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5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sides

Mix things up this Thanksgiving by trying these non-tradtional, but totally delicious side dishes.

By Today's Parent
5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sides

Photo: Ryan Szulc

5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sides

Sweet Potato Wedges

Why not  have sweet potato fries instead of mashed sweet potatoes or yams? This sweet and spicy version would be the first thing to disappear from your table, guaranteed. Get the recipe here: Cheesy Chicken with Sweet Potato Wedges

5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sidesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Wheat Berry Salad

Make this Wheat Berry Salad the night before—a night in the fridge just makes it taste better. Then remind suspicious children that wheat berry is really just tiny balls of pasta. Get the recipe here: Wheat Berry Salad

5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sidesPhoto: Ryan Szulc

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Zesty Roasted Broccoli

If you’ve never roasted broccoli before, prepare to have your mind blown. Even the pickiest of eaters get converted! You’ve already got the oven on for the bird, why not pop a roasting pan of broccoli in there? Get the recipe here: Zesty Roasted Broccoli

5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sidesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Sautéed Squash and Quinoa Salad

This healthy salad is a great way to change things up from your regular leafy greens. The sautéed squash and quinoa screams fall harvest. Get the recipe here: Sautéed Squash and Quinoa Salad

5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sidesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Red Lentil Curry

Warm, hearty, and a little bit different, this red lentil curry is the perfect warm dish for your Thanksgiving dinner. Get the recipe here: Red Lentil Curry

5 non-traditional Thanksgiving sidesPhoto: Maya Visnyei
This article was originally published on Oct 02, 2020

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