Latino Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

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Thanksgiving is about family, about giving thanks and about gathering around delicious food and that is something Latinos know a lot of.  For me gathering with family and friends around the table always involves making food that connects us to our culture and in my case mis raices chapinas (Guatemalan roots).

Thanksgiving is an American holiday and it is not celebrated in most Latin American countries, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give Thanksgiving a bit of tropical sabor!  I believe in food as a way to connect with family and with your traditions, so play around with the ingredients and get some Latino flavor in there or choose one of these great ideas to give this Thanksgiving un toque especial!


Turkey and other options

From chiles to Adobo, these recipes are all ‘pa chuparse los dedos!

Grilled pernil. Photo by joshbousel on Flicker.





Here is a delicious array of Latino inspired stuffing recipes, so hard to choose just one don’t you think?


Chorizo stuffing. Photo by Minimalist on Flicker.



Photo by easterighth on Flicker.

Cranberry sauces




Side dishes with sabor Latino


Photo by Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz for Growing Up Bilingual. All Rights Reserved.


Photo by Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz for Growing Up Bilingual. All Rights Reserved.

2 thoughts on “Latino Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!”

  1. Hi!
    I am a Portorrican married to a French and keep my family Thanksciving traditions.
    Would you have any suggestions with ingrediants that I can buy here?



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