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Mediterranean Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

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Mediterranean Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Are you up for a Mediterranean twist on Thanksgiving? These Italian dishes would make a great addition to your Thanksgiving celebration. Whether you choose to stick exclusively to a Mediterranean theme or mix in a few classics, your feast will be as delicious as ever with these easy recipe ideas.

Cream of Grana Padano Cheese (pictured above)

Begin your Thanksgiving feast with this amazing appetizer made with Grana Padano cheese, basil and vegetable sprouts. A recipe from Italian chefs Eros Picco and Tommaso Arrigoni.

Roast Capon with Vegetable Chips

Capon, aka rooster, makes a nice alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. The technique for roasting remains the same but the flavor is a bit more robust. It's definitely a nice Thanksgiving idea.

Black Seafood Risotto

Your guests will be stunned when you bring this gorgeous black seafood risotto to the table. The secret to its lovely dark hue? Arborio rice blended with octopus ink.

Fennel Radicchio Gorgonzola Salad

Creamy gorgonzola cheese is paired with walnuts to balance the contrasting flavors in this colorful salad. A dressing made with lemon and honey completes the ensemble.

Espresso with Ice Cream

Known in Italian as caffe affogato, this unique dessert is striking when presented in a glass cup. Garnish with wafers or biscotti for a nice crunch.

Still hungry for holiday tips? Check out our collection of Thanksgiving ideas.

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