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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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Nothing gets family hanging around the kitchen like the aroma of a turkey stuffed with savory dressing roasting in the oven. Drizzled with hot gravy, it tastes even better than it smells!
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Turkey Curry with Rice

Turkey Curry with Rice

Turkey Curry with Rice

When I have leftover turkey and a hankering for non-holiday food, I make turkey curry with carrots, cauliflower and mango chutney to spoon over rice. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada

Crunchy Almond Turkey Casserole

Crunchy Almond Turkey Casserole

Crunchy Almond Turkey Casserole

A special cousin shared the recipe for this comforting casserole. The almonds and water chestnuts give it a nice crunch. —Jill Black, Troy, Ontario

Juicy Roast Turkey

Juicy Roast Turkey

Juicy Roast Turkey

I can't wait to serve this juicy turkey at Thanksgiving—so I make it several times a year. It's even more delicious than its aroma while baking!—Terrie Herman, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Turkey Cordon Bleu Casserole

Turkey Cordon Bleu Casserole

Turkey Cordon Bleu Casserole

Impress your holiday visitors with this fancier twist on the traditional casserole. —Kristine Blauert, Wabasha, Minnesota

Contest-Winning Turkey Potpie

Contest-Winning Turkey Potpie

Contest-Winning Turkey Potpie

My family raves over this comforting dish with its flaky homemade crust and saucy meat and veggie filling. Sometimes, I cook a bird specifically with this potpie in mind—when we just can't wait for leftovers to make it! —Marie Elaine Basinger, Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Tangerine-Glazed Turkey

Tangerine-Glazed Turkey

Tangerine-Glazed Turkey

A technique passed down from generations—drenching cheesecloth in melted butter and oil, then draping the cloth over the turkey before roasting—helps give the bird beautiful golden-brown skin. The technique also results in juicy, moist breast meat.—Jeanne Horn, Duluth, Minnesota

Next Day Turkey Primavera

Next Day Turkey Primavera

Next Day Turkey Primavera

I make this recipe often around the holidays. It's a wonderful way to use leftover turkey without feeling like it's a "repeat" meal. I love pasta, and the creamy sauce in this primavera is so easy to make. —Robyn Hardisty, Lakewood, California

Special Roast Turkey

Special Roast Turkey

Special Roast Turkey

Before putting my turkey in the oven, I pour on a savory sauce that adds a pleasant citrus-soy flavor and helps hold the other seasonings I like to sprinkle on. It's easy to roast the giblets in the same pan and later add them to the gravy. -Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Hot & Spicy Turkey Legs

Hot & Spicy Turkey Legs

Hot & Spicy Turkey Legs

Who doesn’t love turkey legs at a street fair? Why wait for the next fair when you can make incredible turkey legs at home? Grab the seasonings and begin! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Turkey Enchiladas Verdes

Turkey Enchiladas Verdes

Turkey Enchiladas Verdes

Planning a fiesta night? These authentic-tasting enchiladas in spicy green sauce will please the whole family and you’ll be thankful for turkey leftovers.—Karyn Power, Arlington, Texas
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