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Christmas Side Dishes

Delight guests and complete your meal with these flavorful Christmas side dishes. Find recipes for stuffings, salads, casseroles, potatoes and more side dishes to serve this holiday.

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Growing up, we didn’t have turkey. We had chicken chopped and baked in my grandmother’s dressing. Now we leave out the chicken and keep the cornbread dressing. —Suzanne Mohme, Bastrop, TX
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Pimiento Green Beans

Pimiento Green Beans

Pimiento Green Beans

Here's an easy way to turn everyday green beans into a special side dish. Pimientos, Parmesan cheese and chicken broth add savory flavor and a dash of color.

Celebration Green Beans

Celebration Green Beans

Celebration Green Beans

“My husband loves green beans, and really likes this recipe. It's a nice change from a regular green bean casserole!” —Kimberly Gordon, Virgilina, Virginia

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic

When we have company, these sprouts are my go-to side dish because they look and taste fantastic. Fancy them up a notch with pancetta instead of bacon. —Mandy Rivers, Lexington, SC
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Garlic & Herb Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Herb Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Herb Mashed Potatoes

Cream cheese is the secret ingredient in these comforting spuds. Simply mash, mix and let them warm in the slow cooker.—Frieda Bliesner, McAllen, Texas

Broccoli Artichoke Casserole

Broccoli Artichoke Casserole

Broccoli Artichoke Casserole

A creamy mellow sauce draped over bold-tasting broccoli and artichokes makes this a great addition to any meal.

Festive Corn

Festive Corn

Festive Corn

For a deluxe side dish that's easy yet has big impact, I whip up this recipe. It features corn and peppers in a comforting cream cheese sauce.

Twice-as-Nice Mashed Potatoes

Twice-as-Nice Mashed Potatoes

Twice-as-Nice Mashed Potatoes

If you can't decide what kind of potatoes to serve, reach for this recipe, which blends both red and sweet potatoes. It will quickly become a staple at all of your holiday dinners.

Green Beans with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Green Beans with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Green Beans with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

You’ll have a healthy red and green holiday with this full-flavored side dish. Bright, roasted tomatoes top crisp-tender beans with sweetness. Grated cheese adds protein and taste.—Michaela Rosenthal, Woodland Hills, CA

Corn Bread Sausage Stuffing

Corn Bread Sausage Stuffing

Corn Bread Sausage Stuffing

I made this recipe over 45 years ago for the first pheasant I ever roasted—it was a special dinner I prepared to thank a wonderful sister and brother-in-law for all of their help when we bought our first home. To this day, it's a favorite with our friends and family when they come to visit.

Honey-Spiced Carrots

Honey-Spiced Carrots

Honey-Spiced Carrots

My husband has already requested these carrots again. Some store even carry carrots cut into matchsticks to save time. —Laura McAllister, Morganton, North Carolina

Scalloped Cranberries

Scalloped Cranberries

Scalloped Cranberries

This warm cranberry casserole is a nice substitute for traditional cranberry relish. It's been a staple on my holiday table ever since my aunt gave me the recipe many years ago.
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