Thanksgiving Without Turkey: 7 Alternatives (Slideshow)
November 5, 2013
Turkey alternatives for your Thanksgiving meal
Cherry, Almond, and Wild Rice Stuffed Pork Loin
This dish tastes as amazing as it looks: This pork loin stuffed with wild rice, sausage, dried cherries, and roasted almonds takes the different components that result in a sweet, earthy, crunchy filling.
Grill-Roasted Whole Boneless Bison Prime Rib
For a healthy red meat alternative to turkey, carve up a boneless bison prime rib.
Honey-Glazed Fresh Ham
Ham is another holiday favorite, which makes this substitution ideal for serving as a main dish on Thanksgiving.
Cast Iron Skillet Roasted Game Hen
This easy-to-make one pot meal is complete departure from carving a turkey. However, served with roasted brussels sprouts and fingerling potatoes, this meal screams Thanksgiving.
Cranberry Lacquered Capon
Chef Philippe Gaston of Cove in Huston, TX give us a recipe using the unusal capon bird, for Thanksgiving dinner.
Cape Cod Turkey
Ben Pollinger, executive chef at New York City's Oceana restaurant, shares his aquatic take on Thanksgiving featuring cod with stuffing. Whether or not you're eating turkey with your Thanksgiving meal, you should definitely include one of these delicious Thanksgiving pies for dessert!