19 Main Course Alternatives to Turkey for Thanksgiving (2023)

Turkey is a classic main course for Thanksgiving dinner, but that certainly doesn't mean you have to serve it. We've rounded up plenty of alternative Thanksgiving dinner ideas that can take center stage at your table, including Pomegranate-Glazed Salmon with Oranges, Olives, and Herbs, Crackling Coppa Roast with Fennel and Onions, and Garlic-Butter Rib Roast. Need something meatless? We've got veggie "steak" options for that, too. Read on for those recipes, and even more alternatives to turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

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Beef Chuck Eye Roast with Paprika-Herb Rub

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This simple, flavorful beef roast — rubbed with thyme, paprika, and cumin — is made with chuck eye, a cut from the chuck portion of the rib-eye muscle.

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Honey-and-Lemon-Glazed Roast Chicken

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Inspired by the beautifully browned Peking duck, Piero Incisa Della Rocchetta brushes chickens with a mixture of soy sauce and honey from the beehives in his Patagonia vineyards.

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Pork Loin Braised with Mushrooms and Wine

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Fistfuls of fresh herbs, fragrant strips of orange peel, and plenty of garlic perfume in this comforting Corsican dish. The jus is vibrant and richly seasoned; ladle extra over the polenta on each plate.

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Buttermilk-Marinated Quail with Herbed Raita and Blood Oranges

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"What I love about this recipe, in terms of the ingredients and method, is that the mint and charred flavors are reminiscent of summertime despite the chill of winter," Maneet Chauhan says.

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Roasted Lamb Chops with Brown Sugar-Rum Glaze

With plenty of garlic and rubbed sage to brighten savory, gamey lamb, these roasted chops are bold and balanced. If the glaze begins to set before serving, gently warm it over low heat. Chef and cookbook author Alexander Smalls serves these lamb chops at his epic dinner parties at his apartment in Harlem.

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Crackling Coppa Roast with Fennel and Onions

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Ask your butcher for pork shoulder with an untrimmed fat cap (about 3/4-inch thick) for this recipe; the fat renders as the pork roasts, simultaneously getting crispy while basting the meat with its flavorful juices. The fennel cooks down into a rich and jammy condiment that complements every bite.

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Herb-Roasted King Salmon with Pinot Noir Sauce

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Originally served at Seattle's Hotel Sorrento by chef David Pisegna, this throwback salmon dish stands the test of time. We simplified the original recipe but didn't change a thing about the velvety, wine-blushed beurre blanc; keep it warm and serve it immediately for the best results.

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King Oyster Mushroom Steaks with Pesto and Almond Aillade

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Chef Julia Sullivan employs a duo of cast-iron skillets to prepare these tender, crispy-edged mushroom steaks; one for cooking the mushrooms, the other for pressing them flat so they cook evenly. Buttery roasted almonds balance the sharper notes of garlic and lemon in this rustic French sauce.

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Spiced Brown Sugar Ham with Apple Jus

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The secret to this super-tender ham is keeping it wrapped in foil while it's cooking and resting, letting it reabsorb any moisture released during the cooking process. "If you can't pick up the foil-wrapped ham without burning yourself, then it's not done resting!" says pork pro Kevin Gillespie, chef at Revival in Decatur.

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Greens-and-Cheese-Stuffed Cinderella Pumpkin

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Inspired by Cassie Piuma's squash spanakopita at her restaurant, Sarma, in Somerville, Massachusetts, this stuffed pumpkin is filled with a nutty, creamy blend of Gruyère and feta cheeses; sweet, anise-scented fennel; and hearty green lacinato kale for a stunning vegetarian main dish fit for any holiday table.

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Roasted Cornish Game Hens

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These Cornish hens are flavor-packed with aromatic herbs, fresh lemons, and garlic. Coated in a lemon-garlic-herb puree, stuffed with garlic and lemon wedges, and neatly trussed, the hens are roasted on top of a bed of fresh rosemary and thyme sprigs. The roasted birds are drizzled with butter-fortified pan juices just before serving.

