Whether you are looking for Vegan Thanksgiving recipes for entrees, classic side dishes, desserts, and more, or for some meatless options to impress your plant-based friends the whole family will enjoy! Here are 41 Plant-based Thanksgiving Recipes that wow your Holiday dinner table guests!
In This Post: Everything You'll Need For Making A Delicious Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner
We wish you a wonderful Holiday season filled with lots of delicious recipes around the Thanksgiving table. I guarantee that this will become one of your favorite Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes list!
> 25 Veggies, Side Dishes and Stuffings
Microwave Gluten Free Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe
Microwave Gluten Free Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe the perfect side dish for holiday meals Make Vegan scalloped potato in 15 mins not 2 hours!
Best Creamy Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (Vegan)
The Best Vegan Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (no drain) are creamy, silky, smooth and fluffy in under 30 minutes! I use this quick and easy recipe every Thanksgiving holiday, and all my guests love it! It is so delicious whether you like your Instant Pot mashed potatoes skin on or off!
Carrots, Purple Cabbage, Easy Kale Salad Recipe (Alkaline)
This super alkaline salad is full of colourful vegetables and leafy greens you'd want to make a big batch of. Work this Easy Kale Salad Recipe with Carrots and Purple Cabbage Slaw into your Plant-based Thanksgiving meal!
Air Fried Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Garlic Chili
The Best Air Fried Crispy Brussel Sprouts with garlic and chili oil only takes 15 minutes to make. It is the perfect quick and healthy and appetizer!
Turkey Veggie Tray
Serve up a healthy and fun appetizer this Thanksgiving with this fun turkey veggie tray. It’s sure to be a hit!
'Dukkah' Roasted Carrots
Do yourself a favour and make this easy but absolutely delicious vegetable recipe! Perfectly oven-baked allergy-friendly nut-free and Legendary ‘Dukkah” Roasted Carrots.
Kale Salad with Maple-Tahini Dressing
This festive, flavorful and hearty plant-based Thanksgiving kale salad looks gorgeous on any holiday table.
This vegan version of traditional stuffing is full of onions, celery and fresh herbs. It’s a favorite of vegans and non-vegans alike.
Easy Air Fryer Zucchini (Lemon Pepper)
Easy Air Fryer Zucchini with Lemon Pepper Seasoning is the best way to cook fresh summer squashes. Zucchinis are the perfect easy side dish suitable for Paleo, Whole30 plant-based keto diets and lifestyles. This quick and easy recipe is zesty, savoury, and so addicting that if you don't make a double batch, there will be no leftover zucchini!
Easy Vegan Fried Rice with Mushrooms
Fried Rice with Minced Beef 生炒牛肉飯 is one of the epitomai of Hong Kong-style restaurants' top ten favorite Chinese takeout dish. We used a sustainable option plant-based egg substitute to make this egg-free Easy Vegan Fried Rice with Mushrooms Recipe with Just Egg.
Sauteed Fresh Green Beans with Mushroom
Sauteed Green Beans with Mushrooms is a delicious and healthy side dish. It's a wonderful alternative to the traditional green bean casserole.
Vegan Butternut Squash Soup
Easy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with cashews is vegan, creamy and incredibly nutritious! Butternut squash is a nutrient-dense autumn vegetable that is an excellent source of fibre, calcium, magnesium and Vitamins A, C, E and B.
Jackfruit Rice Stuffing
This rice stuffing with jackfruit is truly THE BEST stuffing ever! It’s both vegan and gluten-free, making it perfect for the holidays when you have guests over with different dietary restrictions.
Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf
A hearty plant-based dinner idea that will satisfy even meat-eaters! A Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf that mimics the classic meatloaf with no meat, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free!
Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Bake
This is the ultimate cozy weather meal- creamy pumpkin pasta sauce baked with plant based cheese, chanterelles, spinach, sage, high protein pasta, with bread crumbs on top.
Seitan Roast En Croute
This homemade Seitan Roast En Croute recipe is the perfect main dish for your vegan holiday table. Stuffed with vegetarian bread stuffing and wrapped in a puff pastry crust, this is a fantastic plant based replacement for turkey
Easy Sourdough Stuffing
https://randaderkson.com/sourdough-stuffing-recipeLearn how to make sourdough stuffing for the holidays. This stuffing recipe uses sourdough bread, herbs & spices to create a moist turkey dinner side dish.
Sautéed Butternut Squash
This creamy, sweet, tender sautéed butternut squash is an easy, quick, and versatile addition to any holiday meal. This recipe is a great way to experience lovely fall flavors with just a few ingredients!
Jackfruit Pot Pie
Healthy, delicious filling & simple to make. It doesn't get much better than this delicious jackfruit pot pie. Made from scratch with jackfruit, carrots, peas, and celery in a pre-made gluten-free crust.
