The Best Turkey Recipes

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Turkey Tenderloin With Cranberry-Shallot Sauce

To help keep this recipe fast, sear the tenderloins and get them in the oven first, then prep the shallots, thyme and cranberries and make your sauce. If you like sweeter cranberry sauce, you may want to add another tablespoon of brown sugar.

Click here for the recipe: Turkey Tenderloin With Cranberry-Shallot Sauce

Herbed Turkey Two Ways

For this recipe, we recommend using a heritage-breed turkey and cooking the white and dark meats separately to prevent the breast from drying out before the tougher leg meat is fully cooked.

Click here for the recipe: Herbed Turkey Two Ways

Mango-Glazed Turkey Breast

Try something different with your turkey this year, and prepare this mango-glazed dish in under an hour! Your guests will be talking about its delicious flavor for weeks to come.

Click here for the recipe: Mango-Glazed Turkey Breast

Soy-Sauce-and-Honey-Glazed Turkey

By marinating and basting the turkey with soy, sesame, honey and ginger, you'll give it superb flavor and a beautiful mahogany color.

Click here for the recipe: Soy-Sauce-and-Honey-Glazed Turkey

Soy-Braised Turkey With Turkey Rice

To add flavor to dark turkey meat, simmer it in a deeply savory combination of brown sugar and soy sauce. Cooking jasmine rice with rendered turkey fat adds a wonderful richness.

Click here for the recipe: Soy-Braised Turkey With Turkey Rice

Turkey and Cornbread Stuffing With Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Try something new this year. Slivered almonds and sun-dried tomatoes add a delicious twist to this stuffing recipe that's the perfect pair for a moist roasted turkey.

Click here for the recipe: Turkey and Cornbread Stuffing With Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Turkey & Mushrooms in Pastry Shells

All you need to turn leftover turkey into a delicious dish is a package of puff pastry shells, a can of turkey gravy and a jar of sliced mushrooms.

Click here for the recipe: Turkey & Mushrooms in Pastry Shells

Black-Bean Turkey Chili

If you really want to switch things up this year, try this protein-rich dish.

Click here for the recipe: Black-Bean Turkey Chili

Turkey Burgers With Spicy Pickle Sauce

If turkey breast isn't your thing, turkey patties might be the ticket. Try this recipe for tasty turkey burgers covered with spicy pickle sauce.

Click here for the recipe: Turkey Burgers With Spicy Pickle Sauce

Turkey & Chicken Tetrazzini

You'll wish you had more leftovers after you taste this fabulous pasta dish made with chicken or turkey, vegetables and a luscious cream sauce.

Click here for the recipe: Turkey & Chicken Tetrazzini

Turkey Breast With Ginger-Scallion Sauce

We recommend poaching turkey breast in leftover turkey stock before serving it with ginger-scallion sauce

Click here for the recipe: Turkey Breast With Ginger-Scallion Sauce

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It's the main dish of almost every Thanksgiving meal, and it's also the most intimidating for the cook: the turkey. While we love the traditional roasting of the turkey, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of options this year. We rounded up some of our best turkey recipes, ranging from turkey tenderloin to turkey chili. Trust us, you won't have to look anywhere else for turkey inspiration.

Check out the slideshow above for all your turkey needs.

In case you prefer the traditional approach, don't miss Five Secrets for a Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey.

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