10 Not-Too-Heavy Thanksgiving Recipes To Try This Year — Thanksgiving Recipes from The Kitchn

As much as I could easily pile my Thanksgiving plate with creamy mashed potatoes and rich, sausage-studded stuffing and be more than content with my selection, I do find it nice to squeeze one or two more side dishes on there that are a bit lighter. Something green or not so heavy is a nice contrast to the decadent favorites of the holiday and helps keep everything balanced, which is always my mantra at any meal — holiday or not. Here are 10 of those recipes to make room for at the table this year.