It is Thanksgiving day finally, a day everyone looks forward to eating lots of delicious meals. So, we can’t lie that one thing that makes thanksgiving special is the food. That is why we will be sharing the 22 best thanksgiving dinner recipes that will be easy for you to make and are also traditional.
These thanksgiving dinner recipes consist of the sides, main dishes, and desserts and most of them are also easy to prepare.
So let us dive right in.
22 Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
1. Garlic Butter Thanksgiving Turkey
So we know that a turkey is an essential part of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, thanksgiving dinner will not be complete without one. This is an easy recipe to cook up, it looks so delicious.
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2. Honey Roasted Carrots
This is roasted carrots infused with honey and garlic, it is an amazing thanksgiving dinner side dish that is easy to cook up.
3. Thanksgiving Wild Rice Pilaf Recipe
This is a simple Thanksgiving rice pilaf recipe made with nutty wild rice, sweet and tangy cranberries, leeks, and also fresh herbs.
You may ask what a rice pilaf is, it is a delicious rice dish that involves sauteing your veggies and rice in a little bit of fat like olive oil or vegan butter then finish cooking it in a flavorful veggie broth.
4. Sweet Potato Casserole with Meringue
Another iconic traditional Thanksgiving dinner recipe, the meringue is so light and fluffy and perfectly complements the sweet potatoes. So the finishing touch is the homemade marshmallow topping and it looks yummy.
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5. Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cinnamon Butternut Squash with Pecans and Cranberries
Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels sprouts with Pecans and finally Cranberries is one of the best side recipes for Thanksgiving dinner. This side dish is has a lot of vegetables and nuts and finally, it is healthy, gluten-free, vegetarian, and rich in fiber.
6. Baked Pork Tenderloin
This Thanksgiving dinner recipe looks so mouth-watering and it is dripping with buttery garlic herb flavor. It is easy to make and it also takes less than 60mins full start to finish for it to be ready.
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7. Creamy Butter Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Mashed Potatoes is another traditional Thanksgiving dinner recipe, so it is made with loads of high-quality salted butter and cream
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8. Thanksgiving Salad
This Thanksgiving salad is a gorgeous, vibrant addition to your Thanksgiving dinner menu, this salad has pomegranate, pears, pecans, & finally brie. In addition, the dressing is with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.
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9. 30 Minute Stovetop Turkey Tetrazzini
A super easy thanksgiving dinner recipe, you can also make this from your leftover turkey after thanksgiving.
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10. Nantucket Corn Pudding
Nantucket Corn Pudding is a traditional recipe that was popular with the original colonial inhabitants of New England and today, it’s a classic side dish still served at many Thanksgiving dinners around the United States.
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11. Maple Walnut Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
This is a yummy thanksgiving dinner side dish, and they are so easy to make.
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12. Ultimate Green Bean Casserole
This is another traditional thanksgiving dinner food, Green bean casserole is a casserole consisting mostly of cooked green beans, cream of mushroom soup, and french fried onions.
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13. Easy Caramel Apple Cake Recipe
Thanksgiving dinner can not be complete without some delicious desserts so this caramel apple cake recipe is the perfect dessert.
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14. Blueberry Cheesecake
This blueberry cheesecake is very rich and creamy with tang blueberry topping, it looks so yummy.
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15. Loaded Potato Salad
This salad has lots of tender potatoes, crispy bacon, sharp cheddar, and fresh chives enveloped finally in a creamy, sour-cream laced ranch dressing, a good thanksgiving dinner recipe idea.
16. Stuffed Turkey Breast Roll
If you have a few people coming for Thanksgiving and you don’t want to go with the full turkey option this is also a good thanksgiving dinner idea to add to your menu.
17. Cinnamon Southern Fried Apples with pecans
If you are looking for delicious spiced apples that are so savory and sweet in every bite, this is a perfect choice.
18. Bacon & Cheddar Garlic Rolls Recipe
These delicious garlic rolls are made with soft and aromatic yeast dough, using Fleischmann’s® RapidRise Yeast, it also has bits of smoky bacon, cheddar, and parmesan cheese, and fresh-pressed garlic.
19. Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes With Cheddar
Thinly sliced potatoes layered with not one, but two types of cheese make for the ultimate side dish, you’ll want to skip mashing this year.
20. The Best Bacon Macaroni & Cheese Recipe
You will make this cheesy pasta dish with 3 different types of cheese – cheddar, gruyere, and also cream cheese, the cheese sauce is super creamy and dotted with bits of crispy bacon.
21. Cauliflower Stuffing
This low-carb cauliflower stuffing proves that you don’t necessarily need bread to make an amazing stuffing.
22. Cornbread Dressing
This dressing has got all the beloved, classic Thanksgiving flavors, plus Italian sausage, so it will be nice to try it out
So there we go the 22 Best Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes that will be easy for you to make and are also traditional. Which of the dishes will you be making this thanksgiving let me know in the comment section.