37 Thanksgiving Main Dishes

37 Thanksgiving Main Dishes

2022-11-02
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Thanksgiving is coming and you are looking for something to cook? Here are 37 main dishes recipes for thanksgiving dinner. Some of the recipes are easy and some are a bit more complex, one thing is sure, all the recipes are delicious.
DIFFICULTY
Medium
YIELDS
8
PREP TIME
1 Hour
WORK TIME
30 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World

Chicken Pasta Bake

Chicken Pasta Bake

This chicken pasta bake is cheesy, creamy and comforting. This dish contains everything you need: pasta, chicken pieces in tomato sauce, béchamel sauce and melted cheese. The perfect dish for family weekend family dinner. Full Recipe: Chicken Pasta Bake

Spinach and cheese Quiche

Spinach and cheese Quiche

Spinach and cheese Quiche - this recipe is so delicious and rich! Good for special occasions, parties and birthdays. Instead of Gruyere cheese you can use any kind of cheese like, such as cheddar. Full Recipe: Spinach and cheese Quiche

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Follow this recipe to learn how to make the best spaghetti and meatballs. Spaghetti and meatballs recipe is one of the popular dishes in many houses around the world, and there is a reason for that. This dish is comforting, delicious and everybody loves it, kids and adults! The meatballs are tender and juicy and the tomato sauce (homemade or store-bought) is rich and flavorful. Full Recipe: Spaghetti and Meatballs

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

This homemade chicken pot pie is one of the best comfort food recipes! This chicken pot pie has a flaky and buttery crust, a rich and creamy filling. Follow this easy recipe to learn how to make the best chicken pot pie. Full Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

Beef Empanadas

Beef Empanadas

Learn how to make the best beef empanadas from scratch. Rich, tender and flaky crust filled with rich ground beef and veggie filling – the best savory pastry you can make! These empnadas are known as argentine empanadas as they are very popular in Argentina. This recipe includes the pastry recipe, the filling recipe and how to shape empanada. Full Recipe: Beef Empanadas

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Learn how to make the best stuffed cabbage rolls. These homemade cabbage rolls are stuffed with ground beef and rice and cooked in homemade tomato sauce. This classic comfort dish is perfect for dinner, lunch and holidays. Full Recipe: Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Salmon and Broccoli Quiche

Salmon and Broccoli Quiche

Salmon and broccoli quiche – there is nothing better than homemade quiche. In this recipe it is not regular quiche but super rich and delicious quiche with salmon and broccoli. Perfect recipe for holidays, birthdays and parties. Full Recipe: Salmon and Broccoli Quiche

Delicious Chickpea Stew

Delicious Chickpea Stew

Learn how to make the best chickpea stew with roasted peppers sauce. This Spanish style chickpea stew is easy to make, it's vegan and anyone can make it at home. Full Recipe: Delicious Chickpea Stew

Garlic, Butter and White Wine Shrimp

Garlic, Butter and White Wine Shrimp

Garlic, butter and white wine shrimp – this recipe is one of the best shrimp recipes out there. This shrimp dish is rich, creamy, super flavorful and easy to make. If you like seafood dishes, this recipe will surprise you. Make this garlic butter shrimp for your family and friends and surprise them with restaurant style dish. Full Recipe: Garlic, Butter and White Wine Shrimp

Classic Lasagna

Classic Lasagna

This classic lasagna recipe is the best recipe I’ve tried. This homemade Italian lasagna made with layers of rich meat mixture cooked in tomato sauce (Ragù/Bolognese sauce), layers of creamy béchamel sauce (also known as white sauce), and in between & on top a touch mozzarella cheese. If you want to learn how to make the best lasagna for Christmas or holiday time you should try this easy and delicious recipe. Full Recipe: Classic Lasagna

Chili Con Carne

Chili Con Carne

Chili con carne (chili with meat) – one of the most known Mexican dishes around the world. This classic Mexican chili con carne is a great meal for family dinner or even for hosting friend and parties. This chili dish includes ground beef, peppers, tomatoes and red kidney beans. Full Recipe: Chili Con Carne