Instant Pot Wild Rice Blend
Serve a vegan and gluten-free side this Thanksgiving! This nutty and flavourful wild rice blend is ready in less than an hour thanks to the Instant Pot. It’s hearty and healthy, perfect for fall.
Creamy Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash
Roasted butternut squash gets stuffed with the most flavorful, umami-packed lentil filling, then drizzled with a creamy sauce made from the scooped out butternut squash. A hearty and satisfying main course for any winter dinner, especially holiday meals!
Gooey Cheesy Layered Cashew Nut Roast
This isn't your average nut roast! Featuring a gooey hidden layer of vegan cheese and spinach, this nut roast will be the centre of attention on any vegan Thanksgiving dinner.
Kale Sweet Potato Salad with Sundried Tomatoes
This Kale Sweet Potato Salad with Sundried Tomatoes is the perfect fall and winter salad and it's surprisingly easy to make. Crunchy, salty, packed with flavor, and dressed with the best sherry vinaigrette!
Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes (Whole30)
This is the best dairy free scalloped potatoes recipe! Rich and creamy they have an amazing cheesy flavour without any cheese or dairy. Made with russet potatoes, nutritional yeast, almond flour and coconut milk you will love that this recipe is also vegan, gluten free, paleo and Whole30 compliant.
Whole Roasted Baby Potatoes with Polenta
These Whole Roasted Baby Potatoes with Polenta will become one of your favourite side dishes. They are quickly and easily made and go with almost every main dish. It takes just a few minutes to prepare them and get them in the oven, leaving you free to get on with the rest of your meal.
> 5 Go To Holiday Sauces
Creamy and Rich Vegan Cashew Mayonnaise
A healthier vegan alternative to traditional mayonnaise. This easy recipe will change your life! It is rich, creamy, tangy, egg-free and low fat. Best of all it is super easy to make and delicious! You won't miss mayo!
Homemade Poppyseed Dressing Recipe
I love this creamy poppyseed dressing. It has a sweet and tangy flavour. It is bright without being overpowering. The best part is that it is super easy to make!
Toasted Coconut and Lemon Salad Dressing (Alkaline Diet)
Beat the heat with this keto-friendly, alkaline salad dressing recipe made with Toasted Coconut and Lemon Juice. Drizzle this quick and easy homemade lemon coconut sauce for an instant boost of tropical flavour. It is perfectly creamy, sweet and tart.
Homemade Orange Cranberry Sauce
This easy homemade orange cranberry sauce is made in just 15 minutes! Flavoured with apple cider and orange zest and slightly sweetened with brown sugar, this fresh cranberry sauce is the best for Thanksgiving or holiday turkey.
> 11 Decadent and Drool-Worthy Desserts
Plant-based Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies
These plant-based vegan shortbread cookies are delicious and more comfortable with making than most cookies. It comes together in 30 minutes and is a holiday must! Gluten-free and refined sugar-free option.
Vegan Apple Crisp
Vegan apple crisp makes the perfect dessert to end a Thanksgiving meal. Not only is it quick and easy to prepare, but it's also delicious and filled with warm fall flavours.
Pumpkin Puree Pudding Dip
If you love pumpkin pie, then this Pumpkin Puree Pudding dip is for you! I used 3 simple ingredients: canned pumpkin puree, vanilla pudding mix and pumpkin pie spice. No cream cheese or cool whip here!
Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie
This vegan and gluten-free pumpkin pie is the perfect twist to a classic dessert! Made with coconut condensed milk, it’s rich and creamy with no cracks!
Streusel Pumpkin Pecan Bars
These delicious streusel pumpkin pecan bars have a sweet cookie crust, pumpkin pie filling and crumble topping. The best dessert bar for fall!
Pumpkin Donuts with Maple Syrup Glaze
This easy baked vegan pumpkin donuts recipe is filled with warm spices and maple and vanilla flavour. Topped with a maple cinnamon glaze!
No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
This vegan no bake peanut butter pie recipe is made right in your food processor or high-speed blender with simple ingredients like refined coconut oil, silken tofu, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and creamy peanut butter.
Vegan Dutch Apple Pie
A pastry base with a sweetly-spiced apple filling and a crumbly streusel topping. Delicious served warm with some dairy-free cream or custard.
Vegan Pumpkin Coffee Cake
Spiced vegan pumpkin coffee cake with a cinnamon swirl and generously topped with pecan crumble! Tender, moist and ridiculously delicious!
Healthy Apple Pie
Honey crisp apple pie is a healthy apple pie recipe that bursting with cinnamon, fresh apples and a delicious shortbread crust. Vegan, gluten free and super easy to make!
I'd love to see how you went with these plant-based diet family favorites! Even meat eaters crave these Vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes made with simple ingredients. Don't forget to share this list with your Vegan friend!
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