Recipes for Spending Thanksgiving in your RV

In spite of the fact that Thanksgiving is generally about investing energy with family and companions, the heavenly nourishment’s served on this occasion are certainly something that we as a whole anticipate. Also, in spite of turkey’s part as the primary course on most Thanksgiving tables around the nation, a considerable lot of us have most loved side dishes and treats that we essentially can’t appreciate the occasion without. Since you presumably definitely know how you get a kick out of the chance to make your turkey, here are a few thoughts for a side and sweet that are straightforward and sufficiently simple to work in a RV.

Side: Classic Green Bean Casserole


  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 (14.5 oz) cans of French-style green beans, drained
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled buttery round crackers


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Melt 2 tbsp butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth, and cook for a minute. Stir in salt, sugar, onion, and sour cream. Add drained green beans and stir until well coated.

3. Transfer to a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish. Spread cheese over the top. In a small bowl, toss the cracker crumbs in remaining tbsp of butter. Sprinkle this over the cheese layer.

4. Bake for 30 minutes in the oven, or until the top is golden and crispy and cheese is bubbling.

Dessert: No Bake Pumpkin Pie


  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup pure pumpkin
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 premade graham cracker crust
  • whipped cream for topping


1. Soften vanilla ice cream in microwave for approx. 30 seconds.

2. Stir ice cream, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice in a bowl until smooth. Pour the mixture into the pie crust and freeze until firm (about 3 hours).

3. Garnish with whipped cream and serve!

Tips on Hosting Thanksgiving in an RV

If your RV has limited cooking space, here are some tips to keep in mind that will help you pull off Thanksgiving dinner without a hitch.

  • Buy a smaller turkey. They’re more manageable to prepare, cook, and serve. If space is limited, you’ll appreciate a leaner bird.
  • Ask your guests to bring a side. Make it a potluck. This will alleviate stress on you and put less strain on your RV’s galley.
  • Set up the meal outside. This is especially important to do if your number of guests exceeds your RV’s capacity.

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