Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes

From roasted turkey to sweet potatoes, Allrecipes has paleo Thanksgiving recipes that will fit right into your diet.

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Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey

Rating: 5 stars 865
A family recipe for Thanksgiving turkey that's always juicy and succulent.

Honey and Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 105
Baked until chewy on the outside and soft on the inside, these are a perfect balance of salty and sweet. The rosemary makes them addictive.

Asparagus with Cranberries and Pine Nuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 82
This is a quick, easy way to saute asparagus. The dish has a light flavor and makes a great accompaniment to Italian meals. I make this year-round, but we especially enjoy it on Thanksgiving.

Duck Fat-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 4.5 stars 18
A few tablespoons of duck and a very hot oven is all you need to turn some sleepy Brussels sprouts into something much more special.

The Best Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is actually a fairly easy meal to manage for paleo people. We'll show you how.
By Carl Hanson

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Rating: 4.5 stars 1354
Roasted butternut squash with garlic is a quick and easy side dish ready in less than an hour for a weeknight or a holiday gathering.

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 725
Soft, baked sweet potatoes simply seasoned with oregano, salt, and pepper.

Slow Cooker Turkey Legs

Rating: 4.5 stars 99
This makes a yummy mini-Thanksgiving, which my girls and husband love! I serve this with jellied cranberry sauce, quick stuffing, and gravy.
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Baked Sweet Potato Sticks

Rating: 4.5 stars 473
Best eaten at room temperature.
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Quick Brussels and Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 110
This very quick and flavorful side dish is easy for everyday dinner, but nice enough to serve for Thanksgiving!

Roasted Butternut Squash with Onions, Spinach, and Craisins®

Rating: 4.5 stars 66
A delicious deviation from the typical squash preparation, this recipe has kind of a nutty flavor with or without the nuts. Good as-is, but of course each person can salt and pepper their own serving to taste. The leftovers are good served as a cold salad if you don't like the cooked spinach that results from re-heating. Almonds and walnuts can be used in addition to or instead of the pecans.

Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Rating: 5 stars 1047
This recipe makes your turkey moist and full of flavor. You can also use this recipe for Cornish game hens, chicken breasts or roasting chicken. Select a turkey sized according to the amount of people you will be serving.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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Easy Smoked Turkey
Rating: Unrated 7
Fewer side dishes, more meat!
T's Sweet Potato Fries
Rating: 4 stars 478

These fries are a healthy alternative to the old standard French fries. The Italian seasoning and lemon pepper add an interesting twist to this vegetable.