If you’re tired of turkey or the thought of all the leftovers is too much, mix things up this Christmas orThanksgiving and opt for a meaty alternative with this selection of ideas.
Cook up a chicken and you can still go with the usual trimmings so you can still get you Christmas flavours, with easier preparation and a faster cooking time, leaving you free to enjoy the festivities without the stress.
Or think about going for visual impact, like a beautifully presented rack of lamb or beef wellington where you still have a great centre piece and talking point without the bird.
IF you're looking for some new flavours, consider goose, duck, pigeon or pheasant that all cook faster than a turkey and will be a refreshing change. There's always the option for a nice smoked ham for pork lovers too.
So while turkey is usually the star of Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, it doesn't mean you can't put a spin on tradition. Have a look at these meaty alternatives to turkey and see if you’re tempted to trade in the turkey.
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