Plated Thanksgiving Box

Published on November 4, 2019
Last modified on May 17, 2021


By Alison Chew

Plated (and Plated Thanksgiving box) is no longer available online.

Take a look at the following Thanksgiving Meal Kits that will make your holiday a breeze!


Plated Thanksgiving 2019

Plated is offering 2 options to make your Thanksgiving easier than ever.  “Just The Extras” includes an appetizer, 2 sides and a dessert while “The Full Feast” includes an appetizer, salad, 4 sides, cranberry sauce, the turkey main course and a dessert.  Both options feed 4-6 people and can be ordered and included in your 11/17 or your 11/24 Plated shipment.  You must subscribe to the Plated meal delivery service, but can easily skip weeks or cancel your subscription at any time.

Plated Thanksgiving: Just The Extras


Plated “Just The Extras” includes an appetizer, 2 sides, and a decadent dessert.  This selection serves 4-6 people and costs $56.  Plated includes step-by-step instructions, ingredients, and timing guidelines in the box.  All you need to do is prepare and add the turkey (or your favorite main dish)!  Please note that this is an add-on to your weekly Plated box, therefore a subscription is required, and can not be purchased separately.


The appetizer for 4 includes a whipped goat cheese tart with cherry-balsamic reduction, rosemary and pine nuts.



The sides in this box consist of pumpkin mac and cheese with mozzarella, Parmesan and crispy sage along with marinated beets with mascarpone thyme.  4 servings of each side is included.




Dessert includes a pecan pie with homemade whipped cream that serves 8.  Plated recommends that you make the pie the day before so that it has time to set up and all of the flavors meld together.


Plated Thanksgiving: The Full Feast


Plated “The Full Feast” includes an appetizer, 1 salad, 5 sides, and dessert.  This selection serves 4-6 people and costs $136.40 with free shipping.  Plated includes step-by-step instructions, ingredients, and timing guidelines in the box.  Skip the planning and shopping with the Plated Full Feast!  Please note that this will replace your weekly Plated box and a subscription is required.


Like “Just The Extras”, “The Full Feast” box includes 4 servings of the whipped goat cheese tart appetizer to kick off your Thanksgiving dinner.



The kale and farro salad includes butternut squash, roasted beets and blue cheese.  You can serve this as your second course or along with the main course as another side dish option.


Main Course

The main course includes a roasted turkey breast with cranberry-orange compote, broccolini, and rosemary mashed potatoes for 4 people.



In addition to the sides included in the Main Course, you also receive 2 servings of the pumpkin mac and cheese and 4 servings of the sausage, squash, and brioche stuffing.




Like “Just The Extras”, the “Full Feast” box includes a pecan pie and ingredients for homemade whipped cream.  This pie serves 8.


No matter which option you choose your Thanksgiving is sure to full of delicious homemade recipes.  Enjoy!

Thanksgiving Meal Kit F.A.Q.’s


Which meal kit service offers a full Thanksgiving dinner?

Several meal kit services offer full Thanksgiving feasts.  HelloFresh offers both a full turkey dinner as well as a beef tenderloin dinner, Purple Carrot offers a vegan dinner,  Home Chef offers dinner for 6, Blue Apron offers dinner for 8, and Marley Spoon and Dinnerly offer meal kits that feed 2 or 4 people.

Which meal kit service allows you to select only the turkey?

Home Chef allows you to buy only the turkey.  There are also several meat delivery services that offer pastured-raise all-natural turkeys for Thanksgiving.  We’ve rounded up our top favorite all-natural Thanksgiving turkey providers in this blog post.

Which meal kit service allows you to select only Thanksgiving sides?

Home Chef, Marley Spoon, and Dinnerly give you the option to purchase just the sides.

Which meal kit service offers only Thanksgiving dessert?

Marley Spoon, Home Chef, and Dinnerly give you several options for a delicious home-cooked Thanksgiving dessert.

Is there a vegan meal kit service offering Thanksgiving dinner?

Yes!  Purple Carrot offers a full vegan Thanksgiving dinner.

Thanksgiving Trivia

How many of these historical Thanksgiving questions can you get right?


1. When was the first recorded Thanksgiving?

2. Thanksgiving always falls on which day?

3. How many days was the first Thanksgiving?

4. What percentage of Americans will serve turkey on Thanksgiving?

5. Which of these was NOT on the first Thanksgiving menu?  Swans, dessert, seal, or lobster

6. How long is the parade route of the famous New York City Macy’s Day parade?

Answers (according to

1. 1621, but Thanksgiving didn’t become a national holiday until 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln declared it one and that it should be held every November.

“In 1621 the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.”

2. Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday of the month.

3. According to Pilgrim chronicler Edward Winslow, “whom for three days we entertained and feasted”, the answer is 3 days!

4. Around 88-90% of Americans will serve a turkey, roasted, baked, or deep-fried according to the National Turkey Federation.

5. Dessert!  Because of dwindling sugar supplies and no oven, there were no pies, cakes, or desserts on the first Thanksgiving.

6. 2.5 miles around New York City with 2-3 million spectators

We hope your Thanksgiving is full of love, laughter, and great food!

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