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Banana Leaf-Wrapped Lamb Shank Tamales with Morita Chile Salsa

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These smoky braised-lamb tamales, a favorite at event producer Paola Briseño González's holiday tamal parties, get a pop of freshness from bright cilantro-onion relish, while a wrapper of banana leaves perfumes the masa with a softly sweet aroma as they steam. The banana leaf wrappers also yield tamales with a dense, custard-like texture. The rich, slow-cooked flavor of lamb shanks is the perfect partner for the intense smokiness of Morita chiles; substitute chipotles in a pinch.

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Buttermilk Macaroni and Cheese with Baby Kale

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A quick sauté renders baby kale leaves perfectly tender, allowing them to almost melt into the buttermilk-enriched béchamel in chef and cookbook author Alexander Smalls' version of mac and cheese. For a smooth sauce, make sure all of the dairy is at room temperature.

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Pork Chop au Poivre with Red Wine–Shallot Sauce

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Steak who? This bone-in pork chop riff on the classic French au poivre preparation is so good, we may never go back to beef. Using a blend of peppercorns, not just classic black, adds notes of floral and vegetal spice to this simple dish. Splurge on the Pierre Poivre N.7 from La Boîte master spice blender Lior Lev Sercarz, or grind your own. Be sure to grind the peppercorns just before cooking to release the fresh aroma.

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Garlic-Butter Rib Roast

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This impressive, flavor-packed rib roast is perfect for a celebration. The secret? A compound butter made with garlic, anchovies, herbs, and shallot. Half of it is slathered all over the roast before it goes into the oven; the other half is rolled up into a log, chilled, and then sliced into medallions to serve with each slice of beef. Special order the rib roast from a local butcher, asking for one with nice marbling and an even fat cap.

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Leg of Lamb with Fingerling Potatoes and Leeks

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Incredibly easy to prepare, this bone-in leg of lamb is coated with an herby, pleasantly salty crust before marinating in the refrigerator for about eight hours. The dry brine results in a juicy, tender, and deliciously garlicky lamb roast.

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Braised Duck Legs with Spaetzle and Mushroom Ragout

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Inspired by German celebratory harvest meals from centuries past, this comforting braised dish trades the traditional goose leg quarters for easier-to-source duck, served on a bed of buttery-crisp spaetzle and saucy mushrooms. A beurre manié — a quick mash of softened butter and flour — is the key to thickening the delicious sauce in this braise.

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Pomegranate-Glazed Salmon with Oranges, Olives, and Herbs

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"Tart and just barely sweet, the pomegranate molasses cuts through the richness of the fish while creating a gorgeous, shimmering glaze; the olives balance the bright flavors of the salad with their soft salinity and luxe butteriness," Andrea Slonecker says. "One good pairing for wild salmon is Oregon Pinot Noir, but here, a dry or slightly off-dry Oregon Riesling is perfect. Replete with zingy acidity, it perfectly counterbalances the richness of the fatty, flavorsome fish and stands up to the bright salad and tart, fruity glaze."

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Roasted Broccoli Steaks with Tomato Butter and Tapenade

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Here, chef Greg Vernick treats broccoli like a steak, roasting it at a high temperature on a preheated pan to achieve a lightly charred crust. Cooked on the same pan, umami-packed tomatoes blend up into a super-quick sauce enriched with just the right amount of butter.

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FAQs

What is a good alternative to turkey on Thanksgiving? ›

The best turkey alternatives for Thanksgiving

Other popular poultry candidates include rich and fatty duck or roasted chicken, both of which will stand in seamlessly and pair perfectly with traditional Thanksgiving sides. There are also cuts of beef to consider such as prime rib, beef tenderloin, brisket or pot roast.

What meat goes with Thanksgiving besides turkey? ›

Here are some big, impressive, delicious pieces of meat you should definitely make for Thanksgiving, instead of turkey:
  • Roast Duck with Plums. ...
  • Garlic Rosemary Prime Rib Roast with Horseradish Cream. ...
  • Roasted Capon with Sage Stuffing. ...
  • Jamie Oliver's Best Roast Leg Of Lamb.
17 Nov 2016

What is the main course on Thanksgiving? ›

Turkey is a classic main course for Thanksgiving dinner, but that certainly doesn't mean you have to serve it.

