The 23 Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes in the Universe

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, turkey is everything (sorry, pumpkin pie). This year, we challenge you to step outside your comfort zone and add a little more flavor to your classic routine. From slow-cooked to spatchcocked, we guarantee the turkey will be the shining star of this year’s Thanksgiving dinner.

How to Make an Entire Thanksgiving Dinner in Less Than Two Hours

Citrus And Herb Roasted Turkey

It also makes your whole house smell like heaven.

Slow-cooker Turkey Breast With Orange And Herbs

Save oven space for more pie.

Spatchcock Roast Turkey Recipe

Get ready to cut your cooking time in half.

Apple Cider Glazed Turkey

Save some extra cider to sip while it’s cooking.

Herb And Butter Roasted Turkey With White Wine Pan Gravy

Bread is a must to soak up all that delicious gravy.

The Fastest Roast Turkey In The Universe

How fast? 33 minutes. (Yep.)

Turkey With Herb Butter

Brine with great abandon.

Best Thanksgiving Turkey

First time cooking a bird? Try this foolproof method.

Slow-cooker Turkey Breast

Set it and forget it. (Then devour it.)

paprika sage and tarragon seasoned turkey recipe
Dev Amadeo

Paprika, Sage And Tarragon Seasoned Turkey

We can’t wait to try this masterpiece from Dev Amadeo.

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Sheet Pan Turkey Dinner

For the skilled multitasker.

Herb Roasted Turkey

We’re going to Coterie member Gaby Dalkin’s house for Thanksgiving this year.

Maple-herb Roasted Turkey Legs

Extra napkins encouraged.

Skillet Turkey With Bacon And White Wine

Crispy skin is the goal.

Thanksgiving Turkey Gumbo

A low-maintenance main, or a fabulous way to use up leftovers.

apricot glazed turkey recipe
The Almond Eater

Apricot Glazed Turkey

Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside.

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Turkey Roast With Pear Chutney

When you just don’t feel like cooking the whole bird.

Sheet-pan Herb Roasted Turkey And Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

The easy cleanup all Thanksgiving cooks pray for.

Turkey And Stuffing Casserole

They’ll gobble this one right up.

Herb Roasted Turkey

The garlic butter is calling our name.

Easy Turkey Brine

All the chefs are doing it.

Herb-orange Turkey Breast With Roasted Pear Gravy

This delightful flavor explosion is brought to you by Aida Mollenkamp.

Juicy Roast Turkey Breast

Thanks to Heidi Larsen, we’ll be making this recipe all year round.

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