Want Something Different? Bay Area Bites Serves Up a Mexican-Style Thanksgiving

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 (Wendy Goodfriend)

Want something deliciously different this Thanksgiving? We’ve come up with a crazy-good Mexican-Style Thanksgiving menu that will wow your guests and make your tastebuds sizzle.

Chile-Rubbed Roast Turkey
Chile-Rubbed Roast Turkey (Wendy Goodfriend)

Mexican-Style Thanksgiving: Chile-Rubbed Roast Turkey
Smoky-sweet and slightly spicy, this chile-rubbed turkey is packed with flavor, bringing a whole new dimension to your Thanksgiving feast.

Spicy Mole Gravy
Spicy Mole Gravy (Wendy Goodfriend)

Mexican-Style Thanksgiving: Spicy Mole Gravy
Layers upon layers of flavor make this mole “gravy” truly special. It’s terrific with roasted turkey, or use it over chicken or even homemade enchiladas (made with leftover turkey!).

Mexican-Style Rice
Mexican-Style Rice (Wendy Goodfriend)

Mexican-Style Thanksgiving: Mexican-Style Rice
Simmered in a quick-to-make blend of tomatoes, onion and garlic, this gussied up rice makes a perfect side dish for any Mexican-style meal.

Savory Black Beans
Savory Black Beans (Wendy Goodfriend)

Mexican-Style Thanksgiving: Savory Black Beans
Perfect for a party, nothing beats a big pot of well-spiced beans, and this recipe is fully loaded.

Roasted Chile and Lime Sweet Potatoes
Roasted Chile and Lime Sweet Potatoes (Wendy Goodfriend)

Mexican-Style Thanksgiving: Roasted Chile and Lime Sweet Potatoes
Roasted sweet potatoes are great, but add a pop of chile and lime and take these tubers to a whole new level of delicious.