As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time to add some seasonal flair to your menu. There are plenty of ways to bring the star protein to your Turkey Day creations besides using a whole bird. This holiday and beyond, give patrons what they’re looking for with culinary inspiration from Butterball.
Check out these festive recipes to serve in your operation:
- Thanksgiving Fiesta Taco: Reintroduce Thanksgiving favorites in a fresh format. With crispy stuffing, cranberry pico de gallo and a spicy, adobe-chile turkey tinga folded in a tortilla wrap, you can menu a cultural medley that nods to America’s melting pot.
- White Turkey Burger with Cranberry Chili Chutney: Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving staple, and it takes on flavor and heat in this recipe. Dazzle patrons with a turkey burger featuring white cheddar cheese, spicy mayo and a house-made cranberry chili chutney relish.
- Turkey Filet Sandwich: Diners can get a full Thanksgiving spread in a sweet sandwich. Start with whole wheat artisanal bread and build flavor by adding grilled turkey filet, mayonnaise, cranberry sauce, stuffing and fresh greens. The result? A holiday feast for one.
- Sunny Cranberry Turkey Sandwich: For K-12 operators who want to bring the spirit of Turkey Day to their menus, consider this turkey sandwich with cranberry cream cheese and sunflower seeds. It also makes a terrific grab n’ go option in schools that pivoted to online learning.
No matter how your customers are dining for the holidays this year, serving a variety of Thanksgiving flavors can get them in the spirit. Bringing a bit of imagination to your seasonal offerings is a sure way to add cheer and comfort to the season.