Are you feeling some pressure when it comes to making the holiday meal? Your family expects you to go all out and make the best meal ever, and that’s stressful. Fortunately, you can alleviate the stress by adding these sides to your holiday spread.
Cheesy Bacon-Asparagus Casserole
Are you tired of serving the standard green bean casserole at every holiday meal? If you’re bored making it, your family might be tired of eating it, too. That’s a sign that it’s time to mix things up with this Cheesy Bacon-Asparagus Casserole. Think of it as the green bean casserole’s cousin. It’s loaded with tastebud-pleasing ingredients, including Ritz crackers, bacon cream sauce, and cheese. It’s all divine, but the bacon cream sauce elevates it to legendary status.
Give your holiday spread some southern flare by making Cornbread Dressing. It’ll be a hit if you make it as-is, but if your family likes some extra spice, include a diced poblano pepper to the cornbread. Then it’ll have a nice Texas-approved kick to it.
Loaded Smashed Potatoes
Potatoes are mainstays on holiday tables everywhere. The question is, how should you make them? If you want to try something different this year, check out this recipe for Loaded Smashed Potatoes. They’ll come out like small potato skins. While they might be little in size, they’re big on flavor. And your family will be big on the compliments after devouring them.
Are you also looking for a new way to add bread to the menu? If so, these Cheese Puffs are a perfect choice. You can get as creative as you want, changing up the herbs and cheese based on your family’s tastes. Even with some changes, the recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep so that you can knock it out quickly.
Brown Butter Carrots
You can add a little color (and flavor) to the table with these Brown Butter Carrots. The sweet, glazed carrots are always crowd-pleasers. In fact, even kids ask for seconds. The slow cooker recipe is also a breeze to make, so you don’t need to have excellent culinary skills to make the dish perfectly.
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Cheesy Bacon Butternut Squash
Butternut squash is another one of those dishes that tend to pop up during the holidays. You can take yours to the next level with this Cheesy Bacon Butternut Squash recipe. Cheese and bacon make everything better, and this side dish is divine.
These dishes are sure to elevate your holiday meal. Pick out a couple of tackle them all. Then get ready for your family to rave about the delicious flavors while eating every last bite.