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About Anne-Marie Nichols

Sharing easy, stay at home recipes for whatever diet you're on! When I'm not doing recipe development, I'm a Star Trek loving, beagle mama.

What to Serve with Smoked Turkey Breast – 15+ Best Sides

Wondering what to serve with smoked turkey breast? Here are 15+ of the best sides for your Thanksgiving dinner.

A bowl of mashed sweet potatoes with parsnips with a wooden spoon and sprig of sage.

Nothing beats cooking a Thanksgiving turkey over wood chips to get that awesome smokey flavor. All your guests will swoon over the moist white meat and smoky dark meat.

Here are a few smoked turkey recipes we recommend. These recipes can be made on a gas grill, charcoal grill, pellet grill, Big Green Egg, or electric smoker.

(Check out our The Best Smoker Grill Guide or our electric pellet smoker review.)

How to prepare & cook a spatchcock or butterflied turkey – This is a great way to quickly cook up a turkey. You can use a dry brine or brown sugar rub with this recipe.

Easy Brined and Smoked Turkey Breast Recipe – We like an apple cider brine in this recipe . Making an extra juicy turkey breast is a great way to have plenty of leftover turkey for recipes like Turkey Enchilada Casserole.

Best Smoked Turkey Brine with Smoked Turkey Rub Recipe – This holiday turkey recipe uses a maple syrup brine and a salt rub.

If you’re making a whole turkey smoked over wood chunks for the holidays, here are delicious options from root vegetables, stuffing, breads, spreads, casseroles, and more.

Check out some of the best side dishes to go with your smoked turkey recipe!

What to Serve with Smoked Turkey Breast

Wondering what to serve with smoked turkey breast? Here are 15+ of the best sides for your Thanksgiving dinner.

When Is It Safe to Open My Instant Pot?

Wondering when can I open my instant pot? The lid of an Instant Pot is designed to lock into place during the cooking cycle.

However, some people are tempted to open it up before the food is done.


Seriously? Today’s modern pressure cookers’ safety features mean that it’s impossible to open your pot in the middle of cooking. So not to worry if you’re tempted!

Sweet potatoes sitting on a trivet in a Instant Pot pressure cooker.

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