Pasta Bolognese

Pasta Bolognese

This Bolognese recipe is the recipe you can find online! The Bolognese sauce, which was invented in the Bologna region of Italy, has over the years become one of the most famous food dishes in the world, and for good reason, pasta Bolognese is one of the most delicious, rich and comforting dishes there is. Ragu' alla Bolognese is a dish that suits for any occasion, dinner, lunch, weekend and midweek. Full Recipe: Pasta Bolognese

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff (also known as beef Stroganov) is a famous Russian dish of sauted onions and mushrooms with good portion of beef cuts, cooked in a rich beef broth and has a nice touch of sour cream. One of the best comfort food you can try. Full Recipe: Beef Stroganoff

Chicken Broccoli and Mushroom Casserole

Chicken Broccoli and Mushroom Casserole

This chicken, broccoli and mushroom casserole recipe is the perfect family meal. This casserole is rich, full of flavor, comforting and easy to make. If you are looking for a winning dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other holiday or event. This is exactly the recipe you need. Full Recipe: Chicken Broccoli and Mushroom Casserole

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Learn how to make the best creamy Tuscan chicken. This recipe makes tender and juicy chicken, coated with extra flavorful and super delicious creamy sauce. This dish is pretty easy to make and it takes 20-30 minutes to make it. This Tuscan chicken recipe is a perfect family dinner and both, kids and adults like it. Full Recipe: Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

This cauliflower mac and cheese is creamy, cheesy and so delicious! If you like macaroni and cheese but you want to reduce carbs in your diet this recipe is for you. This version of mac and cheese is perfect as quick and easy family dinner. Full Recipe: Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

Learn how to make the best homemade mac and cheese. This recipe is super creamy,super cheesy, rich and so delicious! A real comfort food as real macaroni and cheese should be! Full Recipe: Macaroni and Cheese

South African Bobotie

South African Bobotie

Bobotie – south African dish that is made with sweet curried ground beef, topped with creamy milk and eggs custard. Amazing mix of flavors. This dish is comforting, easy to make and loved by everyone. Perfect casserole dish for family weekends, for holidays or any occasion. If you have never tried this south African meat pie, you should give it a try. Full Recipe: South African Bobotie

Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

Chicken biryani is one of the most popular Indian dishes and there is a reason for that. Authentic Indian chicken biryani is amazing dish that combines so many flavours in one plate; caramelized onions, marinated chicken, fluffy spiced rice and more. Chicken biryani is a classic one pot meal that is perfect for family dinner, for holidays or for any occasion. Full Recipe: Chicken Biryani

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

This classic baked ziti recipe is cheesy, rich and super delicious dish. If you like comfort food dishes, you must try this American-Italian style baked pasta casserole. A layer of ziti pasta mixed with meat sauce, then a layer of 3 cheeses (mozzarella, ricotta and parmesan), then another layer of pasta and meat, then finally another layer of 3 cheeses. Perfect dinner for any time of year. Full Recipe: Baked Ziti

Teriyaki Salmon

Teriyaki Salmon

This teriyaki salmon recipe is easy, quick and everybody loves it. Pan seared teriyaki salmon is one of our family favorite recipes. It makes the salmon flaky, juicy and very delicious! Learn how to make easy homemade teriyaki sauce, serve it with broccoli and asparagus and enjoy this meal with your friends and family. Full Recipe: Teriyaki Salmon

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

This beef and broccoli stir fry is one of my favorite easy dinner recipes. This beef and broccoli recipe is juicy, flavorful, healthy, packed with proteins and pretty easy to make. Whether you want to make a quick dinner or you like Chinese food, you are going to love this amazing dish! Full Recipe: Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan Recipe – a classic American-Italian dish. This chicken parmesan is crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, topped with delicious tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and lots of parmesan cheese. If you like chicken parmigiana follow this recipe to learn how to make the best crispy chicken parmesan. Full Recipe: Chicken Parmesan

Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

This vegetable lasagna is rich, cheesy and loaded with vegetables (zucchini, carrots, mushrooms and spinach). This recipe is pretty simple and the only thing you need is some patience. Layers of tender vegetables, rich tomato sauce, lasagna noodles and delicious white sauce (béchamel). Whether you are a vegetarian or just want to diversify with your meals, you are going to love this vegetarian lasagna. Perfect meal for weekends, for holidays or even for meatless Monday. Full Recipe: Vegetable Lasagna