What can I eat instead of turkey? ›

Other Birds. Sometimes roasting a whole turkey is just too much—too much time, effort, and maybe even too much food. For smaller crowds, swap the turkey with chicken, Cornish game hens, or stuff and roast individual quails for each guest, which is very elegant for a plated meal.

Can you serve chicken instead of turkey on Thanksgiving? ›

ABSOLUTELY! If you want to serve a roasted chicken instead of turkey this Thanksgiving, go for it. This Thanksgiving chicken recipe is a classic in my family – my brother has been serving it for years! We love how easy it is to make this nontraditional Thanksgiving bird.

What else can you eat as a Thanksgiving dinner? ›

Mackenzie Filson Mackenzie Filson is a food writer and contributing digital food producer at Delish.
  • Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad.
  • Caramel Apple Pie.
  • Ginger-Cranberry Whiskey Sour.
  • Classic Green Bean Casserole.
  • Classic Turkey Stuffing.
  • Cranberry Brie Bites.
  • Sweet Potato Casserole With Marshmallows.
16 Nov 2022

What is the most popular Thanksgiving meal side dish? ›

Stuffing is reportedly America's favorite Thanksgiving side dish, followed by mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and mac and cheese.

What is the most popular meat for Thanksgiving? ›

Turkey is obviously the classic and it's always a solid choice. You might even feel like Thanksgiving is incomplete without a turkey on the table. There's definitely a special quality to carving a perfectly roasted bird to serve to a gathering of family and friends.

What are the three most popular side dishes for Thanksgiving? ›

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, most would agree the roast turkey is the star of the table. But what about the accoutrements? You know, the mashed potatoes, the sweet potato casserole, the stuffing, and the cranberry sauce… These dishes are all essential to Thanksgiving but they're a little more divisive.

What are 4 common foods at Thanksgiving? ›

The classic Thanksgiving dinner includes old-time favorites that never change: turkey, gravy, stuffing, potatoes, veggies, and pie. But the way these dishes are made or added to is everchanging because of food trends and different dietary requirements.

What meat is better than turkey? ›

Additionally, if you're looking to add more protein, zinc, or iron to your diet, beef outshines turkey by a bit. Ground beef also contains fewer calories and less cholesterol.

What meat is healthier than turkey? ›

Beef has more iron, zinc, and vitamin B12, which are nutrients that promote healthy blood, immunity, and nervous system health, than turkey. On the other hand, turkey contains higher amounts of some B vitamins needed for energy metabolism ( 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 ).

What foods can replace meats? ›

How to get protein without the meat
  • Pulses. Pulses are an inexpensive protein choice, are high in fibre and a source of iron. ...
  • Soya beans. ...
  • Quinoa. ...
  • Nuts. ...
  • Seeds. ...
  • Cereals and grains. ...
  • Quorn™ ...
  • Dairy.

What should you not serve on Thanksgiving? ›

Here are 10 dishes you should never serve on Thanksgiving.
...
Trust us, leave the raw vegetable tray behind.
  • Canned cranberry sauce. ...
  • Green bean casserole. ...
  • Pecan pie. ...
  • Ambrosia salad. ...
  • Jell-O salad. ...
  • Vegetable tray. ...
  • Corn pudding. ...
  • Giblet gravy.
6 Nov 2019

Is it OK to serve ham on Thanksgiving? ›

Today ham remains a popular entrée for Thanksgiving and other holidays (primarily Christmas and Easter). It's a great choice for smaller families who can't put away a huge turkey and don't want to eat leftovers for weeks, and is also used by many large families to supplement the traditional turkey.

