The Easiest Dump and Bake Side Dishes To Add To Your Holiday Menu
Think of these stress-free dump and bake sides as our Christmas gift to you. These easy side dishes require minimal prep work before putting them in the oven so you can focus on the main dish for your holiday meal. Of course, if you're not hosting this year and will need to transport a side dish, dump and bake casseroles are great options to carry along. These sides require no pre-cooking and there's no long instructions to follow so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time celebrating the season with your family.
Brussels Sprouts with Cornbread Croutons
When cooking Brussels sprouts, you can use your nose as a guide, just make sure you're not too late. If they have a strong smell they've been overcooked.
Tee’s Corn Pudding
Recipe: Tee’s Corn Pudding
This classic holiday side requires just eight ingredients and a few stirs before it's ready to bake.
Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Recipe: Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
If your family likes sweet potatoes, you can add them to the mix as well.
Recipe: Pineapple Casserole
Canned pineapple chunks, Cheddar cheese, and Ritz crackers are a winning combination. If you've never tried it, this may be the year to put it on the table.
Recipe: Oven-Roasted Asparagus
With little prep and a short cooking time, roasted asparagus with slivered almonds will be the perfect companion for your elegant main dish.
Recipe: Hashbrown Casserole
Whether your holiday meal will be a brunch or dinner, this cheesy classic will be a welcome addition to the menu.
Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
Recipe: Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
The naturally sweet flavor that is released during the cooking process combined with the honey glaze will make carrots the most popular side dish this year.
Candied Roasted Squash
Recipe: Candied Roasted Squash
You'll need just three ingredients and a sheet pan to bake up caramelized squash. Seed and cut one day in advance to save time on the day of your holiday meal.