Christmas Side Dish Recipes

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Christmas Side Dish Recipes. A round-up of some of the best Christmas side dish recipes. Complete any meal in this tasty collection. Which is your favorite?

37 - Rustic Rosemary Thyme Mashed Potatoes (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

An easy and delicious dinner side dish recipe for Rustic Rosemary Thyme Mashed Potatoes! They’re gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and top-8 allergy-free; perfect for the holidays or as a simple healthy take on some good ole’ comfort food!

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36 - The BEST Side Salad Recipe

This is the BEST side salad recipe you’ll ever have! It’s the requested side dish at family gatherings and not your ordinary run-of-the-mill side salad. There’s a SECRET! How to cut the lettuce and add these two common spices that change your salad-making life.

The BEST Side Salad Recipe

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35 - Christmas Salad with Citrus-Champagne Vinaigrette

A vibrantly beautiful salad that’s truly fit for a celebration! You can even shape it like a gorgeous Christmas wreath for a showstopping, edible centerpiece! Pretty greens are studded with crunchy pistachios, sweet and tangy pomegranate arils, and juicy oranges. Topped off with a sprinkling of creamy goat cheese and a refreshingly light champagne vinaigrette. A perfect party salad!

Christmas Salad with Citrus-Champagne Vinaigrette

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34 - Sweet And Spicy Cornbread Casserole

This sweet and spicy cornbread casserole is a great addition to any holiday meal. Combine a bit of honey with jalapeno and you have a side dish that will wow!

Sweet And Spicy Cornbread Casserole

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33 - Sage And Onion Stuffing Recipe

This is my sage and onion stuffing recipe. It takes around 5 – 10 minutes to prepare and then it cooks for around the same time as packet stuffing.

Sage And Onion Stuffing Recipe

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32 - Crispy Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary

Roasted baby potatoes with crispy exterior, soft and fluffy inside is a great side dish that goes well with pretty much any meal. Perfect as an easy weeknight dinner or a Sunday roast.

Crispy Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary

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31 - Maple Glazed Sauteed Green Beans and Carrots with Prosciutto and Walnuts

This delightful maple-glazed sauteed green beans and carrots side dish comes together in one skillet and makes the most perfect addition to your Fall table. Great to serve as a side during the Holidays or to spruce up your Sunday dinner. The Maple adds a lovely hint of sweetness alongside with the saltiness of the prosciutto that guarantees everyone will be coming back for seconds.

Maple Glazed Sauteed Green Beans and Carrots with Prosciutto and Walnuts

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30 - Sweet Potato Casserole

This dish is a perpetual favorite at our family holiday celebrations. Is it a side dish? Is it a dessert? We place it right in between the casseroles and the pies, so everyone gets to make that decision on their own.

Sweet Potato Casserole

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29 - Holiday Potato Medley

Creamy, buttery potatoes are roasted with sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, parsnip and bacon, in this show stopping dish perfect for the holidays!

Holiday Potato Medley

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28 - Low Carb Broccoli Cauliflower Salad with Bacon and Mayo

Low carb broccoli cauliflower salad takes just 10 minutes! This easy broccoli and cauliflower salad recipe is super simple, colorful, and great for any occasion.

Low Carb Broccoli Cauliflower Salad with Bacon and Mayo

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27 - Holiday Stuffing Biscuit Cups (with Sausage)

These Holiday Stuffing Biscuit Cups (with sausage) are such a delicious appetizer to serve during the holidays. Made with Pillsbury biscuit dough, rosemary, craisins and sausage, they are a festive appetizer or side dish! Best part, they can be made ahead of time and popped in the oven before guests arrive!

Holiday Stuffing Biscuit Cups (with Sausage)

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26 - Garlic Roasted Radishes

These garlic roasted radishes are an easy and delicious low carb side dish. They’re a great alternative to roasted potatoes. These oven baked radishes are simple enough to throw together on busy weeknights but also make a great lightened up side dish for holiday gatherings. They also happen to be gluten-free, vegan, and paleo diet-friendly so they’re a good option if you’re accommodating guests with various dietary restrictions.

Garlic Roasted Radishes

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25 - Corn Souffle

This corn souffle is so easy to make. It is a wonderful side dish for the holidays or a great way to dress up a weeknight dinner.

Corn Souffle

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24 - Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans

A sweet potato casserole with pecans that’s so good, you won’t miss the marshmallows! It’s sweet, with a great texture. Possibly my favorite holiday side dish!!

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans

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23 - Simple and Scrumptious Roasted Dutch Carrots

These simple roasted dutch carrots may just be the star of your next meal. They come together so easily, require no technical skills and use easy to find simple ingredients.

Simple and Scrumptious Roasted Dutch Carrots

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22 - Easy Creamed Corn

This Easy Creamed Corn has the perfect balance of sweet and spicy flavors… you just can’t stop at one bite! The best part of this recipe is that it is ready from start to finish in under 15 minutes. 

Easy Creamed Corn

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21 - Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe, all you need 4 ingredients for delicious homemade cranberry sauce. With a hint of orange, you will love this sweet and tasty side cranberry dish! Simple ingredients that come together in no time at all will transform your meal! This cranberry sauce recipe will be a new favorite for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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20 - Instant Pot Asparagus Recipe

Today’s Instant Pot asparagus recipe is one of the easiest and healthiest side dishes that you can make in just 15 minutes. Fresh asparagus is steamed in the Instant Pot until tender but still crisp, then drizzled in a flavorful dairy-based sauce, and topped with smoky bacon and cheese. The dish is elegant enough to serve at holiday gatherings and easy enough to add in your weekly meal rotation.

