10 Sides Suitable for Any Holiday Gathering

When it comes to serving up holiday sides you have many delicious choices to make. Deciding on the perfect menu for the occasion is part of the fun of seasonal meal planning, don’t you think?

The following list features yummy ideas for things like salads and veggie dishes. Some are classics like Ambrosia Salad and Southern-Style BBQ Baked Beans… holiday favorites for generations. Others, like Pumpkin Stuffing, bring a bit of variety to the table.

You’re encouraged to take the time to learn more about the recipes, which appeal to you the most. Remember, you’re never limited to just one or two. Once you find a couple that you like, be sure to tell them This Lady Blogs sent you!

If you’re more of a visual person, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post and see all of these featured side dishes with images on the linky!

Winter Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette – Homemade Interest

Visually, this salad is probably as “Christmasy” as it gets! Better yet, you can easily customize it with favorite ingredients.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon – Our Table for Seven

Roasting Brussels Sprouts brings out their sweet flavor. Pairing them with bacon is the perfect combination.

Potatoes Au Gratin with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce – Living Sweet Moments

This isn’t your grandma’s recipe. These au gratin spuds call for pickled jalapenos, whipping cream and a blend of cheeses.

Apple Pomegranate Salad – Love to Be in the Kitchen

Looking for a colorful salad that’s quick to fix? Whip this one up with just six ingredients!

Baked Brown Sugar Cinnamon Acorn Squash – To Simply Inspire

Baking acorn squash is easy-peasy. Kick this recipe a notch, by adding diced-up apple before baking.

Pumpkin Stuffing for Thanksgiving – Super Healthy Kids

Most people don’t think of Pumpkin as a savory dish. This pumpkin stuffing recipe, prepared with mushroom, onions and just the right amount of sage is sure to be a big hit.

Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce – Gimme Some Oven

This cranberry sauce with a zing takes only 20 minutes to make. Feel free to add extra orange zest if the mood strikes you.

Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole – What the Fork Food Blog

Seriously, who doesn’t love green bean casserole? Homemade (crispy) shallots is one of the keys to this recipe’s success.

Holiday Ambrosia Salad – New South Charm

Ambrosia salad brings back childhood memories for so many people. It doesn’t hurt to make an extra batch of two… it’s just that good!

Mamma’s Famous Southern-Style BBQ Baked Beans – Nerdy Mamma

Baked beans like these are for more than just summertime picnics! So, dig in and let the holiday festivities begin!

10 Sides Suitable for Any Holiday Gathering


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