10 Thanksgiving Recipes With a Latin Twist!

Thanksgiving is the quintessential crossover feast. In a Hispanic-American household, it’s common to serve Latin dishes alongside traditional American favorites.

If you’re looking to add a little Latin flavor to your own Thanksgiving feast, here are 10 Thanksgiving Day recipes to make the whole family happy.

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1. Mexican Turkey

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Chef Patti Jinich spices things up with her recipe of Mexican-style adobo rubbed Turkey. Try the recipe.

 

2. Maricel Presilla’s Cuban-syle turkey

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The traditional bird is marinated in Cuban adobo for a sweet and sour flavor that is sure to become a household favorite. Try the recipe.

 

3. Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing

 

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Make an old American staple like cornbread better by adding Chorizo. It’s the perfect combo of sweet and spicy. Try the recipe.

 

4. Capón de Ahuyama (Stuffed Squash or Pumpkin)

 

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This classic Colombian dish is the perfect complementary dish to any Thanksgiving meal. Try the recipe.

 

5. Relleno de Mofongo or Mofongo Stuffing

 

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Puerto-Rican mofongo in the form of stuffing. Enough said. Try the recipe.

 

6. Butternut Tamales with Chipotle Chicken

 

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This one is an American twist on a Mexican favorite. The chipotle adds a little spice to the sweetness of the natural butternut squash. Try the recipe.

 

7. Sopa de Zapallo or Squash Soup

 

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Squash soup made with squash, onions, tomatoes, garlic, cumin, and chicken or vegetable stock is full of Latin flavors and will keep you warm! Try the recipe.

 

8. Cranberry Sangria

 

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The perfect drink to toast to everything you’re grateful for in life. Try the recipe.

 

9. Pumpkin Empanadas

 

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Pumpkin filling makes this Latin pastry the perfect side dish or dessert.  Try the recipe.

 

10. Pumpkin Flan with Honey Cayenne Whipped Cream

 

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This year, try swapping out the pumpkin pie for a creamy pumpkin flan. Try the recipe.

 

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