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12 Thanksgiving Sides to Make If You Only Have 20 Minutes

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We get it: Between the turkey and the pies, Thanksgiving is as much a test in time management as it is a holiday. The good news, though, is not everything has to take hours to prep, cook, and serve if you don't want it to. If you know you're going to be crunched for time—or, like us, want a good variety in terms of quick and not-so-quick dishes—we have the sides for you.

Starting today and continuing the rest of the week, we're featuring Thanksgiving sides that take 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 2 hours and, lastly, ones for those who really want to plan ahead. Here are 12 sides that can be made in 20 minutes—and be sure to check back tomorrow (and the next day!) for more.

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Michel Richard's Glazed and Glistening Haricots Verts
Michel Richard's Glazed and Glistening Haricots Verts
Tahini Roasted Broccoli
Tahini Roasted Broccoli
Chard Salad with Garlic Breadcrumbs and Parmesan
Chard Salad with Garlic Breadcrumbs and Parmesan
Green Bean "Casserole"
Green Bean "Casserole"
Allen Miglore's Caesar Salad
Allen Miglore's Caesar Salad
Better Than Creamed Spinach Spinach

Better Than Creamed Spinach Spinach by Plum Pie

Blood Orange Salad with Olives

Blood Orange Salad with Olives by Amanda Hesser

Pink Greens
Pink Greens
Trent Pierce's Miso-Creamed Kale
Trent Pierce's Miso-Creamed Kale
Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Soft Feta & Golden Raisins
Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Soft Feta & Golden Raisins
Kale Salad with Apples and Hazelnuts
Kale Salad with Apples and Hazelnuts
Stuart Brioza's Mushrooms in Pickle-Brine Butter
Stuart Brioza's Mushrooms in Pickle-Brine Butter

Tell us: Do you have a favorite 20-minute Thanksgiving side?


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