Thanksgiving 2015: 5 Best Easy-to-Make Turkey Recipes

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Have you started to make a list of the food that you’ll be serving for Thursday’s celebration? Just don’t forget to buy a turkey!

If you’re planning on having a different turkey treat at the dinner table, check out the five best yet easy-to-make turkey recipes for Thanksgiving.

1. Herb Roasted Turkey

AllRecipes listed the dish as a delicious yet easy turkey recipe especially for beginners.

What You’ll Need: turkey, olive oil, garlic powder, dried basil, ground sage, salt, black pepper and chicken broth.

Mix the ingredients in a bowl and using a basting brush, apply the mixture to the uncooked turkey. For complete directions, visit this link.

2. Stuffed Turkey

This is another turkey recipe aimed at beginners.

What You’ll Need: turkey, dry bread stuffing mix, chicken broth, butter, celery, onion, toasted white bread, vegetable oil, and salt and pepper to taste.

Prepare the stuffing mix based on the directions. Melt the butter and cook the chopped celery and onions “until tender.” Then combine it with the stuffing mix and season with salt and pepper. Stuff it inside the turkey’s body and rub the outside with vegetable oil. Read more details here.

3. Sizzling Turkey Fajitas mentioned that this is a low-fat healthy option!

What You’ll Need: olive oil, turkey breast in strips, chilli powder, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper to taste, onion, orange bell pepper, flour tortillas, avocado, low-fat sour cream, and green onion.

Toss the turkey with chilli powder, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper. Sauté and add onion and peppers. Continue until “turkey is browned and peppers are tender crisp.” For complete directions, read here.

4. Cider-Roasted Turkey with Bacon Apple Cider Gravy

According to, this is a turkey recipe with a twist.

What You’ll Need: turkey, apple cider, black pepper, salt, thyme, Granny Smith apple, chicken broth, pearl onions, bacon, and flour.

Combine bacon and apple cider for a “creative twist.” For complete recipe, check out this link.

5. Turkey, Fast and Easy guarantees that preparation time for this turkey recipe is only 5 minutes.

What You’ll Need: turkey, salt, water or stock, and black pepper.

According to the site, this recipe is also known as the “bare-bones recipe.” As turkey is naturally low in fat and high in protein, its health benefits will be highlighted without added ingredients. Visit this link to get the complete and easy recipe.

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