thanksgiving italian menu

Give Thanksgiving an Italian twist with these recipes from the best chefs and food magazines. We’ve rounded up over 30 Thanksgiving recipes for all the lovers of Italian food overseas:

  • On the Rachel Ray Show, Chef Scott Conant shows how to make Thanksgiving turkey, Italian-style, with a delicious Porchetta-style bird. Watch the video.
  • Martha Stewart infuses the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing with Italian seasonings and spices; she also adds a cognac twist to the Thanksgiving turkey marinade. View recipes here.
  • Food Network’s Italian cooking host Giada De Laurentiis shares a recipe for butternut squash and goat cheese tartines, a tasty appetizer.
  • Celebrity chef, TV show host and cookbook author David Rocco shares his tips for a successful Thanksgiving dinner, drawing inspiration from his Italian-Canadian family.
  • Chef Tom Valenti‘s Italian-inspired Thanksgiving menu includes butternut squash soup with pancetta and polenta with wild mushrooms.
  • On Forbes, Italian jeweler Roberto Coin shares 6 recipes for an Italian-style Thanksgiving.
  • Culinary Institute of America graduate and executive chef Craig Nassar proposes Turkey and cranberry ravioli in place of the leftover turkey sandwich.
  • Better Homes & Gardens magazine’s 13-recipe roundup is full of ideas for an Italy-inspired menu.
  • If you love Brussel sprouts, then this recipe with Italian balsamic vinegar is for you.
  • 26 recipes from Pop Sugar, including parmesan-crusted potatoes, Italian sausage stuffing, and even an irresistible turkey coated in Italian herbs.

Buon Appetito! And check our post on the must-have kitchen utensils for Italian food before starting to cook.