A Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu
A Simply Perfect Roast Turkey
No need to spend on herbs and spices for a flavorful turkey. "Simple, perfect roast turkey just like grandma used to make," says Syd. "Seasoned simply with salt and pepper, and basted with turkey stock, the flavors of the turkey really stand out. Stuff with your favorite dressing."
Bread and Celery Stuffing
"Everyone loved this dish at Thanksgiving dinner," says MELODYYOON. "It's extremely simple and very tasty which helps when you've got homemade cornbread, pumpkin pie, and the turkey to cook." That said, if you have leftover turkey stock, you can use it here in place of chicken broth.
Basic Mashed Potatoes
Green Bean Casserole I
A can of condensed cream of mushroom soup accounts for this casserole's classic flavor. "Nothing goes over better than a tried and true, comforting green bean casserole," says FLOWERGRLLLL. "This is a recipe you can rely on, and the ingredients are inexpensive and easy to store in your pantry for when you're ready to whip it up."
Cranberry Sauce II
Canned cranberry sauce is inexpensive, but so is this recipe. "It's so nice to have such a simple, easy task when there are so many other things to worry about when making Thanksgiving dinner," says Annette. "Everyone was so impressed with the fresh cranberry sauce and it was the simplest dish I made!"
Mom's Pumpkin Pie
Love Your Leftovers
Get the most out of your meal by turning Thanksgiving leftovers into tasty casseroles and other dishes.
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