These recipes say, "Whoa, hey. We know you're stressed about Thanksgiving, but we want to make your night easier."
Their ease lets you save all the worrying (and frantically checking off tasks on your to-do list) for tomorrow. Whether it's kale salad peppered with simple roasted squash, almonds, and cheddar or a skillet lasagna that tastes like a weekend project but only took an hour, they require a level of work you can handle (meaning not a lot) the night before a cooking marathon.
Here are 24 roasted, one-pot, pasta, and light-ish recipes you should make on Wednesday (or now!).
Set it and (mostly) forget it
One-Pot, Less Worries
Pasta, the never-fail crowd-pleaser
and for something a bit lighter
Tell us: What are you making the night before Thanksgiving?