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Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without Turkey

Buzzle Staff Nov 20, 2018
Turkey is synonymous with Thanksgiving, but you can also break free from the tradition by substituting turkey with other alternatives.

Tofu Turkey

Tofu turkey is the best option for all the vegetarians and vegans out there. Now, it is available in the shape of a turkey as well. So, enjoy having turkey, without actually having it.
Tofu casseroles with veggies or mushroom is also another idea worth trying. Some dishes you can try are baked tofu with mushroom gray, stuffed tofu cubes, deep-fried tofu turkey with gravy.

Roasted Prime Rib with Veggies

Beef is a favorite for many people. In fact, most will prefer its taste to turkey's. So, try roasted prime rib with veggies or roast beef with horseradish sauce this Thanksgiving.

Double Cheese Baked Potato

Don't need to restrict yourself to just mashed potatoes! Potato can be the main dish as well. Stuffed potatoes and baked potatoes with cheese are some options worth trying.

Cornish Game Hens

Many people find turkey to be very dry, and so prefer chicken. Plus, there are so many amazing combinations you can try in chicken. Stuffed Cornish game hens are a favorite for Thanksgiving.

Roast Pork

Pork is like the favorite meat for most people. Slow-roasted pork is an excellent option to try for Thanksgiving.

Roast Duck

Roast duck with mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce will make you forget turkey. Plus, it resembles turkey as well!

Baked Salmon with Cheese and Almond

Fish is probably one of the most ignored foods during Thanksgiving. So why not include this dish for your feast. Baked or fried salmon is a must-try option.

Vegan Lasagna

Lasagna is a popular option, cause there are varied stuffings that can be tried. Go for a vegan lasagna or try meat stuffing. Don't forget to experiment with a variety of cheese.

Baked Vegetable Pie

Meat need not be the only option for Thanksgiving. There are numerous ideas in vegetables that you can try. Pot pies, vegetable casseroles, and mushroom rice are some great options that can be tried out.

Stuffed Shells

Pasta is an excellent idea for all vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians. You can opt for veggies or mushrooms for the stuffing, or go for crab, chicken, or pork.