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Make Your Thanksgiving Feast Unforgettable With These Recipes

By DNAinfo Staff | September 12, 2016 2:02pm | Updated on November 17, 2016 3:51pm

 Spice up your Thanksgiving with some new recipes good enough to become family favorites.
Spice up your Thanksgiving with some new recipes good enough to become family favorites.
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Traditions are great, but every family's Thanksgiving meal needs a revamp from time to time.

Along with the roast turkey and stuffing, there are a lot of ways you can make your holiday meal more adventurous.

Here are a few recipes to try this year:


 Creamy Broccoli and Kale Soup

Get a healthy dose of veggies with this brilliant green soup and justify eating that second slice of pie for dessert.

 Creamy Carrot and Ginger Soup

Spicy ginger and sour apples balance this creamy soup that is sure to be a favorite of kids and adults alike.


 Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Pepitas and Maple Vinaigrette

Roast butternut squash to bring out its natural sweetness, and balance it with a vinaigrette that uses hazelnut oil to make this dish special.

 Vegetarian Caesar Salad with Kale and Marcona Almonds

Skip the anchovies in this Caesar salad, but keep all the flavor you love. This recipe comes courtesy of the Upper West Side restaurant TESSA. Don't forget to bruise the kale leaves to make them easier to eat.

Thanksgiving Alternatives

► Thanksgiving Turkey Burger and Fries

If you can't wait for Thanksgiving to get your turkey, cranberry sauce and gravy, try this grown-up twist on burgers and fries.


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