At a Latin Thanksgiving, the only butterball at the table is abuelo. Try one of these amazing recipes instead of your typical turkey and mac combo.
1. Pastelon [via]
Ground meat topped fried sweet plantains and loads of cheese equals comfort food at its finest. Make it yourself.
2. Sweet Tamales [via]
Filled with cornmeal, cinnamon, and raisins, it’s a nice break from the usual spicy tamales. Make it yourself.
3. Capirotoda (Mexican Bread Pudding) [via]
Is your mouth watering yet? Make it yourself.
4. Camarão na Moranga [via]
Open up a pumpkin filled with shrimp, sauce, and various cheeses and watch your guests be amazed. Make it yourself.
5. Avocado Pie [via]
Don’t let the name turn you off. It’s as sweet as key lime pie, only smoother. Make it yourself.
6. Pao de Queijo [via]
After trying this Brazilian baked bread with cheese, you’ll never crave Domino’s cheesy bread again. Make it yourself.
7. Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing [via]
Make an old American staple like cornbread better by adding Chorizo. It’s the perfect combo of sweet and spicy. Make it yourself.
8. Pernil [via]
Turkey doesn’t stand a chance against this roasted pork shoulder with crispy skin. Make it yourself.
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