The holiday season means lots of get-togethers, so show up prepared with this easy as pie (ha ha) fall side dish. The sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts have beautiful color, and the apple ties the dish together with its natural sweetness. Plus, this fall side dish is as simple as cut, coat, and bake

If you find yourself craving this and don't have a party to go to, bake a sheet on Sunday for meal prep! Pop the mix in some tacos with a whipped greek yogurt dollop for an unexpected Taco Tuesday, or cook up some honey-mustard chicken to have alongside it.

If you need some more inspo for a healthy, quick, and easy potluck pal, definitely check out this super easy fall-flavored hash, or this easy way to overachieve. And if you're looking for some treats, here are some sweet way to stay healthy during the holidays.

The Easiest Fall Side Dish

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:40 mins
  • Total Time:45 mins
  • Servings:10
  • Easy


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 bags frozen Brussels sprouts
  • 2 apples
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Photo by Paige Annelayne
  • Step 1

    Preheat your oven to 400°F.

  • Step 2

    Cube your sweet potatoes and apples into bite-sized pieces. If you want, you can halve your Brussels sprouts. Roughly chop your garlic.

    Photo by Paige Annelayne
  • Step 3

    Toss everything onto a sheet pan (or two, depending on the size) and coat with olive oil, salt, pepper, and dried thyme. Make sure you mix everything up so every bite is seasoned.

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    Photo by Paige Annelayne
  • Step 4

    Pop your sheet into the oven for 30 minutes, flipping the roast half way. Then, broil for an additional 10 minutes to crisp it up. And viola – the best fall side dish out there!