Turkey is king! Try these succulent and easy turkey recipes that will leave you speechless on Thanksgiving Day.
12 Easy Turkey Recipes To Make Your Thanksgiving Better
Turkey is the undisputed champion of Thanksgiving night.
That’s why it should pack a powerful punch of flavors that you, your family and guess will enjoy. So how should you go about doing that? DON’T SWEAT IT. We’ve got 12 EASY Thanksgiving turkey recipes for you to try out that range from traditional to unique. Check out recipes like maple-glazed turkey wrapped in bacon to turkey lettuce wraps.
1. Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter
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Smothered with sage-infused butter, covered with crispy bacon strips and glazed with rich maple syrup, this turkey will make one heck of a centerpiece on Thanksgiving. Full recipe.
2. Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
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As long as you’ve got a slow cooker, you can enjoy a tender and moist turkey breast that perfectly pairs with your favorite gravy recipe with not much work. Try it here.
3. Easy Turkey Salisbury Steaks
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You’ll love how well these turkey Salisbury steaks go alongside fingerling potatoes and thick and creamy savory portobello mushroom sauce. You can have this dish done in just 30 minutes! See how here.
4. Orange-Honey Glazed Roasted Turkey Breasts
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Doesn’t this look absolutely delectable?! This turkey breast is glazed with a tasty orange-honey glaze, then roasted to perfection. Serve it with extra sauce, some fresh rosemary and thyme for a more intense flavor. Check it out here.
5. Turkey Pot Pie Soup with Buttermilk Biscuit “Croutons”
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A comforting turkey pot pie soup that’s made even better thanks to the homemade buttermilk biscuit “croutons” placed on top. Click here for the recipe.
6. One-Pot Cheesy Turkey Tamale Pie
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Throw in cheesy polenta, turkey mixture, fresh cilantro, salsa, queso fresco or cotija cheese and diced avocado to create a saucy tamale pie. Truly a must-try dish! Full recipe.
7. Turkey-Cranberry Strudel with Maple Roasted Butternut Squash
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Use puff pastry and stuff it with shredded turkey, dried cranberries, roasted squash/onions, shredded Swiss and fresh rosemary to create this wonderful Thanksgiving dish. Try it here.
8. Quinoa & Ground Turkey Zucchini Boats
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Make a turkey meal that is more nutritious than those recipes you’re used to making. Find the recipe here.
9. Slow Cooked Turkey Leg with Honey Glaze & Garlic
Turkey is amazing any time of the year, especially when you have a recipe this mouth-watering. Perfectly spiced turkey legs that are absolutely juicy and melt in your mouth. Great on sandwiches, white rice, or on its own! Here’s the recipe.
10. Turkey Alfredo Ziti
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Soon to be your family’s favorite Thanksgiving recipe, because what’s better than turkey, Alfredo sauce and ziti macaroni?! Yummmm. Learn how you can make it here.
11. 30-Minute Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs with Homemade Marinara Sauce
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Juicy turkey meatballs stuffed with mozzarella and smothered with a rich and flavorful homemade marinara sauce. Get the recipe here.
12. Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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What a brilliant idea of serving those tasty turkey mixture in fresh lettuce leaves. A refreshing, yet savory and healthy dish that you’ll be doing over and over again! Check it out here.
What do you think of these easy turkey recipes? Which recipe are you planning to try? Share your experience with us in the comments section below.
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