Holidays can be stressful enough without worrying whether you’ll be able to stick to your diet and emerge from those many festive gatherings without a few inches added to your waist. But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are so many delicious keto Thanksgiving sides that will go so well alongside that flavorful turkey.
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Keto Thanksgiving Sides to Make it a Low Carb Holiday Feast!
The keto Thanksgiving sides on this list are gluten free, sugar free, and will keep you burning fat instead of accumulating it.
From the low carb pull apart dinner rolls to the tangy-sweet orange cranberry sauce to the many types of keto stuffing and green bean casseroles, you won’t have to miss out on a single thing this year with these keto Thanksgiving recipes!
Let’s get to it!
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Keto Thanksgiving Sides
With Thanksgiving around the corner, you're going to need some awesome keto Thanksgiving sides to go with that succulent turkey. Lucky for you, I've got some delicious low carb Thanksgiving side dish recipes to help you out! Make the perfect holiday menu while staying on your keto diet.
It's just not Thanksgiving without a cranberry sauce side dish. This Orange Cranberry Sauce boasts the perfect combination of sour and sweet and is bursting with fresh zingy flavors that balance out the savory flavor of turkey.
Low Carb Stuffing
You don’t have to stress this holiday with our Low Carb Stuffing recipe. This is a unique recipe made using keto cornbread--yum!
Don't forget the Brussels sprouts! This cheesy steamed sprouts recipe with white wine vinegar and grass fed butter will change any sprouts-haters minds about this tender vegetable!
Creamy Keto Green Bean Casserole
What's Thanksgiving without a green bean casserole! This one has a creamy sauce that's keto-friendly and a crispy pork rind and cheddar topping.
Keto Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
Don't forget the rolls this Thanksgiving. Learn how to make keto Hawaiian rolls with this easy recipe.
These onions and yellow squash are sautéed in butter and combined with garlic, salt, and pepper for a simple and easy keto side dish that authentically says "autumn" and is perfect for your Thanksgiving table.
Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Cauliflower
Enjoy this smooth and creamy Low Carb mashed cauliflower at your next meal! Roasted garlic and fresh rosemary give it great flavor and an elegant twist, making it perfect for special occasion dinners.
It doesn't get any easier than this! A low carb stuffing made with "chaffles" (keto cheese waffles).
Fried Radishes with Crispy Bacon
This fried radishes with crispy bacon recipe is a great alternative if you're craving starchy potatoes! Delicious seasonings with bacon make for a perfect blend of flavors. This recipe will be a must have for your holiday table!
Savory Pumpkin Casserole Recipe with Herbs
Savory Pumpkin Casserole made with aromatic herbs like sage, thyme and rosemary. This delicious savory casserole pairs well with your meaty holiday mains.
Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnuts • Happy Kitchen
These Georgian Eggplant Rolls With Walnut Filling are a delightfully simply, healthy vegan appetizer. Three ingredients, some artfully chosen spices, and less than an hour of time and you have a vegan treat for the tastebuds with these walnut stuffed eggplant rolls.
Roasted Garlic Goat Cheese Mashed Cauliflower
This Roasted Garlic & Goat Cheese Mashed Cauliflower is the ultimate in creamy, savory side dishes. If you’re eating low carb or keto, or simply want to switch it up, you won’t miss the potatoes in this luxurious version of the classic comfort food. Pairing beautifully with pork or beef, this is the low carb side dish recipe to include in your next holiday meal.
Impress your guests twice, once with keto side dishes that are just as tasty as their non-keto counterparts, and twice with a lovely presentation. Serve turnip as an elegant low carb side dish with this sliced turnip tart.
Keto Pull Apart Clover Rolls
Soft, fluffy, and cheesy, these low carb, gluten-free, Keto Pull Apart Clover Rolls are unbelievable good!
Keto Low Carb Stuffing (Paleo, Gluten-Free)
Who knew there were so many stuffing options on the keto diet? This one happens to be paleo as well as keto and uses pork rinds instead of bread, for a crouton-like taste. What a great idea!
Easy Roasted Mushrooms, a flavorful and juicy appetizer or side dish. These garlic mushrooms take just 5 minutes hands on time! Oven roasted mushrooms are low calorie, low carb, Whole30 and keto approved.
Another great alternative to mashed potatoes is this Instant Pot Loaded Turnip Casserole. If you like twice-baked potatoes, you'll love this side dish! This is another recipe that will help free up your oven since it uses an Instant Pot instead.
Keto Gravy (Easy 30-Minute Recipe)
Keto Gravy made from meat drippings is a rich, delicious sauce that’s perfect for topping your turkey, roast, or sides! This recipe is ready in under 30 minutes and only uses 6 ingredients.
Baked Cabbage Wedges
Cabbage wedges are baked and slathered with a cheese sauce for side dish that fits any occasion, including holiday meals.
Cheesy 'Potato' Casserole
A delicious, creamy low carb side dish that tastes remarkably like the old standby cheesy potato casserole! (And no, its not cauliflower – promise!)
Sauteed Green Beans and Mushrooms
This is a delicious and crunchy combination of green beans and mushrooms sautéed in olive oil and spiced with red peppers. It makes an excellent side dish for a simple meal at home or a holiday gathering!
Easy Asparagus Keto Quiche with Fathead Dough
Here's a great recipe that will please any vegetarian diners at your table and doubles as a main dish AND a side dish! This easy quiche has asparagus, Camembert, and a fathead dough crust.
Air Fryer Cauliflower
Free up some oven and stove space by making use of your air fryer this Thanksgiving. Simple and delicious crispy air fryer cauliflower! Thanks to the air fryer, you can easily and quickly make tasty cauliflower with just a handful of ingredients in a short time.
Low Carb Squash Casserole
How about a quick and easy low carb squash casserole with a tasty pork rind and cheddar cheese topping?
Instant Pot Rutabaga Mash
You know how much I love my Instant Pot! Instant Pot Rutabaga Mash is the perfect side dish for your holiday meal. If you want to try something different from the typical mashed cauliflower recipes, you'll love this! It is quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot. Delicious and satisfying, the whole family will enjoy this tasty dish.
Keto Green Bean Casserole with Bacon and Almond Flour Crumble
What makes this keto green bean casserole unique? It has a delicious almond flour crumble with bacon as a topping!
Mashed Turnips (Paleo, Low Carb, Keto)
Mashed Turnips recipe makes a delicious alternative to the higher carbs mashed potatoes. It’s low carb, keto and Paleo.
EASY Pickled Eggs Recipe
Pickled Eggs are a fun appetizer or side dish to serve over the holidays. They are perfect to make ahead so you have one less thing to deal with when the big feast day comes. The tangy flavor is always a hit!
Roasted Green Beans with Everything But the Bagel Sesame Seasoning
Roasted green beans with Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning is an easy keto side dish that is a staple in our home. It is a nutty, salty, crunchy, and packed with flavor side dish perfect for every occasion.
Broccoli Rabe Recipe
Broccoli Rabe is a super low carb veggie to add to your Thanksgiving spread. It is one of the lowest carb veggies and the bitter greens make a nice flavor contrast on the holiday plate.
Oven Roasted Rutabaga
A delicious and healthy low carb keto side dish – this oven roasted rutabaga recipe is ready in 20 minutes and can be enjoyed with the meat or fish main dishes of your choice.
Delicious and Easy Egg Salad
For a simple and easy salad that can be made ahead, try this nutritious egg salad.
Loaded Cauliflower Mash
If you're a twice-baked potato fan, you'll love this loaded cauliflower mash!
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