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Thanksgiving Main Dishes

Looking for Thanksgiving main dishes? Get easy to make Thanksgiving main dishes. Taste of Home has main dish recipes for Thanksgiving including Thanksgiving turkey main dishes, stuffed turkey, and more Thanksgiving main dishes.

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Grilled Apple-Brined Turkey

Grilled Apple-Brined Turkey

Grilled Apple-Brined Turkey

Producing a juicy amber-colored turkey infused with flavor is possible with this apple juice-based brine. You won't regret planning for the long marinating time. This uncommonly tasty turkey is worth every minute. —Trudy Williams, Shannonville, Ontario

Roasted Citrus & Herb Turkey

Roasted Citrus & Herb Turkey

Roasted Citrus & Herb Turkey

Thanksgiving has never been the same since I tried this recipe. I have made it for the past 3 years, and it never fails to impress both in presentation and taste. This is a true showstopper!—Nancy M. Niemerg, Dieterich, IL

Thanksgiving in a Pan

Thanksgiving in a Pan

Thanksgiving in a Pan

"This meal-in-one tastes like a big holiday dinner without the work," writes Lynne Hahn of Temecula, California. It's a great way to use up leftover turkey, but Lynne says she often uses thick slices of deli turkey instead.
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Turkey with Mushroom Sauce

Turkey with Mushroom Sauce

Turkey with Mushroom Sauce

"When we were first married, I didn't have an oven, so I made this tender turkey in the slow cooker," recalls Myra Innes of Auburn, Kansas. "These days, I rely on this recipe because it frees up the oven to make other dishes for large get-togethers."

Classic Stuffed Turkey

Classic Stuffed Turkey

Classic Stuffed Turkey

"For years, my mother has stuffed a holiday turkey with this moist dressing," comments Kathi Graham of Naperville, Illinois. "Now I do the same thing. Its special flavor nicely compliments the tender, juicy slices of oven-roasted turkey."

Herbed Roast Turkey Breast

Herbed Roast Turkey Breast

Herbed Roast Turkey Breast

I made this turkey breast for my first formal dinner party as a newlywed. It was such a success that it's become a standby on all of my entertaining menus.

Always-Tender Roasted Turkey

Always-Tender Roasted Turkey

Always-Tender Roasted Turkey

For years I prepared my Thanksgiving turkey only to have it turn out dry. That's when I decided to give this recipe a try. Baking the bird in an oven bag keeps it moist and tender...and there's no basting involved.—Shirley Bedzis, San Diego, California

Cranberry-Orange Roasted Turkey

Cranberry-Orange Roasted Turkey

Cranberry-Orange Roasted Turkey

You'll have an elegant centerpiece to your meal with this tender, juicy turkey. “The cranberry makes it so good. It has such a wonderful aroma and flavor.” Kara de la Vega - Santa Rosa, California

Roast Turkey with Sausage-Cabbage Stuffing

Roast Turkey with Sausage-Cabbage Stuffing

Roast Turkey with Sausage-Cabbage Stuffing

This turkey and trimmings recipe is a staple in my family. No one guesses that there's cabbage in the stuffing! — Alma Winberry, Great Falls, Montana

Turkey 'n' Stuffing Pie

Turkey 'n' Stuffing Pie

Turkey 'n' Stuffing Pie

Ruth Hastings of Louisville, Illinois uses stuffing as the crust for an attractive cheese-latticed turkey pie. "Try it the day after Thanksgiving," she suggests.

Turkey Sausage-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Turkey Sausage-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Turkey Sausage-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Finding healthy recipes the family will eat is a challenge. This elegant squash is one we love, and it works with pork, turkey and chicken sausage. —Melissa Pelkey Hass, Waleska, Georgia
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