17 Ways To Make Thanksgiving Dinner Without Roasting A Whole Turkey

Give thanks. You can make a great Thanksgiving dinner without the entire turkey.

Posted on

2. Crock Pot Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce

The best part is that as the turkey and cranberry sauce simmer away in the Crock Pot, your oven will be free for making sides and pie. Recipe here.

3. Apple Braised Turkey Thighs

These turkey thighs are even better if you make them a day ahead of time, so you can actually enjoy Thanksgiving instead of spending all day cooking. Recipe here.

6. Pilgrim Meatloaf

This all-in-one meatloaf has Honeycrisp apple, ground turkey, stuffing cubes, and dried cranberries. Top it with Cider Gravy and make a few extra sides, and you've officially hacked Thanksgiving. Recipe here.

16. Roasted Rosemary Orange Turkey Breast

This turkey breast is covered with a mixture of mustard, garlic, rosemary, sage and fresh-squeezed orange juice, then roasted on a bed of orange slices. Recipe here.