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Thanksgiving dinner menu: Cajun style

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu - Cajun Style

Some like it hot… so make this Thanksgiving a day to really light their fire! This Cajun-inspired Thanksgiving dinner menu draws traditional zesty flavors from New Orleans and is all about bold flavors and spice. Serve up Cajun spice-rubbed roasted turkey alongside turkey gumbo as the main dishes, and bring on the sides with a corn and kale salad, and cornbread stuffing with andouille sausage. Your family and friends will enjoy this welcome twist on the traditional holiday meal.

Try this tasty Thanksgiving dinner menu:

A Cajun-Inspired Thanksgiving Meal

Cajun spice-rubbed roasted turkey
Turkey gumbo
Cajun corn and kale salad
Cajun cornbread stuffing with andouille sausage
Okra creole
Black-eyed peas with bacon
Pecan praline semifreddo with bourbon caramel

Table Setting Tip

This spicy feast deserves a table setting just as bold, so use bright reds, oranges and rusts of the season to create a traditional spread. If you have the time, create a cornucopia that combines fresh fruits, gourds, and flowers—your guests will be impressed!

More Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Themes

For more ideas on regional traditions and flavors or holiday meal themes, try check out these other delicious Thanksgiving dinner menus:

Southwest Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
Mediterranean Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
New England Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
West Coast Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
Southern Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

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