30 Grandma-Accepted Thanksgiving Casserole Recipes

30 Grandma-Accepted Thanksgiving Casserole Recipes

When you’re in search of yet another cozy dish so as to add to your Thanksgiving menu, make one among these wholesome takes on traditional Thanksgiving sides. From creamy inexperienced bean casserole to nutty candy potato soufflé, this mixture of candy and savory fall casseroles put a twist on grandma’s conventional recipe. Dishes like our Gradual-Cooker Inexperienced Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions and Straightforward Corn Pudding are so scrumptious, your friends might be clamoring for the recipe.

Caramelized Onion & Apple Stuffing

Caramelized onions are a candy and savory addition to this wholesome stuffing recipe. Select an apple that turns into tender but holds its form when cooked—strive Jonagold or Cortland.

Previous-Normal Candy Potato Casserole

Diana Chistruga

Thanksgiving is not full and not using a home made candy potato casserole. We wish to sprinkle chopped pecans on prime together with the marshmallows for a little bit of texture.

Gradual-Cooker Inexperienced Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions

Because of recent inexperienced beans, a simple home made cream sauce and crispy onion topping, this inexperienced bean casserole recipe is more healthy and extra scrumptious than conventional recipes that use canned soup, beans and onions. Plus, the sluggish cooker saves you time cooking on the range. Ensure that to make use of recent inexperienced beans, as frozen inexperienced beans will turn into mushy.

Loaded Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon, Cheddar & Chives

Think about a loaded baked potato topped with bacon, Cheddar and chives mixed with the creamy goodness of scalloped potatoes, and you’ve got the last word consolation meals casserole. This scalloped potato recipe is made more healthy than unique variations by utilizing low-fat milk rather than heavy cream, but it surely nonetheless tastes simply as wealthy and creamy.

Acorn Squash Casserole

Antonis Achilleos

This acorn squash casserole is clean and creamy. The Parmesan cheese provides it the proper quantity of savoriness, whereas the breadcrumbs add an herby crunch. This straightforward casserole could be nice with any fall meal, and is bound to turn into a brand new Thanksgiving favourite.

Straightforward Corn Pudding

This straightforward Southern-style corn pudding is an effective way to make use of up recent corn when you’ve obtained it! However to hurry up the prep time, frozen corn kernels work simply as properly. This easy casserole is mild and savory-sweet. It is the proper companion for grilled or roasted rooster, pork or steak or can stand by itself as a vegetarian primary dish.

Mable’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Johnny Autry

Mable Clarke, the creator of this baked mac and cheese recipe, is a prepare dinner and activist from South Carolina who serves this dish at a month-to-month barbeque she began to save lots of her church. “One factor I dislike is dry macaroni,” says Clarke, so she makes loads of custard for her model of this traditional. “When individuals style it, they are saying, ‘Oooh, this macaroni!'”

Roasted Fennel & Italian Sausage Stuffing

This home made stuffing recipe is particular as a result of it comes full with a sausage-making lesson from the Sausage King himself, creator and famed enterprise proprietor Bruce Aidells.

Straightforward Scalloped Potatoes

On this straightforward scalloped potatoes recipe, sliced potatoes are roasted within the oven earlier than being combined with a easy, creamy stovetop sauce and sprinkled with Cheddar cheese. A couple of minutes below the broiler turns the dish golden and crispy.

Candy Potato Soufflé

This creamy candy potato soufflé is complemented with a crunchy pecan-oat topping for a really delicious facet dish. The filling may be made as much as 5 days forward, so that you simply need to prime it and bake it when it is time. Whip up this wholesome candy potato soufflé recipe for Thanksgiving or some other big day.

Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

Make this stuffing with an apple selection that holds its form quite than turns to sauce through the cooking course of, so there might be tender bites of fruit all through. Honeycrisp, Granny Smith or Pink Girl are all easy-to-find choices.

Monticello’s Macaroni

Jerrelle Man

That is the macaroni and cheese recipe that might have been made within the kitchens at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Jefferson first grew to become acquainted the creamy, tacky baked dish of macaroni from his time in Paris and it was enslaved cooks, James Hemings, Peter Hemings, Edith Hern Fossett and Frances Gillette Hern, who ready this favourite dish through the years. The popularization of this iconic American dish may be traced to Black cooks, like Peter Fossett (the freed son of Edith Hern Fossett), Rufus Estes and Freda De Knight, who helped unfold the dish all through the US. Study extra about Macaroni and Cheese at Monticello.

Corn Pudding with Bacon & Rosemary

Corn pudding is a Southern favourite, usually made with canned creamed corn. We desire the feel of frozen corn, which we pair with crème fraîche for its creaminess and tang.

