What is served at a traditional Thanksgiving dinner?
Thanksgiving is definitely a holiday that one cannot miss! It is a day of celebrating with your family, friends, and loved ones. It is also a day where you can freely decorate your house with Fall-themed Thanksgiving decorations! And more importantly, this is the day where the family brings out the turkey and other appetizing dishes that are specially made for this day!
With that said, here are some classic Thanksgiving dinner meals and some Thanksgiving recipes with a twist! There is nothing wrong with trying out new recipe twists as it will prevent you from serving the same dishes every year.
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Is it really a Thanksgiving celebration without a turkey on the dining table? Of course, your turkey is probably one of the main attractions at your dining table so it is best to make it look and taste magnificent!
Add more flavor to your turkey with a nice dip of gravy. There are countless ways where you can experiment with your gravy recipe to make it taste new and even more delicious every year!
Casseroles are not only fulfilling to the tummy, but one bite of it always makes you feel like home! One classic casserole recipe is the sweet potato casserole. You can also opt for more greens with a green bean casserole for the vegans!
Nothing beats a classic pumpkin pie for dessert! This easy yet always satisfying dessert will leave your guests wanting more. Just as they say, there will always be (more) room for dessert!
No, this isn’t an actual turkey mixed into cake batter. Add more desserts to your dining table with this turkey cake that is sure to grab the attention of your guests! Design your turkey cake as much or as little as you like!
This is another no-brainer dessert during Thanksgiving. You can never be too safe with only one selection for dessert, right?
Nothing can beat a homemade mashed potato. This simple yet hearty dish will prevent you from leaving the dining table! You can always spice it up and make a roasted garlic mashed potato or transform it into a vegan mashed potato without the dairy!
With these tasty Thanksgiving recipes (from classic dishes to meals with a twist), your dining table will not only be a sight to look at, but your guests will also leave with a happy smile and a happy tummy! Your Thanksgiving celebration will surely be one for the books!
Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
You can never go wrong with traditional Thanksgiving meals but putting in a bit of twist once in a while won’t hurt as well! And if you are looking for some great Thanksgiving dinner recipes, I have an amazing list of basic Thanksgiving menu ideas popular on Pinterest. Save your favorite recipes to the Thanksgiving board on Pinterest!
15. Easy Stuffing Recipe
This Easy Stuffing Recipe will complete just about any meal! Celery, onions, and butter are tossed with dried bread cubes, then topped with broth and baked until hot and golden.
14. Parmesan Roasted Carrots
They are super easy to do and you are going to find yourself making them over and over again too. The carrots are peeled and then drizzled with butter and garlic.
13. Apple Pecan Stuffing
This easy Apple Pecan Stuffing is a classic Thanksgiving stuffing recipe made with a delicious blend of buttery bread cubes, apples, and pecans.
12. Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole | Recipe
A recipe for loaded mashed potato casserole, featuring cream cheese, crispy thick-cut, bacon, freshly grated Cheddar, and chopped green onions. The perfect make-ahead side dish casserole!
11. Portabella Bacon Green Bean Casserole
The wait is over! Now I get to show you my twist on the American classic recipe we all love. Portabella and Bacon Green Bean Casserole. It’s topped with portabella mushrooms, bacon and Italian cheese. Adding salt and savory to this dish. It’s a new way to change up this classic dish at holiday’s.
10. Potato Casserole With Bacon
Potato Casserole With Bacon: Creamy mashed potatoes topped with smoky bacon and crunchy bread crumbs. The ultimate make ahead Thanksgiving side dish!
9. Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Another great facet of this recipe is that everything comes together in the same pot used to boil the taters, so cleanup is more than a breeze.
8. Easy Oven-Baked Maple Squash
This Easy Oven-Baked Maple Squash is the perfect side side dish – both for simple weeknight suppers and for fancy holiday meals. Easy, cheap and delicious, this squash can even be made ahead of time!
7. Cranberry Fluff Salad
This Cranberry Fluff Salad is so easy and makes for the perfect holiday side dish. If you are fan of Ambrosia Salad, you will LOVE it! You will find tons of Pineapple, marshmallow, Cool-Whip, and cranberry flavors.
6. Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Pears
This recipe for Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Pears would make a great side dish for Thanksgiving!
5. Easy Yeast Rolls | Best Dinner Roll Recipe for Beginners
There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly baked, super soft homemade dinner rolls, and if you’ve ever tasted one, you know they’re worth taking the time to make from scratch.
4. Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash
Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash is not only a fabulous side dish for the holidays, but it’s delicious with any meal throughout the season. Plus, they’re a powerhouse of nutrition in every tasty bite!
3. Corn Casserole for the Holidays
Corn Casserole for the Holidays is definitely a family favorite side dish. It is a sweet and savory, corn bread-like dish that is super delicious and very easy to make.
2. Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich
This Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich is everything you love about Thanksgiving between two slices of bread!
1. Rosemary Apricot Glazed Turkey
Savory rosemary and sweet apricot are perfect flavors for turkey! This Rosemary Apricot Glazed Turkey is a beautiful and delicious recipe for Thanksgiving!
- Stuffing Recipe
- Parmesan Roasted Carrots
- Apple Pecan Stuffing
- Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole
- Portabella Bacon Green Bean Casserole
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