Instant Pot Asparagus Recipe

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19 - Caprese Christmas Wreath

My Caprese Christmas Wreath is the ideal addition to your festive table. Not only is it a delicious and popular salad, but it makes an attractive table centrepiece. Enjoy it as an appetiser or serve it as a side dish; it is the ideal companion to hot or cold dishes, meat, fish or poultry.

Caprese Christmas Wreath

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18 - Chicken Cobb “Christmas Tree” Holiday Salad

The beloved, classic chicken Cobb salad gets a holiday twist! Hearts of romaine lettuce are perfectly suited to become a “Christmas tree,” complete with tomato-ornaments, a golden pepper-star … even packages under the tree! This Holiday Salad is surprisingly simple to make, and can even be made ahead! Wow your guests with a fun new recipe this year – make this absolutely delicious, crowd-pleasing showstopper for your holiday table!

Chicken Cobb “Christmas Tree” Holiday Salad

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17 - Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze

The combination of sweet and savory elements in these oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze make it a perfect complement for a wide variety of main dishes.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze

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16 - Sweet Potato Soufflé

This Sweet Potato Soufflé with a crunchy coconut and pecan streusel topping is an easy and delicious Thanksgiving side dish or dessert.

Sweet Potato Soufflé

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15 - Creamed Leeks

These creamed leeks are rich and complex in flavour yet very easy to make. They use just 5 ingredients which are all made in one pot. This side dish goes perfectly with a Sunday roast or Christmas dinner.

Creamed Leeks

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14 - Mashed Potato Casserole

Classic mashed potatoes are brought to new heights with the addition of cheese, sour cream, and cream cheese.

Mashed Potato Casserole

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13 - Warm Sorghum Salad With Kohlrabi, Apple, & Fennel

A warm sorghum salad paired with roasted kohlrabi, ginger gold apple, and fennel. This gluten-free vegan recipe is slightly sweet, comforting, and nourishing for the cold months ahead.

Warm Sorghum Salad With Kohlrabi, Apple, & Fennel

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12 - Sour Cream Green Bean Casserole

This sour cream green bean casserole is classic holiday comfort food at its finest! This green bean casserole uses fresh green beans and sour cream instead of cream of mushroom soup.

Sour Cream Green Bean Casserole

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11 - Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Casserole (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

This dairy-free sweet potato casserole hits the spot when you’re craving something warm, cozy, and substantial. It’s an easy and delicious gluten-free, vegan side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Casserole (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

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10 - The BEST Green Bean Casserole with Bacon and Cheese

The BEST Green Bean Casserole with Bacon and Cheese: One of the most popular green bean recipes, and such an easy side dish that shouldn’t just be for Thanksgiving!

The BEST Green Bean Casserole with Bacon and Cheese

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9 - Braised Red Cabbage

This braised red cabbage is rich and spiced, perfect for winter. Red Cabbage is a common accompaniment for British Christmas dinner, Sunday Roasts and game birds like duck.

Braised Red Cabbage

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8 - Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe, these mashed potatoes come together in no time, are rich and delicious, and perfect for any holiday dinner! Make these up to three day before you need them!

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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7 - Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Our Instant Pot scalloped potatoes recipe can help you make this traditional favorite in just 20 minutes. The deep-baked dish holds stacks of fork-tender potato slices embraced by a fragrant, luscious cream sauce — classic and comforting. Scalloped potatoes usually take more than an hour to finish, but with an Instant Pot, things go much faster. It will be done before you know it, and the results are exactly what you’re after — we promise!

Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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6 - Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Broccoli Cheese Casserole is the best with tender broccoli baked with bread cubes in cheddar cheese sauce with mayo, horseradish, and two cheddar cheeses. This broccoli casserole with cheese can be assembled a day ahead for easier preparation and makes a perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. So move over church potluck or family reunion buffet, because this broccoli and cheese casserole will steal all the hearts.

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

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5 - Baked Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Loaded with good sharp cheddar cheese, this cheddar mac and cheese recipe is the definition of comfort food and is perfect on its own or as a side.

Baked Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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4 - Easy Asparagus Casserole

Super easy and healthy asparagus casserole that comes together in just a few steps. This is perfect for Thanksgiving, Easter, or any meal that needs a yummy low carb side dish! This is one of my most popular recipes with over 30k likes, shares, and saves!

Easy Asparagus Casserole

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3 - Old Fashioned Crunchy Pea Salad

Crunchy Pea Salad gets the ‘crunch’ part of it’s name from various ingredients depending on which recipe you are using. As we all know, peas are not crunchy! Hopefully they are not! My recipe for Pea Salad gets its crunch from the cauliflower, celery and cashews.

Old Fashioned Crunchy Pea Salad

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2 - Quick Creamed Spinach with Cream Cheese Recipe

Quick creamed spinach prepared with cream cheese within minutes over the stovetop. Recipe includes instructions for fresh and frozen spinach and some ideas to enhance the dish further to your needs.

Quick Creamed Spinach with Cream Cheese Recipe

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1 - Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes With Thyme And Garlic

When it comes to Christmas side dishes, I find the best thing to do is prep everything in advance. That’s where these delicious duck fat roasted potatoes with thyme and garlic come in.

Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes With Thyme And Garlic

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Christmas Side Dish Recipes