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Thanksgiving recipes

47 Recipes

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day with a traditional American spread, including roast turkey with all the trimmings and indulgent pumpkin or pecan pie.

Roast turkey with lemon & garlic

5

(6 ratings)

Love crispy skin on roast turkey at Christmas? You'll be fan of this recipe which uses storecupboard ingredients to make a festive favourite even more special...
  • 3 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy

Creamy mashed potatoes

5

(11 ratings)

This healthy mashed potato uses clever substitutions to reduce fat and calories but maintain a rich creaminess
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pumpkin pie

4.5

(68 ratings)

Fill a sweet shortcrust pastry tart case with lightly spiced squash to make a traditional American treat
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Easy turkey crown

5

(1 rating)

Serve a traditional roast turkey for Christmas without the fuss. Use the sticky glaze you'd get on a ham to add flavour and golden colour to a turkey crown...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Stuffed pumpkin

4.666665

(15 ratings)

Throwing a vegan dinner party in the autumn or winter months? Bake a pumpkin with a gorgeous stuffing of rice, fennel, apple, pomegranate seeds and pecans
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pecan mince pie

0

(0 ratings)

Take this beautiful mincemeat, nut-topped tart along to a festive buffet or serve with an indulgent brandy cream as an alternative to the traditional Christmas pud
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Fig & pancetta American stuffing

0

(0 ratings)

Classic American stuffing is chunkier than the British version, but just as delicious. These meaty stuffing balls are baked to crispy golden perfection
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Green bean mac ’n’ cheese

4.61905

(21 ratings)

Runner and green beans make a delicious addition to a comforting pasta bake - top with pumpkin seeds for added crunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bacon & pecan stuffing cornbread

0

(0 ratings)

Try our festive take on American cornbread, with bacon, pecans, apricots and cranberries to pack in the flavour. A great Christmas side dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Hazelnut & mustard carrots

0

(0 ratings)

Spruce up your carrots for the Christmas dinner table with a mustard and sherry dressing for extra flavour. Scatter over toasted hazelnuts to serve
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sweet potato parcel

4.42857

(7 ratings)

Bake this moreish sweet potato parcel as a vegan Christmas Day centrepiece, enhanced with the festive flavours of sage and chestnuts
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan stuffing

3.5

(2 ratings)

Make these red onion, lentil and sage stuffing balls for a welcome addition to any festive feast. Linseeds, pecans, hazelnuts and pistachios pack in a classic crunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & chestnut gravy

5

(1 rating)

Make this rich turkey and chestnut gravy to accompany your Christmas dinner. If you use goose fat or butter, it can be made ahead, chilled and frozen
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Vegan pumpkin pie

4

(2 ratings)

Make this easy vegan version of a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Filled with sweet pumpkin and warming spice, our indulgent pumpkin pie is great for sharing
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Crispy traybake stuffing

5

(4 ratings)

If your favourite part of the stuffing is the crispy bits, you'll love this recipe. It can be prepped up to two days in advance, then baked on the day...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Really simple cranberry sauce

4.918365

(49 ratings)

Making your own sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days ahead. Plus, this one uses only three ingredients
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

New England pecan pie

3.85

(20 ratings)

Make this traditional all-American Thanksgiving dessert for a celebratory dinner party. Our classic pecan pie recipe is best served with whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Roast turkey with chestnut stuffing

5

(4 ratings)

The classic Christmas turkey with a flavour-packed sausage-based stuffing – you'll have plenty left to serve on the side too...
  • 4 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Sloe gin cranberry sauce

4.666665

(3 ratings)

No festive meal is complete without cranberry sauce. Try this version, which includes sloe gin for a modern twist on the classic Christmas relish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Maple & pecan carrots

5

(6 ratings)

Sweet maple syrup and pecan nuts go brilliantly with roasted carrots in this festive vegetarian side dish
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salt & pepper turkey

5

(4 ratings)

A finishing touch of a lattice of bacon makes this turkey a Christmas dinner centre-stage star
  • 4 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

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