Mushroom Quiche

Mushroom Quiche

Learn how to make the mushroom and cheese quiche with homemade crispy quiche crust, sautéed onions and mushrooms, Gruyere cheese and creamy quiche filling. This quiche recipe is A perfect make-ahead dish for entertaining. Full Recipe: Mushroom Quiche

Pizza Quiche

Pizza Quiche

Do you like pizza? Do you like Quiche? Why not combine them? Follow this recipe to learn how to make delicious pizza quiche. Good for lunch, dinner, parties and birthdays. Full Recipe: Pizza Quiche

One Pan Chicken on a Stovetop

One Pan Chicken on a Stovetop

This one pan chicken with honey garlic sauce is one of the surprizing dishes I've made recently. This skillet chicken is tender, juicy and packed with flavours. A whole meal in one pan; proteins, carbs, fats and veggies. This easy one pan chicken on a stovetop is the perfect meal for midweek dinner or even for holidays. Full Recipe: One Pan Chicken on a Stovetop

Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie - the perfect comfort food ever! layer of ground lamb with vegetables cover with mashed potato layer. This dish is so rich and comforting! Perfect dish for cold winter days. Full Recipe: Shepherd's Pie

Eggplant and Meat Cake

Eggplant and Meat Cake

Eggplant and Meat Cake - delicious ground beef mixture with pine nuts, tomato sauce and herbs warped with layers of fried eggplant slices. All that goodness baked in the oven and makes this beautiful and delicious eggplant and meat cake (eggplant and meat roulade). Full Recipe: Eggplant and Meat Cake

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Quick and easy recipe for homemade meatballs in tomato sauce. This dish is perfect for dinner and lunch. Serve these meatballs with pasta, rice or potatoes and your family will love it! Full Recipe: Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

Quick and easy chicken curry recipe. This is not traditional chicken curry recipe but the easiest way and it so delicious! Follow this recipe to learn how to make creamy chicken curry. Full Recipe: Chicken Curry

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

Butter chicken is a traditional Indian dish that popular all over India. Learn how to make easy homemade butter chicken (murgh makhani). This recipe is so colorful, creamy, rich and super delicious. If you like Indian food you’re going to love this amazing dish! Full Recipe: Butter Chicken

One Pan Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

One Pan Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

This one pan roasted chicken and potatoes recipe is so easy to make. Perfect for midweek lunch or dinner. After trying this recipe once, you won't want to try another recipe. Full Recipe: One Pan Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

Tourtiere - French Canadian Meat Pie

Tourtiere - French Canadian Meat Pie

Tourtiere is a traditional French-Canadian pie that usually served on the holiday season. This meat pie can be made with ground beef, ground pork, ground veal or a combination of them. The meat mixture is cooked with onions, potatoes and spice mix and has a super delicious pie crust that melts in your mouth. Full Recipe: Tourtiere - French Canadian Meat Pie

Nigerian Meat Pie

Nigerian Meat Pie

The Nigerian meat pies are delicious pastries filled with minced meat, potato and carrots. The pastry is slightly flaky and very rich in flavor, the filling is moist and very flavorful. These meat pies are popular in west Africa and Nigeria. If you haven’t tasted the Nigerian meat pie you must try this recipe ASAP, they are the ultimate comfort food! Full Recipe: Nigerian Meat Pie

Greek Spinach Pie

Greek Spinach Pie

Spanakopita – traditional Greek spinach pie that is made with crispy phyllo dough layers at the top and bottom, in between there is delicious spinach-cheese-herbs mixture. This savory pie recipe is super easy to make. This this is perfect for holidays, weekends, parties or any other occasion. Full Recipe: Greek Spinach Pie

Greek Moussaka

Greek Moussaka

Learn How to make Traditional Greek Moussaka. This dish is so rich and full of flavor. Layers of potatoes, eggplants, meat and béchamel sauce. Great dish for holidays and parties. Not recommended on a diet. Full Recipe: Greek Moussaka

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