccolini by Creative Cynchronicity

Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pear and Bacon by Merry About Town

Hot Sauce Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Merry About Town

German potato salad

POTATOES

German Potato Salad by Creative Cynchronicity

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes by Delicious Table

Colcannon (Irish Mashed Potatoes with Cabbage) by Creative Cynchronicity

Swedish Potatoes by Simply Stacie

Rosemary Onion Skillet Potatoes by Bare Feet in the Kitchen

Instant Pot Cheesy Party Potatoes by Merry About Town

Twice Baked Potato Casserole by Simply Stacie

Potatoes au Gratin with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce by Living Sweet Moments

Mashed Potato Stuffing Cakes by My Organized Chaos

Duchess Potatoes by Homemade Interest

Party Potatoes by Simply Stacie

Broccoli Ranch Twice Baked Potatoes by The Bewitchin Kitchen

Garlic Rosemary Roasted Potatoes by Mom Secrets

Brown Sugar Glazed Red Potatoes by Lil Luna

French Onion Mashed Potatoes by Yellow Bliss Road

Asiago Potato Stacks by A Family Feast

Scalloped Potatoes by The Bewitchin Kitchen

wild rice pilaf made in the instant pot

RICE

Instant Pot Wild Rice Pilaf by Creative Cynchronicity

Easy Baked Rice With Mushrooms by Glue Stick Gum Drops

Thanksgiving Wild Rice by Veggie Society

maple walnut candied hasselback sweet potato

SWEET POTATOES AND YAMS

Maple Pecan Candied Hasselback Sweet Potatoes by Creative Cynchronicity

Make Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole by Melanie Makes

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad by Creative Cynchronicity

Cranberry Pecan Hasselback Sweet Potato Bake by This Lil Piglet

Sweet Potato Pierogis by Creative Cynchronicity

Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Mash by The Fit Fork

Maple Sage Yams with Marshmallow Butter by Mom on Time Out

honey bourbon glazed carrots

CARROTS

Honey Maple Bourbon Glazed Carrots by Creative Cynchronicity

Creamy Carrots by Simply Stacie

Roasted Carrots with Candied Pecan and Goat Cheese by Inspired By Charm

Balsamic Carrots by Creative Cynchronicity

Roasted Carrots With Garlic And Herbs by Sara’s Cucina Bella

Roasted Moroccan Carrots by Randa Derkson

Maple Roasted Beets and Carrots by Salt & Lavender 

Cola Carrots by Creative Cynchronicity

GREEN BEANS

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans by Creative Cynchronicity

Garlic Green Beans by Randa Derkson

Green Bean Casserole by The Cozy Apron

Roasted Parmesan Green Beans by My Organized Chaos

Cream Cheese and Bacon Green Bean Casserole by This is Not Diet Food

Green Beans and Beets with Balsamic Reduction by The Roasted Root

Green Bean Casserole with Onion Rings by Weary Chef

Firehouse Green Beans by Julie Blanner

TURNIPS AND RUTABAGA

Turnip Puff by Merry About Town

Roasted Baby Turnips with Sauteed Turnip Greens by Simple and Savory

cranberry chutney

CRANBERRIES

Cranberry Chutney by Creative Cynchronicity

Cranberry Orange Relish by Zesty Olive

Millionaire Cranberry Salad by Sweet and Savory Meals

Cranberry Spinach Salad with Cashews and Goat Cheese by Julia’s Album

Old Fashioned Cranberry Salad by Cincy Shopper

BEETS

Beet Salad with Feta and Cucumber by Bowl of Delicious

Balsamic Roasted Beets by Joy Food Sunshine

BROCCOLI

Cheesy Broccoli Casserole by My Organized Chaos

Broccoli Casserole From Scratch by Brown Eyed Baker

ASPARAGUS

Bacon Wrapped Glazed Asparagus by Creative Cynchronicity

Asparagus Alfredo Pasta Bake by This Lil Piglet

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Gremolata Crumbs and Parmesan by Creative Cynchronicity

Cream Cheese Asparagus Bundles by Lil Luna

CORN

Honey Butter Skillet Corn by Together as a Family

5-ingredient Corn Casserole by Tastes Of Lizzy T

Instant Pot Cheesy Creamed Corn by Merry About Town

Corn and Bacon Casserole by Lil Luna

Creamy Corn Pudding by Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Scalloped Corn by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

Skillet Mexican Street Corn by Miss in the Kitchen

ZUCCHINI

Zucchini Gratin by Living Sweet Moments

Eggplant and Zucchini Gratin by Skinny Ms

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds by Five Heart Home

SPINACH

The Best Baked Spinach by Smitten Kitchen

Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Dressing by Anns Entitled Life

Creamed Spinach by Savory Tooth

CAULIFLOWER

Roasted Garlic and Caramelized Onion Mashed Cauliflower by Creative Cynchronicity

Cheesy Cauliflower Bake by Simply Stacie

MUSHROOMS

Sauteed Garlic Balsamic Mushrooms by My Organized Chaos

Lemon Garlic Mushrooms by Taste of Home

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mushrooms by The Recipe Critic

CABBAGE

Sweet and Sour Braised Cabbage by My Organized Chaos

pumpkin ravioli

PUMPKIN AND SQUASH

Pumpkin Ravioli by Creative Cynchronicity

Homestyle Squash Casserole by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

Pumpkin Spice Polenta by Creative Cynchronicity

Quick Pumpkin Pie Pudding by Simply Happy Foodie

Roasted Maple Cinnamon Butternut Squash by My Organized Chaos

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta by Peas and Crayons

Chef Lynn Crawford’s Butternut Squash & Honey Garlic Sausage Macaroni Bake by Savour Ontario

SALAD

Roasted Fennel Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing by Creative Cynchronicity

Creamy Tortellini Salad by Gagen Girls

Orange Creamsicle Salad by Simply Stacie

Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad by Creme de la Crumb

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad by Creative Cynchronicity

Cranberry Fluff Salad by Yellow Bliss Road

Pomegranate Quinoa Salad by I Heart Naptime

Pear, Pomegranate and Spinach Salad by Cooking Classy

Three Pepper Salad by The Bewitchin Kitchen

MACARONI AND CHEESE

Copycat Panera Mac and Cheese by Shugary Sweets

Copycat Paula Deen Mac and Cheese by The Cozy Cook

Southern Baked Mac and Cheese by Basil and Bubbly

GRAVY

Vegetarian Mushroom Gravy by Cardamom And Coconut

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy by Butter Your Biscuit

7UP biscuits

BREADS

7Up Biscuits by Creative Cynchronicity

Pumpkin Cornbread by Celebrating Sweets

Irish Soda Bread by Creative Cynchronicity

Gluten Free Buns by Randa Derkson

Brie and Chive Biscuits by The Gracious Wife

Melt in Your Mouth Cheddar Garlic Biscuits by The Bewitchin Kitchen

Garlic Knots by Rasa Malaysia

Hawaiian Sweet Rolls by Jo Cooks

Yorkshire Pudding with Cheese and Chives by The Bewitchin Kitchen

With so many holiday side dish options, there is sure to be something here to inspire you for your next celebration!

Want more amazing holiday related ideas? Check out 100 Christmas Craft Projects for Kids over on Creative Cynchronicity.

And for TONS more ideas, click on the image below to see the 100s of ideas our friends have shared too!

100+ holiday side dishes

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