Though Thanksgiving rolls around at the same time each and every year, here at Zweigle’s we’re no stranger to the holidays sneaking up on us either.

Gearing up for a big Thanksgiving Day celebration doesn’t have to be stressful though. To help you prepare, we’ve compiled 10 of our favorite easy side dishes this year. Taste tested in the Zweigle’s kitchen, you can rest assured that each and every one of these recipes is simple enough to whip up, yet never lacking in flavor.

Now all you have to do is pick one (or a few)!

  1. Easy One Pan Chicken Sausage

You can’t go wrong with a one pan dish, especially when you’re in a pinch.  Zweigle’s Easy One Pan Chicken Sausage is a tasty and healthy side dish that may just be the perfect — especially you have family members that are following a diet. Packed with veggies, this easy side dish makes eating clean on Thanksgiving Day a surprisingly easy choice.

  1. Crockpot Green Bean Casserole

An interesting take on a classic Thanksgiving Day side dish, our crockpot green bean casserole is a delicious alternative that certainly takes things up a notch. If green bean casserole is one of your favorite sides, we highly encourage you to try this Zweigle’s original recipe!

  1. Cheesy Chicken Sausage Pasta Skillet

Though pasta may not sound like your typical Thanksgiving day side dish, this cheesy skillet recipe has just too much flavor to pass up. If you or anyone in your family is a cheese lover, you certainly have to give this recipe a shot. 

  1. Crockpot Cheesy Chicken Sausage Hash Brown Casserole

Nothing trumps a crockpot recipe when it comes to convenience. Keep things simple this year without sacrificing flavor with this cheesy hash brown casserole.

  1. Sausage Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad

Everyone loves pasta salad, and this Zweigle’s take on it is bound to be a hit. Easy to throw together with our pre-cooked chicken sausage, you can’t go wrong!

  1. Buffalo Chicken Sausage Dip

If you like buffalo chicken dip, you’re going to love the Zweigle’s spin on this classic party appetizer. You may even have a few family members texting you for the recipe later…our Buffalo Chicken Sausage makes it just that good!

  1. Sausage and Potato Casserole

Another mouthwatering casserole recipe? You got it.

  1. Chicken Sausage Chili

There’s no better way to warm up during the cold fall weather than with a cup of warm chili. That’s why our chicken sausage chili makes the perfect Thanksgiving Day side dish.

  1. Creamy Chicken Sausage Orzo

If you’re looking for a unique Thanksgiving Day side dish that’s packed with flavor, Zweigle’s Creamy Chicken Sausage Orzo is the winner.

Made with sundried tomatoes and plenty of garlic, this recipe is an awesome, original dish to pass.

  1. Healthy & Easy Chicken Sausage Soup

This last recipe is another great option for anyone looking to eat clean during the holiday season. While you may still want to at least try some of the other side dishes on this list, we love that our chicken sausage soup is a lighter option suitable for those looking for a healthier alternative to traditional Thanksgiving Day side dishes.

What are your favorite Thanksgiving Day side dishes?