Still didn’t have time to prepare for the Thanksgiving dinner? Thanksgiving is almost here, and you might be feeling a little overwhelmed with all the preparations. If you’re running out of time and looking for some last minute savory dishes to add to your Thanksgiving feast, here are some ideas. These 15 last-minute Thanksgiving savory dishes that are easy enough recipes you can choose from for creating a last-minute dinner.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving side dish ideas
You can find recipes like basic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, fall salads, easy stuffing, roasted turkey, macaroni and cheese or potato gratin, sweet potato dishes and dips that will certainly delight your guests.
This Spinach and Shiitake Mushroom Stuffing, a classic Thanksgiving side dish is easy to make and can be prepared in advance. This version combines in the classic recipe, shiitake mushrooms, which impart an irresistible earthy, garlicky aroma rounded with umami notes and spinach. You can stuff it into a turkey or bake it in a casserole dish.
Another Thanksgiving staple, mashed potatoes are very easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser. So comforting, creamy and buttery that shouldn’t miss any holiday table. For this dish you can prepare either the Basic Mashed Potatoes or Mashed Potato Casserole.
This sweet and tangy Cranberry Sauce is a must-have at Thanksgiving. To prepare it, simply simmer some cranberries, sugar, and orange juice in a saucepan until the cranberries have burst and the sauce has thickened. Add some orange zest if desired for more flavor.
If you are not in mood for green beans, this Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is a perfect choice among your other Thanksgiving side dishes. You can make it well in advance, travels easy and is a wonderful salad that has it all: it’s sweet and salty, it’s creamy and crunchy, zesty and crispy.
None of this recipes need day advance preparation and they can easily be put together just few hours before dinner.
With these 15 last-minute savory dishes, your Thanksgiving table is sure to be a hit!
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