You are here: Home » Thanksgiving » Turkey Dinner Alternatives Turkey Dinner Alternatives Thanksgiving,Dinner,Holidays,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/turkey-dinner-alternatives/ by RelishNovember 1, 2009 Be thankful for something different on the Thanksgiving table. Mark Boughton Photography; styling by Teresa Blackburn http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/25p430.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Lots of people fantasize about serving something other than turkey for Thanksgiving—especially after cooking (and cleaning up) a full dinner with all the trimmings for years on end. But the yearning for something tastier, easier or more exotic usually gives way to tradition. This year, we're featuring three alternatives to traditional turkey. The roast pork provides a large roasted centerpiece on a platter, and the chicken has flavors reminiscent of turkey and dressing. The cabbage rolls, on the other hand, are the antithesis of turkey dinner, for those of you who really want a new tradition. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Herbed Maple Walnut Chicken Have the flavor of stuffing without actually stuffing—this recipe uses boneless breasts. Pork Loin with Roasted Pears and Shallots Pork and pears capture the flavor of autumn. Braised Cabbage Rolls Turkey and quinoa make for a healthy spin on a classic. Great for dinner or a shared appetizer!