Top 5 Sorghum Side Dishes for Thanksgiving


There are just some things that can’t be separated. Rock and Roll. Bonnie and Clyde. Bacon and eggs. And no matter if you are a pro at utilizing sorghum in the kitchen or if you are trying it for the first time, sorghum is the perfect ingredient for the fall harvest season and Thanksgiving holiday. We’ve compiled some of our favorite recipes to make your holidays delicious, memorable and sorghum filled.

1. Thanksgiving Sorghum Stuffing

A nice alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving table staple, this sorghum stuffing contains all those roasted fall flavors like rosemary and sage, but integrates sweet potatoes, kale and sorghum to modernize this dish and create the perfect option for any table.

Thanksgiving Sorghum Stuffing

2. Roasted Chipotle Sweet Potato and Sorghum Salad

Add a little spice to your Thanksgiving meal! This dish has a short list of ingredients and takes very little prep, so it is the perfect warmup to the decadent Thanksgiving feast.

Roasted Chipotle Sweet Potato and Sorghum Salad*Recipe and photo from Erin Alderson

3. Sorghum-Glazed Baby Carrots

Sweet, tart and with a little kick of bourbon, these tender baby carrots will pair nicely with the juicy turkey and savory dressing that adorn the harvest table.

Sorghum Glazed Baby Carrots*Recipe and photo from Bon Appetit

4. Pomegranate, Walnut, and Sorghum Salad

Fall flavors like sweet potatoes, cinnamon and sorghum syrup combine nicely with whole grain sorghum and tart pomegranates in this harvest salad and can add a nice pop of color to your Thanksgiving fare.

Kale, Walnut and Pomegranate Salad

5. Three Bean Wondergrain Salad

Three Bean Salad often frequents many holiday tables. This this dish is a fun twist that integrates whole grains and an additional source of protein! Another great feature of this dish is that it tastes better with age, so it is perfect to make a day ahead of time!

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