Vegan Thanksgiving dinner has never been easier than with these 10 delicious vegan recipes! These vegan-friendly Thanksgiving recipes are sure to please even the most skeptical of guests and family members, and most are ready in under an hour, making them perfect for your busy holiday schedule. From sides to main dishes to desserts, these vegan recipes are not only quick and easy, but they’re delicious too!
We’ve been known to go ALL OUT for our Thanksgiving dinner table. And this year is no exception, with a turkey, a ham, AND a slew of vegan dishes as well, so we can have something for EVERYONE at our table.
I have to say, I’m actually really excited about these insanely good vegan Thanksgiving dishes.
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10 Insanely Good Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes You Need to Try
1) Whole Roasted Cauliflower
If you haven’t tried whole roasted cauliflower, give it a go! It is an impressive side dish (or even the main dish) with a lot of flavor and minimal involvement. The garlic and paprika give it a unique twist that will surely impress everyone at your dinner table.
Make it even more impressive by serving whole in the cast iron skillet and slicing it like a steak to plate.
2) Green Bean Casserole
Think there’s no way to have a vegan Thanksgiving? Think again. This green bean casserole recipe will have you totally covered. Best of all, if you’re cooking for guests who aren’t vegan, they won’t notice that anything is missing! It is comforting, creamy, and crunchy all at the same time. Perfect holiday side!
3) Vegan Pumpkin Mac and Cheese
This Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese is creamy, comforting, and—of course—vegan. Whip up a batch on Thanksgiving or enjoy it year-round. This Vegan Pumpkin Mac and Cheese is creamy and decadent – made with a pumpkin cauliflower sauce that is healthy & delicious.
4) Best Dang Creamy Vegan Mashed Potatoes
YOU’LL DIE. YOU WILL TASTE DEATH IN THESE VEGAN MASHED POTATOES, BUT IT WON’T BE A BAD DEATH. IT WILL BE A GOOD DEATH BECAUSE YOU ATE THE BEST VEGAN MASHED POTATOES OF YOUR LIFE.
Kidding. I kid. But they are dang good.
5) Vegan Pumpkin Pie
The only recipe for Vegan Pumpkin Pie you’ll ever need, and it’s perfect for the holidays! SO easy to make with only 9 ingredients. No one will guess it’s vegan!
6) Vegan Cornbread Stuffing
If you’re looking for a traditional stuffing to add to your dinner table on Thanksgiving, here is a delicious cornbread stuffing that will go great with all of your vegan holiday dishes. Prepared in just one hour, it’s perfect for new vegans who want to start experimenting with cooking and baking for friends and family.
7) Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted butternut squash soup is a crowd-pleaser and can be served as an appetizer or as a meal. This creamy soup only requires a few ingredients to make, but tastes just like something from your favorite restaurant.
8) Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole
This is by far the BEST Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole, ever! The crunchy butter pecan topping is to die for, and no one would guess it’s vegan.
9) Kale Pesto Linguini with Butternut Squash
Linguini is a perfect addition to any dinner table, and it’s even better when topped with a green and savory pesto. This vegan pesto combines kale, basil, and garlic for an out-of-this-world twist on traditional pesto. Pair it with butternut squash for another tasty way to add nutrients to your family’s plates.
10) Vegan Scalloped Potatoes
Scalloped potatoes are a favorite holiday dish for many people. My favorite recipe for vegan scalloped potatoes is ultra creamy, cheesy, garlicky and comforting. Absolutely NO dairy!