20 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Whether you're looking for the perfect classic turkey recipe or something more adventurous this Thanksgiving holiday, one of these recipes is sure to be the perfect bird for you. Happy gobbling!
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Brown-Sugar Brined Roast Turkey

brown sugar brined roast turkey

This simple recipe will please everyone at your Thanksgiving table.

Recipe: Try our Brown-Sugar Brined Roast Turkey

Persian-Style Roast Turkey with Walnut Gravy

persian-style roast turkey with pomegranate-walnut gravy

Glazing your turkey with pomegranate juice gives it that gorgeous lacquered look.

Recipe: Try our Persian-Style Roast Turkey with Walnut Gravy

All-in-One Turkey Breast with Herby Stuffing

All-in-One Turkey Breast with Herby Stuffing

Hosting a small Thanksgiving feast? This easy turkey breast recipe serves four - and your stuffing's all taken care of, too!

Recipe: Try our All-in-One Turkey Breast with Herby Stuffing

Citrus-Mayo Roast Turkey with Citrus Jus

Citrus Mayo Roast Turkey with Citrus Jus

No dry turkey here! The mayo, mixed with citrus zest and herbs, melts during roasting, slowly basting the turkey. Yum!

Recipe: Try our Citrus-Mayo Roast Turkey with Citrus Jus

Rachael's Whiskey-Brined Turkey

rachael ray whiskey brined turkey

If you're wondering what Rachael and John would serve at Thanksgiving, it's probably something like this!

Recipe: Try our Whiskey-Brined Turkey

Miso-Buttered Turkey with Shiitake Gravy

Miso-Butter Turkey with Shiitake Gravy

This recipe is totally umami-packed and ready to take your Thanksgiving table by storm.

Recipe: Try our Miso-Buttered Turkey with Shiitake Gravy

Smoky Turkey with Apple-Cider Gravy

smoky turkey with apple-cider gravy

Holy smokes! This recipe is all-around delicious.

Recipe: Try our Smoky Turkey with Apple-Cider Gravy

Spicy Fried Turkey with Hot-Honey Gravy

Spicy Fried Turkey with Hot Honey Gravy

Inspired by Nashville Hot Chicken, this spicy fried turkey is AWESOME.

Recipe: Try our Spicy Fried Turkey with Hot-Honey Gravy

Tandoori-Spiced Turkey

tandoori-spiced turkey with cracked pepper gravy

This flavorful bird was inspired by tandoori chicken, a classic Indian dish that's rubbed with spices and cooked in a clay oven. Talk about a beautiful finish!

Recipe: Try our Tandoori-Spiced Turkey

Cherry-Chipotle Turkey Breast

cherry chipotle turkey breast

The best part about this sweet bird is it's speed: it calls for a turkey breast so it's done cooking in half the time as a full bird!

Recipe: Try our Cherry-Chipotle Turkey Breast

Fresh Herb Grilled Turkey

Fresh Herb Grilled Turkey

Head out to your herb garden to get everything you'll need to season this grilled turkey.

Recipe: Try our Fresh Herb Grilled Turkey

Turkey with Cranberry-Grapefruit Sauce

herb butter turkey with cranberry grapefruit sauce

Liven up your bird this year with a fruity zing of grapefruit!

Recipe: Try our Turkey with Cranberry-Grapefruit Sauce

Deep-Fried Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey

Try something new this year and deep-fry your turkey! Inject your bird with all it's natural juices for maximum moistness all while keeping a crispy skin.

Recipe: Try our Deep-Fried Turkey

Early Bird Turkey

Early Bird Turkey

This is a quick turkey fix and will have 8 bellies full and happy in one hour flat.

Recipe: Try our Early Bird Turkey

Buttermilk-Marinated Turkey with Onion Gravy

buttermilk-marinated turkey with onion gravy

Give your bird a bath in buttermilk and hot sauce for moist meat and golden-brown skin without pricey ingredients like butter, wine or fresh herbs.

Recipe: Try our Buttermilk-Marinated Turkey with Onion Gravy

Butter-Basted Turkey

butter-basted turkey

You just can't say no to a perfectly buttered bird!

Recipe: Try our Butter-Basted Roast Turkey

Kiss-of-Lemon Roast Turkey

Kiss-of-Lemon Roast Turkey

Freaked out about taking on your first Thanksgiving cooking experience? No need to fear, this beginner bird will give you a tasty dinner in just under three hours!

Recipe: Try our Kiss-of-Lemon Roast Turkey

Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy

Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy

Give your turkey a hint of sticky sweetness with a maple glaze!

Recipe: Try our Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey with Apple Cider Gravy

Roast Turkey

Roast Turkey

Anticipating the whole fam? Big crowds come with even bigger appetites so keep it simple with a classic take on the bird.

Recipe: Try our Roast Turkey

Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey

Who says grilling season is over? Break out the grill and give your turkey a crunchy crisp to it!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Turkey

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