Thanksgiving is just over a week away and every year people are looking forward to not just the turkey but all the great side dishes that are served on Thanksgiving Day too. But what is the most popular side dish in Arkansas this year? What about Texas?

What side dishes does your family always serve? There are so many great side dishes and casseroles to choose from. Campbell's took a survey and found out the most favorite Thanksgiving side dishes by state for 2023.

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They also found that over half of Americans, 67% are looking forward to the side dishes more than the turkey.

Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash
Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash

Nationally the top 5 side dishes this year are:

5. Green Bean Casserole

4. Yams or Sweet Potatoes

3. Mac & Cheese (which by the way this year the first year to make the list!)

2. Stuffing or Dressing

1. Mashed Potatoes

Happy family of four eating traditional Thanksgiving food by the table

On average Americans will serve 5 side dishes this Thanksgiving

As for the most popular side dish in Arkansas and Texas?

Here's what we found out.

Texas's Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish is...

Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Organic Mashed Potatoes with Gravy for Thanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes were the favorite in 19 states making it the most favorite side dish this Thanksgiving. Last year it came in at second place.

Louisiana's Favorite Side Dish?

Mac & Cheese

Fresh Mac and cheese in pot

Only 4 states, including Louisana, chose Mac and Cheese as their favorite side dish. But it made the list this year.

Arkansas' Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish This Year is...

Stuffing or Dressing

Traditional stuffing side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas in a baking pan

9 states said their favorite Thanksgiving side dish was Stuffing or Dressing. Last year, it was number 1.

What is your favorite side dish? Do you have a dish that is traditional in your family on Thanksgiving?

You can see all 50 states' favorite side dishes here.

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