Share this page

Thanksgiving Sides: Your Trader Joe's Cheat Sheet by Claudia

by Claudia, posted to Food & Drink

We all love Thanksgiving for one main reason: Food! Fear no more! Compliment your tasty turkey with some of these easy side dishes inspired by Trader Joe's of course.

See all Top 10 lists from Food & Drink

Added to Your List

Gourmet Fried Onion Pieces

Fried Onion Pieces are made with the finest natural ingredients...more

These go great with green bean casseroles, rice, mashed potatoes, stuffing and much more ($2.99 each)

Added to Your List

Pumkin bread and muffin mix

If you plan on serving Thanksgiving lunch this is a great morning treat with your coffee before your big meal. Works well as a dessert as well.

Added to Your List

Brownie Truffle Baking Mix

Made with Dutch Cocoa and chocolate chips this is a chocolate lovers surprise!

Added to Your List

Brownie Mix (Reduced Guilt)

Reduce fat: enough said! For those trying to watch your intake these are a great option. They taste delicious with some ice cream added on top.

Added to Your List

Scalloped Potatoes

These scalloped potatoes include four different cheeses: Parmesan,...more

Just tried these on my last visit to Trader Joe's and wanted to have them for lunch.They were very tasty. A great side dish with your Thanksgiving turkey!

Added to Your List

Gingerbread Man Kit

Who doesn't love Gingerbread cookies? For the little ones at the table buy these kits that will be sure to keep them entertained!

Added to Your List

Garlic and Butter Mashed Potatoes

Easy to make mashed potatoes that taste as good as your grandmother's recipe.

Added to Your List

Cranberry Rolls

Taste great will some soft butter after you've toasted them a bit in the oven.

Added to Your List

Butternut Squash and Creamed Spinach Gratin

Embracing the harvest-feel of the feast, our gorgeous gratin could...more

Lasagna-like in design, it layers thinly sliced butternut squash, creamed spinach and Parmesan cheese. A tasty flavorful side that will go great with your turkey.

Added to Your List

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Trader Joe's Pumpkin Cheesecake features a rich graham cracker crust...more

At just $6.99 this is a great addition for the cheesecake lovers!

Added to Your List

Cranberry Chevre Fresh Goat Cheese

This is a platter stunner that delivers on the palate. We start with a...more

Each eight ounce log is just $3.99 and taste great with the Trader Joe's water crackers.

Added to Your List

Pumpkin Spice Turnovers

Pumpkin butter is also a great sweet-spicy filling for puff pastry...more

Bring out your creativity and make different sides with this frozen puff pastry. You can fill them with any kind of fruit spread, jam, bruschetta or chese.

Added to Your List

Cornbread Stuffing Mix

Stuffing can serve as a family crest. Whether you flank yours with...more

I personally never grew up eating stuffing but have become a big fan of it over the past couple of years. This looks like a great mix to buy!

Added to Your List

Chocolate Truffle Pie with Joe-Joe's Crust

The texture of the chocolate mousse filling is luscious, smooth, and...more

A perfect side dessert that chocolate lovers will enjoy.

Added to Your List

Pumpkin Pie

What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye, What calls back the...more

What is Thanksgiving without some Pumpkin Pie?

Added to Your List

All Natural, Brined, Fresh Young Turkey

Prepare to be Astonished - Trader Joe's All Natural, Brined, Fresh...more

If you are hosting your own Thanksgiving dinner, Trader Joe's can be your one-stop-shop.

Added to Your List

All Natural Turkey Gravy

Made with the finest, gluten-free ingredients, it's smooth with...more

A key ingredient for Thanksgiving!

Added to Your List

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Oven roasted potatoes are delicious -- crispy, golden, and seasoned on...more

A great alternative for those who don't care for mashed potatoes. Very little prep work is needed and they compliment your Thanksgiving turkey.

Added to Your List

Brussel Sprouts Roasted on the Stalk

If you haven't given brussel sprouts a try you'll want to try these ones. Both tasty and healthy!

Added to Your List

Pear and Brie Fancy Flatbread

Layer the lavosh with the pear slices, pieces of Brie, prosciutto and...more

A fancy side made the easy way! Great for people who love to assemble!

Added to Your List

Cauliflower Au Gratin

This is elegant comfort food couched as a vegetable dish. Seriously,...more

Suggested by Jackie

Just saw this today and it looks good. Reminds me of a dish I recently ordered in a restaurant so I will definitely have to try this out. A great dish for those (like myself) who aren't very talented at cooking!

Added to Your List

RELATED LIST:What's Your "Must-Have" Dish?

Whether it's warm roast turkey, buttery potatoes, sweet cranberry...more

Give us the dish (literally!): What food do you look forward most?

What should I add to this list?

Add an item