8 Quick-Prep Thanksgiving Sides with Secret Short Cuts

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8 Quick-Prep Thanksgiving Sides with Secret Short Cuts

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October 13 2022


You'll still have beautiful Thanksgiving sides, just without the chopping and peeling. 

  1. Cauliflower-Cream Green Bean Casserole

    Not only is this green bean casserole healthier than most, but it also takes advantage of Hy-Vee Short Cuts cauliflower rice to make a rich-tasting cream sauce. 

  2. Sweet Potato Bites

    Some people really enjoy peeling and cubing potatoes, but for those that don't, look for the Hy-Vee Short Cuts sweet potato cubes in the produce department. Then use them to make these adorable bites.

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  3. Veggie Stuffed Mac 'N' Cheese

    It's not uncommon to want to load up on more mac 'n' cheese than veggies... so we stuffed this cheesy dish with Hy-Vee Short Cuts broccoli, cauliflower and butternut squash, and now we feel good about it. 

  4. Oven-Fried Broccoli and Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce

    Instead of raw florets on the veggie tray, check out this clever oven-fried twist. Because we used Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped and pre-washed florets, it doesn't take nearly as much time as you'd think. 

  5. Candied Pineapple Sweet Potatoes

    Preheat the oven and skip to step 2. You don't have to peel or chop anything if you use Hy-Vee Short Cuts sweet potato cubes.

  6. Mini Cauliflower Bites

    If you're crazy about cauliflower, then you probably already know how fantastic riced cauliflower is for cooking... especially when you don't have to rice it yourself.

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  7. Apple-Sage Dressing

    Hands down, our most favorite Hy-Vee Short Cuts ingredient is diced onions. No peeling, no chopping, no crying. Use them for your Thanksgiving stuffings, or for whenever you don't feel like chopping onions.

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  8. The Ultimate Thanksgiving Time Savers

    Repeat after us: "There is no shame in buying pre-made meals, sides or pies." If you're not crazy about cooking all day, let us help. Check out our pre-made holiday meals, charcuterie & cheese boards, pies and more—it's all available to order online.