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Taste of the South Thanksgiving side dishes

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Thanksgiving side dishes

Looking for something different at the last minute as a side dish on Thanksgiving. These Southern recipes will add some flavor to your holiday table. Recipes include chunky cheddar smashed potatoes, Southern style greens and a delicious dried fruit relish.

Thanksgiving side dishes

Are you looking for a last minute dish to spice up your holiday meal? Check out these "Taste of the South" Thanksgiving recipes, courtesy of Honeysuckle White.

Cheddar smashed potato recipe

Servings: 4-6
Estimated Times
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 1 hour


  • 5 lbs. red potatoes, washed and quartered
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water, bring to a simmer and cook until fork tender. Drain potatoes well and return to pot off of heat. Using a hand-held masher, add butter and mix until melted. Mash in remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper.

Check out the next page for Southern Style Greens.

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