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Our 5 Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Nov 15, 2020

Thanksgiving is just a little over a week away, and even with celebrations looking a little different this year, there is still much to be thankful for! Whether you are able to safely share a Thanksgiving meal with others or are just looking for a seasonal dish to prepare solo, we’ve gathered five tasty recipes that are sure to set the right tone for the holiday. From Thanksgiving classics to updated twists on traditional dishes, we have something for everyone! Read ahead for our top 5 favorite Thanksgiving Day recipes:    

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

A fall soup is a great way to start off any Thanksgiving! This vegan and gluten-free Butternut Squash Soup recipe from Feasting at Home uses apple, ginger, and coconut for a delicious twist on the seasonal starter. The paprika adds a nice kick of flavor to balance out the butternut squash. Finish with a drizzle of coconut milk and a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds and you’re all set! Check out the full recipe here.


Maple Roasted Veggies & Pecans

The turkey may be the main event of many Thanksgiving dinners, but no T-day meal is complete without a variety of delicious side dishes. This recipe for Maple Roasted Veggies & Pecans from blogger Orchids + Sweet Tea is just the thing for a healthy dish that can be enjoyed by all. The pecans add the perfect hearty flavor and mix well with the maple syrup. Try drizzling with the recommended ranch dressing for an added amount of oomph. Full recipe found here.


Baked Brie Stuffing 

New York food blog Dining with Skyler has an incredible recipe for Baked Brie Stuffing that puts a French spin on the classic Thanksgiving dish. Try using a French baguette and plenty of garlic, parsley, thyme, rosemary, and sage to bring the whole thing together. The final addition of baked brie takes this Thanksgiving favorite to the next level. Find all the details for this recipe here

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

While there are many alternatives out there to this Thanksgiving staple, we decided to stick to sharing a fairly straightforward example of this essential side dish. Love & Lemons has a recipe for Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes that really hits the mark. Creamy, packed with flavor, and delicious, this recipe delivers everything you’ve come to expect from the homey favorite. Find the full recipe here.


Whole Roasted Pumpkin “Pie”

If you’re looking to switch up your Thanksgiving dessert routine, try this Pumpkin “Pie” recipe from chef Casey Corn shared by Local Roots. The recipe uses sugar pumpkins to create a pumpkin-based dessert that is pie-like without the usual crust. The treat also offers instructions for making your own pumpkin spice, which can be used in a bunch of other fall dishes as well! Check out all the recipe info here.


Happy cooking! From all of us at Gateway, we hope you have a safe and joyous Thanksgiving.