All it takes is a sprinkling of salt and pepper to enhance the earthy flavors of the carrots in this simple side dish.
Fennel and Orange Salad
The classic flavor combination of fennel and orange makes a wonderful winter salad.
Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Instead of sugar pumpkins, you can use other winter squash in our Roasted Pumpkin Soup recipe. Kabocha, calabaza, and Hubbard are the best alternatives. Choose a squash that feels heavy for its size and is free of soft spots. The soup can be garnished with toasted pepitas or a dollop of sour cream—or both.
Green Beans with Vinaigrette
These fresh green beans help balance out the richness of the rest of the Thanksgiving meal.
Crisp Brussels Sprout Leaves
In this simple Thanksgiving side dish, roasting brussels sprouts brings out their nuttiness. Tangy Pecorino Romano cheese adds extra depth.
Glazed Pearl Onions
The longer those cook, the sweeter and more caramelized they will become. A little balsamic vinegar is a nice touch to add.
Roasted Mixed Cabbages
You can use any assortment of firm vegetables, such as a mix of brussels sprouts, turnips, cabbages, and shallots, for this recipe.
Roasted Carrots and Potatoes with Dill
Roast a combination of carrots and potatoes for a simple holiday side dish. The high heat concentrates the sweetness of the carrots and makes the potatoes crisp on the outside and creamy on the inside. A flourish of brightly flavored fresh dill lifts the finished dish.
Sauteed Radicchio with Honey and Balsamic Vinegar
Serve this simple side of sauteed radicchio with grilled steak, chicken, or Italian sausages.