Roasted Honey Bacon Sriracha Brussel Sprouts and Other Thanksgiving Vegetable Side Dishes

November 17, 2014

Vegetables are as much apart of the thanksgiving table as the turkey.  These quick and easy vegetable side dishes are quick, easy, and satisfying.  You can't go wrong with 10 minute firehouse green beans, rich loaded mashed potatoes and simple roasted honey bacon brussel sprouts.  Check out the recipes for these wonderful dishes below

Firehouse Green Beans
Recipe from Coordinately Yours

Firehouse green beans is a delicious alternative to classic green bean casserole.  This five ingredient vegetable side dish comes together in just 10 minutes.  If you must have those addicting canned French fried onions, feel free to sprinkle some over the top.

Sausage and Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash
Recipe from Food Wishes

The Thanksgiving table would be remiss without a winter squash dish.  Sausage and rice stuffed acorn squash is a hearty side dish is a favorite at my house.  The beauty of acorn squash is that there is a natural pocket to put the stuffing. While this particular recipe fills the squash with a a rice and sausage mixture, you can cater your stuffing to what you have available in your pantry.  

Loaded Mashed Potatoes 
Submitted to Foodista by Angela LeMoine

No Thanksgiving meal would complete without a bowl of creamy mashed potatoes.  This recipe takes this classic comfort food one step further and adds crispy bacon, scallions, and sour cream.  Yukon gold potatoes are the potatoes of choice for this recipe because they really creamy when pureed.

Roasted Apples, Carrots and Parsnips
Photo Credit: Justin Snow

Vegetable dishes like roasted apples, carrots and parsnips with fresh thyme help ease the work load in the kitchen on Thanksgiving.  The fall fruit and root vegetables are cut up (all roughly the same size), tossed with olive oil and fresh thyme and roasted until caramelized and golden brown.

Roasted Bacon Honey Brussel Sprouts
Recipe from Kirbie's Cravings

Smoky, sweet and spicy, these brussel sprouts taste anything but dull.  The boldly flavored brussel sprouts will turn your from a brussel sprout hater into a brussel sprout lover.  You will appreciate how fast and easy this vegetable side dish comes together.

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