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These are the least popular Thanksgiving foods, according to survey

Posted at 2:08 PM, Nov 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 12:20:15-05

(CNN) — A new survey reveals the least popular items at the Thanksgiving dinner table.

First off, the online Harris poll of more than 2,000 adults found 68 percent of Americans secretly dislike a classic Thanksgiving food, yet they eat it anyway out of tradition.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • 29% of people dislike canned cranberry sauce but reluctantly eat it anyway.
  • 24% do the same for green bean casserole.
  • 22% eat sweet potatoes or sweet potato casserole even though they don’t like it.
  • 21% eat pumpkin pie but don’t enjoy it.
  • 19% don’t even like turkey, but eat it anyway.

Speaking of canned cranberry sauce, the poll also found nearly half of Americans say it is “disgusting.”