Trader Joe's

One more thing to be thankful for this holiday season.

Michelle Darrisaw
November 15, 2017

If you’re looking for all of the turkey and side fixings with none of the hassle, Trader Joe’s has you covered for Thanksgiving. The neighborhood grocery chain just released the perfect time-saving product when you’re stressed for time or when you’re just plain stressed during this busy season: Thanksgiving dinner in a box.

Hosting family members and friends to celebrate one of the most cherished holidays and biggest feasts takes a lot of work and prep time, even for the most experienced Southern hostess. Fortunately, Trader Joe’s Turkey & Stuffing en Croute frozen dinner can help you cut your prep time in half. Not only does this all-in-one meal come with melt-in-your-mouth turkey tenderloin and traditional cornbread stuffing encased in a buttery bread-like crust, but there’s also gravy and cranberry sauce to spoon and drizzle over this dish that’s reminiscent of a classic Beef Wellington.

But we haven’t even told you the best part yet. The pre-made Thanksgiving dinner is also budget-friendly and affordable, especially when compared to all the individual ingredients you’d have to buy to make the tenderloin and stuffing yourself. No, this mini meal that weighs almost three pounds is only $12.99. That’s right, for less than $13, you can serve up to eight people for the holidays.

Not to mention, this Thanksgiving dinner in a box will leave you with plenty of time (and money) to end the meal on a sweet note with a homemade pie baked from scratch. But hey, if you’re really in a time crunch, Sam’s Club is another big-box store that can take care of dessert for you, thanks to its jumbo pumpkin pie cheesecake.

Of course, this boxed entrée doesn’t include mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, buttery biscuits, or the green bean casserole that usually graces Southern holiday tables. But it certainly beats slicing and roasting a turkey all day and baking its accompanying cornbread dressing.

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Turkey? Check. Stuffing? Check. Gravy and cranberry sauce? Double check. A portion of your Thanksgiving checklist is covered with Trader Joe’s Turkey & Stuffing en Croute, and we can assure you there won’t be any leftovers.