Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without the star of the show, the turkey. But why settle for the same old bird year after year when you can explore a world of delicious turkey recipes? In this article, we’ve gathered 12 Thanksgiving turkey recipes to suit every table, whether you’re a traditionalist, an adventurer, or a health-conscious host. Get ready to redefine your Thanksgiving feast and savor the flavors of the season in a whole new way.
Bacon Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey
This Bacon Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey recipe makes an incredibly flavorful, moist bird that is the perfect centerpiece for your holiday meal! The smoky bacon and spices are a wonderful change from the traditional butter & herb approach and will have everybody singing your praises come Thanksgiving Day!
Instant Pot Turkey Breast Recipe
Use your Instant Pot to cook the perfect juicy, tender, and hands-off turkey breast. Enjoy this recipe on Thanksgiving or any other night of year!
Pavo Relleno de Mofongo (Mofongo Stuffed Turkey)
This Puerto Rican spin on the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing is the perfect way to add delicious Latin flavors to your holiday feast.
Garlic Butter Roasted Turkey Legs
Garlic Butter Roasted Turkey Legs are perfect for two people or those who love dark meat. These tender and juicy turkey quarters can be oven baked or made in the air fryer.
Whole Turkey Brine
Have you ever made a turkey brine? When it comes to making your holiday turkey, you don’t want to take any chances. Brining a turkey is a surefire way to produce perfectly succulent meat, fit for a feast!
Stuffed Boneless Turkey Breast
Combine two of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes into one with this Stuffed Turkey Breast recipe. Stuffing and turkey are a match made in heaven!
Thanksgiving Smoked Turkey
This recipe for how to make a Brined & Smoked Turkey makes the juiciest, most succulent smoked turkey ever! Brining your bird helps it stay extra moist, while the applewood smoke creates the most flavorful Thanksgiving turkey you will ever try!
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
This slow cooker turkey breast is such a great way to have a delicious, juicy turkey breast without worrying about a whole turkey cooking in the oven. Great for a smaller group, or when you need the oven space for other things.
Brown Bag Turkey
The best way to make a turkey – moist, with a golden skin and tons of flavor without hours of work – the perfect centerpiece to your holiday meal.
Apple Cider Turkey Brine
The best Turkey Brine recipe is made with lots of apple cider, salt, and all the right spices. Your turkey will be so incredibly moist and delicious.
Smoking a Turkey Breast
Smoked turkey breast is the best turkey you will ever eat!! With a super flavorful spice rub, it’s moist, and perfectly cooked.
How to Prepare Turkey & Turkey Gravy Like a Pro
You don’t have to be a seasoned cook to be able to prepare a turkey and turkey gravy for a big meal. It’s really so much easier than you think! These how to recipes will teach you how to make a perfectly golden turkey, with homemade turkey gravy.