Trust us: Thanksgiving green beans are an underrated part of your holiday menu. While loads of vegetables are destined to play supporting roles to the stars of the show—turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce—these verdant stalks are dynamic enough to win hearts. We sorted through all the best green bean recipes for Thanksgiving and brought you our favorite riffs: blistered and tossed in an easy and delicious miso marinade, showered in fried shallots, and slow cooked with warming harissa and cumin. The Thanksgiving traditionalists needn’t worry either. Our classic green bean casserole will make memories for years to come. Whatever you’re craving this year, give Thanksgiving green beans the chance they deserve—and don’t forget the gravy!