What sides can you prep the day before Thanksgiving? ›

50+ Thanksgiving Side Dishes You Can Make Ahead of Time
  • Stuffing.
  • Potatoes.
  • Cranberry Sauce and Gravy.
  • Vegetable Sides.
  • Casseroles.
  • Rolls, Biscuits, and Bread.
30 Sept 2022

What is the best food for Thanksgiving? ›

Our 60 Best Thanksgiving Recipes Of All Time
  • 01 of 60. Roasted Herb Turkey and Gravy. ...
  • 02 of 60. Turkey Gravy. ...
  • 03 of 60. Buttermilk Spoon Bread. ...
  • 04 of 60. Sweet and Tangy Roasted Pumpkin Salad. ...
  • 05 of 60. Spiced Cranberry Mold. ...
  • 06 of 60. Herby Pecan-Cornbread Dressing. ...
  • 07 of 60. Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie. ...
  • 08 of 60.
4 Nov 2022

What is America's most popular side dish? ›

Potatoes, America's favorite side dish.

How many sides should a Thanksgiving dinner have? ›

How many dishes should I serve with the turkey? For 4 people, choose 1-2 appetizers and 3 sides. For 8 people, choose 1-3 appetizers and 3 sides. For 16 people, choose 2-3 appetizers and 3 or more sides.

What do Southerners eat on Thanksgiving? ›

A typical Southern Thanksgiving dinner usually includes ham or turkey—sometimes both—along with cornbread dressing, sides, and spectacular desserts. You're likely to find a big layered salad, the quintessential green bean casserole, mashed or scalloped potatoes, and soft dinner rolls or hot buttered biscuits.

What is the least liked Thanksgiving dish? ›

Their report found that the top 10 most disliked traditional Thanksgiving foods are as follows:
  • Green bean casserole.
  • Ham.
  • Coleslaw.
  • Sweet potatoes or yams.
  • Stuffing/dressing.
  • Pumpkin Pie.
  • Carrots.
  • Mashed potatoes.
15 Nov 2022

What 3 meats were served at the first Thanksgiving? ›

So, to the question “What did the Pilgrims eat for Thanksgiving,” the answer is both surprising and expected. Turkey (probably), venison, seafood, and all of the vegetables that they had planted and harvested that year—onions, carrots, beans, spinach, lettuce, and other greens.

What is the healthiest food in Thanksgiving? ›

Thanksgiving recipes: Delicious and healthy options
  • Pumpkin soup.
  • Wild rice mushroom soup.
  • Apple salad with figs and almonds.
  • Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts.

What should I get for Christmas instead of ham or turkey? ›

10 Main Course Alternatives to Turkey for Christmas
  • Goose. Traditionally, goose was the original bird of choice for a Christmas feast. ...
  • Duck. Another festive bird that offers flavorsome fat is duck. ...
  • Chicken. ...
  • Beef. ...
  • Lamb. ...
  • Venison. ...
  • Fish. ...
  • Pork.
16 Dec 2020

Why is there a turkey shortage 2022? ›

In its October report, The USDA warns that turkey production will be lower for the rest of 2022 and the first half of 2023 due to outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). Turkey prices are up significantly over last year due to HPAI (PDF). Thanksgiving is coming up fast.

What is the most popular side dish for Christmas dinner? ›

56 Best Christmas Side Dishes to Round Out Your Holiday Menu
  • of 56. Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes. ...
  • of 56. Roasted Cauliflower. ...
  • of 56. Stuffing with Chorizo and Poblano. ...
  • of 56. Pepper-Jack Mashed Potatoes. ...
  • of 56. Pull-Apart Cheese Bread. ...
  • of 56. Shaved Brussels Sprouts. ...
  • of 56. Mashed Sweet Potatoes. ...
  • of 56.
2 days ago

What are the 3 main vegetarian alternatives to meat? ›

The 10 best vegan meat alternatives
  • Tofu. Tofu is the classic meat alternative and has been one of the basic sources of nutrition in Asia for centuries. ...
  • Soy protein. Soy chunks and mince are very inexpensive ingredients that are easy to prepare. ...
  • Tempeh. ...
  • Seitan/wheat protein. ...
  • Lupin protein. ...
  • Green spelt. ...
  • Oat flakes. ...
  • Black beans.
11 Nov 2019

What vegetable is most like meat? ›

Mushrooms. Mushrooms are one of the most popular vegetables to replace meat due to their savory umami flavor and meaty texture.

