Popular Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Turkey is synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner, and our recipes give you great ways to show off your bird. Whether you prefer your turkey stuffed with all the traditional trimmings, simply roasted, or spice-rubbed and BBQ'd, we have what you need for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey.

Herbed Turkey Gravy

Roasting a turkey or chicken for the holidays? Set aside the drippings to make this low-fat, low-calorie gravy.

From Diabetic Living

Herbed Turkey Gravy

Herb-Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

Set aside half of this herb-infused roast and vegetable combo to make a turkey and bean soup for a second meal.

From Diabetic Living

Herb-Roasted Turkey and Vegetables

Turkey with White Bread Stuffing

It's easy to roast the perfect turkey using this recipe. Start prepping the day before by placing the bread pieces in a shallow pan to dry overnight.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Turkey with White Bread Stuffing

Sara Foster's Herb-Roasted Turkey

This incredibly delicious roast turkey is twice infused with flavor. Sage leaves under its skin emanate into the breast meat while an aromatic mist of rosemary, white wine, and apple juice permeates the flesh from the bottom. Fresh herbs are absolutely essential to the success of this turkey; dried herbs just won't do.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Sara Foster's Herb-Roasted Turkey

Smoked Turkey Breast

Soaking the turkey breast in the spicy brown sugar brine helps keep the meat moist and juicy, even after 1 1/2 hours of smoke cooking.

From Family Circle

Smoked Turkey Breast

Roast Turkey Breast

Every day is a special occasion when you serve this roast turkey seasoned with lemon and Italian spices. Homemade gravy adds a special touch to this dinner recipe.

From Family Circle

Roast Turkey Breast

Michael Tyrrell's Mahogany Roast Turkey

A yummy maple syrup and soy sauce mixture gives this holiday favorite a sweet and savory bite.

From Family Circle

Michael Tyrrell's Mahogany Roast Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey

From Family Circle

Deep-Fried Turkey

Roasted Turkey

From Family Circle

Roasted Turkey

Grilled Turkey

From Family Circle

Grilled Turkey

Fried Turkey

From Family Circle

Fried Turkey

Golden Roasted Turkey with Pan Gravy

From Family Circle

Golden Roasted Turkey with Pan Gravy

Turkey Roulade With Roasted Sweet Potatoes

From Family Circle

Turkey Roulade With Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Herb-Butter Roasted Turkey

After taking just one bite of this tender turkey, you'll never use another preparation method besides this one come Thanksgiving or Christmas.

From Family Circle

Herb-Butter Roasted Turkey

Roasted Garlic and Sage Fried Turkey

Fry your turkey for a perfectly moist interior and extra-crispy skin.

From Family Circle

Roasted Garlic and Sage Fried Turkey

BBQ Spice-Rubbed Turkey Breast

Feeding a small crowd on Thanksgiving? Try this casual barbecue-inspired turkey recipe that's topped with a savory and sweet cranberry sauce.

From Diabetic Living

BBQ Spice-Rubbed Turkey Breast

Cider-Brined Turkey with Roasted Apples

Glazed apples and cider-brined turkey unite in this fall-friendly feast. Use the delicious drippings to make a tangy apple gravy.

From Midwest Living

Cider-Brined Turkey with Roasted Apples

Ginger-Orange-Glazed Turkey Breasts

Amp up the flavor of basic turkey breasts! Marinate the meat in orange juice overnight, then top with a citrus, ginger and garlic glaze.

From Diabetic Living

Ginger-Orange-Glazed Turkey Breasts

Herb-Roasted Turkey

From Better Homes and Gardens

Herb-Roasted Turkey

Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing

During the autumn season in Italy, turkey is often deliciously paired with a stuffing of chestnuts and sausage. The wild turkey was brought to Europe from the New World, and once domesticated, returned there to breed as the classic festive bird. It also became one of the large courtyard fowl animals in Lombardy. With Italy being one of the largest producers of chestnuts, it was expedient to put the two together in another happy marriage of New and Old World.

From EatingWell

Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing

Spiral Stuffed Turkey Breast with Cider Gravy

When a whole bird is just too much--time and effort, as well as size--there is a quicker, simpler way: what's known in French cuisine as a roulade. Using a boneless turkey breast, butterflied and flattened, you can serve a beautiful spiral of juicy meat.

From EatingWell

Spiral Stuffed Turkey Breast with Cider Gravy

Turkey & Stuffing for Two

You don't have to skip the traditional Thanksgiving dinner if it's just the two of you - and you also don't have to eat turkey for days. In fact, you may not want to wait for a special occasion to have this satisfying mini celebration.

From EatingWell

Turkey & Stuffing for Two

Southwestern Rubbed Turkey

Smoked paprika is the key to the turkey rub in this recipe. It can be purchased in gourmet markets and online at www.tienda.com. Roasting the bird breast-side down for the first half keeps the breast meat succulent and moist.

From EatingWell

Southwestern Rubbed Turkey

Herb-Roasted Turkey

This method produces all the good looks and moist flavor you dream of in a Thanksgiving turkey. Make sure you show this beauty off at the table before you carve it. Garnish your serving platter with fresh herb sprigs and citrus wedges.

From EatingWell

Herb-Roasted Turkey

Herbed Pan Gravy

The giblets and neck from a turkey make a great flavorful stock that helps ensure a rich, tasty gravy, but you may substitute more chicken broth if you prefer.

From EatingWell

Herbed Pan Gravy

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