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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 apples add a nice contrast in 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.


Crispy Brussels with Dijon Aioli 

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 Crispy Brussels with Dijon Aioli from blogger The Hoboken Foodie is just the thing for a healthy dish that can be enjoyed by all. The paprika adds a perfect little kick of flavor and the dijon aioli dipping sauce is not to be missed. 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've stuck 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 fave. Find the full recipe here.


Classic Sweet Potato Pie

We all want to end the Thanksgiving meal on a high note, and a classic Sweet Potato Pie is always a reliable crowd-pleaser. Local blog ChicpeaJC shares their collection of the ultimate Friendsgiving recipes for the season, and rounding out the list is this recipe for Sweet Potato Pie. Best of all, the yummy dessert can be made beforehand, so no need to stress about it on the day of. Check out the full recipe here.


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