While Thanksgiving is an American holiday, why not celebrate it with a global twist this year? We’ve put together a collection of 12 international recipes that will add an exciting variety to your Thanksgiving spread!
Pan con Pollo Salvadoreño Recipe
This Salvadoran chicken sandwich recipe called Pan con Pollo is made using stewed chicken, bread, and fresh sliced vegetables. The chicken is stewed on the bone in a tomato sauce that tenderizes it and gives it so much flavor! Check out how to make this Salvadoran speciality below!
Pavochon: Thanksgiving Turkey Puerto Rican Style
The star of my Puerto Rican Thanksgiving dinner table has always been, and will always be pavochon, a whole turkey that’s seasoned and cooked like Puerto Rican roast pork!
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.
Bahamian Pigeon Peas and Rice Recipe
This Pigeon Peas and Rice recipe is a twist on a popular Bahamian staple and is a delicious one-pot wonder. Bacon fries in a pan and then cooks alongside rice and peas to make a savory, comforting side dish or main meal!
Puerto Rican Pastelon Lasagna
Pastelon is the quintessential homemade dish, and it mixes the sweetness of fried ripe maduro with the cooked meat and sofrito, which is traditional in Puerto Rican kitchens.
Tostones (AKA Patacones) are twice-fried plantains that are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Vaguely reminiscent of a thick potato chip, they are best enjoyed with salt. Here’s a tostones recipe that you can make at home!
How To Make Amarillos – Fried Sweet Plantains
These are very simply fried plantains, sometimes dipped in cinnamon and sugar. They may be eaten as a snack, appetizer or with dessert.
Puerto Rican Tembleque
Tembleque (from Recetas Puerto Rico) is a popular dessert in Puerto Rico. It is a coconut pudding that many Puerto Ricans would consider as the stand-out dessert of the country.
Instant Pot Dulce de Leche Recipe
Dulce de Leche is popular in many countries in the Caribbean and South America. It is similar to caramel, but is made only of sweetened condensed milk that has been boiled for a long period of time.
Butter Tart Recipe
Butter Tarts are a quintessential Canadian dessert that vaguely resemble the interior of pecan pie. This butter tart recipe can be enjoyed plain or with walnuts, raisins, or chocolate chips.
Jamaican Sweet Potato Recipe
This Jamaican Sweet Potato Recipe is a slice of heaven! This pudding is a sweet, warm dessert. It’s moist, rich and full of warm spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. If you are looking for a new dessert to try, look no further!
Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
Make your Thanksgiving easier by making your Green Bean Casserole in the Instant Pot! With just a 15 Minute cook time, you’ll love how easy this recipe is!