Thanksgiving is here and many people are going out shopping for all of the food and supplies they need. While everyone is most likely going to have turkey as their main meal, the side dishes can be interchangeable.
The most common side dishes on Thanksgiving are corn, mashed potatoes, apples & yams, green bean casserole, cranberries, stuffing, pumpkin pie, gravy and rolls, it might be fun to change it up a little bit.
Maybe swap out or add a new dish that your guests have not had on Thanksgiving before. Here are top 5 unique foods to have on thanksgiving.
Macaroni And Cheese
Sure, you might think that’s a little weird, but it actually compliments well with the other food you have. It brings a cheesy dish into the mix, which people tend to love and mixes it up for your guests. Try to have someone make a homemade one with breadcrumbs and there will not be any left in the pan.
Pumpkin Pie Truffles
Not everyone wants pumpkin pie, or pie in general, so spice up dessert a little bit. Pumpkin pie truffles are perfect for those who are full from dinner but still want to indulge in something sweet. It only takes five ingredients to make these treats, so be sure to pick them up on your next trip to the grocery store. These are good enough to eat all Autumn long!
Creamy Cheesy Cornbread
Not everyone has cornbread with their Thanksgiving meal, but when they do, it can get a little dry. So, this creamy cheesy cornbread is sure to be a hit! It is basically a mix between cornbread and corn casserole, what’s not to like? The recipe itself seems pretty simple, so if you are looking for something different definitely check it out.
Cranberry Baked Brie
You probably already have the cranberry in your shopping cart already, so why not spice it up a bit? This would make for a great appetizer. It takes only four simple ingredients. The recipe does call for homemade cranberry sauce, but if you do not have the time or are not that talented, store bought cranberry sauce will do just fine. And if someone is allergic to nuts, just opt to not put them in there.
Rice Pilaf With Cranberries And Pears
If you like a little sweetness in your meal, but also want a unique dish, rice pilaf with cranberries and pears is the way to go. Some people use rice as an alternative for stuffing. It does require a lot of ingredients but if you have the time and patience, the dish is sure to be a hit! You already have cranberry, so why not put it to good use?