Southern Thanksgiving Recipes For The Home

30 Best Southern Thanksgiving Recipes For The Home: Easy to do

Thanksgiving wouldn’t give you the warm fuzzy feeling without the classics. Please enjoy these 30 southern Thanksgiving recipes…

Southern Thanksgiving Recipes For The Home

Easy to do Southern Recipes:


1. Easy Garlic & Herb Roasted Turkey

Easy Garlic & Herb Roasted Turkey

This is a no-tears, no-fuss Easy Garlic and Herb Roasted Turkey recipe. Read on to find out how to roast a turkey without losing your mind!

From: NeighborFoodBlog

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2. The Perfect Roast Turkey

The Perfect Roast Turkey

The best turkey recipe is one that can be completed by a first-timer with little to no stress.  The best roast turkey recipe is perfectly seasoned and is crispy on the outside while still being juicy on the inside. If you follow my steps for the best turkey recipe you won’t go wrong.

From: TheMelroseFamily

3. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow Pecan Streusel

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow Pecan Streusel

Everyone goes crazy for this Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows and Streusel! Mashed sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows and a brown sugar-cinnamon-pecan streusel. The perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any holiday celebration.

From: CelebratingSweets

4. Apple Pie Cake

Apple Pie Cake Recipe

Sometimes you want cake and sometimes you want pie. My Apple Pie Cake is both, making it a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table.

From: BettyCrocker

5. Mashed Potato Green Bean Casserole

Mashed Potato Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Mashed Potato Green Bean Casserole is a delicious combination of two of my favorite Thanksgiving sides. On the bottom, a creamy layer of mashed potatoes covered by a cheesy green bean casserole. Each one tastes incredible on its own, but even better when combined into one extraordinary side.

From: SpicySouthernKitchen

6. Southern Black Eyed Peas

Southern Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Ain’t nothing better than a plate of soulful black-eyed peas over rice, served with cornbread, and collard greens! Oh my goodness. I absolutely love it. I swear my mom made the best black eyed peas. Her recipe was pretty simple. I’m the same way!

From: IHeartRecipes

7. Applewood Smoked Turkey

Applewood Smoked Turkey Recipe

So here’s the deal. I smoked a turkey breast for time-intensive reasons and in hopes of not wasting any food. I HATE wasting food. This was not an issue considering we took down this turkey in a matter of days – just the two of us.

From: HowSweetEats


8. Old-Fashioned Gibley Gravy

Old-Fashioned Gibley Gravy recipes


This is a classic old-fashioned Southern-style giblet gravy made with the addition of hard-boiled eggs. If you like an egg-free gravy, feel free to omit the hard-boiled eggs. Use this recipe to make a delicious gravy to go with your chicken, Cornish game hens, or roasted turkey.

From: TheSpruceEats


9. Southern Milk & Honey Corn On The Cob

Southern Milk & Honey Corn On The Cob Recipe for thanksgiving


This recipe for Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob will be one of the best corn on the cob recipes you will have ever try this season hands down; made with delicious Florida sweet corn, simmered slowly in whole milk, organic honey, unsalted butter, and seasoned to perfection with Cajun spices, kosher salt, and freshly ground peppercorns. So darn good you won’t even bother with extra butter or salt.

From: TheMcCallumsShamrockPatch


10. Southern-Style Cabbage

Southern-Style Cabbage Recipe


This is how I got my children to like cabbage. It is a simple recipe. It came from an old magazine clipping, do not remember which one. We usually have cornbread on the side with rice and sausage.

From: GeniusKitchen


11. Southern Potato Salad

Southern Potato Salad Recipe


Good old fashioned southern potato salad. Sounds good right? Well, I figure I’d get on here and share my version for southern style potato salad before barbecue season hits next month. Besides, y’all have been requesting it for quite some time now. Believe it or not, I actually posted a potato salad recipe a few years ago. However, since then I have changed a couple of ingredients, and I’ve also changed a few of the preparation steps. Let me tell you how I make my southern style potato salad!

From: IHeartRecipes


12. Parmesan-Butternut Squash Gratin

Parmesan-Butternut Squash Gratin recipe


Crispy bread crumbs add a bit of crunch to tender slices of butternut squash seasoned with garlic and Parmesan, making this a can’t-miss side that even veggie skeptics adore. It’s also easy to make ahead — perfect for holiday feasts.

From: BettyCrocker

13. Bourbon Pecan Pie

Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe


This is a classic and simple recipe given a Southern kick with a little bourbon. The alcohol will evaporate when you bake the pie, and you’re left with a richly flavored, gooey dessert, intensely sweet with a baseline of vanilla. You do need both light and dark corn syrup for this — using only one or the other will change the pie’s flavor.

