All Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

  • Sidecar cocktail with a halved lemon to the left and a lemon peel on the edge of the glass.
    5 min
    The sidecar is a classic cocktail made with Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice. It’s equally appropriate at a backyard barbecue or a fancy dinner party! Try some of our favorite variations, too!
  • Cranberry Sauce
    20 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Classic, easy and delicious homemade Thanksgiving cranberry sauce! Here's how to make cranberry sauce from scratch. It's so EASY! Perfect with turkey.
  • Waldorf Salad
    15 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    First presented at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in 1893, this all-American Waldorf salad recipe includes chopped apples, celery, grapes, and toasted walnuts in a mayonnaise dressing.
  • Green Beans with Almonds and Thyme
    30 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Vegetarian
    EASY Green Beans, blanched then sautéed in butter with thyme and toasted almonds, SO GOOD! Perfect holiday side
  • Green Beans with Shallots and Pancetta
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb
    Quick and delicious green beans recipe with fresh green beans, shallots, and pancetta.
  • Turkey Stroganoff
    25 min
    Turkey Stroganoff recipe made with turkey leftovers, mushrooms, thyme and sour cream.
  • Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes in a bowl with chives
    30 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Make mashed potatoes in the Instant Pot or pressure cooker! They're ready in about 30 minutes, from start to finish and are perfect every time. Add garlic if you like!
  • Pressure Cooker Turkey with Dijon Gravy
    1 hr, 10 min
    Pressure Cooker Turkey with Dijon Gravy! Make with turkey legs or thighs, or bone-in half-breasts. Ready in about an hour. Works well for a family dinner or small holiday gathering.
  • Cranberry Salsa
    15 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Fresh Cranberry Salsa, perfect for turkey tacos! Cranberries, apple, scallions, ginger, chili, cilantro, and lime.
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chipotle
    30 min
    Vegetarian
    Spice up your holiday table with these Honey Chipotle Brussels Sprouts. They're roasted in the oven, then tossed with honey-chipotle sauce in the last few minutes of cooking for a spicy spin on a classic.
  • Onion Potato Gratin
    1 hr, 5 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Onion potato gratin with sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, baked with onions, with heavy cream and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.
  • Turkey Tacos with Cranberry Salsa
    25 min
    Gluten-Free
    Turkey tacos recipe with cranberry salsa! Another great way to use up Thanksgiving turkey leftovers.
  • Turnip Gratin
    50 min
    Delicious Turnip Gratin! Turnip casserole layered with thinly sliced, tender turnips, onions, bread, and bubbly browned Gruyere cheese
  • Two small bowls of marshmallow salad with cherries on top are at the front of the image. Two spoons are crossed to the right of the first bowl. A striped dish towel is in the background.
    15 min
    This Classic Ambrosia Salad recipe is a throwback to a simpler time. It’s just fruit, whipped cream, marshmallows, and almonds. Ambrosia salad is a light, airy, sweet treat.
  • Hard Cider and Pomegranate Mimosa on a wooden board with an apple, stir spoon and second glass behind it.
    2 min
    Looking for a refreshing drink? Try this simple, fruit forward and easy-to-make Hard Cider Mimosa. The fruity apple aroma from the cider combined with tart pomegranate juice makes this drink perfect for front porch sipping.