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Veggie Side Dishes

Welcome to the last of the Thanksgiving recipe blogs! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we believe it's important to celebrate with delicious and healthy food that showcases the amazing flavors of fresh produce. In this blog post, we'll share three mouthwatering Thanksgiving vegetable side dish recipes using ingredients sourced from our store. Get ready to elevate your holiday feast with these nutrient-rich dishes!

Recipe 1: Green Bean Casserole


● 1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed

● 1 small onion, finely chopped

● 2 cloves garlic, minced

● 2 tablespoons butter

● 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

● 1 cup vegetable broth

● 1 cup milk (or plant-based alternative)

● Salt and pepper to taste

● 1 cup crispy fried onions (store-bought or homemade)


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for about 5 minutes,

until slightly tender. Drain and set aside.

3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced

garlic. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent.

4. Sprinkle the flour over the onion and garlic mixture. Stir well to combine, forming a roux.

5. Gradually whisk in the vegetable broth and milk, ensuring no lumps remain.

6. Cook the sauce over medium heat until it thickens, stirring constantly.

7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

8. Add the cooked green beans to the skillet and mix well, ensuring they are evenly coated with

the sauce.

9. Transfer the green bean mixture to a baking dish and sprinkle the crispy fried onions on top.

10. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbling and the

onions turn golden brown.

11. Serve warm and enjoy this classic Thanksgiving favorite!

Recipe 2: Honey Glazed Carrots


● 1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced into coins

● 2 tablespoons butter

● 2 tablespoons honey

● ¼ cup water

● Salt and pepper to taste

● Optional: Fresh chopped parsley for garnish


1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.

2. Add the sliced carrots to the skillet and sauté for a few minutes until they start to soften.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey and water until well combined.

4. Pour the honey mixture over the carrots and stir to coat evenly.

5. Reduce the heat to low, cover the skillet, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the carrots

are tender.

6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

7. If desired, garnish with fresh chopped parsley before serving.

8. Enjoy the natural sweetness of these honey glazed carrots!

Recipe 3: Roasted Brussels Sprouts


● 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

● 2 tablespoons olive oil

● Salt and pepper to taste

● Optional: ¼ cup chopped walnuts or pecans


1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).

2. Place the halved Brussels sprouts on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat


3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. If desired, sprinkle the chopped walnuts or pecans over the Brussels sprouts.

5. Roast in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the Brussels sprouts are tender and

lightly browned.

6. Serve hot and enjoy!

By incorporating our fresh produce, you can create delectable and healthy Thanksgiving vegetable sides that will impress your family and friends. From the roasted Brussels sprouts to the comforting green bean casserole and the succulent honey glazed carrots, these recipes are sure to steal the show at your holiday feast. Embrace the season's bounty and savor the flavors of nature's best ingredients. Happy Thanksgiving!


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