What is the best vegetable to replace meat? ›

Here are a few vegetables – and fruits — that can substitute for meat:
  • Mushrooms. Many a dish using mushrooms had always fooled countless people to think they're eating meat. ...
  • Eggplant. ...
  • Jackfruit. ...
  • Beans and Legumes. ...
  • Lentils. ...
  • Cauliflower. ...
  • Beets. ...
  • Nuts.
10 Jul 2018

What is the unhealthiest meat? ›

Cured meats, cold cuts, salami, and hot dogs are just a few examples of processed meats to limit or avoid. Scientific consensus confirms that eating large amounts of these processed meats will raise your risk of colon cancer. These meats are often high in both sodium and saturated fats, Malkani says.

What is the healthiest meat to eat? ›

5 of the Healthiest Meats
  1. Sirloin Steak. Sirloin steak is both lean and flavorful – just 3 ounces packs about 25 grams of filling protein! ...
  2. Rotisserie Chicken & Turkey. The rotisserie cooking method helps maximize flavor without relying on unhealthy additives. ...
  3. Chicken Thigh. ...
  4. Pork Chop. ...
  5. Canned Fish.
6 Jan 2020

What is the healthiest red meat? ›

The National Cattleman's Beef Association top five lean cuts are: Eye of round – 1.4 g saturated fat, 4 g total fat. Sirloin tip side steak – 1.6 g saturated fat, 4.1 g total fat. Top round roast and Steak – 1.6 g saturated fat, 4.6 g total fat.

What fish is the healthiest to eat? ›

5 of the Healthiest Fish to Eat
  • Atlantic Mackerel. ...
  • Sardines, Wild-Caught (including canned) ...
  • Rainbow Trout (and some types of Lake) ...
  • Herring. ...
  • Bluefin Tuna. ...
  • Orange Roughy. ...
  • Salmon, Farmed in Pens (Atlantic) ...
  • Mahi-Mahi (Costa Rica, Guatemala & Peru)
9 Mar 2022

Is fish healthier than chicken? ›

While they are both excellent sources of protein and add to your nutrient profile, the benefits of fish tend to be slightly higher than chicken, especially when it comes to the Omega-3 content in it.

What meat is highest in protein? ›

You may be surprised to hear that chicken breast has the most protein in it compared to all types of meat. It has an impressive 30.9g of protein per 100g/3.5 ounces.

What are 5 meat alternatives? ›

Meat Substitutes
  • Tofu. 1/10. Tofu is a plant-based choice that packs a protein punch -- half a cup has over 11 grams. ...
  • Tempeh. 2/10. Made from fermented soybeans, tempeh has even more protein than tofu. ...
  • Seitan. 3/10. ...
  • Jackfruit. 4/10. ...
  • Mushrooms. 5/10. ...
  • Beans. 6/10. ...
  • Textured Vegetable Protein. 7/10. ...
  • Chickpeas. 8/10.
5 Nov 2021

What is the most popular meat alternative? ›

By far, the most common meat alternative on the market is plant-based. The most common PBMAs are made from soy protein, pea protein, wheat gluten, or a combination of protein sources, including those listed in Table 1.

What are five good substitutes for meat? ›

The healthiest meat substitute will be vegetarian foods that are natural, high in protein, and minimally processed. Great, healthy meat substitutes include beans, tempeh, lentils, jackfruit, mushrooms, nuts, and seeds.

What did the Pilgrims eat instead of turkey? ›

What They (Likely) Did Have at the First Thanksgiving. So venison was a major ingredient, as well as fowl, but that likely included geese and ducks. Turkeys are a possibility, but were not a common food in that time. Pilgrims grew onions and herbs.

