11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two


11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Wishful Chef

Cooking for two can be just as challenging as serving a feast for a dozen when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner. Consider these perfectly proportioned Thanksgiving recipes for two when planning a table for you and one other loved one.

1. Herb-Roasted Turkey Thighs

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Wishful Chef

Don’t miss out on your yearly serving of Thanksgiving turkey. Simply scale-down your main course by going from a full-size bird to herb-roasted thighs.

2. Squash Bowl

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: The Primal Desire

Meat-eaters, vegetarians, and paleo peeps alike will love this seasonal squash dish stuffed with turkey, apple, cranberries, and more.

3. Thanksgiving Stuffing

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Eating Richly

Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, you’ll love this simple, budget-friendly recipe. So much so that you might end up making it all season long.

4. Crock Pot Cranberry Sauce

 

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Homemade cranberry sauce might seem like a complicated endeavor, but with this simple slow cooker recipe you’ll have time to work on your other Thanksgiving dishes — or just relax!

5. Garlic Mashed Potatoes

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Table for Two

A traditional side dish that belongs on every Thanksgiving table — no matter how big nor small.

6. Roasted Green Beans

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: KitchMe

Tender yet crisp and seasoned with garlic, these green beans are the perfect pairing for the mashed potatoes above.

Do you love a good green bean casserole recipe? Try one of these unique twists on this holiday classic! You won’t be able to resist going back for seconds.

7. Honey-Glazed Baby Carrots

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Damn Delicious

These honey-glazed baby carrots are nutritious and delicious! And just as good as mom used to make.

Match your baby carrots with one of these other delicious recipes for 7 hearty and healthy fall vegetables!

8. Baked Ziti

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: A Little Bolt of Life

Divvying up this baked ziti makes it easy to enjoy as a side dish on Turkey Thursday and a main course on Black Friday.

9. Baked Yams & Sweet Potatoes

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Nom Nom Paleo

Already perfectly proportioned for you, baked yams and sweet potatoes are always a yummy and savory side to add to your plate.

10. Apple Pie for Two

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Chocolate Moosey

Perfect for two, but still packed full of all the flavors of a full-size apple pie.

These 7 no-bake Thanksgiving desserts are a perfect treat, too! Whip them up in no time, then enjoy for a turkey day treat. Have leftovers? Share with friends or save them for the weekend after!

11. Mini Pumpkin Pies

11 No-Waste Thanksgiving Recipes for Two | thegoodstuff

Source: Dessert for Two

It’s almost impossible to have to just one of these bite-sized treats!


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