Au Gratin Potatoes

We use flour-thickened milk mixed with a modest quantity of tangy sharp Cheddar to make a creamy cheese sauce for our wholesome spin on the traditional potatoes au gratin recipe. They’re topped with further cheese and a few breadcrumbs, then baked till golden brown and effervescent. Serve the au gratin potatoes as a Thanksgiving facet or with roasted rooster and greens for a satisfying dinner.

Easy Herb Stuffing

This straightforward Thanksgiving favourite comes collectively in a snap. Poultry seasoning, which incorporates sage and different traditional vacation herbs, provides loads of taste to this stuffing however if you would like much more herb taste you possibly can add 1 teaspoon of dried sage and 1 teaspoon of minced recent rosemary.

Tacky Inexperienced Bean Casserole

If inexperienced bean casserole is a must have in your loved ones at Thanksgiving however you are, properly, prepared for a change, give this tacky model a whirl.

Cornbread & Oyster-Mushroom Stuffing

Mushrooms are a wealthy, meaty addition on this wholesome cornbread stuffing recipe. Right here we use oyster mushrooms, however you should utilize any selection you want. If in case you have time, bake the cornbread a day or two prematurely so it has time to dry out a bit, which lets it take in the flavors extra readily.

Broccoli Casserole

The lightened-up luscious sauce elevates this straightforward casserole recipe over commonplace broccoli and cheese facet dishes.

Gradual-Cooker Candy Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

The genius hack on this recipe: topping candy potatoes with marshmallows whereas they’re nonetheless piping scorching from the sluggish cooker yields a baked marshmallow topping that is typical with baked candy potato casseroles.

Creamy Turkey and Rice Bake

This family-pleasing casserole options lean turkey tenderloin items, brown rice, zucchini, and mushrooms, all baked in a creamy sauce and topped with crunchy crumbs and cheese.

Mashed Potato & Roots Casserole

Rutabaga and/or celeriac give this casserole a extra nuanced taste, however you could possibly additionally use turnips or kohlrabi—or make it with all potatoes as a substitute.

Tacky Spinach & Mushroom Casserole

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Each homey and healthful, this tacky dream of a casserole is loaded with vitamins from spinach, and tremendous savory and lip-smack-y from all of the sautéed mushrooms. Any ‘shroom will do, so decide your fave.

Bourbon Candy Potato Casserole

This model of the vacation staple makes use of somewhat bourbon to spice up the flavour of the candy potatoes, however you may as well use orange juice. Baking the potatoes of their skins permits their pure sugars to caramelize for enhanced sweetness.

Parmesan Mushroom Casserole

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Mushrooms are sprinkled with a crunchy, tacky panko topping to create a scrumptious casserole that each one will love. We use child bella, however portabello mushrooms could be a very good different.

Candy Potato Mac & Cheese

Fiber-rich candy potato is used as the bottom for the cheese sauce on this wholesome, home made macaroni and cheese recipe. The brilliant orange coloration methods your eyes into considering this wholesome macaroni and cheese recipe is loaded with cheese, however there’s really solely about half as a lot cheese as in comparison with a conventional recipe.

Mushroom-Cornbread Stuffing

This wholesome mushroom-and-leek cornbread stuffing recipe is a lightened-up model of the must-have vacation facet. Whether or not you name it stuffing or dressing, you may make this recipe moist or crispy. When you’re an extra-moist-stuffing kind, bake it coated for the complete 50 minutes; when you like some crispy bits on prime, observe the recipe as written: bake coated for about half-hour, then uncovered for a further 20 minutes.

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

You will by no means wish to eat roasted cauliflower some other approach when you do this tasty recipe. Bacon, bitter cream and sharp Cheddar cheese coat good-for-you cauliflower in deliciousness for a simple facet that may make everybody really wish to eat their greens.

Brussels Sprouts Casserole with Bacon

Brie Passano

Brussels sprouts and bacon are a pure pairing on this straightforward low-carb dish. Additional-sharp Cheddar cheese provides a punch of taste to the creamy base of this stove-to-oven casserole.

Honeynut Squash Casserole with Sage Marshmallow Topping

This honeynut squash recipe is certain to fulfill anybody at your Thanksgiving desk. As soon as solely obtainable to cooks, honeynut squash (assume: super-sweet butternuts) at the moment are bought at farmers’ markets and a few grocery shops within the fall.

Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes with Spinach

Basic scalloped potatoes get a burst of coloration, heartier texture and a wholesome replace with the addition of chopped spinach. The greens on this facet dish additionally create a pleasant distinction to the creamy, velvety potatoes.

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