What is the healthiest Thanksgiving food? ›

Thanksgiving recipes: Delicious and healthy options
  • Pumpkin soup.
  • Wild rice mushroom soup.
  • Apple salad with figs and almonds.
  • Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts.

What is the closest relative to a turkey? ›

Turkeys are part of the family Phasianidae, the pheasant family. The pheasant family is made up of two large branches, a chicken-peafowl branch, and a turkey-pheasant branch. The closest relatives of the turkeys are grouse, prairie chickens, and ptarmigans, most of which are native to North America.

What is the healthiest meat and vegetable from a traditional Thanksgiving? ›

White turkey meat, plain vegetables, roasted sweet potatoes, defatted gravy, and pumpkin pie tend to be the best bets because they are lower in fat and calories.

What 3 Foods did the Pilgrims eat? ›

So, to the question “What did the Pilgrims eat for Thanksgiving,” the answer is both surprising and expected. Turkey (probably), venison, seafood, and all of the vegetables that they had planted and harvested that year—onions, carrots, beans, spinach, lettuce, and other greens. Was it good?

What 3 foods were eaten at the first Thanksgiving? ›

There are only two surviving documents that reference the original Thanksgiving harvest meal. They describe a feast of freshly killed deer, assorted wildfowl, a bounty of cod and bass, and flint, a native variety of corn harvested by the Native Americans, which was eaten as corn bread and porridge.

What do Italians eat for Thanksgiving? ›

Italian Thanksgiving includes classic dishes like roasted turkey (which can cost 10€ or more per kilogram!). There are often Italian dishes like lasagna or pasta served, sometimes with a Thanksgiving twist – like pumpkin risotto or ravioli.

What is the most disliked Thanksgiving food? ›

FOX Family Feast: Recipes for your Thanksgiving dinner

According to this year's survey, just over 30% of Americans dislike cranberry sauce, and turkey was close behind with 29.11% saying they dislike the holiday staple.

What is the unhealthiest Thanksgiving food? ›

The unhealthiest Thanksgiving dishes
  1. Candied Yams. (iStock) ...
  2. Fried Appetizers. (iStock) ...
  3. Gravy. (iStock) ...
  4. Green Bean Casserole. (iStock) ...
  5. Mashed Potatoes. Bowl of mashed potato with melting butter and a sprinkle of nutmeg. (
20 Mar 2018

Is inbreeding common in turkey? ›

The practice of consanguineous marriage is frequent in Turkey, especially in the eastern provinces (4). This should, in principle, help to facilitate disease gene discovery, as the increased fre- quency of homozygosity among members of inbred populations has led to the identification of many disease genes (5–8).

Which body of water is closest to turkey? ›

The three bodies of water closest to Turkey are the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Sea of Marmara. Each of these forms a part of Turkey's coastline. The Dardanelles and Bosporus are two straits that border Turkey, as well.

What is female turkey called? ›

Adult female turkeys are called hens. Juvenile females are called jennies. Adult females average half the size of male turkeys. poults will not survive.

What should you not forget for Thanksgiving dinner? ›

We tend to get so focused on the big stuff when prepping for Thanksgiving that little things can fall through the cracks.
...
Don't forget:
  • The potato masher. ...
  • Parsley. ...
  • PAM Cooking Spray and PAM Baking Spray. ...
  • Chicken stock. ...
  • Breakfast and Coffee. ...
  • Bread. ...
  • Food storage containers. ...
  • Paper towels.
25 Nov 2014

What can replace turkey on Thanksgiving vegetarian? ›

Vegan Turkey Substitutes
  • Burmese Tofu (aka Chickpea Flour Tofu) ...
  • Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Turmeric-Tahini Sauce & Pistachios. ...
  • Vegan Lentil Shepherd's Pie With Parsnip & Potato Mash. ...
  • Vegetarian Mapo Tofu. ...
  • Sweet Potato & Chickpea Cakes. ...
  • Vegan Lasagna With Roasted Vegetables. ...
  • Zucchini Verde Enchiladas. ...
  • Nutty Veggie Burgers.

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