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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

If you want to step up your game this holiday season, take a look at these fantastic Thanksgiving dinner recipes. In order to have a well-prepared holiday feast, it’s essential to have appetizers, side dishes, main entrees, and desserts. Below, you’ll find a few appetizers, sides, and desserts, as well as several entree ideas, including non-turkey dishes!

Salad with Pomegranate, Pears, Pecans, and Brie

To balance out all the carbs you’ll be consuming during Thanksgiving, you’ll definitely need to add a salad or two to your table. This colorful salad is rich with fruit, nuts, and cheese, and the creator of the recipe also recommends adding a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. A salad like this is super easy to make but looks really put-together, and is sure to be a popular (and healthy) appetizer for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing

This delicious stuffing recipe includes lots of flavorful herbs. The prep time is only fifteen minutes, which is amazing. If you want to prepare this side dish in advance, you can also make this stuffing a day or so before Thanksgiving, because it’s able to be refrigerated. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Potato and Leek Galette

Potatoes are an absolute necessity for your Thanksgiving spread. This potato recipe looks super fancy and put-together but isn’t difficult to make at all. Other than potatoes and leeks, this recipe calls for olive oil, garlic cloves, nutmeg, black pepper, salt, and lemon juice. You’ll probably find most of these ingredients in your pantry already! 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Dry-Brined Roast Turkey

For this classic roasted turkey recipe, you’ll need brown sugar, rosemary, garlic cloves, butter, soy sauce, salt, and your turkey, of course. This recipe uses a dry-brine for the turkey, which is made from your brown sugar and salt. It’s simple, but effective. This is a turkey you’ll need to prepare in advance, because it needs to be chilled for quite some time before cooking. It’ll definitely be worth it, though!

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Pressure Cooker Italian Turkey Breast

In recent years, pressure cookers have been growing in popularity, mainly because they’re super easy, fast, and effective appliances to use. For this entree, add your turkey, carrots, onions, celery, chicken broth, olive oil, salt and pepper, and Italian seasoning to a pressure cooker and let it cook according to the recipe, which is linked below. This is a delicious and relatively healthy meal to add to your Thanksgiving menu. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Rosemary Turkey Breast

If you want a laid-back Thanksgiving entree, this rosemary turkey breast is the way to go. This is a low-fat but ridiculously delicious dish to make, and it hardly takes any time at all. All you need to make this turkey is olive oil, garlic cloves, rosemary, paprika, salt and pepper, and, of course, turkey breasts. Preparing the turkey only takes about ten minutes, and it doesn’t take too long to cook, either. This is a simple but well-prepared dish to bring to any Thanksgiving dinner. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Thanksgiving Roasted Chicken

Having a chicken option for your Thanksgiving dinner is always a safe bet. Not everyone likes the texture or flavor of turkey, so having an additional entree of chicken is never a bad idea. This recipe only takes twenty-five minutes to prepare and requires relatively few ingredients. The recipe also includes a cognac sauce to add some flavor to your roasted chicken.  

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Orange Cranberry Pork Loin Roast

Another delicious non-turkey entree is this flavorful pork loin roast. This dish is super festive, savory, and a little bit sweet, too. It’s an unexpected option that’s sure to be a popular dish at your Thanksgiving feast. Believe it or not, this pork loin roast is also very easy to make. It only takes about fifteen minutes to prepare and an hour to cook! 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Garlic and Herb Beef Tenderloin

If you want a heartier option for one of your entrees, this beef tenderloin recipe is absolutely delicious. The creator of this recipe also recommends adding roasted wild mushrooms as a side dish. This tenderloin goes great alongside a horseradish cream, too, which is provided with the recipe! This dish is super well-prepared, but it doesn’t take very long to make. For those of you that don’t want to stick to turkey this Thanksgiving, this tenderloin will taste great alongside all of your standard Thanksgiving side dishes. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Vegan Thanksgiving Wraps

Of course, this list would not be complete without a vegan Thanksgiving entree! These vegan wraps are stuffed with sweet potatoes, chickpeas, thyme, cinnamon, cumin, paprika, and a few other seasonings. For the wrap itself, you can use flatbreads, pitas, or whatever else you prefer. The creator of this recipe also recommends a few optional additions, such as garlic hummus sauce, toasted sunflower or pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, and arugula or parsley. These flavorful wraps are sure to appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike, and they’re definitely a healthier option for Thanksgiving. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

Pumpkin Pie

Obviously, every Thanksgiving feast needs to include several desserts, and the most popular dessert choice is pumpkin pie. You can make pumpkin pie from scratch or buy it from the store, but if you’re looking to have a well-prepared meal, baking it from scratch is the way to go. The recipe linked below even shows you how to make the pie crust from scratch, which will taste way better than anything store-bought! The prep time for this delicious pie is only thirty minutes, and your efforts will seriously pay off. 

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The Best Prepared Thanksgiving Dinners Of 2019

We sincerely hope this list gave you some recipe ideas for this year’s’ Thanksgiving. A well-prepared Thanksgiving meal includes appetizers, side dishes, entrees, and desserts, so hopefully, this list provided you with some ideas for the entirety of your holiday dinner. Leave a comment below and let us know which recipe you’re most excited to try. 

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