‘Tis the season to start pulling together ideas for that perfect plant based Thanksgiving dinner! Today I’m sharing a list of over 75 delicious vegan Thanksgiving dishes to help you plan all aspects of the upcoming celebration. From vegan appetizers and side dishes to soups, stuffing, main course and desserts (a lot of them gluten-free), this ultimate collection of vegan holiday recipes has all your needs covered.
If you want to see a particular recipe category without having to scroll the entire post, please use the Table of Contents below.
A SIDENOTE: this post originally included 50 recipes when it was first published, but I’ve added a lot more since then. If you got to this page from “50 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes” pins on Pinterest, please don’t get confused – you’re in the right place!
Thanksgiving is one holiday that can be puzzling both for vegans (“What the heck are we going to eat?!”) and non-vegans (“What the heck are we going to serve our vegan guests?!”).
The search for vegan Thanksgiving dishes and recipes heats up on the internet in the weeks leading to the biggest meal of the year.
Luckily, the vegan blogosphere has plenty of ideas for every part of a good Thanksgiving dinner. My list of 50+ vegan Thanksgiving recipes from a variety of vegan or vegan-friendly websites will save you time and effort prepping your perfect vegan holiday feast.
This is going to be the sixth Thanksgiving that I’ll be celebrating as a vegan, so I am confident to say that a vegan Thanksgiving table can be just as abundant and delicious as a non-vegan one.
Before you know it, your belly will be just as full after this big holiday meal – and if you’re the host, your guests might even forget that the whole spread was vegan!
(Please note that not all websites linked in my list are 100% vegan – however, all recipes below are vegan.)
For more vegan holiday fun, check out my other recipe roundups:
- 21 show-stopping vegan main course recipes for Christmas dinner
- 25 best vegan Valentine’s Day dinner recipes
- 25 vegan recipes for a memorable Mother’s Day brunch
- 36 vegan summer recipes for Memorial day, 4th of July, Labor Day, etc.
- 26 vegan Halloween recipes for the spookiest party ever
And if you’re already in the mode to start looking for holiday gifts for your friends and family (vegan or not), check out my collection of 40+ vegan Christmas gifts that nobody else has!
Vegan Carrots in a Blanket from Vegan Sandra
Vegan Sausage-Stuffed Italian Rice Balls from Vegan Runner Eats
Savory Mushroom and Quinoa-Stuffed Mini Pumpkins (pictured above) from Simple Seasonal
Instant Pot Cauliflower Rice-Stuffed Acorn Squash from Recipes From a Pantry
5-Minute Savory Pumpkin Hummus with Sage from Two Healthy Kitchens
Sriracha Sweet Potato Hummus from Hello Spoonful
Vegan Deviled Egg Crostini from No Sweat Vegan
Sweet Potato + Avocado Bites from Blissful Basil
Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Tempeh Bacon from Connoisseurus Veg
Roasted Pumpkin Apple Soup from As Easy As Apple Pie
Butternut Squash Almond Bisque from The Curious Chickpea
Vegan Butternut Squash Soup from Cook With Manali
Mushroom and Tempeh Gumbo (pictured above) from Fat Free Vegan
Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup from Euphoric Vegan
Curried Cauliflower Soup from What a Girl Eats
Veggie Side Dishes
Garlic Pepper Skillet Green Beans from Whole Food Bellies
Slow Cooker Vegan Southern Collard Greens from Vegan Runner Eats
Smoky Roasted Vegan Brussels Sprouts (pictured above) from Vegan Runner Eats
Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts from Kristine’s Kitchen Blog
Easy Sautéed Balsamic Kale and Onions from Vegan Runner Eats
Creamy Dairy-free Green Bean Casserole (gluten free) from from Vegan Runner Eats
Simple Roasted Butternut Squash, Curried or Italian-style (pictured above) from Vegan Runner Eats
Vegan Mashed Cauliflower from Simply Stacie
Simple Roasted Radishes from Salt and Lavender
Maple Roasted Small Potatoes from Whole Food Bellies
Vegan Scalloped Potatoes from Plant Well
Easy 5-Ingredient Mashed Potatoes (pictured above) from Vegan Runner Eats
Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole from Joy Food Sunshine
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes from Delightful Adventures
Hearty Lentil Walnut Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Savory Nothings
Easy Vegan Stuffing from Build Your Bite
Vegan Chicken Nugget and Apple Stuffing from Arts & Crackers
Vegan Sourdough Bread Stuffing (pictured above) from Vegan Huggs
Easy Gluten-Free Vegan Stuffing from Petite Allergy Treats
Vegan Stuffing with Chestnuts from Cadry’s Kitchen
Easy One Hour Pull-Apart Garlic Rolls from Ruchi’s Kitchen
Gluten-Free Brazilian Un-Cheese Rolls from Gluten-Free Easily
Pumpkin Maple Vegan Cornbread (oil-free) from Veggie Inspired
Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls (pictured above) from The Curious Chickpea
Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Sage and Thyme from Vegan Richa
Lagana Bread (Greek Lenten Flatbread) from My Cooking Journey
Lentil Meatloaf Muffins (gluten-free) from Veggies Save The Day
Holiday Chickpea Veggie Loaf (gluten-free) by Watch Learn Eat
Garlic and Smoked Paprika Whole Roasted Cauliflower (pictured above) by Veggie Desserts
Mushroom Seitan Roast from Fat Free Vegan
Vegan Nut Roast (gluten-free) from Fab Food 4 All
Holiday Veggie Pie with Hot Water Pastry from Occasionally Eggs
Vegan Thanksgiving Turkey (pictured above) from Instant Veg
Lentil Mushroom Loaf (glunen-free) from Zardyplants
Thanksgiving Meatless Loaf from Fat Free Vegan
Mushroom Wellington (pictured above) from Delicious Everyday
Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken
Seitan Stuffed with Walnuts, Dried Cranberries, and Mushrooms from Fat Free Vegan
Sauces & Gravies
3-Ingredient Cranberry Orange Sauce from The Seasoned Mom
Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Butter from Build Your Bite
Apple Chutney from Cadry’s Kitchen
Shiitake Mushroom Gravy (pictured above) from V Nutrition and Wellness
911 Gravy (gluten-free) from Fat Free Vegan
Vegan Gravy with Onion and Garlic from Loving It Vegan
Vegan Double-Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake from Fat Free Vegan
Vegan Maple Pecan Pie from Holy Cow Vegan
Vegan Cranberry-Orange Cookies from This Wife Cooks
Vegan Chocolate Pumpkin Pie (gluten-free) (pictured above) from Delightful Adventures
No-Bake Pecan Pie Mini Tarts from Evolving Table
Vegan Apple Meringue (gluten-free) from Fab Food 4 All
Easy Vegan Peach Crumble (oven or Instant Pot) from Profusion Curry
Vegan Gluten-free Pear Crisp from Watch Learn Eat
Hazelnut Apple Crumble from Occasionally Eggs
The Best Vegan Apple Crisp from Minimalist Baker
Question for you: What vegan Thanksgiving dishes are going to make an appearance on your holiday table?
A number of images in this post are courtesy of websites featured in this recipe roundup.
With all this vegan deliciousness, I hope you’ve found plenty of recipe inspiration for your perfect plant-based Thanksgiving dinner!
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