From: CookingNYTimes


14. 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamed Corn recipe

Skipped the canned cream corn this year and make it from scratch right in the crockpot – it’s so rich and creamy and unbelievably easy to make with just 5 ingredients!

From: DamnDelicious

15. Granny’s Cornbread Dressing


No holiday table is complete without a dish of this classic cornbread dressing.

From: MyRecipes


16. Southern Broccoli Casserole

Southern Broccoli Casserole recipe


Mashed Potato Green Bean Casserole is a delicious combination of two of my favorite Thanksgiving sides. On the bottom, a creamy layer of mashed potatoes covered by a cheesy green bean casserole. Each one tastes incredible on its own, but even better when combined into one extraordinary side.

From: SpicySouthernKitchen


17. Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes

Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes recipes


Traditional sweet potato recipe. It is usually served as a side dish.

From: AllRecipes


18. Classic, Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Classic, Southern Sweet Potato Pie recipe


Never a fan of pumpkin pie, this sweet potato pie was a revelation. It was lighter yet creamier than its pumpkin cousin, with a heavy dose of vanilla and subtle spices. Beyond tasting better, sweet potato pie is easier to bake. It doesn’t require cooking the filling, as the sweet potatoes are fully baked in advance, and the pie crust doesn’t require blind baking.


19. Southern-Style Green Beans with Potatoes & Bacon

Southern-Style Green Beans with Potatoes & Bacon Recipe


Tender green beans, baby potatoes, smoky bacon, and sweet onions are perfectly combined in this irresistibly classic southern side dish.

From: BarefeetInTheKitchen


20. Southern Living’s Sweet Potato Casserole

Southern Living’s Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe


Earlier this week, star chefs shared their favorite Thanksgiving sides. For many households, sweet potato casserole ranks high on that list. This ultra-decadent version from our sister publication Southern Living features crispy, buttery cornflakes, creamy mashed sweet potatoes, crunchy pecans, and a warm, gooey marshmallow topping.

From: FoodAndWine


21. Southern-Style Green Beans

Southern-Style Green Beans Recipe


Southern-Style Green Beans are cooked long and slow until melt in your mouth tender. Flavored with lots of bacon.

From: SpicySouthernKitchen


22. Southern Pecan Pie

Southern Pecan Pie recipe


This southern pecan pie recipe is made with karo syrup, toasted pecans, and a store-bought crust. you’re gonna love this old-fashioned pecan pie.

From: IHeartRecipes


23. Southern Fried Okra

Southern Fried Okra recipe


I like to buy the small okra pods and slice it fairly thin. Most of the time I just slice it and toss it in cornmeal. This time I decided to soak the okra in buttermilk and then toss it in cornmeal. It was like little cornbread nuggets with yummy okra inside. It was absolutely delicious!

From: PlainChicken


24. Southern Honey Glazed Ham

Southern Honey Glazed Ham recipe


Succulent and full of flavor, this Homemade Southern Honey Glazed Ham is the perfect centerpiece to any holiday feast.

From: Flavorite


25. Southern-Style Macaroni & Cheese

Southern-Style Macaroni & Cheese recipe


even more, This baked macaroni and cheese recipe also works well with boxed macaroni and cheese, poured into a casserole dish and baked. We recommend either Annie’s Organic Shells & White Cheddar Mac and Cheese (you can get a pack of 12 boxes inexpensively) or the original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner (pack of 5 boxes).

From: TheBudgetDiet


26. Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie recipe


Even more Like all the best recipes, this sweet potato pie recipe comes from an old church cookbook that Nanny has in her stash. Right on the recipe, she made a note that it was “Jessica and Jerrod’s favorite”! She’s right and I think it will be your favorite too if you give it a try.

From: JessicaNWood


27. Southern Collard Greens

Southern Collard Greens recipes


Smoked ham hock and chicken broth add mouth-watering southern charm to authentic collard greens.

From: BettyCrocker


28. Sweet Corn Spoonbread

Sweet Corn Spoonbread recipe


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From: SouthernBite


29. Not Yo Mama’s Banana Pudding

Not Yo Mama’s Banana Pudding recipe


We had a great time doing some of our favorite Charlotte activities (i.e. walking on the greenway, eating at yummy restaurants, etc.) I couldn’t leave him without some dessert though, and being the banana pudding fanatic he is, I chose to make him one of his favorites!

From: TarHeelTasteBud


30. Southern-Style Cornbread Dressing

Southern-Style Cornbread Dressing recipe


Everything I know about cornbread dressing — and Thanksgiving — I learned from my mother, which she, in turn, learned from her mother. It is a long line of resourceful Southern cooks, and I trust them with this important meal completely. The secret?

From: TheKitchn

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