9 Meatless Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Everyone Will Love

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9 Meatless Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Everyone Will Love

From quinoa-stuffed acorn squash to apple cider Brussels sprouts, we’ve got your entire vegan Thanksgiving menu here.


It’s that time of year again when everyone gathers around the table and indulges in all things sweet, savory, and decadent. Treat your Thanksgiving guests to 9 of the most delicious vegan Thanksgiving dishes they’ll ever taste with our favorite recipes from around the web. We promise you’ll be the most popular person at the potluck! 

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1 Baked Pumpkin Ravioli with Rubbed Sage Cream by Olives for Dinne

Pumpkin brings a smile to everyone’s face, but it should also bring fullness to everyone’s belly on Thanksgiving. Hearty and aromatic with the smooth richness of cashew cream, we can’t wait to loosen our belt a couple notches and dig in.
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2 Quinoa-stuffed Acorn Squash by Vegan Yack Attack

We know Thanksgiving is on the way when grocery-store displays are dotted with squash of all shapes, colors, and sizes—and what’s cuter (and more delicious) than the acorn squash? Food blogger Jackie Sobon baked and stuffed this fall favorite with quinoa. Dusted with Italian seasoning and topped with chopped broccolini and red bell peppers, this little squash is sure to be a star centerpiece on everyone’s plate.
Get the recipe here

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3 Pumpkin Bread and Tempeh Stuffing by Vegan Richa

Whoever says you need turkey for stuffing hasn’t tried this Pumpkin Bread and Tempeh Stuffing. One bite of the flavor-bursting mushroom, onion, tomato, and spice pumpkin bread and tempeh mix, and we’re sure you’ll agree that there’s no need for any turkey (or any animals, for that matter) on any dinner table.
Get the recipe here

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4 Smashed Sweet Potato Fritters by Healthy Happy Life

At any Thanksgiving feast, the sides are just as big of a star as the Tofurky loaf. We think sweet potatoes are just as Thanksgiving-centric as pumpkins. These Smashed Sweet Potato Fritters have a warm, soft sweet potato center that is accentuated with pumpkin seeds and pistachios, adding a nice crunch to every bite.
Get the recipe here

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5 Stuffed Thanksgiving Burger by Post Punk Kitchen

For the less culinary-inclined holiday host, long-time vegan food expert Isa Chandra Moskowitz of Post Punk Kitchen has whipped up a genius concoction—it’s all the tastes we love from Thanksgiving simplified in a sandwich. Cremini mushrooms, lentils, and hazelnuts lend a hearty flavor, while the cranberries add a sweet accent—all deliciously smooshed between two pieces of sourdough bread. A hand-held Thanksgiving dinner without the grueling hours of kitchen clean up? Yes, please.
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6 Kale-Delicata Squash Salad with Citrus Maple Vinaigrette by Oh My Veggies

We can’t get over the gorgeous colors of this holiday salad, which is perfect for your Thanksgiving tabletop. This salad is dressed to impress: kale surrounded by bright orange rings of baked delicata squash and dotted with ruby pomegranate seeds––all gently tossed in an orange citrus-maple vinaigrette.
Get the recipe here

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7 Roasted Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes by Allyson Kramer

Though we never say no to a decadent dish, sometimes we want something sweet and simple, especially after hours of preparation, stirring, sifting, and steaming. Cue gluten-free virtuoso Allyson Kramer’s Roasted Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes. Perfectly baked until ever so slightly charred on the edges, these spuds are coated with a special ingredient—vanilla! Genius. 
Get the recipe here

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8 Roasted Butternut Squash Slider by Vegan Richa

For those who throw caution to the wind and want to buck convention (who needs mashed potatoes and green bean casserole, anyway!), we give you Vegan Richa’s Roasted Butternut Squash Slider. This dish has the autumnal essence of Thanksgiving with savory squash and smoky caramelized onions but with a modern slider-twist. Plus, there’s a vegan mayonnaise-Sriracha combination to which we just can’t say no.
Get the recipe here

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9 Pumpkin Curry by Healthful Pursuit 

For those located in colder climates, we can’t think of anything more comforting and homey than sitting around a table with your closest family and friends while enjoying a warm bowl of thick pumpkin curry. Grain-, nut-, and dairy-free, and rich with the aromas of cumin, turmeric, and smoked paprika, curry might just be the next big Thanksgiving thing.
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For more vegan Thanksgiving recipes, read:
Vegan Recipes for Stuffed Thanksgiving Sides
The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Thanksgiving Sides
10 Vegan Thanksgiving Entrees That Keep Turkeys Off the Table